Copper Cable Tester Selection Guide

Companies expect their twisted pair cabling to work flawlessly, but corners cut during design, installation and testing result in network downtime which translates to wasted resources and lost revenue. This can be avoided by cable installers that are capable of installing copper cabling systems and locating faults quickly. From 100BASE-T to tomorrow’s advanced twisted pair technology, Fluke Networks is the industry’s most trusted partner for cabling testing.
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Fluke Networks Pro3000 Analog Tone and Probe

IntelliTone Pro

Fluke Networks IntelliTone Pro 200 LAN Toner, Tracer, and Probe


Fluke Networks MicroMapper Wiremap Tester


Fluke Networks TS 100 Cable Fault Finder

MicroScanner PoE

Fluke Networks MicroScanner Cable Verifier


LinkIQ Cable+Network Tester


Fluke Networks DSX CableAnalyzer Copper Cable Certifier

Port Information and Cable ID
PoE Identification          
PoE Power Class (0-8)          
Switch Speed          
Switch Name, Port, VLAN            
Connectivity (ping)            
Digital Toning  


Analog Toning

Noise Filtering

Cable Verification
Cable Wiremap  





Cable Length      

Qualify Cabling Performance
10 Mb/s to 10Gb/s

Cable Certification
(Cat 6, 6A, 8, Fiber)


Generate Reports          
Cable Troubleshooting
Identify open/short  

Distance to open/short      

Locate Crosstalk Fault          


Identify and Locate Impedance Fault          




LinkIQ Cable+Network Tester
The LinkIQ™ Cable+Network Tester is the testing solution to verify cable performance up to 10 Gb/s and solve network connectivity problems.
  • Cable Performance testing up to 10GBASE-T via frequency-based measurements
  • Network features including: IPv4 and v6 ping, nearest switch diagnostics (IP address, name, port / VLAN number, and advertised data rates).
  • Ethernet Alliance certified PoE Verification – Detects the PoE class (1-8) and power, and performs a load test of available PoE from the connected switch
  • Displays cable length, wire map, and distance to open or short
  • Manage results and print reports from LinkWare™ PC
Most Popular   Models  Description Buy Now
LIQ-100 LinkIQ™ Cable+Network tester includes LinkIQ™ with remote ID #1, RJ45-RJ45 patch cord, AC charger, RJ45/11 universal coupler, and carrying case
LIQ-KIT LinkIQ™ Cable+Network tester includes LinkIQ™ with remote IDs #1-7, RJ45-RJ45 patch cord, AC charger, RJ45/11 universal coupler, Intellitone Pro 200 probe and duffle bag carrying case


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MicroScanner Cable Verifier

The MicroScanner series verifies voice/data/video and switch capability with a straightforward and informative user interface.


MicroScanner PoE Capabilities

  • Quickly determine if a problem is caused by a bad or unconnected cable, insufficient power, or a Powered Device (PD).
  • Information for the Network Engineer to investigate potential switch configuration or malfunctions.
  • PoE  Switch Verification – Determine if a switch port can provide enough power by reporting PoE class (0-8).
  • Powered Pairs – Graphically identifies powered pairs. Including Dual Signature where the switch port delivers power on 2 or 4 pairs (802.3bt or PoE ++)
  • PoE Injector verification - Display injector voltage level
  • Active Switch Detection - Determine if a cable is connected to a switch port and port speed up to 10G
  • Cable Testing – Identify any shorted, open or crossed wires at both ends, length of each pair, and send tones to find cables.

MicroScanner Series Features:

  • Straightforward Interface – Graphical wiremap, length, cable ID, and distance to fault displayed on one screen
  • Multimedia Support – Tests all common media types including RJ11, RJ45, Coax(MS2 only), with no need for adapters
  • IntelliTone Toning – Trace virtually any cable or wire pair with IntelliTone digital and analog toning
  • VDV Service Detection – Verifies today’s media services, including 10/100/1000 Ethernet, POTS, and PoE
  • Oversized Display – Large, backlit LCD makes results crystal clear whether in bright sunshine or a dark closet
  • Magnetic Strap (included in MicroScanner kits) - Allows technicians to keep their hands free and their tester safe from potential drops and accidents with strong rare earth magnet
Most Popular  Models   Description Buy Now
MicroScanner Power Over Ethernet Cable Verifier Box Contents MS-POE Microscanner PoE: Includes Microscanner PoE with main WireMap adapter, multi-language getting started guide, batteries, and Fluke Networks carry pouch  
MicroScanner Power Over Ethernet Cable Verifier Kit MS-POE-KIT Microscanner PoE Professional Kit: Includes Microscanner PoE, MS-PoE Remote ID Kit (2-7), Intellitone Probe, Duffle bag, and RJ45 patch cords  
MicroScanner 2 Cable VerifierMicroScanner 2 Cable Verifier MS2-100 MicroScanner² Cable Verifier. Includes MicroScanner² Cable Verifier with main WireMap adapter, multi-language Getting Started Guide, batteries, and Fluke Networks carry pouch
MicroScanner 2 Cable Verifier Professional KitMicroScanner 2 Cable Verifier Professional Kit MS2-KIT MicroScanner² Professional Kit: A complete kit including the MicroScanner² Cable Verifier plus additional remote IDs(2-7), IntelliTone Probe, sturdy case and multiple test leads.
MicroScanner 2 Cable Verifier Termination Test KitMicroScanner 2 Cable Verifier Termination Test Kit MS2-TTK MicroScanner² Termination Test Kit includes: MicroScanner² Cable Verifier, IS60 Pro-Tool Kit, IntelliTone™ 200 Probe, RJ11 and RJ 45 patch cables, lanyard, owner’s CD and quick start guide, and 9 volt battery, packaged in a deluxe carry case.


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MicroMapper Wiremap Tester

Verifies wiremap and identifies faults with LED display.

  • Tests twisted pair cables for open circuits, shorts, crossed pairs, reversed pairs and split pairs
  • Remote identifier enables one-person testing
  • Built-in tone generator for tracing installed cables hidden in walls, floors and ceilings. Works with Pro3000 tone probe (sold separately)


Most Popular Models           Description Buy Now
MicroMapper Wiremap Tester Box Contents MT-8200-49A MicroMapper Includes: MicroMapper and MicroMapper Remote, test lead to get you started on your troubleshooting.


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Digital network cable toner and probe traces and locates cables on active network.

  • IntelliTone digital toning eliminates noise and false signals
  • SmartTone analog toning precisely isolates individual wire pairs
  • Locates cables safely and effectively on active networks
  • Verifies twisted-pair installation with visual end-to-end continuity test
  • Built-in wire mapper
  • Works on twisted pair, audio, and video cabling
Most Popular       Models         Description Buy Now
MT-8200-60-KIT IntelliTone Pro 200 LAN Toner and Probe Kit Includes: IntelliTone 200 LAN Toner and 200 Probe, coax F connector adapter, (2) RJ11 and (2) RJ45 patch cables, test leads with alligator clips, lanyard, quick start guide, and (2) 9-volt batteries


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Pro3000 Analog Tone and Probe

Pro3000 Analog Tone & Probe Kit traces wires.

  • Tone and trace wire on non-active networks.
  • Identify exact pair with SmartTone™ technology and five distinct tones
  • Different tones when pairs are shorted
  • Loud speaker on Probe makes the tone easier to hear through drywall, wood, and other material
  • Angled bed-of-nails clips allow easy access to individual pairs and RJ-11 easily connect to telephone jacks ̶ no need for adapters
Most Popular Models Description Buy Now
Pro3000 Analog Tone and Probe KitPro3000 Analog Tone and Probe Kit 26000900 Pro3000 Analog Tone & Probe Kit, includes Pro3000, Angled bed-of-nails clips for individual pairs/RJ-11 connector for use on telephone jacks and case


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TS100 Cable Fault Finder

An easy-to-use cable fault locator, cable and wire manager and tone generator.

  • Works on any two or more conductor cable up to 3,000 feet (915 meters)
  • LED display shows distance to open or any fault from one end of any cable pair
  • Patented SmartToneTM tone generator positively identifies pair
  • High voltage detection
  • Additional line cord options available for coaxial cable (F-connectors) and other applications
Most Popular Models Description Buy Now
TS 100 Cable Fault Finder with Alligator Clips 26500000 TS100 cable fault finder with BNC to alligator clips


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