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$6997
  • Includes Tone Generator and Wire Tracing Probe
  • Toner features 5 tone cadences
  • Probe features a work light for use in dark spaces
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Product Overview

This kit includes the tools necessary to tone and trace wires in common wiring systems. This premium tone generator has Angled Bed of Nails (ABN) clips that securely grip the cable. Tone Generator emits five distinct tones. An RJ11 plug easily connects to telephone or RJ45 data jacks for toning. The toner, also checks continuity and polarity that are indicated by clearly labeled LEDs. The probe traces with the tones signal. The adjustable-volume speaker amplifies the tone. The 3.5 mm jack allows for headphones (sold separately) to be attached in noisy environments. The probe has a tool-less non-metallic durable replaceable tip. The probe enables testing in distribution blocks without disturbing other services.
  • Includes a professional grade tone generator and tracing probe for non-energized wiring
  • Toner-pro features 5 distinct tone cadences, transmits 1,000+ ft.
  • Rugged Angled Bed of Nails (ABN) clips securely attach to wires
  • RJ11 plug easily connects to telephone and RJ45 data jacks to tone wire pair
  • Toner-Pro tests for continuity and polarity with results indicated by clearly labeled LEDs
  • Probe-Pro features 3.5 mm headphone jack for noisy environments (headphones not included)
  • Responsive probe with durable non-metallic, replaceable conductive tip (VDV999-068) - sold separately
  • Work light on probe tip for use in dark spaces
  • Terminal block on probe to confirm the toned pair
  • Each tool includes 4X AAA batteries
  • Custom, padded, divided, zipper pouch for convenient storage (VDV770-500) included with kit
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
3 in
Product Height (in.)
12 in
Product Width (in.)
7 in

Details

Application tested
Multimedia
Battery Power Type
Alkaline
Electronics Included Components
Batteries
Features
No Additional Features
Maximum data transfer rate/speed (Mbps)
0
Number of Batteries Required
8
Returnable
90-Day

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Certifications and Listings
CE Certified
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A well built tool that is simple to use. It gives you a clear indication as to the condition of ...
A well built tool that is simple to use. It gives you a clear indication as to the condition of your cables. Have used it over several hundred feet of cable and had great results. Another good Klein product!
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The product exceeded my expectations and works great and easy to use
The product exceeded my expectations and works great and easy to use
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If you are making and crimping your own Ethernet cables, or installing keystone jacks or patch pa...
If you are making and crimping your own Ethernet cables, or installing keystone jacks or patch panels, this tool is a handy time saver to verify the RJ45 termination. It's incredibly simple: Just plug one end of the cable in the main tester port and the other end of the cable in the "Remote" port, and press the single Test button. There's only one button on the tester: TEST, so it couldn't be easier. It automatically turns on, and automatically turns off. If the cable is fine, a green light will appear in the PASS area at the top of the tester. If there's an issue with the wire, one of the three red lights will turn on in the FAULT section. The tool feels solid and made of high quality plastic. The Remote unit is very small, and handily clips into the bottom of the main Tester. The Tester has a 9V battery installed already, so you can start testing immediately. I don't work with RJ11/12 and fortunately have never needed to terminate phone lines, so I didn't test those ports, but it does support RJ11 connectors as well if you need to test those. The tester includes a fairly comprehensive instruction sheet, including several wiring diagrams. It's a very reasonably priced tester, and if you are making lots of cables or terminating long wiring runs, it's a good investment.
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I was involved in a data center installation about 20 years ago. I wish we had one of these back...
I was involved in a data center installation about 20 years ago. I wish we had one of these back then because the electrician wired all the network cabling wrong. He took the position that it was up to us to prove it. It required hundreds of man hours to correct & delayed the project by several weeks. This is an easy to use tool for testing network & phone wiring/connections. The 'remote' is nothing more that a reflector (I thought is was something like a TV remote), but makes the validation very easy.
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The Klein LAN Explorer Cable tester is an extremely easy to use cable tester. It is designed to t...
The Klein LAN Explorer Cable tester is an extremely easy to use cable tester. It is designed to test RJ45 network cables as well as RJ11 and RJ12 phone cables. The remote is stored in the handle and can easily be removed and attached on the far end of the cable to be tested. There is a green pass/fail light, as well as if there is a fault it will designate between a miswire, an open , or a short. It uses a 9V battery, which is included. This is a necessity for anyone that tests network or phone cabling, especially if they are creating their own. I would definitely recommend it!
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    Made installing new ethernet cables so much easier, identifying what...
    Made installing new ethernet cables so much easier, identifying what issues I was having. It's a bit vague so takes some getting used to. But this is a great tool for a novice at installing ethernet cables!
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        Worked out as I hoped it would....
        Worked out as I hoped it would.
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          This tool is really simple and gets the job done....
          This tool is really simple and gets the job done.
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