OT: Network Cable Tester

Roger Neth Jr baypos at gmail.com
Thu Sep 24 19:37:27 UTC 2009

I have used a Fluke 620 for 8 years and works great for what your needs are,
look on ebay also.


On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 12:01 PM, drew einhorn <drew.einhorn at gmail.com>wrote:

> There are some dirt cheap Chinese ones.
> I bought one and sorted out a bunch of bad cables.
> It was already worth the money I'd spent.
> Then the tester died.
> What did I expect?
> It was dirt cheap.
> I'm looking for something better.
> I think I see folks selling the dirt cheap
> tester for a lot more money.  Maybe
> it's a knock off of a better tester and
> the pictures just look the same.
> For a whole lot of money I can get
> something that does bandwidth testing,
> and prints fancy reports, ...
> I can't afford anything like that.
> I'm looking for something that's durable.
> I can count on it lasting, and being able
> to use it tomorrow.
> Checks for opens, shorts, and miswired pairs.
> Hmm.  I wonder if some similarly and reasonably priced
> testers can detect more kinds of wiring errors.
> Any recommendations?
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