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Platinum Tools

806 Calle Plano, Camarillo, CA, 93012, US

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Electronic Components & Devices, Material Handling & Storage, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Structured Wiring Solutions aid data/voice/video installation.

August 24, 2015

Featuring 50 micron gold contacts, Keystone Jacks and Couplers for Cat3, Cat5e, Cat6, and Cat6A applications are color coded to facilitate EIA/TIA 568A/B wiring. Products meet/exceed EIA/TIA category standards and are compatible with industry standard wall plates. Compatible with industry standard keystone jacks and EZ-SnapJacks, 1-, 2-, and 4-port Wall Plates are engineered to prevent possible fracturing from over tightened screws. These one-piece, single-gang products measure 4.5 x 2.75 in. Read More

Portable Tools

Stubby Screwdriver features 8-in-1 design.

August 7, 2015

Supplied with 7 hardened chromium-vanadium steel bits, Model 19120C features high-force precision ratcheting mechanism and non-slip TPR rubberized handle that provides positive tactile grip, allowing for quick tightening and loosening of screws with minimal effort. Tool has 6-position bit retention holster in cap built directly into handle. Users unscrew top cap and swap bits out as needed. Bits include Phillips (1, 2, 3), Slotted (3/16 in. and ¼ in.), Torx (T15 and T20), and ¼ in. Nut Driver. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Termination Kit provides electricians with all necessary tools.

June 25, 2015

Offered as one complete, turnkey field kit (Part No. 90173), EZ-RJPRO™ Termination Pod provides professional installers everything needed for consistent, repeatable terminations as well as tools and connectors for working with Cat5e, Cat6, and Cat3. Kit includes EZ-RJPRO HD Crimp Tool, Cat5e/6 Cable Jacket Stripper, Electrician’s Scissors, 100 EZ-RJ45® Cat5e connectors, 100 EZ-RJ45® Cat6 connectors, and 50 EZ-RJ12/11 connectors. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Tone and Probe Set traces cable locations.

May 29, 2015

Featuring steady tone, push-to-scan button and clear loudspeaker, TP150 Tone and Probe Set lets users trace and identify cable locations on jacks or through walls. Probe, offering 100 Hz~300 KHz sensitivity, has tapered tip for penetration of cable bundles and side thumb wheel that adjusts volume and turns off power. Tone generator includes slide switch to select TONE/OFF/CONT, continuity mode to verify if wire is broken, alligator clips to test pairs, and RJ11 connector for data or phone lines. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Test Kit combines network, cable, and voltage testing.

May 20, 2015

Combining network testing (physical layer and link), IP device address mapping, cable troubleshooting, and PoE voltage testing in handheld tester with full-color display, Net Prowler™ Pro Test Kit can save and print test results from PC. System will display wire map, numbered ID remotes, and any faults. Using TDR technology, Net Prowler™ measures cable length and generates tone levels for signal tracing and cable identification on all pairs, selected pair, or selected pin. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

Tone Generator/Probe Set facilitates cable tracing.

April 3, 2015

With steady tone, recessed push-to-scan button, and clear loudspeaker, Tone and Probe Set (P/N TP150) lets user trace and identify cable locations on jacks or through walls. Tapered probe tip facilitates penetration of wire bundles, and thumbwheel probe volume controls volume and turns off power to reserve battery power. Sensitivity of 100 Hz~300 KHz. Tone generator features include slide switch to select TONE/OFF/CONT, continuity mode, alligator clips, and RJ11 connector. Read More

Portable Tools

Six-in-One Screwdriver features ergonomic design.

March 26, 2015

Ergonomically designed with high-impact plastic core covered in comfortable cushion grip handle, PRO 6-in-1 Screwdriver can be used for extended periods of time without hand fatigue or stress. Model 19002C bit load includes Phillips (1, 2), Slotted (3/16 in. and 7/32 in.), and Nut Drivers (¼ in. and 5/16 in.), while Model 19003C bit load includes Security Torx® (T15, T20, T25, T30), and Nut Drivers (¼ in. and 5/16 in.). Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Turnkey Field Kit helps ensure repeatable terminations.

March 23, 2015

Designed for professional installer, EZ-RJPRO™ Termination Pod provides everything needed for consistent, repeatable terminations. Assortment of tools and connectors is suitable when working with Cat5e, Cat6, and Cat3 as well. Components include: EZ-RJPRO HD Crimp Tool, Cat5e/6 Cable Jacket Stripper, Electrician’s Scissors, 100 EZ-RJ45® Cat5e connectors, 100 EZ-RJ45® Cat6 connectors, and 50 EZ-RJ12/11 connectors. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld Tester combines multiple functions.

March 9, 2015

Equipped with full-color display, Net Prowler™ Pro Test Kit combines physical layer and link network testing, IP device address mapping, cable verification and troubleshooting, and PoE voltage testing. Unit provides full cable testing on any category network, coax, or telephone cable. Capable of saving and printing test results from personal computer, tester will display wire map, numbered ID remotes, and any faults, including shorts, opens, miswires, split pairs, and reverses. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Multifunctional Cable Tester incorporates full-color display.

February 16, 2015

Within one handheld unit, Net Prowler™ Pro Test Kit combines network testing (physical layer and link), IP device address mapping, cable troubleshooting, and PoE voltage testing. Functionality supports full cable testing on any category network, coax, or telephone cable, and display shows wire map, numbered ID remotes, and any faults. Network tests can also be saved for record keeping and printing using companion software application. Read More

Portable Tools

Multi-Bit Screwdriver Kit ensures right tool is always available.

September 9, 2014

Designed for security and traditional application professionals, 22-in-1 Security Screwdriver Kit (p/n 19105) features 11 double-ended shaft-style bits, which include multiple sizes of security Torx®, hex, and Robertson, along with spanners and tri-wings. Standard slotted and Phillips bits are also included, and shaft design can reach screws recessed up to 5 in. deep. To facilitate operation, handle has non-slip, comfort grip. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Cable Test Kit measures length and identifies link status.

September 2, 2014

Featuring full color graphical display, Cable Prowler™ Pro Test Kit provides full cable testing, displaying wire map, numbered ID remotes, and determining faults. Tester also measures cable length, generates tone levels, and identifies network drops, link capability, and current link status. Users can save results as well as export to computer via micro USB cable for record keeping and printing. For security and powered networking applications, Cable Prowler detects presence of PoE. Read More

Portable Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Cable Termination Tool exceeds 10-Gig performance standard.

August 25, 2014

Combining 2 crimpers into single tool for 2-step crimping, Tele-Titan™ Xg 2.0 terminates to industry-specified crimp heights while achieving straight action crimp with minimal hand force. Tool features S45C carbon steel frame with rust-resistant black oxide finish and gun-style lock for secure closure. Suitable for use with Cat6E, Cat6A, Cat7, and over-sized Cat5e/6 industrial Ethernet cables, Tele-Titan™ Xg 2.0 handles max cable OD of 0.335 in. and max conductor OD of 0.053 in. Read More

Portable Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Self-Adjusting Wire Stripper features built-in cutter.

August 14, 2014

Made from high grade polymers and carbon steels, Maxim 6 features stripping range of 24–10 AWG and cutting range of 30–10 AWG. Autoform laminated stripping jaws form around radius of cable to prevent damage to inner conductor, while built-in wire stop measures strip length. Suitable for round, oval, and flat wire cable, tool has ergonomic handle designed to minimize fatigue. Read More

Portable Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Ergonomic Crimping Tool offers smooth ratcheted crimp cycle.

July 24, 2014

Able to crimp insulated terminals to 10 AWG and non-insulated terminal to 8 AWG, 9-Inch Ergo Crimp Tool (p/n 16500) has straight plate lower jaw assembly that eliminates critical structural stress points. Tool accepts crimp die sets from other tools, and various crimp dies are available for CATV F,BNC, TNC, SMB, SMA, and N series coaxial connectors. While adjustable cam allows for precision ratchet adjustment, reduced handle grip distance promotes extended use.
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Portable Tools

Multii-Bit Screwdrivers combine ergonomics and versatility.

July 17, 2014

Ergonomic design with high-impact plastic core and cushion grip handle allow PRO 6-in-1 Screwdrivers 19002C and 19003C to be used for extended periods without causing hand fatigue or stress. Multiple bits are included to accommodate needs of various applications. While 19002C bit load includes Phillips (1, 2), Slotted (3/16, 7/32 in.), and Nut Drivers (¼, 5/16 in.), 19003C bit loads include Security Torx® (T15, T20, T25, T30) and Nut Drivers (¼, 5/16 in.). Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Compact Cable Cutter combines ergonomics and capacity.

July 9, 2014

Designed for single-handed operation, ratcheted 500 MCM Cable Cutter (p/n 10569) cuts stranded, flexible copper, and aluminum cable up to 500 MCM (240mm²). Ergonomic, non-slip comfort grip handles facilitate cutting of larger cables, while precision ground fixed and moving cutting blades promote performance. Able to work in tight spaces, tool features locking latch for safe storage, quick blade release system in any position, and heat treated, high carbon tool steel cutting blades. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Cable Test Kit tests and reports in full color.

July 7, 2014

Suitable for any category network, coax, or telephone cable, Cable Prowler™ Pro Test Kit combines functions of cable tester and length measurement tester using TDR technology, with capability to identify link status, link capability, and PoE detection. System displays wire map, numbered ID remotes, and any faults, including shorts, opens, miswires, split pairs, and reverses. In addition to internal memory for saving results, kit offers ability to export to computer via micro USB cable. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Terminal Crimping Tool combines durability and versatility.

June 4, 2014

Able to crimp insulated terminals to 10 AWG and non-insulated terminals to 8 AWG, 9-Inch Ergo Crimp Tool (p/n 16500) features straight plate lower jaw assembly that eliminates critical structural stress points to prevent breakage under heavy stress. Various crimp dies are available for CATV F,BNC, TNC, SMB, SMA, and N series coaxial connectors, and tool also accepts crimp die sets from other tools. Other features include adjustable cam and smooth ratcheted crimp cycle with safety release. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Cable Tester offers diverse diagnostic capabilities.

May 7, 2014

Targeting custom install and integrator market, Cable Prowler™ Pro Test Kit and report management system provides full cable testing on any category network, coax, or telephone cable. Functions of cable tester and length measurement tester are combined with means for determining link status and link capability as well as PoE detection. Via color display, unit shows wire map, numbered ID remotes, and any faults. Other features include internal memory and micro USB for data export. Read More

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