Professional Networking Tool Kit
Make your own professional quality Ethernet and other network cables to the exact lengths you require using this Professional Networking Kit from Monoprice!
This kit contains everything you need to make Ethernet cables, except for the cable itself. It includes six 8P8C RJ45 and six 6P6C RJ12 plugs, a crimping tool designed to fit both plug types, a punch-down tool for 110 type terminal blocks, and a UTP/STP flat cable stripper/cutter.
A cable tester is also included to ensure that your finished cables are fully operational.
- 1x Crimp tool for 6P/8P plugs
- 1x Punch-down tool for 110 type terminal blocks
- 1x UTP/STP, flat cable stripper & cutter
- 1x Cable cutter
- 6x 8P8C plugs
- 6x 6P6C plugs
- Cable tester for RJ45 (EIA/TIA 568A/568B), 10BaseT, Token Ring, RJ11/12 USOC, and Coaxial BNC cables
- User's Manual (Jul 8, 2011)
89.23% of the reviewers recommend this productADD YOUR REVIEW
- San Juan, PR
- 5/19/2015 4:56:42 AM
Fast Delivery. Nice case with great tools
I love this kit
- Portland, OR
- 3/3/2015 2:46:15 PM
Pros: The cable stripper is fantastic. The Continuity tester works. The kit contains what I need.
The case is tough, and I just toss it into my car, or bungie it down to the sides.
Cons: Very few connectors included. Pretty minor.
The crimper is kind of cheap, but then nice crimpers cost more than this whole kit.
66/110 punchdown tool works as expected.
I love this kit. It does everything that I need, and once the cable stripper is adjusted, it is incredibly simple and effective to use.
I prefer higher end crimp tools when doing a lot of work, but then they cost more than this kit does.
For what it is, this kit is a fantastic deal.
Make sure to order more RJ45 and RJ11 connectors.
A must buy
- Birch River, MB
- 10/17/2014 1:05:57 PM
Pros: After I received this kit I immediately quit wondering whether I would regret paying the price I did. Well, these tools are much better than the cheapies my friends have bought. They are sturdy and do their job. The cable testers work, which is more than I can ask for.
Cons: Not the most comfortable to hold, but that is a small gripe.
One person in a review wrote: "The wire cutter kept cutting the individual strands of my cat5e cable. It was extremely frustrating to have to keep cutting the cable further and further back until I finally gave up and just peeled off the cable myself with a razor blade."
I have always had trouble with those cutters and I know many seasoned IT people who say the same. It is crucial that the individual strands do not get cut, so do yourself a favor and don't rely on a tool like that. Do it with manual precision and ensure that things are done right. This is not a job that is worth cutting corners on.
- Chaska, MN
- 10/14/2014 9:36:21 AM
Pros: This kits contains the tools to perform networking, phone wiring, and even work with coax. This kit has good components that added up to much more than what I paid for it and it is in a nice case that makes it easy to carry.
Cons: Smaller pieces can easily fall out when case is opened.
If you need networking tools, consider this kit. The quality of the components appear to be good. I have only had it for a short time so I cannot comment further than that,
A little disappointed
- Chip Durham,
- Moreno Valley, CA
- 9/24/2014 3:59:40 PM
Pros: For the most part it's what you would expect. I'm a recreational ethernet cable builder. Just bought a house and have wired it throughout for CAT6. I bought this because it was relatively inexpensive and for what I needed to do it seemed like a good choice. Most of the tools are up to par and I've been happy with their performance
Cons: Now the bad. After burning through a number of RJ45 concoctors because they were not crimping I thought I was the problem. After 25-30 it always seemed to be pins 2 and 3 that were loose or not crimped at all. I finally took a magnifying glass to the crimper and noticed a burr or something which prohibited the pins from setting all the way down. I tried to clean it, but just couldn't get the burr/debris out. I ended up buying another crimper
Over all, I'm pretty happy with the product but would encourage you to check closely at the crimp head to make sure it's clean. It's very discouraging to have to redo so many connectors.