You have been tasked with making Ethernet cables of custom length for a server room refresh. Your coworker sends you to get a tool from the cabinet to utilize while making the new cables.
Choose the most necessary tool below:
A wire-stripper and crimper is the most necessary tool to successfully make a new cable. This tool allows for you to correctly expose the wiring of the twisted pair cable and crimp on an 8P8C termination.
A modular connector is an electrical connector that was originally designed for use in telephone wiring, but has since been used for many other purposes. Many applications that originally used a bulkier, more expensive connector have converted to modular connectors. Probably the best known applications of modular connectors are for telephone and Ethernet.
Modular connectors were originally used in the Registration Interface system, mandated by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in 1976 in which they became …