The pct-350 patch-cord test set is suitable for both manufacturers and installers of modular patch cords, according to dcm Industries. The set enables quick and accurate testing of the transmission quality of modular cords used in local area networks. To evaluate cords manufactured by vendors as well as cords hand-made by installers on the job site. Currently, no tia standard specifies the performance of patch cords as individual components.
Called a "first-of-its-kind," the product includes a balanced switching device and a Windows-based software program. It requires that users have access to a network analyzer and computer. Users can perform attenuation, return-loss, near-end crosstalk, and far-end crosstalk tests in less than 90 seconds. dcm says the pct-350 complies with the tia draft specification for modular cords.
DCM INDUSTRIES INC.
UNION CITY, CA