But that would not be the same as AFTER

Which of these would be the best choice for determining NEXT?

A) Cable tester

B) Multimeter

C) Loopback plug

D) Toner probe

E) Same as BEFORE, but happens later

The answer: A) Cable tester

A cable tester can help determine the Near-end Crosstalk (NEXT) of a wire, as well as Far-End Crosstalk (FEXT), Alien Crosstalk (AXT), and the Attenuation to Crosstalk Ratio (ACR).

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