Industrial Electronics

Softing launches the CableMaster 210 Ethernet cable tester

09 May 2023

Softing Inc. has introduced the CableMaster 210, a professional, economical Ethernet cable tester that’s small enough to fit in a user's pocket. CableMaster 210 is part of a complete portfolio of professional Ethernet cable testing solutions offered by Softing including the flagship WireXpert copper cable certifier, FiberXpert fiber cable certifier, the award-winning NetXpert XG2 Ethernet cable BERT (bit error rate tester) and the award-winning LinkXpert active network tester.

For years, Softing has offered globally recognized, professional cable testing solutions and continues toSource: Softing Inc.Source: Softing Inc. innovate, providing a portfolio of complete solutions to meet the needs of IT network managers, professional cable installers and industrial network managers. Softing now offers a small, easy-to-use cable tester, affordable enough for everyone to carry in their pocket or toolbox.

“Most cable testers less than $100 are large and have LED readouts that look more like science projects,” said Deane Horn, director, marketing.

“The CableMaster 210 is a professional cable tester, distinguished from other cable testers by its large LCD, backlit display that makes results easy to see and understand, and by its remote that neatly docks inside the local tester making this an economical solution that fits in your pocket.”

For troubleshooting Ethernet cable or testing after cable installation, the CableMaster 210 solution includes a local and remote cable tester to connect to each end of a cable. A click of the large “OK” button starts the cable test. The results show pass/fail, resulting wiremap diagram, shorts, opens, mis-wires and length of cable. And for finding wires in a bundle of cables, CableMaster 210 includes a tone generator compatible with optional tone receiver Cable Probe (CP15) from Softing and optionally up to 24 cable identifiers.

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