Test & Measurement
Ideal offers new data cable transmission tester: SignalTEK CT
By Renée Francoeur
June 9, 2015 – Ideal Networks, the networking solutions and testing subsidiary of Ideal Industries, is now offering a data cable transmission tester, verifying copper cabling has been installed correctly. It is also capable of supporting Gigabit Ethernet applications to the international standard IEEE802.3ab.
The SignalTEK CT is a “new generation of tester that is an alternative to LAN cable certification,” Ideal stated. It carries out two primary tests via its Autotest function: a wiremap test and a data transmission test. The wiremap test identifies and locates crossed pairs, opens, shorts and split pairs using its TDR. The data transmission test performs at 100Mbit/s or 1000Mbit/s.
Pass/Fail results can be saved to a USB memory stick for import into PC for later report generation.
Each tester comes in a kit with display and remote unit as well as rechargeable batteries, patch cables, power supply, multi-lingual manual and carry case.