Crimper, Punch Down Tool, Protocol Analyzer and Loop Back Plug (part 1)

The Crimper and an introduction to the punch down tool This lesson continues discussing the use of appropriate hardware tools to troubleshoot network productivity. This lesson focuses on the following tools:
  • Crimper: used for cable termination, but it can also be used to cut and strip cables. Crimpers can be used on Ethernet, coaxial and fiber cables. Crimpers can also correct terminating ends and wire sequence. When setting up and crimping a cable, leave as little excess as possible outside the connector as that can cause interference.
  • Punch down tool: can terminate connection into a block or patch panel or a keystone. When using this tool, be careful of the blade size and the cutting edge as different size tools are meant for different size cables.
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