SEE SAVINGS WITH A SURETEST ABOVE THE REST  
   

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As the perfect finish to what has been an exceptional year, IDEAL has slashed the price of its popular all-in-one installation tester, SureTest, just in time for Christmas.

A must-have for any electrician, the tester is now available to end users at less than half-price at just £369.00 (excluding VAT) until 21 December, 2011.



 
  SEEING RED IN DATACENTRES 
   

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Article published in the July issue of NCN:

Today’s datacentres are high density environments, stacked with powerful equipment. This has meant there has become a greater emphasis on condition monitoring and preventative maintenance strategies to avoid costly downtime. Infrared thermography is one of the most important sensing technologies which can help identify problems which could impact on the facility’s energy performance and operations. Jan Howard from IDEAL Industries – Networks division discusses the growing use of thermal imaging technology, its role in datacentre predictive maintenance and energy auditing and the features to look out for when choosing a device.



 
  Let us twist again: IDEAL highlights benefits of modern twist-on wire connectors  
   

Article in Professional Electrician (UK Publication) July/Aug 2011

Twist-on wire connectors are unique in that they can safely and securely connect wide-ranging combinations of solid and stranded wires, while being reusable. However, their use is almost completely confined to the North American market, and in the UK the product suffers from an association with the notoriously unreliable ceramic ‘screw-it’ wire nuts of the 1970s. Here Phil Roberts from IDEAL INDUSTRIES’ electrical division tells us more about twist-on wire connectors, and we offer 100 readers the chance to try them out for free.



 
  EXPANDS THERMAL IMAGING RANGE  
   

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An extremely accurate, easy to use thermal imaging camaera at a price you can afford.

A high resolution thermal image (160 × 120, 19,200 pixels) and fully radiometric, meaning it will capture temperature measurements over the entire image, it features four moveable hot and cold tracking cursors on a large 3.5” LCD screen which can be selected to identify the hottest and coldest temperatures in real time.

You can also “blend” thermal images with traditional digital photographic images from 100% thermal to 100% visual.



 
  IDEAL INDUSTRIES EXPANDS THERMAL IMAGING RANGE  
   
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IDEAL INDUSTRIES has launched its high specification HeatSeeker 160 thermal imaging camera for electricians, maintenance engineers and consultants that need an extremely accurate, easy to use troubleshooting solution at a price they can afford.



 
  NEW CONNECTOR WITH A TWIST - SAVE TIME AND MONEY WITH IDEAL INDUSTRIES’ REVOLUTIONARY TWISTER PRO  
   
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IDEAL INDUSTRIES has announced the launch of a new twist-on wire connector to compliment it’s existing range of electrical wiring connectors. The ‘Twister® PRO’ is set to revolutionise the way in which wire terminations and electrical installations are carried out in the future.

 
  LANTEK I & II + IDC Update 
    Lanxplorer_app2_tnIDEAL INDUSTRIES NETWORKS have released a new LANTEK I and II Series firmware update and IDC update.

 
  KNOW HOW: TROUBLESHOOTING THE ETHERNET 
   

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Article published in NCN (UK Publication) in May 2011

Andrew Lane from IDEAL Industries explains how network installers and integrators can troubleshoot problems on the Ethernet.



 
  IDEAL INDUSTRIES NETWORKS launches handheld network performance tester and troubleshooting tool with unique capabilities 
   

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IDEAL INDUSTRIES NETWORKS has launched LanXPLORER PRO, an inline active and passive network tester with unique capabilities. The easy-to-use, handheld tester is capable of testing active LAN connections over both copper and fibre, and includes a Net Map/Net Verify function to identify all active network devices and compare them against previous device lists.



 
  Road Shows 2011 
   

This year IDEAL INDUSTRIES will be participating at the following exhibitions:

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NICEIC Live - 19th May 2011 - Epsom Downs Race Course.

For further information, please click here.

 

 

 

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Comms Expo 2011- 28th - 29th June 2011 - Barbican Centre, London.

For further information, please click here.

 

 

Sparks Expo

Please find below the dates and venues where the SPARKS EXPO Roadshows will be held in 2011:

 

  • Swindon College – 11th May 2011 North Star Avenue Swindon Wiltshire SN2 1DY
  • Great Yarmouth College – 25th May 2011 Suffolk Rd Great Yarmouth Norfolk NR31 0ED
  • Warrington Collegiate – 14th October 2011 Winwick Rd Warrington Cheshire WA2 8QA
  • Hartlepool College – 19th October 2011 Stockton Street Hartlepool TS24 7NT

The show times are 10am-3pm at each venue.

For further information, please click here

NICEIC TechTalks 2011 / 2012

  • London – Tuesday 4th October 2011 – West Ham United Football Club, Upton Park
  • South – Tuesday 25th October 2011 – Portsmouth Football Club, Fratton Park
  • North West – Wednesday 23rd November 2011 – Wigan Football Club, DW Stadium
  • Wales – Tuesday 6th December 2011 – Cardiff City Football Stadium
  • Midlands – Tuesday 24th January 2012 – Birmingham City Football Club, St Andrews
  • South West – 14th February 2012 – Plymouth, National Marine Aquarium


 
  Road Shows 2011 
   

This year IDEAL INDUSTRIES will be participating at the following exhibitions:

NICEIC Live Logo

 

 NICEIC Live - 19th May 2011 - Epsom Downs Race Course.

 

 For further information, please click here.

 

 

Netcomms Europe Expo logo

 

Comms Expo 2011- 28th - 29th June 2011 - Barbican Centre, London.

For further information, please click here.

 

Sparks Expo

Please find below the dates and venues where the SPARKS EXPO Roadshows will be held in 2011:

 

  • Swindon College – 11th May 2011 North Star Avenue Swindon Wiltshire SN2 1DY
  • Great Yarmouth College – 25th May 2011 Suffolk Rd Great Yarmouth Norfolk NR31 0ED
  • Warrington Collegiate – 14th October 2011 Winwick Rd Warrington Cheshire WA2 8QA
  • Hartlepool College – 19th October 2011 Stockton Street Hartlepool TS24 7NT

The show times are 10am-3pm at each venue.

For further information, please click here

NICEIC TechTalks 2011 / 2012

  • London – Tuesday 4th October 2011 – West Ham United Football Club, Upton Park
  • South – Tuesday 25th October 2011 – Portsmouth Football Club, Fratton Park
  • North West – Wednesday 23rd November 2011 – Wigan Football Club, DW Stadium
  • Wales – Tuesday 6th December 2011 – Cardiff City Football Stadium
  • Midlands – Tuesday 24th January 2012 – Birmingham City Football Club, St Andrews
  • South West – 14th February 2012 – Plymouth, National Marine Aquarium


 
  Ideal provides some advice on choosing cabling accessories 
   

Article in Electrical Times (UK publication) February 2011

Many of the cabling accessories available today are designed to help electrical installers and contractors carry out their cabling jobs quickly and easily – saving time and money. However, products do differ in terms of their performance, quality, safety and ergonomics. Here Phil Roberts, UK sales manager at Ideal, explains what to look out for.



 
  IDEAL LAUNCHES PREMIUM CABLE STRIPPING TOOL 
   
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Ideal Industries has launched a 1,000V Insulated Premium T®-Stripper wire stripper, providing electricians and contractors with an effective solution for cutting and stripping wires.

 
  IDEAL INDUSTRIES: PUSH IN CONNECTORS PROVIDE FAST AND SAFE SOLUTION 
   
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IDEAL Industries’ range of In-Sure™ push-in wire connectors provides electricians and contractors with a time-saving, modern and safe alternative to traditional screw-down terminal strips.

 
  Advanced Inline Network Tester 
   
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The new LanXPLORER PRO from IDEAL INDUSTRIES is the first hand-held network maintenance and troubleshooting tool capable of testing active LAN connections over both copper and fibre.

Additionally most tests can be performed through a Wi-Fi connection liberating the user from having to make a physical connection to the network.

This “multi-media” capability makes LanXplorer Pro the most versatile network tester on the market today.



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