[PLUG-TALK] Cat5e cable: open [UPDATE]

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Sun Dec 29 10:25:01 PST 2019


On Sun, 29 Dec 2019, Rich Shepard wrote:

> Is there a test for cable integrity? I've installed RJ-45 plugs on cat5e
> cables before this and each has passed the tester. Before I waste more plugs
> should I consider the entire cable compromised and build a new one?

I just put plugs on a new cable of the same length as the 'open' cable.
Passed the integrity test. So I guess the old cable has a broken wire
somewhere and would like to know if there's a way to determine where it is.

Rich


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