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Platinum Tools® Showcases 10Gig Termination Kit at InfoComm 2014

CAMARILLO, Calif., May 8, 2014 – Platinum Tools(R) (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation and hand termination of wire and cable, is proud to announce it will showcase the new 10Gig Termination Kit (P/N 90170) at InfoComm 2014, June 18-20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, booths C5238 & N368j. The new system, which exceeds 10Gig performance standard requirements for streaming high bandwidth across Cat6E, Cat6A, and Cat7 cable, is now shipping with an MSRP of $240.00.

“The 10Gig Termination turnkey field kit includes Cat6A shielded connectors, the Tele-Titan™Xg Cat6A crimp tool, cable jacket stripper, and external ground tab crimper,” explained John Phillips, Platinum Tools, Inc. product manager. “Streaming media traffic, whether, data, audio or video, is on a sharp rise and networks are demanding more bandwidth. That means bigger and usually shielded cable, such as Cat6E, Cat6A and Cat7. Our new 10Gig Kit terminates larger cable to meet 10Gig standards.”

The connector choice is critical. In today’s world, it needs to be at least 10-Gig rated, cable compatible, and field-terminate capable. “Our 10-Gig Cat6A shielded connector not only meets, but exceeds these requirements,” Phillips added. “Used along with the Tele-TitanXg Crimp Tool, our cable jacket stripper and external ground tab shielded crimper you achieve a consistent and optimal termination every time.”

10-Gig Shielded Connector RJ45 Cat6A (P/N 106190) specs:
• Max cable OD: 8.5mm/0.335in.
• Max conductor OD: 1.35mm/0.053in.
• Exceeds 10-Gig performance standard
• UL and RoHS compliant

Tele-TitanXg Crimp Tool (P/N 12515)
Compact, balanced and fits in the hand or pocket easily. Specifically built for our 10-Gig connector, it terminates all pins to industry specified crimp heights with nominal hand force. The embedded cable strippers for round and flat cables easily adjust and control depth of the blade when stripping Cat5e/6 cables. Includes a built-in cable cutter.

Cyclops 2 Cable Jacket Stripper (P/N 15010)
Removes the cable jackets from many types of twisted pair, multicore, and fiber optic cables. It self adjusts to automatically cut PVC, plenum, and others without damaging the braids, foils, or conductors. One piece design, ready-to-use right out of the package.

CT-360 Crimper (P/N 12360C)
The lightweight, easy-to-use CT-360 performs 360 crimps on the external ground tab of shielded RJ45 connectors for Cat5e, Cat6E, Cat7, Cat5/6, and Cat6A cables for a concentric termination with full control.

For more information on Platinum Tools and its complete product line, please visit www.platinumtools.com, call (800) 749-5783, or email info@platinumtools.com.

About Platinum Tools
Platinum Tools, founded in 1997, was created based upon two very simple objectives. First, develop the absolute best possible solutions for the preparation, installation, and hand termination of wire and cable. Second, implement an operational infrastructure that can deliver these products in an efficient, timely, and high quality manner.

All of our products must absolutely satisfy three critical benchmark criteria…utility of function; quality of function; and economic value. Our people are our company. They, too, must be focused on and work to satisfy three critical benchmark criteria…customer satisfaction; product knowledge and expertise; and willingness to learn and adapt.

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VMP Debuts “Extra Medium” Flat Panel Low Profile Articulating Wall Mount at 2014 InfoComm

STEVENSVILLE, Md., May 6, 2014 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the commercial, residential, security, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce the launch of the new FP-XMLPAB “extra medium” low profile articulating wall mount with tilt and list adjustment capabilities at InfoComm 2014, held in Las Vegas, Nev. from June 18-20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, booth N1752. Now shipping with an MSRP of $259.95, the FP-XMLPAB holds most 32- to 52-inch flat panels up to 100 lbs.

“The FP-XMLPAB is a low profile alternative for mounting larger flat panel displays,” explained Keith Fulmer, president of Video Mount Products. “With a closed depth of 1.5 inches and a fully opened extension of 16.2 inches along with a fully adjustable 15 degree tilt, 3 degrees list adjustment and ± 45 degrees of rotation, customers can get a flat panel to the optimal viewing angle needed for any room or office. For added safety and security, the mounting rails accept padlocks for peace-of-mind. All this and more makes the FP-XMLPAB the right choice for all ‘extra medium’ flat panel mounting needs.”

The FP-XMLPAB also includes an integrated cable management system, an integrated level, 600mm x 400mm maximum flat panel hole pattern, and comes in a black powder coat finish.

For more information, please visit www.videomount.com or call toll free 877-281-2169. If you need help choosing the right mount for your application, try the VideoMount™-Finder at www.chooseamount.com.

About Video Mount Products
Video Mount Products (VMP) is a leading provider of mounting solutions for the A/V, communication and security industries since 1994. VMP products consistently offer the latest designs in safety and flexibility, all at an outstanding value. VMP’s product offering continues to grow by adding mounting systems to address growing segments across many markets.

VMP has become the mounting systems company of choice for professionals and their customers everywhere. All products have been engineered for and installed with confidence in thousands of residences, businesses, hotels, restaurants, schools, hospitals, houses of worship and security applications throughout the world. VMP prides itself on providing the best products in the industry and by supporting those products with knowledgeable professionals who understand that “support” is the core of our business.

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Platinum Tools® Launches Cable Prowler™ at 2014 InfoComm

CAMARILLO, Calif., May 5, 2014 – 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 Cable Prowler™ Pro Test Kit and report management system at InfoComm 2014 from June 18-20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, booths C5238 & N368j. Made in the USA, the Cable Prowler Pro Test Kit, (p/n TCB360K1) is now shipping with an MSRP of $749.95.

“Ideal for the custom install and integrator market, the Cable Prowler provides full cable testing on any category network, coax, or telephone cable, combining the functions of a high-end cable tester and length measurement tester, with the capability to identify link status, link capability, and PoE detection,” explained Lee Sachs, Platinum Tools, Inc. president and general manager. “The Cable Prowler provides full cable testing, displaying wire map, numbered ID remotes, and any faults, including shorts, opens, miswires, split pairs, and reverses. It also enables quick identification of a network drops link capability and current link status. All in full color and with internal memory to save results, as well as the ability to export to a computer via micro USB cable for record keeping and printing.”

The full-featured Cable Prowler measures cable length (using TDR technology) and generates tone levels for signal tracing and cable identification on all pairs, a selected pair, or a selected pin. “All of this displayed in a full color graphical display for easy viewing in any environment,” added Sachs. “Cable Prowler also has the ability to name each cable and save all test results.”

The Cable Prowler Pro Test Kit (TCB360K1) includes:
• Cable Prowler™ Tester
• #1-8 Network/Tel Test and ID Remotes
• #1-8 Push on Coax Remotes
• #1-12 RJ45 Data Remote set
• Micro USB cable
• No-Fault cable – Qty 2
• RJ45 Port Saver
• RJ45 to Alligator 12 inch
• F Female to F Female adapters, F81 (2)
• BNC Female to F Female adapter
• BNC Female to F Male adapter
• Durable plastic case
• Quick Start Guide
• User Manual (online)
• Warranty Activation Card

Cable Prowler also detects the presence of PoE on the network drop and what class of PoE per IEEE 802.3 af/at with load test for voltage drop. These network tests can also be saved for record keeping. The high resolution full color graphical display makes reading the Cable Prowler’s results as easy as it is to operate the unit. The Cable Prowler displays wire map in color per TIA-568A/B color codes.

Cable Prowler features include:
• Cable Testing and ID: up to 1000 ft (305 m)
• Displays length measurement for each pair in feet or meters using TDR technology
• Detects presence of PoE and class of PoE per IEEE 802.3af/at with load test for voltage drop
• Detects and reports current link speed and link capabilities for active Ethernet drops up to 1 Gbps
• Locate unlabeled network & coax cables
• Link light to identify location on a hub/switch/router port
• Tests Ethernet cable configuration and verifies connectivity while conducting tests for opens, shorts, miswires, split pairs, and reverses
• Generates selectable tones on selected pins for use with tone tracers
• Supports up to eight testing & ID remotes for network & telephone cables
• Supports up to 20 network & coax ID – only mapping remotes
• View saved cable tests
• Full color graphical wire-mapping
• Ability to define cable name, save cable tests and print ALL results (cable testing & network testing)
• Multilingual (English, French, Spanish)
• Size: 1.85in H x 3.6in W x 6.8in L (4.7 x 9.15 x 17.3 cm)
• Weight (with batteries): 1 lb 2 oz (510 g)

For pricing and more information on Platinum Tools and its complete product line, please visit www.platinumtools.com, call (800) 749-5783, or email info@platinumtools.com.

About Platinum Tools
Platinum Tools, founded in 1997, was created based upon two very simple objectives. First, develop the absolute best possible solutions for the preparation, installation, and hand termination of wire and cable. Second, implement an operational infrastructure that can deliver these products in an efficient, timely, and high quality manner.

All of our products must absolutely satisfy three critical benchmark criteria…utility of function; quality of function; and economic value. Our people are our company. They, too, must be focused on and work to satisfy three critical benchmark criteria…customer satisfaction; product knowledge and expertise; and willingness to learn and adapt.

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VMP Features New 19-Inch Equipment Rack Enclosures at 2014 InfoComm

STEVENSVILLE, Md., April 10, 2014 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the commercial, security, residential, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce it will feature its new 19-inch Equipment Rack Enclosure (EREN) series at InfoComm 2014, held in Las Vegas, Nev. from June 18-20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, booth N1752. The EREN-18, EREN-27, and EREN-42E are now shipping.

“The cost-effective, portable, and fully welded EREN family of 19-inch equipment rack enclosures has been designed for installations where protected components are a necessity,” explained Keith Fulmer, president of VMP. “The EREN Series, which comes complete with integrated cooling fans and lockable, removable side panels (with optional locks) allows for the organization of multiple electronic components, while at the same time protecting them from thermal issues, as well as damage or theft.”

Rugged and sturdy with welded steel construction, a black powder coat finish, and a 1,000 lb. load capacity, the EREN-18 includes 18 rack spaces, the EREN-27 includes 27 rack spaces, and the EREN-42E includes 42 rack spaces.

Additional EREN Series specifications include:
- Works with all standard 19-inch rack equipment and accessories
- Rails threaded with standard 10-32 threading
- Tempered glass front door
- Double swing steel rear door
- Adjustable front and rear rails
- Vented top and bottom
- Top and bottom cable routing knockouts
- Reversible hinged front and rear door
- Casters and leveling feet
- Ships assembled
- EREN-18 preloaded with three ER-S2UV vented two space rack shelves and three ER-2B blank panels (MSRP: $749.00)
- EREN-18E – Same as EREN-18 except without preloaded shelves and blanks (MSRP: $679.00)
- EREN-27 preloaded with five ER-S2UV vented two space rack shelves and five ER-2B blank panels (MSRP: $859.00)
- EREN-27E – Same as EREN-27 except without preloaded shelves and blanks (MSRP: $699.00)
- EREN-42E (MSRP: $779.00)

“The EREN Series has been designed for use with a multitude of audio, video, security, and communication components,” added Fulmer. “With numerous shelves and a sturdy weight capacity of 1,000 lbs., the AV and security installer and end user have a tremendous amount of available space to design a fully mobile, fully enclosed security and AV rack system.”

For more information, please visit www.videomount.com or call toll free 877-281-2169. If you need help choosing the right mount for your application, try the VideoMount™-Finder at www.chooseamount.com.

About Video Mount Products
Video Mount Products (VMP) is a leading provider of mounting solutions for the A/V, communication and security industries since 1994. VMP’s products consistently offer the latest designs in safety and flexibility, all at an outstanding value. VMP’s product offering continues to grow by adding mounting systems to address growing segments across many markets.

VMP has become the mounting systems company of choice for professionals and their customers everywhere. All products have been engineered for and installed with confidence in thousands of residences, businesses, hotels, restaurants, schools, hospitals, houses of worship and security applications throughout the world. VMP prides itself on providing the best products in the industry and by supporting those products with knowledgeable professionals who understand that “support” is the core of our business.

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VMP 20th Anniversary 2014/2015 Product Catalog Now Available

STEVENSVILLE, Md., April 1, 2014 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the security, A/V, and communications markets, is proud to announce the launch of its 2014-2015 20th Anniversary product catalog. The updated catalog is now available digitally for download at www.videomount.com as well as in print.

VMP’s comprehensive product offering of flat panel and projector mounts, racks and cabinets as well as mounts and accessories for security, antenna, and satellite, address growing market segments across many industries. With more than 30 new products, the 2014/2015 product catalog is sure to offer all the mounting solutions installation professionals need and without a bunch of confusing redundancy. Backed by the industry’s only FOREVER warranty and exemplary customer service, VMP’s flexible, affordable, and reliable products continue to prove why they are an industry leader.

“We wouldn’t be celebrating our twentieth anniversary without our customers, and that’s why we place such a high emphasis on our customer service and product diversity,” explained Keith Fulmer, president of Video Mount Products. “This catalog is a testament to our enduring quest for quality, and our thanks to our customers.”

For more information, please visit www.videomount.com or call toll free 877-281-2169. If you need help choosing the right mount for your application, try the VideoMount™-Finder at www.chooseamount.com.

About Video Mount Products
Video Mount Products (VMP) is a leading provider of mounting solutions for the A/V, communication and security industries since 1994. VMP’s products consistently offer the latest designs in safety and flexibility, all at an outstanding value. VMP’s product offering continues to grow by adding mounting systems to address growing segments across many markets.

VMP has become the mounting systems company of choice for professionals and their customers everywhere. All products have been engineered for and installed with confidence in thousands of residences, businesses, hotels, restaurants, schools, hospitals, houses of worship and security applications throughout the world. VMP prides itself on providing the best products in the industry and by supporting those products with knowledgeable professionals who understand that “support” is the core of our business.

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Platinum Tools® Showcases New PRO-Strike Punchdown Tool at 2014 ISC West

CAMARILLO, Calif., March 27, 2014 – 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 showcase the new PRO-Strike Punchdown Tool at 2014 ISC West, held in Las Vegas, Nev. from April 2-4 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, booth 4045. Now shipping, the PRO-Strike Punchdown Tool has an MSRP of $36.95 (without blades).

“The new compact PRO-Strike Punchdown Tool combines rugged design, an ergonomic comfort grip handle, and enhanced functions,” explained John Phillips, Platinum Tools, Inc. product manager. “The primary tool for all security, telecom, and datacom installers working with 110, 66, Krone and BIX™-style cross connects, this professional tool will provide precise, repeatable, and reliable terminations that helps ensure installations pass certification, thus reducing and eliminating callbacks, resulting in peace-of-mind.”

The PRO-Strike Punchdown Tool terminates and cuts Cat3/5/5e/6 cables and is spring loaded for fast, low effort wire seating and terminations. Its bayonet style (twist & lock) blade retention socket is compatible with industry standard tools and blades.

Additional PRO-Strike Punchdown Tool specifications and applications include:
• New built-in hook – feeds or removes wire
• New multi-use spudger – for screwdriver, IDC insert tool or to clean debris
• 110, 66, 630, Krone and BIX™ style interchangeable blades
- Terminate and trim wires in 66, 110, Krone and BIX™ style cross connect blocks
- Terminate and trim wires in 110 & 630 style wall jack modules
• Color coded yellow on the cut side of the tool per industry standard
• Adjustable low and high force impact settings are precisely controlled to meet the industry standard 8762D spec
• Will not damage sensitive circuitry
• Spare blade storage compartment in the handle
• Dimensions: 6in x 1.5in x 1in (152 x 38 x 25mm)
• Weight: 5.7oz (162g)

For more information on Platinum Tools and its complete product line, please visit www.platinumtools.com, call (800) 749-5783, or email info@platinumtools.com.

About Platinum Tools
Platinum Tools, founded in 1997, was created based upon two very simple objectives. First, develop the absolute best possible solutions for the preparation, installation, and hand termination of wire and cable. Second, implement an operational infrastructure that can deliver these products in an efficient, timely, and high quality manner.

All of our products must absolutely satisfy three critical benchmark criteria…utility of function; quality of function; and economic value. Our people are our company. They, too, must be focused on and work to satisfy three critical benchmark criteria…customer satisfaction; product knowledge and expertise; and willingness to learn and adapt.

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Platinum Tools® Launches 10Gig Termination Kit to Security Market at 2014 ISC West

CAMARILLO, Calif., March 25, 2014 – Platinum Tools(R) 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 new 10Gig Termination Kit, a complete turnkey field kit (P/N 90170) that includes 10-Gig Cat6A shielded connectors, the Tele-Titan™ Xg Cat6A crimp tool, cable stripper and external crimper. Now shipping and available to the security market, the new system, which exceeds 10-Gig performance standard requirements for streaming high bandwidth across Cat6E, Cat6A, and Cat7 cable, will be featured at 2014 ISC West, held in Las Vegas, Nev. from April 2-4 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, booth 4045.

“Streaming media traffic, whether security data, audio or video, is on a sharp rise and networks are demanding more bandwidth,” explained John Phillips, Platinum Tools, Inc. product manager. “That means bigger and usually shielded cable, such as Cat6E, Cat6A and Cat7. Our new 10Gig Kit terminates larger cable to meet 10-Gig standards.”

The connector choice is critical. In today’s security world, it needs to be at least 10-Gig rated, cable compatible, and field-terminate capable. “Our 10-Gig Cat6A shielded connector not only meets, but exceeds these requirements,” Phillips added. “Used along with the Tele-TitanXg Crimp Tool, our cable stripper and external shielded crimper you achieve an optimal termination every time.”

10-Gig Shielded Connector RJ45 Cat6A (P/N 106190) specs:
• Max cable OD: 8.5mm/0.335in.
• Max conductor OD: 1.35mm/0.053in.
• Exceeds 10-Gig performance standard
• UL and RoHS compliant

Tele-TitanXg Crimp Tool (P/N 12515)
Compact, balanced and fits in the hand or pocket easily. Specifically built for our 10-Gig connector, it terminates all pins to industry specified crimp heights with nominal hand force. The embedded cable strippers for round and flat cables easily adjust and control depth of the blade when stripping Cat5e/6 cables. Includes a built-in cable cutter.

Cyclops 2 Cable Jacket Stripper (P/N 15010)
Removes the cable jackets from many types of twisted pair, multicore, and fiber optic cables. It self adjusts to automatically cut PVC, plenum, and others without damaging the braids, foils, or conductors. One piece design, ready-to-use right out of the package.

CT-360 Crimper (P/N 12360C)
The lightweight, easy-to-use CT-360 performs 360 crimps on the external ground tab of shielded RJ45 connectors for Cat5e, Cat6E, Cat7, Cat5/6, and Cat6A cables for a concentric termination with full control.

For more information on Platinum Tools and its complete product line, please visit www.platinumtools.com, call (800) 749-5783, or email info@platinumtools.com.

About Platinum Tools
Platinum Tools, founded in 1997, was created based upon two very simple objectives. First, develop the absolute best possible solutions for the preparation, installation, and hand termination of wire and cable. Second, implement an operational infrastructure that can deliver these products in an efficient, timely, and high quality manner.

All of our products must absolutely satisfy three critical benchmark criteria…utility of function; quality of function; and economic value. Our people are our company. They, too, must be focused on and work to satisfy three critical benchmark criteria…customer satisfaction; product knowledge and expertise; and willingness to learn and adapt.

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VMP Launches FP-LWAB Large Flat Panel Articulating Wall Mount at 2014 ISC West

STEVENSVILLE, Md., March 20, 2014 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the security, commercial, residential, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce the launch of the new FP-LWAB large flat panel wall mount with tilt and articulating capabilities at 2014 ISC West, held in Las Vegas, Nev. from April 2-4 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, booth 1046. With an MSRP of $389.95, the FP-LWAB is now shipping.

“The FP-LWAB is our next generation large flat panel mount, designed specifically for numerous on-wall applications, including digital signage and with the security and A/V installer specifically in mind,” said Keith Fulmer, president of Video Mount Products. “The FP-LWAB is sleeker with a lower profile than past generations in this line, making it the perfect solution for virtually any flat panel application.”

The FP-LWAB holds most 42in. – 70in. flat panels with a maximum flat panel hole pattern of 800mm x 500mm. The FP-LWAB rotates up to 45 degrees, has an adjustable tilt of 0 degrees to +15 degrees, and comes with mounting rails that accept padlocks for increased security measures. A clip-based cable management system adds to the model’s aesthetics and ease-of-installation. The FP-LWAB comes in a black powder coat finish and is UL listed.

“The FP-LWAB is the answer for situations where larger and heavier flat panel monitors need to be wall mounted and the installer, no matter the application whether in the home or for commercial and/or digital signage use, wants the reliability and dependability they have come to expect from Video Mount Products,” added Fulmer.

For more information, please visit www.videomount.com or call toll free 877-281-2169. If you need help choosing the right mount for your application, try the VideoMount™-Finder at www.chooseamount.com.

About Video Mount Products
Video Mount Products (VMP) is a leading provider of mounting solutions for the A/V, communication and security industries since 1994. VMP’s products consistently offer the latest designs in safety and flexibility, all at an outstanding value. VMP’s product offering continues to grow by adding mounting systems to address growing segments across many markets.

VMP has become the mounting systems company of choice for professionals and their customers everywhere. All products have been engineered for and installed with confidence in thousands of residences, businesses, hotels, restaurants, schools, hospitals, houses of worship and security applications throughout the world. VMP prides itself on providing the best products in the industry and by supporting those products with knowledgeable professionals who understand that “support” is the core of our business.

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Platinum Tools® Features New Cable Prowler™ Full Color Display Cable Tester & Report Management System at 2014 ISC West

CAMARILLO, Calif., March 19, 2014 – Platinum Tools(R) (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation, hand termination and testing of wire and cable, is proud to announce it will feature the new Cable Prowler™ (TCB300) cable tester and report management system at 2014 ISC West, held in Las Vegas, Nev. from April 2-4 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, booth 4045. Made in the USA, the Cable Prowler has an MSRP of $749.95 for the Complete Kit (P/N TCB360K1), and $529.95 for the tester only (P/N TCB300).

“Ideal for the security professional, the Cable Prowler provides full cable testing on any category network, coax, or telephone cable, combining the functions of a high-end cable tester and length measurement tester, with the capability to identify link status, link capability, and PoE detection,” explained Lee Sachs, Platinum Tools, Inc. president and general manager. “The Cable Prowler provides full cable testing, displaying wire map, numbered ID remotes, and any faults, including shorts, opens, miswires, split pairs, and reverses. It also enables quick identification of a network drops link capability and current link status. All of this in full color and internal memory to save results, as well as the ability to export to a computer via micro USB cable for record keeping and printing.”

The Cable Prowler PRO Test Kit (TCB360K1) includes the main unit; coax and network remote set (#1-5, F-Conn coupler includes foam holder); network/tel testing and ID remote #1; RJ12 Cable (Qty 2); micro USB cable; protective silicone holster, and a hanging T3 pouch.

Cable Prowler also detects the presence of PoE on the network drop and what class of PoE per IEEE 802.3af/at with load test for voltage drop. These network tests can also be saved for record keeping. The high resolution full color graphical display makes reading the Cable Prowler’s results as easy as it is to operate the unit. The Cable Prowler displays wire map in color per TIA-568A/B color codes.

“The full-featured Cable Prowler measures cable length (using TDR technology) and generates tone levels for signal tracing and cable identification on all pairs, a selected pair, or a selected pin,” added Sachs. “All of this displayed in a full color graphical display for easy viewing in any environment. Cable Prowler also has the ability to name each cable and save all test results. Cable results can be exported to a computer via micro USB cable for record keeping and printing.”

Cable Prowler specifications and applications include:
• Cable Testing and ID: up to 1000 ft (305 m)
• Displays length measurement for each pair in feet or meters using TDR technology
• Detects presence of PoE and class of PoE per IEEE 802.3af/at with load test for voltage drop
• Detects and reports current link speed and link capabilities for active Ethernet drops up to 1 Gbps
• Locate unlabeled network & coax cables
• Link light to identify location on a hub/switch/router port
• Tests Ethernet cable configuration and verifies connectivity while conducting tests for opens, shorts, miswires, split pairs, and reverses
• Generates selectable tones on selected pins for use with tone tracers
• Supports up to eight testing & ID remotes for network & telephone cables
• Supports up to 20 network & coax ID – only mapping remotes
• View saved cable tests
• Full color graphical wire-mapping
• Ability to define cable name, save cable tests and print ALL results (cable testing & network testing)
• Multilingual (English, French, Spanish)
• Size: 1.85in H x 3.6in W x 6.8in L (4.7 x 9.15 x 17.3 cm)
• Weight (with batteries): 1 lb 2 oz (510 g)

For more information on Platinum Tools and its complete product line, please visit www.platinumtools.com, call (800) 749-5783, or email info@platinumtools.com.

About Platinum Tools
Platinum Tools, founded in 1997, was created based upon two very simple objectives. First, develop the absolute best possible solutions for the preparation, installation, and hand termination of wire and cable. Second, implement an operational infrastructure that can deliver these products in an efficient, timely, and high quality manner.

All of our products must absolutely satisfy three critical benchmark criteria…utility of function; quality of function; and economic value. Our people are our company. They, too, must be focused on and work to satisfy three critical benchmark criteria…customer satisfaction; product knowledge and expertise; and willingness to learn and adapt.

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Severtson Screens Launches Folded Silver 3D Cinema Screens at CinemaCon 2014

Before & After...The industry-acclaimed Severtson SeVision 3D GX and Ultra Wide 3D Screens can now be shipped folded in smaller packaging with no loss in structural integrity or performance abilities; International shipping costs reduced by up to 70 percent.

Mesa, Arizona, USA, March 18, 2014 – Severtson Screens (www.severtsonscreens.com), a global leader in innovative and quality projection screens for the cinema, commercial, pro AV, and home theater markets, is pleased to announce the launch of the new folded SēVision 3D GX line of silver cinema projection screens at CinemaCon 2014, held in Las Vegas, Nev. from March 25-27, 2014 at Caesars Palace (Severtson booth 2010A, MasterImage 3D Inc. booth 2706A, and Livorno Room). Severtson’s new folded shipping method now makes international distribution of the industry-acclaimed SēVision 3D GX highly affordable, reducing international shipping costs by up to 70 percent. Folded screens are now available for international shipment.

”Purchasing our industry-acclaimed SēVision 3D GX was cost prohibitive for theaters outside of the U.S. due to the shipping costs associated with such large packages,” explained Ron Severtson, Severtson Corp. president and CEO. “Now our silver 3D screens can be folded and packed into a much smaller crate without any loss in structural integrity or performance abilities. Our new folded screen process not only reduces international shipping fees, the smaller packaging simplifies delivery to theaters and is more convenient for installers, as well.”

The new folded line of SēVision 3D GX and Ultra Wide cinema screens is now available for delivery to international destinations, and has numerous advantages, including:
• available in standard or micro perforation
• coated surface that is harder to bruise and scuff
• small micron flake coating produces sharper image that eliminates graininess in bright scenes
• viewing angles range from 30 to 40 degree half-gain depending on the specific screen gain requested
• use of a proprietary non-leafing flake vs. a leafing flake promotes longevity by eliminating degradation of the optical properties over time
• perfect for all large cinema applications, such as movie houses, museums, universities, etc.

“In the past, the idea of folding a screen for shipment, delivery, and installation has been deemed impossible because there was no method of doing it without degrading the quality and performance of the screen, or ruining it altogether,” Severtson added. “Not anymore.”

Severtson continued, “The cost offset on shipping as well as the screen’s performance and longevity increases savings for the customer. This is a game changer for the international market that desires a state-of-the-art silver 3D cinema screen, but, up until now, simply could not afford the shipment and installation cost because of how such a large screen had to be prepared, packed, and shipped.”

Severtson Corporation is a member of the Giant Screen Cinema Association. They have manufactured cinema screens for theaters in countries all over the world, including the United States, Mexico, Canada, Korea, Japan, Brazil, Indonesia, Singapore, Spain, Germany, France, New Zealand, Australia, Netherlands, Thailand, Scotland, China, Russia, and many more. To meet the challenge of creating extremely large screens, Severtson Corporation designed a robotic spray-arm application system to paint its high-performance optical coating in-house on screens as large as 67.75ft. x 150ft. (20.7m x 45.8m). It is currently the largest in-house cinema screen optical coating system in the world.

Approaching its 30th anniversary in 2016, Severtson Corporation continues to be a global leader in innovation and quality. Their extensive experience in manufacturing small home theater screens and large cinema screens has given Severtson Corporation the expertise to meet the needs of the professional and consumer AV markets.

With its three production facilities and state-of-the-art robotic application system, Severtson has massive production capabilities and an unusually wide array of screen sizes — from Giant Screens to small home theater screens — available to its clients.

For more information, please visit www.severtsonscreens.com, call 480-610-5155, or email sales@severtsonscreens.com.

About Severtson Screens
Mesa, Ariz.-based Severtson Screens, which celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2011, is an award-winning global leader in innovative and quality projection screens in the home theater, pro AV, and cinema markets. Its low rejection rate coupled with the high quality of all its products has made Severtson Corporation the industry standard for quality and customer service worldwide.

From its unlikely origins in the family kitchen to today’s three modern production facilities, Severtson Corporation has remained committed to the principles of innovation and uncompromising quality that have made them who they are today.

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