3.3. Identifying Tools Used for Wiring

Someone once said "The job is whole lot easier when you use the right tools!" This statement is certainly true in regard to wiring networks. While wiring networks is not "rocket science," it can be tedious and time consuming. Once you understand what goes into wiring a network, you will probably gain a much keener insight into why wireless networks have become so popular.

3.3.1. Critical Information

You should know the general purpose and features of each of the main tools that are used to wire and test a network. Be able to identify the proper tool for a given task.

3.3.1.1. Wire Crimpers

Typically LANs are wired with category 5, 5e, or 6 cable and RJ-45 connectors. While you can purchase these types ...

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