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TREND Networks offers easy to use data cable testers for cable installers and network testers to assist IT technicians with troubleshooting. Their data cable tester range includes copper and fibre testers for cable verification, Ethernet transmission testing and cable certification that provide proof of performance.

The unique TREND Networks tester range

Pinpoint and solve networking issues quickly, decreasing downtime by allowing field technicians to discover the root cause of network connectivity issues such as incorrect IP configuration , rouge network services, network bandwidth issues and Power over Ethernet (PoE) supply problems.

LanTEK IV-S Cable Certifier


The LanTEK IV-S copper and fibre data cable certifier is the future of cable certification and testing. Saving you time it will test and save a Cat6A link in 7 seconds and certifies links up to Cat8.1 and Cat8.2, including TCL and Resistance Unbalance measurements.


The LanTEK IV-S cable certifier brings a new standard to the industry, saving you time and improving profitability. It’s time to change the way you certify.

A copper and fibre cable certifier, it will test and save a Cat6A link in 7 seconds and certifies links up to Cat8.1 and Cat8.2, including TCL and Resistance Unbalance measurements. Plus, LanTEK IV-S future-proofs your investment – it will sweep to 3000MHz providing room for future ISO/TIA test standards.

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7 second test time

World’s fastest Cloud-enabled certfier

VisiLINQ™ permanent link adapters

Project navigation in the Cloud

Twice the CPU power as LANTEK IV



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With our Lifetime Support Promise we will continue to both repair the cable/network testing equipment you buy from us, and calibrate it, for the duration of your usage of our product.

And we’ll offer up to a 30% discount off the latest generation* equivalent, if we are unable to source a replacement part for older equipment.

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The TREND AnyWARE Cloud ecosystem is the only system providing testing for cable certification, active network troubleshooting and bandwidth testing.

As you grow, or as technology changes the TREND AnyWARE Cloud keeps you covered.

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Our Rapid Resolution service means that, if we cannot answer your call immediately we strive to return ALL technical support calls within 2 business hours**.

Our unique ‘Real Time Troubleshooting’ technology enables instant remote access to your tester anywhere in the world to resolve problems fast maximising workforce productivity.

* Products included in the Lifetime Support Promise – SignalTEK II, SignalTEK II FO, SignalTEK CT, SignalTEK NT, SignalTEK 10G, LanTEK II, LanTEK III, LanTEK IV, FiberTEK FDX, FiberTEK III, FiberTEK IV, LanXPLORER Pro, NaviTEK II, NaviTEK NT and NaviTEK IE. For full details please see Terms and Conditions.

** Available in regions where we offer Technical Support; Europe, USA and Canada during business hours only. Languages include English, French and German. For full details please see TREND Networks’ Terms and Conditions.

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TREND Networks SignalTEK 10G PRO
With Fibre and Network Testing

The new SignalTEK 10G measures the maximum bandwidth of the network cabling up to 10 Gigabits per second. By simulating actual network traffic users can test, troubleshoot and document network and data cable performance up to 10 Gigabit Ethernet standards.

R158006 PoE Pro
Power over Ethernet Tester

Install, Maintain And Troubleshoot PoE Devices And Data Cabling

The PoE Tester is a multifunction tool that identifies the Class of the PoE source, injector type and power available to a PoE device regardless of cable length, cable quality or other factors.

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Other products available from TREND Networks

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Copper Testers

Copper testers to wiremap, troubleshoot and test Power over Ethernet (PoE) equipment.

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Fibre Testers

Fibre testers to port scan, diagnose and test connection performance.

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Ethernet Testers

Devices to perform Loop-back testing and Gigabit Ethernet transmission testing.

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Digital / IP CCTV Testers

Installation and troubleshooting tester for digital/IP, HD coax and analogue CCTV camera systems.

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Network Certifiers

A full range of network certification tools and accessories to simplify your testing saving you time and money.

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Accessories to add to and enhance your TREND Networks devices, or replacement parts to keep them in the game for longer.

About TREND Networks

With decades of experience, the close-knit team at TREND Networks (Formerly IDEAL Networks) understand the challenges that data cable installers, network technicians and systems integrators face each day, around the world. That’s why we support our customers with an extensive range of innovative data cable and network testing equipment that provides fast, accurate results in all circumstances – even the most difficult ones.

Our deeply engrained ‘Depend On Us’ philosophy ensures that our customers know we will always provide the performance and support they need.

Headquartered in the UK, with international offices and an experienced global team, we manufacture and supply a range of industry leading and dependable test equipment that makes our customers’ jobs simpler, including: cable certifiers, data cable testers, cable verifiers, cable qualifiers, fibre cable testers, active network testers, network transmission testers, PoE testers, CCTV testers, bandwidth testers, industrial ethernet testers, and more.