TDR Cable Fault Locator with Long Measurement Distance

Toronto, Canada (PressExposure) October 28, 2009 -- GAO Instruments [] ( has announced the availability of its portable and easy-to-use time domain reflectometer (TDR) cable fault locator [].This CATV meter is used to locate radio frequency (RF) cable faults such as short circuits, open circuits, and high resistance joints and splices.The compact sized locator features a rugged design, high accuracy and stability and simple operation.

The TDR cable fault locator, model A0500006,determines cable faults by transmitting an electrical energy pulse that propagates at a certain speed depending on the cable type.Upon analysis, the fault locator automatically displays the fault type and the distance to the fault.This TDR cable fault locator has a maximum test range of 1200 meters.The device can optionally be used to calibrate cable type offering easy-to-follow instructions on the screen.It is able to test eight types of cables such as 50Ohm and 75Ohm Co-axial cable.

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Press Release Submitted On: October 27, 2009 at 8:42 pm
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