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Which of these tools would be the best choice for attaching an RJ-45 connector?

A) Punch-down tool

B) Loopback plug

C) Toner probe

D) Crimper

E) I always use a glue gun

The answer: D) Crimper

A crimping tool is designed to connect copper wires to the inside of an RJ-45 connector.

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The process of troubleshooting the network may require additional tools to solve the problem. In this video, you’ll learn about using crimpers, cable testers, loopback plugs, punch-down tools, toner probes, and wireless locators.