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Platinum Tools® Launches New Patch Panels During 2015 CEDIA Expo

Shipping Nov. 1, Platinum Tools Patch Panels Keep Cables in Easily Identifiable Order While Keeping Them Secure, Making it Easier to Re-Configure and Troubleshoot Networks When Desired or Necessary

NEWBURY PARK, Calif., Sept. 16, 2015 – Platinum Tools(R)(, the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation, hand termination and testing of wire and cable, is proud to announce it will launch its new Patch Panels family during CEDIA Expo 2015, held in Dallas from Oct. 15-17 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, booth # 6606. The new Patch Panel family is scheduled to ship Nov. 1.

“Our new Patch Panels have been designed to increase network flexibility,” said John Phillips, Platinum Tools, Inc. product manager. “These are efficient and convenient solutions to terminate all the cable runs coming in from various rooms to one main location, such as a server room or wiring closet. Patch panels are key components to connecting and routing circuits in any network.”

The Platinum Tools patch panel family includes:

  • 650-12C5:  12-Port Cat5e Non-Shielded Patch Panel
  • 660-12C6:  12-Port Cat6 Non-Shielded Patch Panel
  • 667-12C6S:  12-Port Cat6 Shielded Patch Panel
  • 651-24C5:  24-Port Cat5e Non-Shielded Patch Panel
  • 661-24C6:  24-Port Cat6 Non-Shielded Patch Panel
  • 668-24C6S:  24-Port Cat6 Shielded Patch Panel
  • 675-24C6AS:  24-Port Cat6A Shielded Patch Panel

“Overall, Platinum Tools patch panels keep cables in easily identifiable order while keeping them secure, making it easier to re-configure and troubleshoot networks when desired or necessary,” Phillips added.

Additional specifications include:

  • 110 / Krone punch down tool compatible
  • Meets ANSI/EIA/TIA 568C.2 standard
  • Color coded label for easy wiring (T568 A & B)
  • Wire gauge range: 22 thru 26 AWG
  • Solid or stranded wire
  • Plastic housing: ABS
  • Gold plated RJ45 port contacts
  • Metal frame: SPCC

For additional pricing and more information on Platinum Tools and its complete product line, please visit, call (800) 749-5783, or email

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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