Test & Measurement
Platinum Tools VDV MapMaster 2.0 tester
By Alyssa Dalton
July 13, 2012 – The new Platinum Tools VDV MapMaster 2.0 voice, data, and video tester is now available, boasting of its capabilities of identifying and mapping 19 locations at one time. The updated tester now includes cable length measurement, combining testing, mapping and tone generator into a single unit. Length Mode is used to measure the length of entire cables and its pin pairs and allows for viewing and adjusting the length constant value for video, data, and voice cables. The device tests Cat-6, Cat5e, Cat-5, Cat-4, Cat-3, and coax cables, as well as shielded cables. Patch cables may be tested without removing the master remote from storage.