Figure out length of ethernet runs after the fact

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Tags:
Ethernet
ethernet cable
Ethernet connection
Ethernet Tester
Windows
How can I asses how long my Ethernet runs are to the jacks at a users desk? Is there a software or hardware tool we can use to figure this out?

Software/Hardware used:
Windows, Ethernet, Cable
ASKED: September 24, 2010  3:38 PM
UPDATED: September 24, 2010  4:17 PM

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Use a TDR (time domain reflectometer), avaialble from many sources and wide range of prices. I use the fluke microscanner2 that runs $200 – $600 depending on the kit you buy.

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