Whether your terminating RJ45 keystone jacks, crimping RJ45 modular plugs, testing a local area network (LAN), pulling cable, or installing coaxial cable and connectors, we have you covered. Below we provide a brief breakdown and description of the tools needed for low voltage and Ethernet cable installations.
Common Datacom Tools, Testers, and Accessories
RJ45 Modular Crimping Tool: Designed to crimp male connectors onto Ethernet cable. Modular plugs are designed to fit into any LAN or Ethernet port commonly found on patch panels, network switches, routers, and computers. RJ45 Modular crimper works by inserting the modular plug your crimping into the loading tray and pressing down on the handles. It's that easy. Our RJ45 Modular crimpers, crimps RJ45 modular plugs in perfect and even parallel action with precise ratcheting mechanism.
Impact Termination Tool: For punching down Ethernet conductors into the contacts found on RJ45 Keystone jacks. This done by placing your conductor into the contract pins on a keystone jack and then pushing down on the conductor till it clicks into place. Our QuickTreX Professional Impact Termination tool also cuts the excess of the conductor off when punching down with a 1 sided blade.
Ethernet Cable Stripper: Designed to strip back the cable jacket on Ethernet cable to access the 8 copper conductors. These cable strippers are designed to only cut the jacket and not cut or damage the conductors themselves. We offer several different cable strippers to fit your custom installations.
Ethernet Cable Cutters and Scissors: For creating a clean cut of your Ethernet Cable to prep for termination of keystone jacks or modular plugs. Our Professional Wire Scissors provide a straight precise cut of your Ethernet conductors. This is important and promotes a smooth installation of your Ethernet cable connectors.
Network LAN Cable Tester: These testers are designed to test the continuity and grounding of your Ethernet connections. It also checks to make sure your conductors are aligned properly in a 568B or 568A sequence. You plug one end of your cable run into the tester and the other end into the remote that is included and then press test. We offer testers with multiple remotes so you can test multiple locations at one time.
Network ID Toner and Probe: Allows you to trace Ethernet cable runs and identify and isolate individual Ethernet ports on a patch panel and what office or location they go to. You place the tone generator on one end of your cable run and then take the probe to the opposite location. The probe will make a sound when it's in or very close the the port wanting to be traced.
Hex Crimpoer: For crimping Coaxial hex plugs or the shielding clamp on shielded modular plugs by loading the hex plug or modular plug into the crimping tray and pressing down on the handles.
Compression Connector Crimper: Designed to provide a precise crimp of coaxial compression connectors by loading the coaxial connector onto the tray and pressing down on the handles.
Pull String or Rope: For pulling cable through conduit, floors, and attics. We also have cable pulling lubricant to