Understanding Cable Test Results

Expected Resistance

Actual Resistance

Meaning of Result

verylow

Very Low

verylow

Very Low

Good connection between points we want connected.

verylow

Very Low

notverylow

Not Very Low

Bad connection between points we want connected, i.e. open, intermittent open, high wire resistance, or unintended insulation.

veryhigh2

Very High

veryhigh2

Very High

Good insulation separates points we do not want connected.

veryhigh2

Very High

notveryhigh2

Not Very High

Insulation fails to properly separate points we do not want connected, i.e. short, intermittent short, IR failure, dielectric breakdown.

notmiswired-b

Expected Connections

miswired-b

Actual Connections

Mis-wires. Incorrect "from - to" connections!