detamine lenth of cable FREE cabling and networking Helpdesk
 Question by shola kumako posted 29 Apr 2005
 detamine lenth of cable
how do i measure the lenth of cable for 5 storey building with about three hundred lines.
 Answer by Joseph Golan posted 29 Apr 2005
Dear shola,

If you are talking about existing cable, the best way is with a piece of equipment that includes or is dedicated to a TDR function (Time Domain Reflectometor). Most tester that test for the various category type cable include this as part of their functionality.

Joseph Golan, RCDD

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