Cable Tester, Toner Probe, Cable Certifier and Butt Set

Cable Tester, Toner Probe, Cable Certifier and Butt Set This lesson discusses using appropriate hardware tools to troubleshoot network productivity. These hardware tools consist of:
  • Cable testers: verify connection and the correct pin out; may have a remote tester.
  • Toner probes: trace wire and cable, generator produces tone and the probe listens for tone.
  • Cable certifiers: verifies bandwidth and frequency; tests many types of cables
  • Butt sets: Tests plain old telephone system (POT) connection; connects to line then calls looking for a signal. Butt sets are used when installing and Internet connection.
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