Need a cheap cable tester for patch/cross over + Need rj45 connectors. Where?

Discussion in 'Networking & Security' started by BurntToast, Jan 21, 2006.

  1. BurntToast

    BurntToast 2[H]4U

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    Where is a cheap place to buy RJ45 connectors?

    Also whats a cheap/okay cable tester for cross over and patch cables?

    www.geeks.com has an okay special, but I dont need a crimper or cable.

    Thanks!
     
  2. Steve-o-man

    Steve-o-man [H]Lite

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    Just about any local electronics shop should have them. I can get them locally for a dime a dozen.
     
  3. BurntToast

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    Can anyone else help? I need a make/model of a tester.

    Or has anyone ever used the tester that geeks sells?
     
  4. Orinthical

    Orinthical [H]ard|Gawd

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    www.monoprice.com <--- Great place for cables, connectors, keystone jacks, etc.

    As for a tester - realistically I don't see anything wrong with the one Geeks sells... testing wire is really rather simple so it doesn't much matter if it's a no-name special. If you want to spend money you can grab a decent cable tester from any Home Depot or local electronics shop... if you want to spend a ton of money you can get "the best" and go with a Fluke.