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Objective 5.3: Hardware Tools

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Objective 5.3: Hardware Tools
Objective 5.2: Software Tools


Objective 5.3: Given a scenario, utilize the appropriate hardware tools

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Cable testersEdit

these are used to check the quality of the cable, how many wires that fully connected, a light will indicate how many wires are working

Protocol analyzerEdit

TDR (Time-domain Reflectometer)Edit

 
Signal transmitted and reflected from a discontinuity

OTDR (Optical Time-domain Reflectometer)Edit

This is used to check the connectivity of a fibre optic cable and the quality of the connection, by sending timed signals.

MultimeterEdit

Toner probeEdit

Butt setEdit

Punch down toolEdit

It is used to connect the network cables to a RJ-45 network connector. It punches down the cable to ensure a connection and then cuts off the excess wires.

Cable stripperEdit

SnipsEdit

Voltage event recorderEdit

Temperature monitorEdit

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