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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Simple and good product

    posted by Marius1900 on 06/12/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    Good build quality. One light for each wire - easy to use. Lights are bright and clear. Battery compartment could be opened without any tool and battery replaced in seconds. No manual neaded - if you ever had some product of that type in your hands, you wil...
    Cons:
    Of/on/s mode selection trigger turns very slightly, almost without any click or clutch, sometimes you should see what position ...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Works great

    posted by Nopelken on 03/21/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:less than 1 day

    Pros:
    * Very easy in use * So, no manual or so needed * Protecting case is great, also for putting in box with cables, knifes, ... * Testing USB is also a +
    Cons:
    * Cheap plastic cover of tester * Be carefull with the on/off button
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    not for work

    posted by dissidence on 03/04/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Novice  (still getting used to it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    cheap, works, easy to use, small size, comes with a case. test USB cables too. this dose what i wanted it to do, all in a small size.
    Cons:
    not the most durable case, battery is loose in it. the on/off switch on mine is very hard to turn off.
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
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    Budget and functional

    posted by aejn on 02/16/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Affordable and easy to use as a tool for networking. One can immediately verify that the connection and connectors are correctly installed.
    Cons:
    Switch is a little hard, but works. Instruction booklet is small. Scripture therefore difficult to read. So for the first time ...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 4
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    Good build

    posted by Icerunner on 01/28/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    Good build quality, nice sleeve to store it in. Both units click nicely together, making it more robust during transportation.
    Cons:
    After reading the manual I saw different models with more functuonality: I want those! On/off-button is difficult to manouevre ...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Good for its price

    posted by anigwei on 01/27/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    Good work for that price. Very useful and a must-have for any system operator that needs to install or check rj45 cable set. I haven't tested it but it also checks for USB cables.
    Cons:
    Plastic seems cheap... But it's ok. The bag has very bad quality. I think that zipper will break soon but it's ok, i did'nt eve...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Perfect for the price :)

    posted by b5fie on 01/13/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    Cheap and functional. works perfectly for a non-professional for the job around the house/helping friends setting op network.
    Cons:
    None I can think of..
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 4
    2 DXPoints
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    Works as it is supposed and very cheap.

    posted by pichol on 12/07/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Works as advertised and comes with a pouch. Buy a 9V battery and start working!
    Cons:
    You can feel it is low quality, but for this price you couldn't expect any different. That is really not a cons, just some obse...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 4
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    Cheap basic cable tester

    posted by ed2096 on 12/03/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Easy to use, straightforward to use. Caught an accidental mis-wiring in 110 panel, without this, I could have potentially spent hours figuring out what was wrong. Comes with convenient caring pouch Cheaper than pro meter, still does a decent job given th...
    Cons:
    Wish I bought a model with more connectors, such as RG-11 Uses 9V battery
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 4
    2 DXPoints
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    Great stuff for the price

    posted by zhilla on 09/16/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Cheap, better and longer lasting than similar instruments I also had/used. Good for testing connectivity. Ground line is also tested. Have it for a year now, more than a thousand of cables tested. I didn't really test USB much.
    Cons:
    Battery compartment too big for the battery - I glued a bit of sponge inside so it does not rattle. After much use, sometimes ...
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