Telephone Line Tester delivers condition, status information.

Press Release Summary:

Built to be weather and rainproof, 100% data safe Recon Test Set (p/n T62) offers complete menu for measuring data as well as active monitoring and detection of high line voltages. Included protection boot and direct RJ11/12 No-Fault (6 x 6) connector allow telephone line testing without modular adapter (banjo), while backlit display and glow in dark keypad allow use in low light environments. Also, Digi-Secure feature protects digital lines from disruption by outside test equipment.

Original Press Release:

Platinum Tools® Announces Upgraded Recon Test Set

Now Shipping, the 21st Century Butt Set (p/n T62) Now Offers a New Protection Boot and Direct RJ11/12 Plug-In Line Cord

CAMARILLO, Calif. — Platinum Tools® (, the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation and hand termination of wire and cable, is proud to announce that its upgraded Recon Test Set (p/n T62) is now shipping. With an MSRP of $269.95, the Recon Test Set now includes a new protection boot and a direct RJ11/12 No-Fault (6x6) connector, allowing for telephone line testing without a modular adapter (banjo).

“The Recon T62 delivers more line condition and status information than any other telephone line tester in the world,” explained John Phillips, Platinum Tools, Inc. product manager. “The T62 offers a complete menu for measuring data, actively monitoring and detection of high line voltages. It also includes a Digi-Secure feature that protects digital lines from disruption by outside test equipment.”

The T62 Recon Test Set comes with a slate of features not found on any other ‘butt’ set in the world. The large backlit display shows information clearly, and with a glow in the dark keypad the unit can be used in low light environments. And, it is 100 percent weather and rainproof for outside use anytime.

The T62 Recon Test Set features and specifications include:

• Advanced data detection & identification

• Largest backlit display

• Glow-in-the dark keypad

• 100 percent data safe

• Rugged weatherproof case

• Bed-of-nails cord set & RJ11/12 direct line cord

• On-hook voltage and current measurements

• Off-hook current readings and polarity

• Caller ID/Call Waiting Caller ID and error detection

• Last number dialed

• Last number called or received list

• Amplified line monitoring for volume level comparable to “off hook” operations

• Soft key menu system

• Data Defender™ keeps digital lines safe

• Detects and identifies DSL and T1 lines

• Eight number stored memory

• DTMF decode

• Drop tested to 20 feet

• Multiple language (English, Spanish and French) options / display set up choices

“The T62 Recon Test Set is tough as well as talented,” added Phillips. “It is the first 21st Century telephone test set, and sets a new standard for telephone line analysis.”

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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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