Platinum Tools Launches Coax Clarifier Fault Finder

Platinum Tools has introduced the new Coax Clarifier layout/fault finder. “The Coax Clarifier system has been designed to qualify and quantify ‘Dark’ coax systems,” said Lee Sachs, Platinum Tools, Inc. president and general manager. “The field technician often comes across ‘Dark’ unpowered coax systems that give n
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Platinum Tools has introduced the new Coax Clarifier layout/fault finder.

“The Coax Clarifier system has been designed to qualify and quantify ‘Dark’ coax systems,” said Lee Sachs, Platinum Tools, Inc. president and general manager. “The field technician often comes across ‘Dark’ unpowered coax systems that give no clue as to their design, condition, or configuration. Made in the U.S.A, the Coax Clarifier helps solve this problem.”

The Coax Clarifier determines individual run quality as well as the overall system’s capability to deliver good quality video at both standard and high definition levels. With an easy-to-read large backlit LCD, the Coax Clarifier shows loss levels on each coax cable run and displays a bar graph of quality for each. Detecting and testing splitters for quality, shorts/opens, etc. is also done on each test.

Finally, the Coax Clarifier uses inexpensive wiremap remotes that allow the technician to singlehandedly “map” an entire system easily and quickly.

In addition, separate wire mapping sets allows a technician to map out the entire coax system and measure the quality and characterization of the overall network for carrying services, such as high grade video, surveillance data, and HD programming. It also has the ability to identify the testing remotes through splitters, showing the end location of multiple runs off of installed splitters.

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