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Klein NCVT-3 Non-Contact Voltage Tester with Flashlight

Klein tools is one of the oldest family owned and operated tool companies in America. It  has expanded its test and measurement line with a new voltage tester that has a combined flashlight.  It has the following features. Detects 12 – 1000V AC to cover both low and standard voltage Simultaneous visual and audible voltage indicators Bright flashlight can be used independent of voltage detection function Visual voltage indicator utilizes five vibrant LEDs for easy interpretation and viewing of voltage strength Audible voltage indicator beeps at a greater frequency the higher the voltage or the closer it gets to...

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Klein VDV Scout Pro 2 Series – TechTools

We told you about the original VDV Scout a while back.  It is an all around great tool for network and cable installers to troubleshoot voice, data and video wiring issues. It can measure cable length up to 2000 feet, even distance to an open fault.  They offer different kits of the VDV scout Pro 2 and it now is compatible with up to 8 Test-n-Map remotes.  This tool real cuts down on troubleshooting, in seconds you can see if you have a split pair, open or short.  Test and identify up to 8 locations at once and map up to 19...

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Klein is expanding its test and measurement line up – The Commander

Today Klein tools announced a new addition to their VDV line up.  The Commander Series is made specifically for testing of coaxial, network or telephone cables.  Klein is well known as a professional brand especially with electricians.  Until now, low voltage electricians were either guessing or had to buy an expensive Fluke device to get the job done.  This new VDV commander is going to allow the network technician to quickly troubleshoot and diagnose connectivity issues. I use the Klein Scout Pro LT and it has saved me a lot of troubleshooting time which saves my clients money.  The Commander comes...

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Klein Scout Pro LT and VDV Distance Meter – Tech Tools

It’s no secret that Klein tools have been around since the days of the caveman.  Well maybe not that old, but they have years of experience in the trades, especially the electrical trade.  Now they are making more than just hand tools. They have entered the tech age with the Scout LT pro and the VDV distance meter.  Both these tools will allow technicians to quickly troubleshoot faulty cable, identify cable, identify runs to outlets, measure cable length and much more. The Scout LT works with data and video cable.  For the individual tech, this is the Swiss army...

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Klein MM5000 Electrician’s TRMS Multimeter Review

Look at an electrician’s tool arsenal and you will find a multimeter.  Why do they own this?  Simple, it tells them exactly what’s going on with different electrical environments.  Such as measuring AC or DC voltage, current or resistance.  What’s so cool about multimeters?  They allow the electrician to lighten their tool belt.  Instead of having a bunch of different meters (voltmeter, ammeter, ohmmeter), they can have one handy, lightweight tool that does it all, well almost everything.  A multimeter allows the user to measure batteries, motors, panels, switches and all sorts of items that you need to find...

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Klein Tools GFCI Receptacle Tester RT600

Klein is a name most people are familiar with.  Mainly because they have been around for a long time and make quality tools.  When we first started reviewing some of their products, I was amazed at how many different products they make.  One little gem is the GFCI Receptacle tester.  They offer this in two different models, the RT500 and the RT600.  Both pretty much do the same thing except the RT600 tests GFCI Receptacles.  While this is a real simple tool, it is also really effective. Just plug the RT600 into an outlet and you can diagnose the...

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