Beyond These Walls

September 1, 2006

RS-232 tester

B&B Electronics

9PMTT: This mini tester connects in series with any RS-232 interface. Red or green LED signals display which lines are active. Mini testers are used to check the interface for failures and to help identify equipment that has failed. The tester may be left in the line permanently. It is transparent to data transfer. Seven LEDs indicate the status of the TD, RD, RTS, CTS, DSR, DTR and CD lines. The tester features male and female DB9 connectors. Dimensions: 2.0"W x 2.14"L x 0.63"D.

Storm station

Black & Decker

SS925: This all-in-one rechargeable power source/radio/light offers a detachable and rechargeable flashlight, a 25W power source to operate low wattage devices and an AM/FM/TV audio/weather-band radio. An integral room light illuminates the immediate area. The built-in light automatically turns on when power goes out.

Tool belt

Journeyman Line

Pro-Pack: The Pro-Pack tool belt features an interchangeable modular tool pouch fastening system that allows customization of tool placement. The tool belt comes pre-assembled, but its pouches can be moved to any location using a screwdriver. They can also be attached to the belt or directly to each other. Available with a variety of pouch types, such as pockets with small pouches and hammer sleeves, the belt's pouches come with automotive-grade velour lining to protect the user's knuckles.

Tool transporter

Duluth Trading Company

Master Series Tool Backpack: With a padded back and shoulder straps, users can carry a heavy load comfortably. It also solves the problem of needing both hands free to climb a ladder or carry equipment. The backpack contains 38 pockets and 24 elastic straps for tools and gadgets. A larger back section holds bulkier items like extension cords, power tools, files and clipboards. A semi-rigid design allows it to stand upright. The backpack features lockable heavy-grade zippers and plastic feet on bottom. Its dimensions are 20"H x 14"W x 9.5"D.

Nightlight bulb


LSL464: This LED bulb plugs directly into a commercially available S6 candelabra base 120Vac nightlight socket. The bulb operates reliably for more than 50,000 hours (5.7 years). The bulb is energy-efficient, consumes 0.918W of energy and features six 5mm discrete incandescent white LEDs. The bulb measures 2" in length and remains cool to the touch when used.

Waterproof PDA case


Armor 1900: The newest PDA plastic box features a universal fit for newer smaller form-factor PDAs. The case features a crushproof, drop-proof, ergonomic design and allows quick access to CF and SD slots through the top of the case. Access the PDA connection through the bottom of the case. The case offers an adjustable neoprene hand strap and external stylus holder.

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