General Tools

New York — General Tools & Instruments (General®) has been acquired by High Road Capital Partners, a private equity firm based in New York City. The deal closed on February 4, 2014. General’s CEO and senior management team remain at the company’s helm. “General remains focused on providing its customers with feature-rich, value-oriented specialty hand Read more

A complete full-featured video inspection system no bigger than a smartphone. Ideal for busy craftsmen, professionals and DIYers. FEATURES: • Fits in your pocket • Affordable • 1 meter drop-proof • Long, thin camera-tipped probe penetrates tight, hard-to-reach spaces • Probe is waterproof and holds its shape • Four camera-lighting LEDs produce bright, crisp video Read more

The new, pocket-sized 4:1 IR Thermometer with NCV Detector & Flashlight (VR40) [Patent Pending] from General Tools & Instruments (General®) embodies innovation in several ways that benefit technicians, contractors and electricians. As an instrument with multiple functions—Infrared Thermometer (IRT), Non-Contact Voltage (NCV) detector and flashlight—the VR40 offers more versatility and utility than other products on Read more

The new PalmScope™ (DCS950) from General Tools & Instruments (General®) is more than the world’s first full-featured pocket-sized video inspection system. It’s also built to survive the harsh environments of HVACR maintenance and plumbing, not to mention any rigorous tasks DIYers might subject it to. The PalmScope’s clamshell design allows the camera-tipped probe to be Read more