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  • Overall Rating: 5
  • Price: 5
  • Quality: 3
  • Ease Of Use: 5
  • Usefulness: 4
It's smarter than me – 8-in-1 RJ45/1394/USB/Firewire Computer Network Cable Tester Reviews

posted by compactman on 10/17/2008 Certified Owner

Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:less than 1 day

Pros:
- I tested with a few cables and found it worked okay
- Takes only a single 9v battery
- firewire 400, usb, and ethernet tester awesome
- Cables slide in properly without getting jammed.
Cons:
- The plastic feels very cheap and light
- Mine didn't come with a nice leather case like some of the others Ive seen.
- It's the ugliest thing in my toolbox
- it didn't come with the 9 volt battery
Other:
- great for onsite work. Being able to validate your work is really fantastic
- There are lots of places you might use this. Lan parties, wiring a house, onsite repairs,
Bottomline:
- Network people rejoice for gadgets like these so enjoy it!

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