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Platinum Tools at ISE 2020: Booth Giveaways, Insulated Tools, More

Platinum Tools is showcasing its new cable stripper, insulated screwdriver, and giving away its ezEX mini termination and test kits each day during ISE 2020.

CE Pro Editors · February 12, 2020


Platinum Tools ezEX38 RJ45 Connector Handles Smaller Insulation Diameters

Platinum Tools ezEX38 RJ45 connector is designed to enable easier termination by technicians of wire and cable with smaller insulation diameters.

Jason Knott · February 04, 2020

How I Stayed Connected on an African Safari Using an Affordable Satellite Terminal

Every integrator takes vacation (eventually), but how can you stay connected in a remote locale like sailing or on safari? Try a satellite terminal.

CE Pro Editors · January 14, 2020

Tradesman Pro

Tradesman Pro Tool Station Backpacks

The latest Klein Tools to help integrators in the field is the company’s Tradesman Pro Tool Station Backpacks. Klein Tools says the Tradesman Pro Tool Station Backpacks (catalog numbers 55655 and 55482) feature 21 pockets and large interior spaces to store a range of tools. Catalog number 55655 offers a removable flashlight, while catalog number […]

Robert Archer · January 03, 2020

Platinum Tools Promotes Chesla

Platinum Tools, a manufacturer of wire and cable tools, has announced that Jason Chesla has taken over the role of national account manager. Chesla had been the company’s marketing manager since 2016. “Jason has been an invaluable member of the Platinum Tools team for years,” explains Lee Sachs, president, Platinum Tools. “With the company’s growth and recent […]

December 19, 2019

Platinum Tools Parent Co. Acquires SullStar Technologies

Platinum parent NSi Industries has acquired electrical device company SullStar Technologies, further expanding its low-voltage offerings.

CE Pro Editors · November 18, 2019

The CEDIA Designer Updated

The CEDIA Designer (TCD) software that helps integrators create home cinema or media room design plans, documentation and models in minutes, has released a host of upgrades. The CEDIA Designer upgrades include: The documentation report can now be generated in Spanish Sound bar products can now be specified within the tool A new Project Progress feature […]

November 04, 2019

Stardraw Reaches Milestone

Software provider has announced the addition of the 1,000th manufacturer to the library of its design and documentation software, Stardraw Design 7, currently in release version 7.3. The milestone represents years of design and product growth for the company’s Symbols Library. The Symbols Library, which now contains a total of over 110,000 symbols of some […]

October 15, 2019

All-in-One Correction Tools by Metra Home Theater

Metra All-in-One Correction Tool Fixes Your HDMI Issues

The HDMI AIO2 device can restart your HDMI signaling ‘negotiation’ process to ensure the system overcomes resolution, audio, EDID, TMDS or other potential stumbling blocks.

Arlen Schweiger · September 16, 2019

CEDIA Expo Preview: Platinum Tools Solves ‘Big Fat Conductor’ Termination Woes

Category cable sizes are varying so widely that technicians find themselves in the field without the proper termination tools or connectors.

Jason Knott · September 03, 2019