Hand held copper Ethernet testers
cboyd at gizmopartners.com
Wed Sep 30 22:23:59 UTC 2020
> On Sep 30, 2020, at 3:42 PM, Warren Kumari <warren at kumari.net> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 30, 2020 at 4:33 PM Nick Hilliard <nick at foobar.org> wrote:
> Chris Boyd wrote on 30/09/2020 21:24:
> > My old Test-Um Lanscaper died, and I was curious what people liked
> > these days. Don’t need throughput testing or anything like that, just
> > basic wire map testing, cable ID, cable length, PoE voltage, and DHCP
> > client.
> > What do y’all like?
> https://pockethernet.com/ is pretty neat.
> Grrrrr... <shakes fist>
> Pockethernet *was* really great, but they ran into some issues and stopped updating/ supporting the device/app.
> Many people updated the firmware, only to discover that the new firmware was no longer compatible with the iOS app. There were numerous issues with the UI, it wasn’t compatible with newer iOS, etc. This was incredibly frustrating because it was all so close to perfect...
> I’ve just noticed that there is finally a new version - perhaps things are now better; I really hope so, because the device itself has great potential, just let down by the app…
That does look pretty cool. Appreciate the heads up on the app.
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