Black Box CAT5e Installation Kit

Cut, Test, and Everything in Between


What's special about this cable termination kit?

  • Provides you with a comprehensive set of tools for cutting, stripping, terminating and testing twisted pair CAT5e cable.
  • Ensures that cabling is properly terminated and tests in compliance with TIA/EIA standards.
  • Includes a hard case for you to store and transport your tools from jobsite to jobsite minimizing damage or the loss of tools.
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The CAT5e Installation Kit from Black Box replaces all the tools you need for cutting and testing your network cables. This convenient tool set is perfect for contractors, IT technicians, and more.

Part # Description Case Weight Price
BB-FT475A-R3 Black Box Cat5e Installation kit
  • (1) EZ Check Cable Tester (EZCT)
  • (1) Multi-Strip Cable Stripper (FT231A)
  • (1) Universal RJ Crimp Tool (FT046A)
  • (25) Category 5e, RJ-45 Plugs (FMTP5E-25PAK)
  • (1) Carrying Case (FT390)
  • 1000 feet of GigaBase 350 CAT5e, 350-MHz Solid Bulk Cable (EYN857A-PB-1000)
  • 6"H x 9.5"W x 2.6"D
    (15.2cm x 24.1cm x 6.6cm)
    Manufacturer Direct
  • Also contains 1000ft of cable so you can complete cable runs or create patch cords on site
  • Backed by BlackBox’s Standard Double Diamond™ Warranty
  • Easy to use tools require little to no instructions for use

  • High quality tester:

  • Provides you with fast and easy pass/fail results to quickly test or troubleshoot terminated cables
  • Gives clear test results via the LED for opens, shorts, continuity, split pairs, and reversals

  • Multi-Stripper:

  • Strips and removes a variety of jacket materials on both twisted pair and flat satin cable
  • Features a tension loop and adjustment screw so you can fine tune the blade’s penetration

  • Universal crimp tool:

  • Works for just about any type of RJ connector and twisted pair cable
  • Sturdy tool grade steel construction is sure to last termination after termination

  • CAT5e RJ-45 plugs:

  • Ideal for use on solid wire 4-pair UTP and exceed TIA/EIA requirements
  • Twist requirements are maintained with the built in load bar, which also assists with proper wire insertion

  • Carrying Case:

  • Double wall HD polyethylene construction for ultimate tool protection
  • Equipped with foam inserts to keep tools securely in place

    Part # BB-FT475A-R3
    1000 FT Cable
    ACR (Minimum at 100m) 16.3 dB at 100 MHz
    1.4 dB at 200 MHz
    Attenuation (Minimum at 100m) 22.0 dB at 100 MHz
    32.4 dB at 200 MHz
    41.0 dB at 300 MHz
    44.9 dB at 350 MHz
    Cable Type 4-pair UTP
    Capacitance Unbalanced (Maximum) 3300 pF/km (Pair to ground)
    Characteristic Impedance 1–350 MHz: 100 ± 15 ohms
    Conductor 24 AWG, solid, bare copper
    Conductor Resistance 93.8 ohm/20° C maximum
    Delay Skew (Maximum) 1–350 MHz: 40 nS/100 m
    EL-FEXT (Minimum at 100 m) 23.8 dB at 100 MHz
    17.7 dB at 200 MHz
    14.2 dB at 300 MHz
    12.9 dB at 350 MHz
    NEXT (Minimum at 100 m) 38.3 dB at 100 MHz
    33.8 dB at 200 MHz
    31.2 dB at 300 MHz
    30.1 dB at 350 MHz
    PS-ACR (Minimum at 100 m) 14.3 dB at 100 MHz
    PS-ELFEXT (Minimum at 100 m) 20.8 dB at 100 MHz
    14.7 dB at 200 MHz
    11.2 dB at 300 MHz
    9.9 dB at 350 MHz
    PS-NEXT (Minimum at 100 m) 36.3 dB at 100 MHz
    31.8 dB at 200 MHz
    29.2 dB at 300 MHz
    28.1 dB at 350 MHz
    Return Loss 20.1 dB at 100 MHz
    Velocity of Propagation (Minimum) 62.1% at 350 MHz
    Cable/Crimp Type: twisted pair and flat satin cable
    Strip Type/Dimensions: Strip lengths can be varied
    Universal RJ Crimp Tool
    Material Tool-grade Steel
    Strip Type/Dimensions: Crimp RJ Connections/uses standard dies attached via Allen wrench
    CAT5E Modular Plugs
    Compatible Cable Diameters 24 or 26 AWG solid or stranded cable with a diameter of up to 0.225" (5.7 mm)
    Applications 10BASE-T or 100BASE-TX
    Dimension 3.37" x 4.86" x 2.1"
    Weight 0.65 lbs
    TIA568 Test Performed Continuity
    Opens / Shorts
    Split Pairs
    Carrying Case
    Dimensions 6"H x 9.5"W x 2.6"D (15.2 x 24.1 x 6.6 cm)
    Material High Density Polyethylene
    Contents Protected Temperature Range -70°F (-18°C) to +180°F (+82°C)
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