It’s a hat. It’s a brooch. It’s a pterodactyl.

What of these tools would be the most appropriate when working with 110 blocks?

A) Punch-down tool

B) Loopback plug

C) Multimeter

D) Crimper

E) The Lego picture that shows you what it’s supposed to look like

The answer: A) Punch-down tool

The punch-down tool does exactly what the name implies. It punches wires into the block, where tiny blades cut through the insulation and make direct contact to the copper wire inside.

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There are many different types of devices that can connect to your computer, and many of them use completely different connectors. In this video, you’ll learn about the cables and connectors used for hard drives, USB devices, FireWire components, parallel links, serial connections, network links, and much more.