Why the SignalTEK NT Network Tester is Gaining Popularity

11/08/2016

Why the SignalTEK NT Network Tester is Gaining Popularity

More and more network technicians are finding that the SignalTEK NT suits their network testing needs more than other devices on the market. In case you missed the news surrounding the release of this network transmission tester from IDEAL Networks, we’ve outlined the top reasons why the SignalTEK NT is gaining popularity and proving itself to be one of the best network testers out there.

Cost Effectiveness of the SignalTEK NT

By using a combination of LanTEK III cable certifiers and SignalTEK NT Gigabit performance testers, companies can save up to 68% on tester costs. If building specifications require a cable certifier or if cable manufacturer warranties are specified, use a LanTEK III cable certifier. For the rest of the installations, a SignalTEK NT will prove the performance of the copper and fibre cabling.

Technology deployment company, Staley Technologies, found that the SignalTEK NT cut costs by a huge 68% and also upped their performance levels considerably. Increasingly, technicians are finding that one device such as the SignalTEK NT can speed up the process of network cable testing, also saving them money in the long run.

Reduce Network Downtime

SignalTEK NT also uses Time Domain Reflectometry or TDR to locate common wiring faults such as open and short circuits therefore the technician can quickly resolve cabling issues and reduce downtime.

Simulates Real Network Traffic

Uniquely, the SignalTEK NT transmits real Ethernet frames in order to simulate actual network traffic. The results are compared against the IEEE802.3ab Gigabit Ethernet standard to provide a clear pass or fail on the link. Many other network testers do not have this high performance functionality and are therefore unable to prove the cabling will work in a real world scenario. 

Ease of Use

The SignalTEK NT is very simple to use, requiring zero calibration to set up. The device only requires one person to use it properly, meaning the rest of your team can get on with other jobs. The handsets of the SignalTEK NT are designed to automatically pair, making them ready for testing anywhere, whether you’re working with installed data cables or an active network. After they are paired, tests can be run from either handset, meaning only one technician is needed.

Share Network Test Reports with Anyone, Anywhere Instantly

The free IDEAL AnyWARE app for SignalTEK NT allows PDFs test reports to be sent to anyone, anywhere. This allows clients and colleagues to share test reports with ease, reducing the time it takes to complete the job and receive payment.

If you would like to find out more about the SignalTEK NT, visit our website at https://www.idealnetworks.net/ca/en/products/network-testing/network-transmission-tester-signaltek-nt.aspx or give us a call on +44 (0)1925 444 446.

And don't forget, if you buy the LanTEK III cable certifier before January 2017, we will give you a SignalTEK NT, free of charge.  For terms and conditions or to claim your free SignalTEK NT please visit promo.idealnwd.com .

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