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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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KanexPro Touts HDMI 1.4 Switcher with Ethernet and 3D Support

At CEDIA EXPO booth 3765, KanexPro is launching a brand new, ultra-fast 4×1 HDMI Switcher (HDHEACSW4) with support for Ethernet and Audio Return Channel (HEAC). Engineered with InstaPort ™ Technology, SI’s & consumers will no longer experience a four to seven second delay – and a long black screen – when switching between source devices connected to their projectors or HDTVs. The technology enables immediate access to content by reducing HDMI port switching time and perform the HDCP authorization routine immediately upon connecting the device.

As an added feature, this switcher provides ARC- Audio Return Channel, which allow televisions with built-in tuners to transmit audio from the TV to an A/V receiver. Perfect for old and existing A/V receivers that does not support ARC. HDTV resolutions up to 1080p/60 with 12-bit Color depth and PC resolutions up to 1920×1200 are maintained together with stereo or multi-channel digital audio. more

NanoLumens® Appoints APG Displays As Its Exclusive Canadian Distributor

Developer of patented NanoLumens LED Flex Display technology also announces availability of Flex Displays in virtually any shape and size.

NORCROSS, GEORGIA, August 1, 2011 – NanoLumens®, the pioneering Norcross, Georgia based company that last year introduced the world’s first large format flexible LED display technology, today announced the appointment of APG Displays, of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, as its exclusive Canadian distributor, effective immediately, according to an announcement made today by Rick Cope, President & CEO of NanoLumens, Inc. At the same time, NanoLumens announced that it was expanding its product line with the production of flexible LED displays in virtually any shape and size to meet customer requirements. more

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

KanexPro Debuts at CEDIA EXPO 2011

KanexPro is excited to join the CEDIA EXPO this year. Being a first timer, it’s a great opportunity to reach the residential A/V market and the world of professional installers. KanexPro will be showcasing some of the most exciting products at CEDIA such as:

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• HDBaseT ™ Long Runner HDMI Extenders with 3D & Power over Ethernet
• 2D to 3D Converter for Residential AV Systems
• Ultra-fast HDMI Switch with 3D& HEAC (Ethernet & Audio Return Channel)
• Wireless HDMI Extender (50ft.) based on WHDI™ technology

“In this digital era, A/V professionals and consumers are looking to manufacturers for information; not only about their products but also the underlining technology behind the devices,? says David Sommers, Business Development Rep at KanexPro. To help our customers get the best products, KanexPro serves in numerous markets 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

Oxygen DCT Introduces A New Low Cost Monitor With Integrated ‘Quad Split’ For Galleries And Control Rooms

Oxygen DCT, which is renowned for its expertise in picture monitoring solutions, has launched an outstanding new monitor with integrated quad split that dramatically reduces the cost of building galleries, control rooms and monitor walls. This evolutionary new monitor is more affordable than the traditional approach of using a quad split and a separate monitor and costs 40% less than the alternative of using two dual rack monitors.

The OxMVM230 is a high performance 23? broadcast monitor with an integrated multiviewer for displaying up to four separate signals at full High Definition resolution. This versatile monitor allows users to tailor the display to their own operational requirements for programme production, channel branding, galleries, studios and engineering monitoring. It is also ideally suited to DSNGs and OBs where space and weight are at a premium and where its integrated approach reduces installation time and costs.
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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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GlobalVue Officially Launches With High-Quality Televisions for the Hospitality and Commercial Markets

INDIANAPOLIS, IN, JULY 12, 2011 – GlobalVue, a technology innovator delivering exceptional quality and value to the commercial TV marketplace, is proud to announce the official launch of its hospitality and commercial television product lines. more

NEW MOZAEX iPlay FEATURE ADDS iTunes MUSIC AND MOVIES

Salt Lake City – June 27, 2011 – Mozaex™, the premiere manufacturer of multi-room, multi-media Blu-ray entertainment servers, announced today it has released a new Mozaex feature called iPlay, which allows users to browse and play their entire iTunes music and movie library on their Mozaex multi-room Entertainment Server. iPlay will be presented along with the company’s family of Entertainment Servers at the Home Technology Event, Excel Center in London, UK, June 28 – 30.

All Your Movies, Music, and Online Media Playing In Perfect Harmony

iPlay combines a disc-loaded, streaming and downloaded movie/music server into one simple solution. With the Mozaex iPlay feature, all the music, TV shows, and movies purchased at Apple’s iTunes Store can now be enjoyed on the user’s HDTV home theater system via the Mozaex Entertainment Server.

“With iPlay, Mozaex offers for the first time the ability to play all three more

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