Video Description

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.

Course Modules

CompTIA Network+