New: Mapping Line Tester (MapMaster 2.0)

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Oct 16, 2012

A new cable testset delivers advanced features at a fractional cost of competitive offerings. However, while the set offers over 15 different tests, how many are useful to the average video installer? Does the tool deliver value, or is it another worthless gimmick? In this note, we dig in and take a look.

Tester Overview

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