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neler13 | CompTIA A+ | Module 2.10 - Use Appropriate Networking Tools

By: neler13 | Related Course: CompTIA A+ | Published: January 21, 2018 | Modified: January 21, 2018
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NotepadCable Crimper

Crimper RJ 45 or RJ 11

Single data core

Crimper holds on the wire to finish the cable

NotepadCables Straight through\Crossover


Straight through – Cables correspond to the same pin on the cable on both ends of the cable

Crossover –

NotepadNetwork Tools

Punch down tool

Cutting end cuts

Strip insulation off

Needs to be matched up the same on the punch down and the cable. Colors in same location where they correspond to the correct color

Loopback plug is used to dx network issues. Port in question or network card in question.

NotepadToner Probe

Multi meter

Tone generator Used to trace Wires for finding which cable traces back to where

Cable may be cut

Test the continuity

Is there an open circuit?

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