We are fortunate to work with so many great suppliers. Companies such as Ideal Networks always excite us with their technological advances. They realised that the trails facing digital IP integration for low voltage installers and integrators would be challenging but in no way insurmountable. Time and time again, they have been on hand, and it’s this innovation as to why so many of our installing clients have placed their faith and trust in the products of Ideal Networks.

For those working within the cabling installation business, there is a constant balancing act between the push and pull of remaining profitable and providing unbeatable service. The surest way of meeting both of these requirements is to use a high-quality brand such as Ideal Networks.

It is perhaps prudent at this juncture to highlight some of the products we stock from Ideal. For instance, the Ideal Networks VDV II Pro has just been reduced in price and provides easy to use cable testers that check the integrity of copper cables commonly found in domestic, commercial or industrial voice, data or video installations, including telephone wiring, data network and video/security cabling.

Employing state-of-the-art technology, VDV II offers functionality not previously available in a wiremapper. The advanced wiremap engine accurately displays complex wiring faults instantaneously while TDR (Time Domain Reflectometry) aids troubleshooting and improves on-site productivity.

Perhaps we should emphasise just how easy the Ideal Networks VDV II Pro is to use. Only by a simple plugin you can have all the wiremapping information you will require. It effectively works like four tools in one.  You can detect wire by wire as to the wire that is off. Truly state of art wiremapping at its best!

Features include (but are not limited to):

  • RJ11/12 & RJ45 input connectors for copper cable testing
  • Wiremap for miswires, split pairs, shorts and opens
  • Identifies crossover/uplink cables
  • Analogue tone generator with 4 selectable tones
  • Unit alerts the user to errant/unidentified voltage and prevents damage to the tester
  • Tests Cat 3, Cat 5e, Cat 6, Cat 6A, Cat 7 and STP (shielded) cables

Further details on the Ideal Networks VDV II Pro can be found here.