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Bosch Drill/Drivers Supported With Companion App

The Bosch GSB18V-535C 18-volt EC Brushless Compact 1/2-inch hammer drill/driver and GSR18V-535C 18-volt EC Brush Compact Tough 1/2-inch Drill/Driver feature Bluetooth and companion app.

Robert Archer · May 08, 2019

4 Adhesives Every Technician Should Have in Their Truck

Integrators may want to keep adhesives like hot glue and double-stick mounting tape in their trucks to use when more traditional tools won’t cut it.

Bob Christensen · March 20, 2019

Klein Tools AC/DC Voltage Testers Validate Residential Wiring

Klein Tools has introduced a pair of new AC/DC voltage testers to allow integrators to check their clients’ homes’ wiring.

Robert Archer · February 27, 2019

Just a Man and His Tools: Look Inside a Technician’s ‘Perfect’ Toolbag

29-year veteran installation technician Jimmie Guarino of AVS in NYC carries 75 tools worth $20K in his 50-pound toolbag. How does yours compare?

Jason Knott · March 15, 2018

CE Pro 100 Names Top Tool and Tester Brands

Fluke Networks jumps to the top of the tools and testers category, followed by Klein, SnapAV, Platinum Tools and Labor Saving Devices.

Robert Archer · June 19, 2017

Lowell Manufacturing Introduces New Rack Lighting Products

Celebrating its 70th anniversary, Lowell Manufacturing announces its RLB Series of vertical-mount light bars and RPL Series of light-panel mounts to illuminate racks for dealers.

Robert Archer · March 02, 2017

See Vanco’s IR Signal Analzyer at CEDIA 2016

Vanco’s Evolution IR Signal Analyzer is a convenient, handheld device that allows for testing strength, frequency, voltage and pinout configuration.

CE Pro Editors · September 09, 2016

DeWalt Expands FLEXVOLT Cordless Tool Line Up

The popular tool company DeWalt has added tools to support its launch of the FLEXVOLT tool system.

Robert Archer · July 13, 2016

Study: Electricians Swarm to High-Tech Commercial Jobs, Smart Homes Amid Unrest

Study by Klein Tools shows strong uptick in electricians working on ‘high-tech’ commercial projects and ‘home technology’ installations in 2016, as growing unrest from the recession still lingers in the field with 42% looking to move into related fields, including IT.

Jason Knott · June 22, 2016

Platinum Tools Linemen’s Pliers Grip with Carbon Alloy Steel

California-based Platinum Tools has introduced its new Linemen’s Pliers that feature carbon alloy steel and molded comfort grips.

Robert Archer · February 03, 2016