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Creating Custom Cables in the OMNIScanner

The last OMNIScanner left the factory back in July 2005. We regret to say service and support ended July 2009. It's replaced by the Versiv familly of testers.
You need to know the NVP (Nominal Velocity of Propagation) and the impedance of the cable that you are creating. This information can be obtained from the cable manufacturer.
Power the OMNIScanner on. Press the Setup button Setup Button in OMNIScanner
Highlighted Project Name Screen 

Select #3 Cables, from the Setup menu. Press Enter to see the Cables Menu. 
Highlighted Cables on Setup Screen     

Highlight the Generic Folder and press Enter.

Highlighted Generic Folder on Cables Screen 
Press the Create New button OMNIScanner Create New button. Highlight the Name Field and then press Enter to begin editing.
Highlighted Cable Name FieldEntered Cable Name
Enter the name for the Custom Cable. When done, press Enter.
Adjust NVP Field ValueAdjust NVP Field Value
Move down to the NVP field and press Enter. Using the up and down arrows, adjust the NVP value to the desired value.
If the cable being created is shielded, set the Shield field to Yes.
Changed NVP Field Value
When done creating the Custom Cable, press the Save button Save Button in OMNIScanner.
Highlighted Stored Cables ScreenHighlighted Custom Cables Folder Screen
The cables that are created are stored in the Custom Cables Folder.
Highlight the cable to be used and press the Set As Default button Set As Default button to set the custom cable as the default cable in the OMNIScanner.

Author: Fluke Networks

Creation Date: 2014-02-26

Last Modified: 2014-02-26