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Portable Fault Locator accommodates various cable types.

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Using TDR technology, model A0680005 can test line breaks and short circuit faults in twisted-pair, data, high-frequency, and coaxial cables. Standard features include HD backlit LCD screen, test blind zone of less than 2 m, and comparison test function. Able to test 25, 50, 75, and 100 ohm impedance cables, instrument also provides electronic map relevant to time domain and respectively supports minimum test distances of 2,000 and 8,000 m in line short and line break testing.

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Portable Cable Fault Locator

Toronto, Canada - GAO Instruments ( has announced the release of its portable cable fault locator using TDR technology. This cable fault locator is commonly used in HFC systems and such applications as electric wire and cable manufacturing. It features a high definition backlit LCD screen, high automation and simple operation, a small test blind zone of less than 2m and a comparison test function.

This lightweight cable fault locator, model A0680005, can test line breaks and short circuit faults in twisted-pair cables, data cables, high frequency cables and coaxial cables. It accurately tests 25ohm, 50ohm, 75ohm and 100ohm cables and also provides an electronic map relevant to time domain. This rugged locator offers a pulse width from 270nm to 5.6µm and a wave range from 50m/µs to 300m/µs. Furthermore, the locator supports a minimum test distance of 2,000m in line short testing and 8,000m in line break testing.

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