Fluke Link-Sprinters are super for tracing cables through miles of spaghetti. We have a dozen of them and could use more.
Even the smallest one has the ability to discover link, speed/duplex, switch name, switchport, and more.
Depending on the model, it may not have a display that shows you the network connectivity info. Models without LCD's will either have BlueTooth to connect to your smartphone and let you see that data there, or will use the copper connection to access the Internet and record the info there, for you to access via your Fluke account.
They're a pretty useful tool--enough so that we've bought a good number for our hospitals and distributed them to Break/Fix Technicians and Biomed staff across three states. When the network patch cables in the racks are not well organized, or when they're VERY well organized and tightly managed with Velcro or other vertical or horizontal cable management, it can be challenging to physically trace a cable from patch panel to switch port. But not when you have a Fluke Link-Sprinter! Connect it, wait the half-minute or so for it to establish link, test POE, get an address from DHCP, discover the LLDP or CDP info from the switch, and then view its report via LCD or BlueTooth or Web site.
Would love to see that dice conversation come to fruition!
Branded headphones, hats, and beanies would also be nice. The old Thammock? Let's bring that back, too!
Please check out customized KeySmart! https://go.curvgroup.com/customized-keysmart
The popular items all seem to sell out almost instantly, so maybe a larger stock next time? Thanks again for the chance to give feedback and for providing such great swag to this community!
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