Octopus Electronics was founded in 1996 by a Gavin Nunn, who single-handedly grew the company into the successful, reputable industry leader. Due to terminal illness Gavin Nunn sold the business to Trevor Quigley in 2016 who relocated the business from Cape Town to Johannesburg, Gauteng.
Octopus Electronics is one of the leading distributors, repair facilities and rental agent for CCTV push rod camera and crawler camera systems for pipeline inspection solutions in South Africa. Dealing with all aspects of pipeline equipment, it also offers a full range of Vetter plugs and stoppers, as well as CCTV systems from leading manufacturers Scanprobe Troglotech, Vivax, Ciscrea, MinCam and iPEK, which includes EX rated systems, custom designed CCTV inspection vehicles, IMS cutting Robots (in-line robotic pipe cutters), Trenchless technology tooling from TRACTO-TECHNIK, Quick-Lock local patch repairs systems and sonar / laser profiling.
Octopus Electronics pipeline inspection systems and trenchless technologies (Pipe Cracking and Horizontal Directional Drilling Unit) provide the most reliable, practical and technologically advanced solutions available for purchase and hire.
Octopus Electronics now offers a Sewer CCTV Condition Classification Course which is a globally recognised WRc course for professionals working with key aspects of sewer and manhole inspection, assessment as well as conditions coding, and follows recognised specifications laid out in the 5th Edition of the Manual of Sewer Condition Classification (MSCC5).
A state-of-the-art sales, training and repair facility opened for operation in November 2016. Mr T Quigley spared no expense developing the facility to ensure professional, expedient services across the board. The extensive warehouse affords Octopus Electronics the capacity to stock a wide variety of units for sale and a substantial quantity of spare parts for fast efficient servicing, sales and repairs. In addition, Octopus Electronics has sent service technicians for first hand technical training at iPEK, Vetter, minCam in Germany. To WinCan in Murten, Switzerland and to Tracto-Technik, Troglotech, WRc MSCC 5th Edition Classification and Scanprobe in the United Kingdom, ensuring that the customer receives only the best onsite or remote services available