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Platinum Tools® Launches All-in-One Stripping Tool at 2011 CEDIA Expo

Platinum Tools All-in-One Stripping Tool - part no 15018C

Platinum Tools All-in-One Stripping Tool, designed for stripping RG11, RG7, RG6Q, RG6, CAT5E, CAT6, CAT6A, and other audio and multi-conductor cables quickly and easily.

CAMARILLO, Calif., August 31, 2011 – Platinum Tools (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation and hand termination of wire and cable, is proud to announce it will launch the All-in-One Stripping Tool (part # 15018C ) at the 2011 CEDIA Expo, held in Indianapolis from Sept. 7-10 at the Indiana Convention Center, booth 737. The All-in-One Stripping Tool is now shipping.

“The All-In-One Stripping Tool is designed to strip various types of cables being used in the voice, data and video network markets,? said Lee Sachs, Platinum Tools, Inc. president and general manager. “The rugged All-In-One will strip RG11, RG7, RG6Q, more

VMP to Give Away John Riggins-Autographed Super Bowl XVII Football at ASIS 2011

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Show Attendees Must Stop by the VMP Booth During Show Hours in Order to Enter for a Chance to Win

STEVENSVILLE, Md., Aug. 23, 2011 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the security, commercial, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce it will give away a football autographed by NFL Hall of Famer and Super Bowl XVII MVP John Riggins during ASIS 2011, held in Orlando, Fla. from September 19-21 at the Orange County Convention Center, booth 3479. Show attendees must stop by the VMP booth during show hours in order to enter for a chance to win. The winner will be announced during the final day of the show.

“John Riggins is one of the greatest running backs in the history of the NFL, so we know more

VMP Showcases DVR-LB2 DVR Lockbox at ASIS 2011

Video Mount Products DVR-LB2 DVR Lockbox

Video Mount Products (VMP) DVR-LB2 DVR Lockbox

STEVENSVILLE, Md., Aug. 19, 2011 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the security, commercial, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce it will showcase its popular DVR-LB2 DVR Lockbox at ASIS 2011, held in Orlando, Fla. from September 19-21 at the Orange County Convention Center, booth 3479. The DVR-LB2 has an MSRP of $233.95.

“The DVR-LB2 is an alternative to our popular DVR-LB1 DVR lockbox,? explained Keith Fulmer, president of Video Mount Products. “The DVR-LB2 features all the benefits of the DVR-LB1, but also includes a smoked Plexiglas window that allows IR signal pass-through.?

According to Fulmer, high-end electronics have become a staple in today’s security, and commercial marketplaces. As these expensive technologies and equipment, more

Califone® Launches PA419 iPhone/iPod-Compatible Wireless Portable PA System

Califone PA419 iPhone/iPod-Compatible Wireless Portable PA System

Califone PA419 iPhone/iPod-Compatible Wireless Portable PA System

SAN FERNANDO, Calif., August 9, 2011 – Califone® International, Inc. (www.califone.com), a leader in the design, development, and manufacturing of A/V products and accessories since 1947, is proud to announce the launch of the PA419 Wireless Portable PA System. Now shipping with an MSRP of $999, the versatile PA419 comes equipped with an Apple-approved iPhone/iPod docking station (an increasingly sought-after feature, according to a recently released survey).

“The PA419 is the ultimate all-in-one portable PA system, making it perfect for a plethora of applications, whether indoors or outdoors,? said Tim Ridgway, VP marketing of Califone. “With the enormous amount of small, portable, and easily accessible digital media devices and mediums available today, the versatile PA419 boasts an iPod/iPhone dock, a USB Media more

Platinum Tools® Releases Latest Addition to Famed SealSmart™ Product Line

Platinum Tools PROCON compression tool

Platinum Tools PROCON compression tool

CAMARILLO, Calif., August 8, 2011 – Platinum Tools (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation and hand termination of wire and cable, is proud to announce the launch of the PROCON compression tool, the latest addition to its famed SealSmart ™ product line.

“Now shipping, PROCON is a convenient, easy-to-use, all-in-one compression tool designed for professional contractors installing CATV and CCTV networks,? explained Lee Sachs, Platinum Tools, Inc. president and general manager. “PROCON provides quick, reliable results every time. Engineered for long life, this rugged tool features a patented rotating connector positioner-head and multihead adapter. Switch coax cable sizes and connector types on the fly!?

Additional features of the PROCON compression tool include:
• patented head rotates to switch from RG6Q/6 to RG11/7
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Platinum Tools® Makes Stripping Coax Cable Faster & Cleaner with Latest Tool

Platinum Tools double ended coax stripper - part number 15020C

Platinum Tools double ended coax stripper (part # 15020C)

CAMARILLO, Calif., July 29, 2011 – Platinum Tools (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation and hand termination of wire and cable, is proud to announce its new double ended coax stripper (part # 15020C) is now shipping.

“Designed for the professional contractor, our new, lightweight, compact, double-ended coaxial cable stripper is the fastest and cleanest way to strip your coax cables,? explained Lee Sachs, Platinum Tools, Inc. president and general manager. “Designed for fast, accurate stripping right out of the box, the blades in this new ‘must have’ tool are pre-set for industry standard ¼-inch cable preparation, eliminating the need for time consuming blade depth adjustments.?

Additional features of Platinum Tools’ double ended more

Dysart Unified School District Projects Loudly with Califone Array Technology

Califone PI39

Califone PI39

As digital natives comprise the majority of today’s U.S. students, it is important that the curriculum incorporates technology as a tool for learning. According to the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), multimedia tools can provide a rich environment for conducting project-based learning, which can help students to: increase knowledge and skills in the particular discipline being addressed; master research and higher order thinking skills; increase knowledge and skills in making use of information technology; and become further engaged in the subject.

In addition to these benefits, most states require that students meet a technology-focused standard prior to graduation. Generally, students should know how to use technology as a tool of research, organization, evaluation and communication, as well as understand the ethical and legal issues surrounding the access and use of information more

Lake Washington School District Students Hear Clearly with Help from Califone

Califone PA300

Califone PA300

Lake Washington School District (LWSD), located east of Seattle, was looking to install new technologies that would better serve its increasingly more digital-savvy student population. Approximately 2,000 educators and more than 23,500 students, including a growing number of English-language learners, were asking for new ways to utilize technology within the walls of their 49 high-performing schools.

District decision-makers found during research that visual learning tools, such as projectors, improved student participation and held attention for longer periods of time. After installing a projector system that would allow educators to use DVDs, VHS tapes, computers and streaming video, the next step was to find the appropriate audio component.

LWSD was looking for a cost-effective, high-quality speaker that would supply ample sound to the entire classroom. Decision-makers also required that the system be easy-to-use, more

Platinum Tools® Debuts VDV MapMaster™ Voice, Data, and Video Tester at 2011 CEDIA Expo

Platinum Tools VDV MapMaster voice, data, and video tester

Platinum Tools VDV MapMaster voice, data, and video tester

CAMARILLO, Calif., July 21, 2011 – Platinum Tools (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation and hand termination of wire and cable, is proud to announce that it will debut its new VDV MapMaster™ voice, data, and video tester to the CEDIA market during the 2011 CEDIA Expo, held in Indianapolis from Sept. 7-10 at the Indiana Convention Center, booth 737. Now shipping, Platinum Tools will be demoing the VDV MapMaster, as well as its new 4Mapper coax tester, during the show.

“The VDV MapMaster combines continuity testing, mapping, and tone generator functions into a single unit,? explained Lee Sachs, Platinum Tools, Inc. president and general manager. “Made in the USA, the VDV MapMaster is capable of more

Platinum Tools® PROAMP Crimp Tool Now Shipping

Platinum Tools PROAMP Crimp Tool

Platinum Tools PROAMP Crimp Tool

CAMARILLO, Calif., July 19, 2011 – Platinum Tools (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation and hand termination of wire and cable, is proud to announce that its new PROAMP crimp tool is now shipping.

“The PROAMP crimp tool is the professional’s choice for terminating AMP-style modular plugs,? explained Lee Sachs, Platinum Tools, Inc. president and general manager. “Never again will you be without the right cutter, stripper and crimp tool when you need it. This crimper’s design assures consistent, repeatable terminations every time for high performance installations demanding quality and integrity.?

Additional features of the PROAMP crimp tool include:
• crimp/terminate AMP-style RJ45, RJ11 and RJ12 modular plugs with a single tool
• cuts and strips Cat5e, Cat5 and Cat6 cables
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