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Cable Length Meter & Fault Finder - Klein Tools VDV501-089

Item no. VDV501-089

Cable Length Meter & Fault Finder - Klein Tools VDV501-089

Item no. VDV501-089
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Cable Length Meter & Fault Finder VDV501-089

Premium product from KLEIN TOOLS. This is a low cost VDV (Voice /Data/ Video) cable length meter & cable fault finder. Users can determine a cable length up to 1500 feet and determine if a cable is broken or damaged as well as the distance to the fault.  Ideal to determine the length of any cable left on a spool or in a box

Test Video/Data/Voice

  • Automaticly determines Cable length
  • Measure Up to 1,500 ft. (457 meters) on most cables
  • Accuracy: Up to±5% and ±1 ft. (.3 meters) 
  • Will measure paired-conductor cables including video, voice,doorbell,data.siamese,NM and lamp wire 

Cable Length Constant

  • Six (6) factory preprogrammed cable length constants
  • There is also one (1) adjustable "user mode" constant to accomodate cable being tested
  • The length constant range is 10 to 40 picoFarad per foot (33 to 132 picoFarad per meter)

Cable Fault Finder

  • Verifies that a cable run is compliant and detects cable runs that are not within the specifications
  • Easily discovers if a cable run is broken or damaged

Cable Manager

  • Uses include measuring the remaining cable on a reel or in a box
  • Makes cable estimating easier and makes job costing estimates easier


  • Measure Cable Length: Automaticly determine cable length up to 1500 feet/457 meters  with +/- 5% accuracy and +/- 1 ft. (0.3 m).
  • Cable Fault Finder will determine if cable is broken or damaged.
  • Manage cable by measuringr remaining cable on a reel or in a box. Simplify cable estimating and provides more accurate job billing.
  • Pre-programmed with nominal cable length constants for: RG59 coaxial, RG6 coaxial, RG11 coaxial, CAT3 twisted pair, CAT5e twisted pair and CAT6 twisted pair.
  • ''User mode'' lets the user adjust the capacitance/foot constant based on the cable being tested.
  • Voltage icon indicates a voltage (up to 20 volts AC or DC) is present in cable being tested and will disable unit.
  • Measurement readouts may be  switched between metric units and imperial units.
  • 2 year factory warranty
  • 2.25 inch LCD display
  • Auto Power off feature
  • 9v alkaline battery. Estimated 425 hrs of active use
  • The KLEIN TOOLS VDV501-089 includes:
    • 2 alligator clip leads
    • 1 RJ-style twisted pair plug
    • 1 coaxial F-connector jack
  • Battery life: 425 hours of active use. Uses 9V battery
  • Dimensions: 4.9" H.X 2.7" W X 1.4" D


2-year limited warranty

30 day satisfaction guarantee
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Two year warranty
Limited Warranty
Circuit Specialists wants you to be happy with your purchase. This product comes with a two-year limited warranty.

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Free Tech Support
Circuit Specialists offers free technical support for the life of your product. Please call our technical team with any questions.

1-800-528-1417 ext. 3
Mon - Fri: 8:00 AM - 5 :00 PM (MST)

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