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Old 01-09-2009 - Data Cabling Test Equipment - Computer Networking Systems - Genaral - Voltage Talk forum
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Data Cabling Test Equipment

What is the best, yet inexpensive test equipment to use for checking data cables for CAT5/CAT6? I have the basic continutiy tester (4 green lights are good) but would like to do better than that.
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Check out:

Byte Brothers http://www.qualtecsecurity.com/ we have a couple of these and they work great for quick cable checks - you can also print results!

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NT Validator http://www.testequipmentdepot.com/te...tver/nt955.htm we have one of these and they are very good for the $$$

If you have a big budget - we also have one of these for clients that require we test with it. http://www.flukenetworks.com/fnet/en...alyzer+Series/ very powerful.

At the end of the day the Byte Brothers model will get it done at a great price!
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I've used the Fluke & it's amazing but oh the price! The Cable & Power Kit looks interesting, I may have to try that one.

Thanks again!
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Are you looking to qualify or certify the permanent link or just looking for speed testing for the connections? The Fluke CableIQ will qualify that a run is capable of handing up 1000 Mbps in speed, tell you if the wiring is correct, length of the run or breaks & their footage. They run a little over 2k. If you're wanting to certify the run, the costs run higher but you can give your customer 25 years to lifetime warranties as provided by the cable & termination manufacturers.

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I've noticed that the specifications for nearly all federal government / military contracts require certification and I've seen the Fluke analyzer specifically mentioned on more than one occasion.
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All of the federal / government jobs we have done required certification. We use either the Fluke DTX or Ideal's LanTek 7G. On other jobs, we also certify the link so we can offer the warranty to our customer.
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Check out:

Byte Brothers http://www.qualtecsecurity.com/ we have a couple of these and they work great for quick cable checks - you can also print results!
Just received one of their Real World Certifiers. I like it!
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Hi Everyone
I'm new to This forum
it is great to join this Forum, hope i'm welcome in
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Quote:
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Check out:

Byte Brothers http://www.qualtecsecurity.com/ we have a couple of these and they work great for quick cable checks - you can also print results!

and

NT Validator http://www.testequipmentdepot.com/te...tver/nt955.htm we have one of these and they are very good for the $$$

If you have a big budget - we also have one of these for clients that require we test with it. http://www.flukenetworks.com/fnet/en...alyzer+Series/ very powerful.

At the end of the day the Byte Brothers model will get it done at a great price!
I looked up the tester at test equipment and it had been discontinued... any updated ideas that may be similar?
Thanks for your input.
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We've been using the Byte Brothers RWC1000 with good results. It's also available on Amazon.com. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000J157WQ/...l_4gslnkwq8e_b
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Thanks appreciate the info. Hope you all have a great new year.
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