I really agree with this sentence “The cable tester is not that the type of device is so complicated to understand, but the time-saving ability that these testers owns is comparable to none.”. And I think it would be better that all of the installation and maintenance technicians carry a cable tester in their carrying tool kits. Oh, you seems have doubt of it. OK, that’s doesn’t matter, let’s see how a network cable line testers can do its significant meaning.
Let us imaging this situation: an installation technician arrive at the job site to install a large computer network, when he was checking the existing wiring and network connections, he surprised to find that there is a wiring disaster that seems impossible. And he did not have any idea how he would be able to determine where all those wires go and what they connect to. And without knowing that, he would not know what this problem actually to be appeared, let alone how to solve that. What kind of tool do you think he needs? Yes, he needs the network cable tester. Because it is the optimal tool to determine termination points, breaks in cabling, open and shorted connections, crossed and split pairs, and locating switch hubs, for that is what they are designed for. And is this situation to be rarely appeared? No, it dose not, you can ask the installation of technicians you know.
For the basic network cable testers, it can test if the cable is working or not. For some more complicated or professional one, they can test for different types of faults in cables like continuity, dislocation, open circuit, short circuit, cable pairing faults, or indications like shielding indication, straight cable/ cross over cable indication, etc. A cable tester generally consists of two parts – The main unit that contains the display/ connectors and a remote detachable unit that contains the connectors (you can also call them Toner and Probe) .A network cable line tester works using batteries and in most cases, the required batteries need to be purchased additionally, and a network cable tester can test long cables as the remote unit can be detached from the main unit and carried across to the other end of the cable.
Just as we know, there are many different types of cable testers for network administrators and installers. The most common of these network cable testers are ethernet-based. These ethernet cable testers will often have several modes of testing the cables and connections. Because Ethernet is the most commonly used type of communication system for computers, so the ethernet network cable testers are the most common type of testers you will find inside of the technicians toolkit. And I would like to recommend you this model of cable tester: LAN Phone Network Cable Line Tester SC-6106 for RJ45 RJ11, which is the most popular in our website so far.
So much for that, hope it could help you.