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					                       The mate of two pairs has been
Split Pair                                                 Identify and re-terminate
                       swapped

                       Two pairs have been swapped
Transposed Pairs                                           Identify and re-terminate
                       when terminating
                       The mate and primary have been
Reversed Pairs         terminated around the wrong    Identify and re-terminate
                       way

Continuity             Cable not terminated                Identify and re-terminate

                                                           Re-run cable - (cable break
Continuity             Cable broken                        location can be determined by
                                                           TDR function of tester)




Failure                Insertion loss- poor connections    Re-terminate cable - retest

                       Reflection - impedance mismatch
                                                       Replace connector or cable -
Failure                - cable and connectors not
                                                       retest
                       matched
                                                           Re-route cable if possible -
Failure                Excessive length
                                                           re-terminate

                       Construction of the cable and its
Failure                                                    Replace cable
                       components




                                                           Check wire map - identify and
Excessive Cross Talk Split pairs
                                                           re-terminate

Excessive Cross Talk Poor termination                      Re-terminate and retest

                       Excessive untwisted of pairs at
Excessive Cross Talk                                       Re-terminate and retest
                       termination

                                                           Remove cable ties and retest -
Excessive Cross Talk Cable ties too tight
                                                           replace cables

                                                           Re-bundle and retest - replace
Excessive Cross Talk Cable bundles too large
                                                           cables

                       Cable pulling tension exceeded
Excessive Cross Talk                                       Replace cables
                       at installation

                       Patch cable not same wiring
Excessive Cross Talk                                       Replace patch cords
                       sequence as cable under test

                                                           Replace patch cords and/or
Excessive Cross Talk Old or coiled patch cords
                                                           uncoil patch cord

                                                           Re-route cables and retest -
Excessive Cross Talk Bend radius of cable exceeded
                                                           replace cables




Failed Length          Installed cable over 90 metres      Re-route cable


Failed Length          NVP not set correctly               Set NVP correctly and retest

                                                           Re-route cabling away from heat
Failed Length          Excessive temperatures
                                                           source
                                                           Check stated performance level
Failure              Performance level of equipment
                                                           of cables and connectors
Failure              Test patch cable faulty               Replace




Failure              Seriously damaged cable                  Replace cable


Failure              Poorly manufactured cable                Contact supplier - replace cable




                      Excessive untwisted pairs at
Failure                                                    Re-terminate and retest
                      termination
                                                           Remove cable ties and retest -
Failure               Cable ties too tight
                                                           replace cables
                                                           Re-bundle and retest - replace
Failure               Cable bundles too large
                                                           cables
                      Cable pulling tension exceeded
Failure                                                    Replace cables
                      at installation
                      Mismatch in cabling components Change components and check
Failure               (particularly Category 6) or test tester adaptors (personality
                      equipment                         modules)
                      Bend radius of cable exceeded        Re-route cables and retest -
Failure
                      (often at termination)               replace cables




Various
unrepeatable          Low battery                             Replace battery or recharge unit
failures
Various
unrepeatable          Test instrument out of calibration Re-calibrate
failures
Various
unrepeatable          Worn patch leads                        Replace leads
failures




                                 Office Set Up
                                       Check firmware


                       Check if tester’s factory calibration is current


                              Check that tester’s ownership is set


             Check all test results have been saved and removed from tester


                                    Check tester is charged


                                Check you have all adaptors




             The Ten Steps of Tester Pickup
 1   Master Unit               Performance level of master                Level lle - level 3


 2   Remote Unit               Performance level of remote                Level lle - level 3


 3   Master and Remote         Matching pair                              None


     Permanent Link
 4                             Performance level of adaptors              Category 5e - 6
     Adaptors

     Permanent Link                                                       Category 6-
 5                             Personality modules
     Adaptors                                                             manufacturers


 6   Field Calibration Unit    Calibration unit matches tester            Cat5e - Cat 6


 7   Power Pack                One for each unit


                               Adequate size or number of sticks for
 8   Memory Stick                                                         Various
                               number of tests to be carried out

                                                                          No power on site
 9   Spare Battery             If required                                - number of tests to
                                                                          be carried out

10 Battery Charger             If required                                As above

				
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