Phone Works™ Inspection Scope

Model: #ES5000

2.4 | 23 Reviews
Inspect hidden spaces with more confidence and functionality than ever before. With the one-of-a-kind RYOBI Phone Works mobile app and Inspection Scope device, your smartphone transforms into a smart, wireless inspection scope. This unique device creates a dedicated wireless network that connects to your smartphone, and the free mobile app turns your phone screen into a high quality display of your inspection site. Mount your phone to the device, or use remotely up to 10’ away. With a 3’ submersible, flexible cable and ultra-bright, adjustable LED light for visibility in all kinds of environments. The mobile app allows you to capture images and videos and add voice notes. Easily share data through email and social networks. These cutting-edge features and functions make the Phone Works Inspection Scope and mobile app the smart way to get eyes behind walls, inside pipes, and other hidden structures. RYOBI Phone Works – Transform your phone into your smartest tool. -- Apple is not endorsing or sponsoring this product. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone are trademarks of Apple, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc. The Android App on Google Play logo and Google Play are trademarks of Google, Inc.


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  • 3 stage LED light
  • 3 ft. cable length
  • Captures image and video
  • 180° screen rotation
  • 9mm camera diameter
  • Shareable Picture Layover


  • (1) ES5000 Inspection Scope
  • (1) Phone Mount Clip
  • (2) AA Batteries


Phone Works™ Inspection Scope
Phone Works™ Inspection Scope is rated 2.4 out of 5 by 23.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Do Not Purchase The Ryobi Phone Works Inspection Scope does NOT work with all Android phones. I had a Samsung S4 when I bought the inspection scope and it worked fine but when I upgraded by phone to another Samsung and later an LG series it has not worked on any of them. That's a lot of money wasted and I wish I had never purchased it.
Date published: 2018-04-29
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Does not work. Does not properly connect to phone works app. WLAN connected but still no function. Useless. That's it for me with Ryobi.
Date published: 2018-09-24
Rated 1 out of 5 by from only work on the bench ! Bought this inspection scope 3 weeks ago, Took forever to get it set up, but would never stay connected. Tried several times with the same results wouldn't stay connected. Returned it to Home Depot no question asked. Customer service told me "it wont connect will it " No it wont. $127.00 I'm not new to ROYBI tools my first was a radial arm saw back in 1990
Date published: 2020-06-14
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Never ever worked I’m a tech guy and can usually trouble shoot most things... however ... the ryobi scope for iPhone I bought a couple years ago has never worked! I kept thinking I’ll figure out later only to put it away - should have returned it. No online supports or any pages troubleshooting the issues. Common Home Depot.
Date published: 2018-12-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great tool - Must use Wifi not bluetooth Just bought this and was struggling like the others with getting it to work. Once I used the guide (yes, I'm a guy and tried to do it myself), I found you need wifi and not bluetooth. Works like a champ once you get that part down. For those who it didn't work for, I'm guessing you tried the same bluetooth approach.
Date published: 2019-06-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from No work Bought some time ago. Tried once before to get it to work; it didn't. Need it today, got it work on the tool bench. Went to use it on location in house. Wont connect to wifi just will not work. The only product I ever got from Ryobi. Need to find someone else's inspection scope. Monument to Junk.
Date published: 2018-05-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing display! I bought this because of the price.i have already used it multiple times to help on my everyday job. The ease of use and great display have been very beneficial. I highly recommend this.
Date published: 2019-05-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Doesn’t work! I bought it from Home Depot and didn't work at all!! The app is trash! The tool and app does NOT work at all! Trash! Don’t buy it! Not worth the money!
Date published: 2019-11-27
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