Tester for CCTV Cameras

RDB85

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I’m looking for a decent CCTV tester that I can check each core of Cat5e, also a remote monitor if possible. But ideally something to test the cable.
 

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They look great. I just can’t afford one being an apprentice.
There are cheaper versions. I bought one of these, which also has a cable testing function:

I'm not a professional installer, but it's been very useful for working on a camera without needing to connect it to a network. Makes it much easier to aim a camera while on a ladder!
 

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on spec’s both looks fine. Atlas is cheaper, but I think Klein looks more robust. Between the two, I will go with Klein
 

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I’ve also seen this but the price is frightening:


Or just something like:


 

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I also have the Klein Scout Pro 3. Awesome tester. One thing to be careful of though is the remote units in the one listed in the post above will only ID a cable, not test it. This is the one that I have that IDs and tests:
I've gone through many cheap testers and I regret not purchasing a good tester earlier.
Thats quite a big jump in price. I understand what your saying about the cheap testers. For the price of the Klein unit you have listed I could get the Dahua tester.
 

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Thats quite a big jump in price. I understand what your saying about the cheap testers. For the price of the Klein unit you have listed I could get the Dahua tester.
Yes it is a big jump in price but I wanted to make sure you were clear on what features were available between the two versions.

Also, the Dahua one is more of a portable camera tester/viewer rather than a network tester as the Klein unit is. Looks like an interesting product, but they appear to have two separate use cases.
 

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Yes it is a big jump in price but I wanted to make sure you were clear on what features were available between the two versions.

Also, the Dahua one is more of a portable camera tester/viewer rather than a network tester as the Klein unit is. Looks like an interesting product, but they appear to have two separate use cases.
I see what you mean I will probably buy a network tester for now. I’ve seen these two:


The fluke get highly recommended:

 
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