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    RJ45 tone tester

    We are in the process of mapping our network data points in preparation for replacing our unmanaged switches over the summer and I was curious what tone tester tools were available for under 100 and what experiences people have had?

    Thanks in advance.

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    We picked up a Testum 750 for 80 quid from eBay. Does wonders, more than just a tone tester too

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    Thanks, could not find one for that price, so have just placed an order for the Fluke Intellitone Pro 200 kit.

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    We've found the Intellitone to be a bit useless. We've had much more success with these Mills Ltd - Tone Probe Cable Tracer Kit in Wallet.

    If you have lots of cables to trace and are unsure as to what switch the go back to, then you definitely want one of these Ethernet Connectivity Tester | LinkRunner AT Network Auto-Tester | Fluke Networks - Probably the best thing we've bought for network tracing. Someone on here recommended it.

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    Does the Mills kit have an RJ45 socket?

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    Yes it does.. We found it had a better sender than the Fluke so was easier to trace.

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    We've got a Fluke IntelliTone. Great piece of kit and has saved us so much hassle when tracing cables.

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