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Upcoming Stories List:

So in the next few weeks we will be covering the following topics – Keep your ear to the site to hear more about the topics you ask about.

  • LED Tech – We will try to demystify the confusion
  • Charger Interfaces – The Pro’s and Con’s – New Products Compared
  • Voice Recognition Technology for Police Vehicles


New Electrical Test Equipment

We have been looking for new and inovative test equipment to help you better test for electronics faults for some time now and the ongoing quest has resulted in many interesting products to include the Power Probe


Power Probe III – The Latest Version

Now we have found another inovative pieve of test equipment. This unit works in conjunction with your standard multi-meter.



TESlite® Voltmeter Leads work with your digital voltmeter to identify corrosion in a circuit by applying a load to the wiring. In use by: CAT, VOLVO Heavy Truck, and now BOBCAT and KAWASAKI CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT. This tool works great! We’ll be in Popular Mechanics in November!!

They also offer:


FET – The Shopbook – $39.95 + S&H – This is the first book of its kind. It’s a 100+-page how-to manual for technicians and mechanics that describes electrical theory and practice together so that it can be used in the shop. Written by a mechanic for mechanics, the examples and intelligent but easy-to-use; the language is precise but in terms we use. Covers such topics as Relays and Solenoids, Schematic Reading, Diodes, Transistors and Multiplexing, and more. A must for the technician and mechanic who wants to know more so he can do more.

All Items can be found at their online store at:


Article: LED Styles and how to decide…

So many have asked us to describe in simple terms the why and how behind why manufacturers make many different styles of LED lightheads. This multipart article will attempt to demystify the theory behind LED.

This will be a 3 week series of short articles related to this topic – Look for the first installment over the weekend


We will start with Linear vs. Non-Linear