A USEFUL, stand-alone cable wiring configuration tester to identify and test most common PC connection leads is available from Farnell InOne .
The tester includes a comprehensive range of connector types and is suitable for testing data cables, network cables, printer cables, monitor cables, modem cables, mouse cables, game cables, USB cables, etc.
It tests each pin connection to allow the user to identify open circuits, short circuits, cross-wires, miss-wires and pin-pin connectivity.
The cable tester can conduct 4, 9, 15 and 25 pin tests. It also includes the following functions: numbers pins, battery low indicator and manual scan test progression.
The tester runs on a PP3 type battery or 9V dc, 150mA power adapter (not supplied).