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Press Releases

2010 - Current

January 27, 2013 - TA303 Diesel & Gasoline Engine Tachometer
  Designed for quick and easy use, this new tachometer requires only a connection to the vehicle's battery or cigarette lighter socket to measure engine RPM. No sensors, reflective tapes, etc. are necessary, because the TA303 uses the ripples generated by the engine's alternator to automatically calculate its speed, so it can be used on any diesel or gasoline engine equipped with an alternator. The TA303 is compatible with 12 to 42 VDC electrical systems, and includes cables to connect to the vehicle's battery, cigarette lighter socket, and a 118' (3 m) extension cable, user's manual, and a hard carrying/storage case.

TA303 includes:
  • Measures RPM on any piston engine equiped with an alternator
  • Rugged construction
  • Wide measuring range: 200 to 9,999 RPM
  • Cable adapters to connect to the vehicle's battery and cigarette lighter socket connector
  • Includes a 118" (3 m) extension cable
  • Quick and easy selection of No. of cycles
  • Quick response: < 0.3 seconds
  • Large LCD display with indicators
  • Operates from 9 to 42 VDC

GTC's new TA303 Smartach is a made in Canada product, and carries a 1 year warranty.

General Technologies Corp.
#121-7350 72nd Street
Delta, BC V4G 1H9
1-800-440-5582
www.gtc.ca

For full product info, please visit: www.gtc.ca/EN/TA303_EN.html
November, 2010 - TA500 Multisystem Ignition Analyzer
  General Technologies Corp's, new TA500 SmarTach+COP is the first tool of its kind in the industry capable of testing and diagnosing ignition systems on engines using: Coil on Plug, Coil near Plug, DIS (Distributor-less) or waste spark, magneto and conventional distributor/ignition coil technologies.

  Simple to use, the TA500 requires no special adapters, cables or a scope and is equipped with a large digital display that shows spark plug voltage, spark burn time, RPM, as well as Min/Max readings in real time.

  The TA500's unique and proprietary technology allows automotive technicians to perform quick and reliable diagnostics of non-starts, misfires, defective coils, fouled up or damaged spark plugs and/or spark plug wires, by comparing digital read-outs of the spark plug voltage and burn time between cylinders.

TA500 includes:
  • Rugged construction with protective holster and flexible antenna
  • Wide measuring range: 200 to 19,999 RPM
  • Comparative spark plug voltage measurement between cylinders
  • Spark burn time measurement
  • Special COP measurement mode for Coil-on-Plug and Coil Near Plug systems
  • Dedicated capture mode for measure and hold testing
  • Displays maximum and minimum readings in real time
  • Quick response: < 0.3 seconds
  • Large LCD display with symbols and measuring units
  • Non-contact technology
  • Auto power off

GTC's new TA500 Smartach is a made in Canada product, and carries a 1 year warranty.

General Technologies Corp.
#121-7350 72nd Street
Delta, BC V4G 1H9
1-800-440-5582
www.gtc.ca

For full product info, please visit: www.gtc.ca/EN/TA500_EN.html
May 21, 2010 - TA300 Digital Diesel engine tachometer
  General Technologies Corp. has released its new dedicated Diesel engine tachometer model TA300, to replace the older model TD101. This new tachometer add several features, which provide it with the flexibility to use this instrument with a wide variety of engines and conditions. Some of the new features include: backwards compatibility with the piezoelectric used in the TD101, protective rubber holster, adjustable trigger level and sensitivity, real time maximum and minimum displays, etc..

TA300 includes:
  • Rugged construction
  • Wide measuring range: 200 to 19,999 RPM
  • Adjustable signal threshold level
  • Adjustable signal sensitivity level
  • Quick and easy selection of No. of cycles
  • Displays maximum and minimum readings in real time
  • Quick response: < 0.3 seconds
  • Large LCD display with symbols and measuring units
  • Auto power off

GTC's new TA300 Smartach is a made in Canada product, and carries a 1 year warranty.

General Technologies Corp.
#121-7350 72nd Street
Delta, BC V4G 1H9
1-800-440-5582
www.gtc.ca

For full product info, please visit: www.gtc.ca/EN/TA300_EN.html
May 21, 2010 - TA100 Digital tachometer and engine analyzer.
  General Technologies Corp. started shipping the new and enhanced TA100 Smartach+. This new version of the popular wireless tachometer and secondary ignition voltage meter, incorporates many new features, like a rugged flexible antenna, protective rubber holster, enhanced detection range for the tachometer function, more accurate secondary ignition voltage measurements, maximum and minimum display, a function that lets the user to adust the KV scale, etc.

TA100 includes:
  • Rugged construction with protective holster and flexible antenna
  • Wide measuring range: 200 to 19,999 RPM
  • Wide distance from the antenna to ignition system measuring range for tachometer function
  • Quick and easy selection of No. of cycles and No. of cylinders
  • Displays maximum and minimum readings in real time
  • Quick response: < 0.3 seconds
  • Large LCD display with symbols and measuring units
  • Non-contact technology
  • Auto power off

GTC's new TA100 Smartach is a made in Canada product, and carries a 1 year warranty.

General Technologies Corp.
#121-7350 72nd Street
Delta, BC V4G 1H9
1-800-440-5582
www.gtc.ca

For full product info, please visit: www.gtc.ca/EN/TA100_EN.html
April 23, 2010 - TA110 Ergonomic Laser Tachometer and Counter
  General Technologies' patented TA110 Laser Tachometer can be used to measure the number of rotations per minute (rpm) on any spinning shaft, pulley, wheel, drive belt, fan, or other rotating objects, safely, accurately and easily due to its unique ergonomic design.

TA110 includes:
  • State of the Art patented ergonomic design
  • Wide measuring range: 1 to 99,999 RPM
  • Wide distance range: 2" to 20" (50 to 500 mm)
  • Quick selection between RPM and Count functions
  • Maximum and minimum memory recall functions
  • Continuous reading and data hold modes
  • Quick response: < 0.3 seconds
  • Laser pointer for accurate targeting
  • Large LCD display with symbols and backlight
  • Non-contact technology
  • Safely measures RPM from a distance, away from hot and/or moving parts
  • Soft holster for instrument protection
  • Auto power off

GTC's new and affordable Made in Canada TA110 laser tachometer and counter offers superior quality and reliability compared to imported units and is packed with features to ensure the job is done right each and every time.

General Technologies Corp.
#121-7350 72nd Street
Delta, BC V4G 1H9
1-800-440-5582
www.gtc.ca

For full product info, please visit: www.gtc.ca/EN/TA303_EN.html
April 23, 2010 - LTX12 Infrared Thermometer with laser sight and ThermoSounderTM
ThermoSounder ™... saves time and money

  General Technologies' exclusive ThermoSounder feature on the LTX12 Infrared Thermometer provides users with audio feedback allowing for quick and easy detection of both cold and hot spots, without the distraction of having to follow and interpret the the digital readouts.

LTX12 includes:
  • Exclusive ThermoSounder temperature audio feedback
  • State of the Art patented ergonomic design and styling for enhanced handling and use
  • Wide temperature range: -20° to 1200° F (-30° to 650°C)
  • Optimum 10:1 distance to measurement spot ratio
  • Class II laser pointer
  • Large LCD display with symbols and backlight
  • Quick selection between °F and °C
  • Continuous reading and data hold modes
  • Soft holster for instrument protection
  • Auto power off

  GTC's new and affordable Made in Canada LTX series of IR laser thermometers offers superior quality and reliability compared to imported units and is packed with features to ensure the job is done right each and every time.

General Technologies Corp.
#121-7350 72nd Street
Delta, BC V4G 1H9
1-800-440-5582
www.gtc.ca

For full product info, please visit: www.gtc.ca/EN/LTX12_EN.html

2000-2009

January 2, 2009 - LTX10 Infrared Thermometer with laser sight ( -20 to 1000˚ F, 10:1 optics ratio)
  GTC, General Technologies Corp is pleased to announce the launch of its "Made in Canada" LTX Series of non-contact IR Laser Thermometers. The first model LTX10 was launched into manufacturing at its Vancouver, BC plant first week of January, 2009.

The LTX10 IR Laser Thermometer can be used in a variety of industries and applications such as in:
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Industrial
  • Electrical
  • Fleets
  • Construction
  • Roofing
  • Printed Circuit Board Manufacturing and Assembly
  • Food Industry
  • HVAC/Refrigeration
  • Utilities
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Textiles
  • Boat manufacturing/repair
  • Motorcycle shops
  • Pulp and paper Industry
  • Any temperature measuring application.

  GTC's new and affordable LTX10 series offers a IR Laser thermometer superior in quality and reliability to imported units and is packed with features to ensure the job is done right each and every time.

  The units offers a temperature measurement range of -20 DEG F to 1000 DEG F, a 10:1 optical ratio and it comes loaded with a laser pointer output, IR sensor, large LCD, selectable scales, backlight, laser On/Off feature, user's manual and a well made soft carrying/storage pouch.

For full product info, please visit: www.gtc.ca/EN/LTX10_EN.html
February 1, 2008 - ST05 Oxygen Sensor Tester/Simulator gets nominated for the 2008 PTEN Innovation Awards
  The ST05 has been nominated by Professional Tools and Equipment News for its 2008 Innovation Awards in the category Diagnostic Test Equipment.

  This high-tech, user-friendly Oxygen Sensor Tester/Simulator from General Technologies Corp. sports a simple interface for diagnostic tests on any Oxygen Sensor to quickly determine whether the Sensor is defective and needs replacement. It is designed as both a stand-alone tool or as a complement to any scanner during the diagnostic process.

  It can be used on all sensors: Zirconium; Titanium 1 volt; Titanium 5 volt; Wide Band "dual-Cell"; and Heated or unheated (1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 wires). The ST05 is simple to set-up and use, provides fast and accurate testing, shows output signal in real time, diagnoses "Lazy" sensors which may not trigger DTC's but cause driveability problems, simulates Sensor Outputs, determines/locates faulty sensor, sensors can be tested ON or OFF vehicle, does not require time-consuming set-up or in-depth knowledge, Real-time cross-count is displayed on live bar graph, and instant sensor PASS/FAIL result shown on large display.

For more information about the 2008 PTEN Innovations Awards visit: "www.pten.com
December 21, 2007 - New website: www.gtc.ca
  General Technologies Corp. launches a new website for its worldwide customers and distributors. The enhanced website features a comprehensive product list, accessories, manuals and brochures. High resolution product pictures and copy are provided in the media center for easy downloads and advertising use.

Please visit www.gtc.ca or call 1-800-440-5582
March 30, 2007 - CT8007 Cordless Circuit Tester
Professional Cordless Polarity Circuit Tester Model CT8007 is back by popular customer demand.

  General Technologies Corp/Sheffield Research is re-introducing this Computer-Safe Circuit polarity tester to the market based on the many inquiries it has received from end-users and technician throughout the automotive industry.

Specifically designed for use on autos, trucks, trailers, RV's & boats, radio and electronic equipment installers and by any technician working on DC circuits between 6-28 Volt.

Features:
  • No ground wire means no wire tangles nor time lost searching for grounding point.
  • High Impedance Electronic circuitry.
  • Negligible Current Draw ( 1 microamp) is 30,000 times less than regular lamp type testers. This gives complete safety when working around sensitive electronic control modules and sensors.
  • Operating Range between 6 and 28 Volt DC in battery powered systems.
  • Liquid Crystal Display indicates "CIRCUIT OK +" on contacting positive voltages, and "CIRCUIT OK -" on contacting negative voltages.
  • Lightweight High Strength plastic construction with cap and clip.
  • Uses no batteries. Maintenance free.

Technical Specifications:
  • No Ground or clip required
  • 10 MOhm Minimun input impedance ( approx. 1 microamps @ 24 V).
  • Operates from 6 to 28 Volts. D.C.
  • Digital LCD display.
  • High strength, lightweight carbon fiber reinforced plastic.
  • Uses no batteries.
  • Pocket sized
  • 4.562"L x 1.062"W x 0.438" D. (116.05 x 26.98 x 11.12 mm)

For additional info on this product, please contact your local Jobber or Mobile Distributor.
November 1, 2006 - ST05 Oxygen Sensor Tester and Simulator
  This new, user friendly Oxygen Sensor Tester/Simulator model ST05 from General Technologies Corp/Sheffield Research sports a simple interface to perform diagnostic tests and measurements on any Oxygen Sensor and to quickly determine whether or not an oxygen sensor is actually defective and in need of replacement.

  It is designed to be used both, as a stand alone tool or as a compliment to any scanner during the diagnostic process.

Can be used on:
  • Zirconium Sensors
  • Titanium 1 volt sensors
  • Titanium 5 volt Sensors
  • Wide Band "dual-Cell" Sensors.
  • Heated or unheated Sensors (1,2,3,4 or 5 wires)
  • Diagnose "Lazy" sensors which may not trigger DTC's but cause driveability problems
  • Sensors can be tested either ON or OFF vehicles.
  • Does not require special time-consuming set-up or in-depth knowledge
  • Real time cross count displayed on live bargraph
  • Instant *PASS/FAIL* results displayed on large alpha-numeric display

June 1, 2005 - LT102 Infrared Thermometer with laser sight (1000˚ F, 8:1 optics ratio)
  General Technologies Corp., introduces the LT102 IR Laser Thermometer for use in automotive and industrial diagnostic applications.

  This new ergonomic thermometer is packed with all the features to do the job each and every time. The unit offers the user a –52 ˚F to 1000 ˚F measure range, a resolution of 1 ˚F and an 8:1 optics ratio. It comes loaded with a laser pointer output, IR sensor, Large LCD, ˚C/˚F switch button, backlight, laser On/Off feature and a soft c
April 10, 2003 - CM1000: 1000A AC/DC Current Clamp Meter
  This automotive current clamp meter, is a stand alone tool and does not require a multimeter to work. With its autorange and high sensitivity, it allows the measurement of AC/DC currents with a resolution down to 0.1 A, and a maximum current of 1000A, making it ideal for all kind of loads, like electric motors, fuel pumps, charging systems, starter currents, etc. It features a small and narrow jaw, which can accept cables up to 1" in diameter, but also facilitates its use in confined spaces, wire bundles, and small gauge wires. Other features include up to 1000 Volts AC/DC voltage, resistance measurement functions, continuity test (with buzzer), display hold and peak detector. The unit includes user's manual, test leads, batteries and a soft carrying/storage pouch.
September 12, 2003 - CT8027: Professional Automotive Multimeter
  The CT8027 has all of the measurement functions you will find in a quality 4 digits/analog bargraph digital multimeter: AC/DC voltage and current, resistance and continuity test, plus all the special automotive functions like tachometer, dwell, temperature, pulse width measurement for electronic fuel injection, frequency and diode testing. This affordable multimeter comes with all the accessories you need, including User's Manual, 9 V battery, test probes, temperature probe, inductive pick-up, protective holster and a hard carrying/storage case.
September 12, 2003 - CT8030: Dual Display Professional Automotive Multimeter
  This top of its class automotive digital multimeter offers more measurement capabilities and features than any other unit in the market. It features a dual scale backlighted display with analog bargraph, auto-range functions, AC/DC voltage, current, and resistance measurements, 4 times/sec display updates, data hold, 50 mS recording with max./min./average recall, relative measurement mode, audible continuity test and auto power off. Special automotive functions includes: Oxygen Sensor test, alternator test, 2 mS glitch capture, fuel injectors test, diodes, temperature, frequency, dwell and RPM. This unit comes with a full set of accessories, including test probes, temperature probe, alligator clips, back probes, inductive pick-up, protective holster, User's Manual, 9 V battery, and a hard carrying/storage case.
October 1, 2002 - FF310 FaultFinder: Electrical and Electronic Circuits Detector and Tracer 42V Ready ®
  Following on the success of the FF300 FaultFinder, General Technologies Corp., introduces the model FF310 FaultFinder, circuit detector and tracer specially designed for the necessities of the automotive repair industry. The FF310 is an improved version of the FF300, with a new ergonomic and attractive styling. However the differences with the older model, are more than skin deep. The FF310 uses an encoded signal to trace open and shorts to enhance noise rejection, and therefore false detections, it also has an wider voltage operating range from 6 to 42 Volt DC, and improved detection range for open circuits.

Locate short circuits, open connections, broken wires, current leaks and even trace wires: Now with the FF310 you can do all these tasks quickly and easily spending only a fraction of the time and effort required when compared to conventional methods. In most cases, you will even be able to locate the problem area without having to untie harnesses, open conduits or remove panels.

Multiple applications: this professional tool, from General Technologies Corp., will work on all electrical circuits with voltages between 6 and 42 Volt DC.

  With its wide working voltage range, automatic open/short detection, flexible probe and adjustable sensitivity, the FF310 Faultfinder enables the troubleshooting of a complete array of common problems, in a wide variety of vehicles.

For use in:
  • Automobiles
  • Trucks
  • Trailers
  • Boats
  • RVs
  • Any 6 to 42 Volt DC powered circuits.
August 2, 2002 - CM100: 1mA to 100A AC/DC Current Clamp Meter
  General Technologies Corp. introduces the first custom designed milliamp capable automotive current clamp meter, to be used as a stand alone tool which does not require a multimeter to work. With its autorange and high sensitivity, it allows the measurement of AC/DC currents with a resolution down to 1 mA, and a maximum current of 100A, making it ideal for tracking and measuring parasitic current drains, current leakages, and any other small currents. It features a small and narrow jaw (1.2" x 0.53") to facilitate its use in confined spaces, tight wire bundles, and with small gauge wires. Other features include up to 600 Volts AC/DC voltage, resistance measurement functions, and continuity test (with buzzer). The unit includes user's manual, test leads, batteries and a soft carrying/storage pouch.
July 1, 2001 - CM600: 600A AC/DC Current Clamp Meter
  This automotive current clamp meter, is a stand alone tool and does not require a multimeter to work. With its autorange and high sensitivity, it allows the measurement of AC/DC currents with a resolution down to 0.1 A, and a maximum current of 600A, making it ideal for all kind of loads, like electric motors, fuel pumps, charging systems, starter currents, etc. It features a small and narrow jaw, which can accept cables up to 1" in diameter, but also facilitates its use in confined spaces, wire bundles, and small gauge wires. Other features include up to 600 Volts AC/DC voltage, resistance measurement functions, continuity test (with buzzer), display hold and peak detector. The unit includes user's manual, test leads, batteries and a soft carrying/storage pouch.
February 1, 2001 - CT6100: Automotive Fuse Socket Connectors Set
  General Technologies Corp., announces the launch of its new innovative fuse socket connector set, model CT6100. The set consists of 3 connectors sized in Mini, ATO and Maxi format to cover all fuse sockect requirements in the automotive electrical repair field.

  These specially designed, plastic encapsulated connectors provide quick and reliable access to fuse block circuits for testing voltages, currents and for tapping into the power line without damaging the fuse block on vehicles. Built with chrome-plated contacts for wear and corrosion resistance, and a specially designed ABS plastic insulating body for easy insertion and extraction.

Features:
  • Ergonomically molded connector.
  • Easy access connector tabs fit :
  • ¼" quick connects.
  • Alligator clips.
  • Jumper Leads.
  • Multimeter test leads.
  • Plated contacts for maximum conductivity and durability.
  • Fits all Maxi, ATO and Mini automotive fuse sockets.
  • Applications:

Easily tap power to energize/check electrical components and accessories on:
  • Cooling fans.
  • Electric fuel pump.
  • Power window motors.
  • Electric doors.
  • Lamps.
  • Relays.
  • Wiring harnesses.
  • Etc.
June 1, 2000 - LT800 Infrared Thermometer with laser sight (800˚ F, 8:1 optics ratio)
  General Technologies Corp., introduces the LT800 IR Laser Thermometer, useful in automotive and industrial diagnostic applications.

  This new affordable thermometer is packed with features to do the job each and every time. The unit offers the user –4 ˚F to 800 ˚F, a resolution of 1 ˚F and an 8:1 optics ratio. It comes loaded with a laser pointer output, IR sensor, Large LCD, ˚C/˚F switch button, backlight, laser On/Off feature and a soft carrying pouch.
May 1, 2000 - General Technologies Corp. moves to new premises
  In order to accommodate our expanded product line, research and development facilities, and new automated assembly equipment, General Technologies Corp, has relocated to new premises, located in Delta, British Columbia Canada. The new address, effective May 1, 2000 is:
General Technologies Corp.
#121-7350 72nd Street,
Delta, BC V4G 1H9
Canada

Tel.: 604-952-6699
Fax: 604-952-6690
January 25, 2000 - CT8012/15/17/22/25: Digital Multimeters
  General Technologies introduces a new family of digital multimeters. This family offers 5 different model, two of them in the popular and ergonomic "pen" type the CT8002 (manual range) and the CT8022 (autorange). The other model are in the traditional style: CT8015 (manual range), the CT8017 (autorange) and the CT8025 (automotive multimeter). These multimeter offer all the necessary functions like AC/DC Voltmeter, AC/DC Amp meter, Ohmmeter, etc. For further details visit our website at: www.gtc.ca

  General Technologies Corp and its fully owned subsidiary, Sheffield Research has launched a new line of Multimeters ranging from manual to auto-ranging to automotive. The new line consists of 5 state of the art digital multimeters featuring new smaller and ergonomic profiles to ease handling while performing tests.

  These full fledged multimeters can be used for measuring output in sensors like oxygen, coolant temperature, throttle position (TPS), Manifold Air Pressure (MAP), Manifold Air Flow (MAF), etc… Check grounds, voltage drops and continuity across connectors, wires, cables, relays, contacts, lamps, switches, etc… check components like alternators, diodes, relay coils, condensers, ignition coils, spark switches, fuses, etc… They are an all around essential tool for electrical and electronic circuit troubleshooting.

The models currently available are:
  • CT8012 Ergonomic Manual selection DMM
  • CT8022 Ergonomic Auto Range DMM
  • CT8015 Manual Selection DMM
  • CT8017 Auto Range DMM
  • CT8025 Automotive Multimeter

  The company plans to increase its multimeter line and to continue to offer the industry unique, convenient and user friendly tools, which reduce set-up time and costs of diagnostic work.

  For full technical details on the product line, please visit the company's web site located at http://www.generaltechnologies.net or call 1-800-440-5582 for your copy of their product catalog.

  General Technologies Corp and its fully owned subsidiary, Sheffield Research is an established manufacturer and worldwide supplier of quality diagnostic tools and equipment for the professional automotive technicians.

1989-1999

November 1, 1996 - FF300 FaultFinder: Electrical and Electronic Circuits Detector and Tracer
  General Technologies Corp., introduces the first new Short/Open Circuit Tracer/Detector. The FF300 is designed to quickly trace and easily detect Open or Short Circuits in electrical repairs work in the automotive industry. Technicians can now Locate short circuits, open connections, broken wires, current leaks and even trace electrical wires with this tool. All these tasks can be performed quickly and easily with much less effort and time required when compared to conventional methods. In most cases, the problem area can be located without having to untie harnesses, open conduits or remove panels. The FF300 includes: FF300R (receiver), FF300T (transmitter), hard carrying case and user's manual

This professional tool will operate on voltage ranges between 6 and 36 volt DC.

FOr use in:
  • Automobiles
  • Trucks
  • Trailers
  • Boats
  • RVs
  • Any 6 to 36 Volt DC powered circuits.
June 12, 1993 - TD101 Digital Tachometer for Gasoline and Diesel Engines with Spark Plug Voltage Meter
  The new TD101 SmarTach + D combines a wireless tachometer, Diesel tachometer and a secondary ignition voltage tester into one hand held tool. The digital tachometer measures up to 20,000 RPM, on engines with 1 to 12 cylinders, 2 or 4 cycles. With gasoline engines, it works by sensing the electromagnetic waves from the ignition system, and requires no contact with the engine, eliminating the need for test leads, inductive pick-ups or reflective tape. For diesel engines it uses a sensor that is connected on the fuel injection line, where it senses the "pulse" of the injector. The secondary ignition voltage tester provides a digital readout of the spark plug wire voltage, enabling the technician to quickly detect and troubleshoot of problems in ignition systems. Simply by hooking the antenna sensor to the spark plug wire, it measures peak voltages up to 40000V. This unit includes a cable and 6 mm diesel sensor adapter, User's Manual, and a 9 V battery.
October 21, 1992 - TA100 Digital Non-Contact Tachometer with Spark Plug Voltage Meter
An all around useful Diagnostic Tool

  General Technologies Corp introduces the TA100 professional Smartach+ to the industry as the first ever wireless handheld tachometer and secondary ignition tester.

  The TA100 SmarTach + combines a wireless tachometer and a secondary ignition voltage tester into one hand held tool. The digital tachometer measures up to 20,000 RPM on engines with 1 to 12 cylinders, 2 or 4 cycles and DIS systems.

  The wireless Smartach+ senses and picks up electromagnetic waves from the ignition system, eliminating the need for test leads, inductive-up or reflective tapes. When held about a foot over the ignition system with the antenna extended, the tach speed is displayed instantly on a digital screen.

  The Secondary ignition voltage tester provides a digital readout of the spark plug wire voltage, useful in detecting and troubleshooting problems in ignition systems, such as cylinder misfires, bad spark plug wires and whether a spark exists in no-start diagnostics.
January 26, 1989 - CT8002 Professional Circuit Tester
  General Technologies unveiled a new, computer safe, all solid state electronics circuit tester . Unlike regular test lights, this high-impedance circuit tester is safe to use around automotive computers, electronics, ecm's, sensors and air bags. It requires no wire or clip connector to ground. Rugged, built to last and simple to use on automobiles, trucks, trailers, RV's, motorcycles, boats and any DC powered circuit from 3 to 28 volts. The tester allows users to run a test in less time that it takes to set-up a regular test light on a suitable ground.

Summary of Key Features:
  • Safe with ECM's, Sensors, Transducers, Airbags, etc.
  • No ground-wire or clip required.
  • Detects from 3 to 28 volts.
  • Light, sound and vibration.
  • Rugged Stainless Steel Construction.
  • Unique V-groove needle accessory for wire piercing and safe carrying.
  • Solid State lamp for lifetime lasting performance.
  • Replaceable long-life alkaline batteries included.