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The Microlease Group expands London premises to support European growth

October 2016 - Microlease, the leading test and measurement equipment management company, has opened a major extension to its Harrow, London head office and warehouse.
Microlease has leased an adjoining unit giving it an additional 1,500 sq mt (16,000 sq ft) of office, warehouse and laboratory space to support its expanding European business and 225 strong European team.

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Latest Tool Box Offering from The Microlease GroupFocuses on Semiconductor Testing

September 2016 - The ongoing progression of semiconductor technology is resulting in more sophisticated devices with higher degrees of integrated functionality. As a consequence there are a multitude of different parameters that now need to be tested, with every stage in the overall development and production process requiring the use of distinct pieces of instrumentation. This has serious implications when looking to source these items in a convenient, cost effective and risk-free manner. In response to these dynamics, Microlease has just introduced its Semiconductor Tool Box.

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New Railway Tool Boxes from The Microlease Group put the Right Equipment in the Right Hands at the Right Time

September 2016 - The diversity of systems on the railway continues to grow, and ensuring that teams working on maintenance, repair, installation or commissioning projects have the right test tools to hand is a real challenge. Microlease has applied its experience of the instrumentation market to create Railway Tool Boxes to take the guesswork out of ensuring teams always have the correct electrical and electronic test gear to complete their tasks. The Tool Boxes can be applied to a wide range of systems, including signalling, communications, passenger services such as Wi-Fi in trains and stations, trackside surveillance, and self-service ticket machines.

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Comprehensive Test Kit from The Microlease Group Supports Advances in Automotive Design & Development

July 2016 - The complexity of automobile electronics systems continues to increase. Modern vehicles demand a growing number of electronic control units (ECUs) and sensors, plus higher data rate serial buses and a broadening range of wireless connectivity options. Through this technology, road users can benefit from superior navigation, telematics, protection, climate control and infotainment functions, resulting in improved comfort, greater access to media content and accentuated safety. To address this progression, test equipment sourcing specialist Microlease has just introduced its Automotive Tool Box.

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Microlease Group Extends Reach by Establishing Commercial Presence in Taiwan

March 2016 - Microlease, the leading test and measurement equipment management company, continues to broaden the scope of its business capabilities across the globe with the opening of a new office in Taipei. This strategic moves means that, going forward, Microlease will be better able to directly address the key markets of Taiwan, Hong Kong and mainland China. To support this it has recruited a highly experienced and technically-skilled local team.

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VIAVI (JDSU) Bestows Award on Livingston at Mobile World Congress

27th February 2014 -  The mobile communication industry has been focussed on Barcelona at the end of February, as the city once again played host to the Mobile World Congress. The high profile event saw test equipment sourcing specialist, Livingston received the award for excellent cooperation from industry leading instrumentation manufacturer VIAVI (JDSU).

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Next Generation High Speed Portable Data Acquisition Solutions

16th February 2014 -  Test sourcing specialist Livingston now offers advanced recorders from leading equipment manufacturer Yokogawa which are capable of capturing data over incredibly long periods of time.

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Livingston Delivers Next Generation Power Analysis Platform to Datacentres

20th January 2014 -  Test-equipment sourcing specialist, Livingston, now offers its customers the highly advanced Dent ELITEpro XC - a complete solution for accurately monitoring electric energy usage and recording key performance metrics, so that datacentres managers can maximise the effectiveness of their outfit.

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Livingston Receives Major Accolade from EXFO

3rd October 2013 -  Test-equipment sourcing specialist, Livingston, has been awarded the EXFO Exceptional Partnership Award. The award is in recognition of Livingston’s effectiveness in promoting EXFO’s portfolio of highly advanced instrumentation and flexible finance solutions to its customer base over the last year.

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Livingston Introduces New Cost-Optimised Test Kit for Base Station Deployment

25th September 2013 - Test equipment sourcing specialist Livingston has added another test kit to its growing selection. This latest highly adaptable kit is focussed on serving engineers involved in the deployment or upgrading of mobile base stations.

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Livingston Assists DANTE in Obtaining Optical Capacity World Record

19th August 2013 - Test equipment sourcing specialist Livingston has played an integral part in the setting of a new Guinness World Record. Its client DANTE (Delivery of Advanced Network Technology to Europe) has, using Livingston sourced equipment, been able to achieve the fastest ever rate for implementing multi-Terabit optical capacity.

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New Calibration Solution for Rent via Livingston

9th July 2013 - Test equipment sourcing specialist Livingston has put facilities in place that will greatly assist customers struggling with the cost and logistical problems presented by carrying out recalibration. It will henceforth offer them the option to calibrate their own equipment by renting calibrators from its inventory.

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Advanced Test Solution for Electrical Cabling Available through Livingston

26th June 2013 - Test equipment sourcing specialist Livingston continues to make innovations within the supply chain by adding further products to its easy2source offering - which combines the flexibility of hiring with the advantages of ownership. Customers who do not currently have the capital for acquiring items of test hardware can instead hire it for a fixed period then convert to a discounted purchase at a later stage. If funds are still constrained, they can alternatively extend the hiring period or simply return the items with no penalty.

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Livingston Strengthens Position in Wireless Installation Equipment

29th May 2013 - Test equipment sourcing specialist Livingston has taken major steps towards establishing itself as the One-Stop-Shop for all the items of hardware required when implementing mobile communication infrastructure. In addition to being a leading supplier for the rental of products like the Anritsu Site Master family, Narda personal radiation meters and Kaelus PIM testers, Livingston also offers its support in ensuring their on-going operation.

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Livingston Offers VIAVI (JDSU)’s Portable Combined Cable & Antenna Analysers

16th April 2013 - Test equipment sourcing specialist Livingston, is now in a position to provide its customers with the latest handheld format cable and antenna analysers from VIAVI (JDSU). Each member of the JD720 series is highly optimised for testing and characterising mobile infrastructure, exhibiting ease of use plus a comprehensive array of features and functionality.

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Advanced Fibre Optic Splicing Equipment

18th March 2013 - Test equipment sourcing specialist Livingston, in response to rising demand for greater deployment of optical networking infrastructure across Europe, has invested heavily in leading-edge fibre splicing instruments. The company will be able to supply these units in a variety of highly flexible and cost-effective rental packages.

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High Performance Handheld Optical Network Tester Addresses Rapidly Growing Enterprise Sector

19th February 2013 - Test sourcing specialist Livingston has added to its range of rental products supporting next generation optical networks by stocking the latest Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) from Fluke Networks.

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Livingston introduces Customised RF Test Kits

29th January 2013 - Test equipment sourcing specialist Livingston has announced a new initiative which will help engineers to rent the various tools required for their RF testing/analysis tasks while minimising the financial investment involved.

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Fluke’s Advanced Power Quality Analysis Tools Now Available via Livingston

4th January 2013 - Test sourcing specialist Livingston has further expanded the portfolio of power quality test equipment offered to its customers. The company has announced availability of the Fluke 437 Series II handheld energy analyser to rent through its Europe-wide supply chain.

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