Cable Fault Locator Uses TDR Technology

Toronto, Canada – GAO Instruments ( has rolled out a handheld cable fault locator which uses TDR technology and has cable parameter test functions. The cable fault locator tests for line breaks and short circuit faults in twisted-pair cables, data cables, high frequency cables and coaxial cables. It is also used to locate and reveal cable damage and terminal impedance failure. The high performance cable fault locator is commonly used in HFC systems and such applications as electric wire and cable manufacturing.
GAO Instruments’ portable cable fault locator, model A0680005, accurately tests 25ohm, 50ohm,75ohm and 100ohm cables and provides an electronic map relevant to time domain.It supports a test distance of at least 2,000m in line short testing and 8,000m in line break testing. The rugged fault locator offers a pulse width from 270nm to 5.6μm and a wave range from 50m/μs to 300m/μs. Additionally, it features a high definition backlit LCD screen and simple, automatic operation, a small test blind zone of less than 2m and a comparison test function.
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