MobaXterm software for Cable Tester CCT-01

MobaXterm software is a popular console tools for communication, remote access of system. This tool is simple to use and easy to configure.

In this setup, I am going to show you how you can also use this MobaXterm tool as a software to generate the test result from the cable tester via the virtual serial COM port.

This setup guide assumes that you are using a Windows Operating System on your computer.

If you have further questions after going through this tutorial setup, feel free to email to us.

Download MobaXterm

MobaXterm logo

You can click here to download
your free MobaXterm software
(file size is about 26Mb),

or visit the official website for more information

Install MobaXterm to your computer.

MobaXterm User Step-By-Step Guide

Step 1: Connect up the Cable Tester

Connect up the cable tester to your Windows operating system via the USB cable.

Step 2: Check COM port number

Go to the Device Manager program on your WinOS.

Press Ctrl+Esc

Type in “Device Manager”

Go to the Device Manager

When you open up your Device Manager, you should come to this screen on your right.

Take note of the newly added device under the category Ports (COM & LPT). You should see the following line of text “USB Serial Port (COM6)

In this example, the serial com port is COM6. It may appear a different COM port number on your system.

If there is multiple line of serial port devices, you can plug out and in the cable tester device to verify which COM port number belongs to the cable tester.

Check the COM Ports

Step 3: Setup MobaXterm

Open MobaXterm software.

Click on the Session icon found near the top left hand side of the program.

Setup MobaXterm software.

A Session window will pops up.

Click on the Serial icon on the top of the selection row, to open a Serial (COM) session.

click on "Serial" icon

A Basic Serial settings tab will appear.

On the drop down box, select the COM port number that you have with your cable tester.

In our example it is “COM6 (USB Serial Port)

Basic setting up of the Serial communication.

Select the Speed (bps) to 115200.

Select baudrate speed of 115200 bps.

Continue to ensure that the rest of the settings are the same as shown in the screenshot picture on this right side.

Speed: 115200bps
Data: 8 bits
Stop: 1 bit
Parity: None
Flow control: None

Click OK to complete and exit the settings dialog box.

Setup serial communication port.

Step 4: Operating and generating reports from the Cable Tester

Next you will come to this black colour screen indicating that your serial COM port is already connected to the cable tester device.

Connect to serial communication port using MobaXterm software

Press ESC key to print out the user menu display.

This menu shows the keyboard command available from the cable tester device.

Cable Tester CCT-01 user manual

Press ‘1‘ to Test and Generate the test report.

You should see the test report as generated in a matrix table format.

Press ‘2‘ to map out the connected cable connection.

You can copy out this report for your own documentation.

We have a Google sheet template available for CCT-01 Cable Connection Tester user. You can also copy and and paste the report onto this spreadsheet. It can be use for your own documenation.

Click here for more information on this Google sheet for CCT-01 Cable Connection Tester.

Cable Tester test result report generated.

That’s all. Enjoy playing with the cable tester.

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