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Cable Tester, Commander VDV Tester and Test-n-Map Remote Kit


  • Cable tester locates, tests and measures coaxial, data (RJ45) and telephone (RJ11) cables
  • Identify wiring faults including a mis-wire, open fault, short fault, split-pair and a wire map
  • Detect, identify and test Power over Ethernet (PoE)
  • Measure cable length and distance to a fault with Time Domain Reflectometry (TDR) technology
  • Four tone options with a probe included
  • Measure paired conductor cables up to 1500' (457 m) with accuracy of up to ±(5% and 1'/0.3 m)
  • Single-end cable testing or complete two-end cable testing with Test-n-Map™ ID Remote Controls
  • Perform active network (Ethernet) testing - detect capabilities and connection speeds
  • Locate and identify cables with location ID remote controls, Test-n-Map™ ID remote controls, Link Light and Tone Generator
  • Test and identify location in one step (two-end testing) with Test-n-Map™ ID remote controls (RJ45 and RJ12 ports) - supports up to 8 remote controls
  • Multi-style (4 cadences) tone generator capable of sending a tone on a single conductor, a conductor pair or over all conductors. Kit includes required Probe-PRO Tracing Probe (VDV500-123)
  • Visually identify a hub or switch and locate cable runs with Link Light
  • Save up to 256 cable or network tests, export and print reports
  • Download brochure for more details and kit contents
  • Emits an analogue signal detectable by analogue signal probes

Klein Tools' VDV Commander™ with Test-n-Map Remote Kit locates, tests and measures coax, data and telephone cables to ensure fast and accurate installations. It is ideal for identifying wiring faults including miswire, open fault, short fault, split-pair and wire map. In addition, the Commander detects Power over Ethernet (PoE) and can store and produce test results for easy report management.

Cable Testing
Special Features:
Accuracy/Measurement Resolution, Active Ethernet detects the link speed and capabilities of the 10/100/1000base-T half or full duplex. Can link to a network at the 10/100base-T; Customisable Setup; Imperial or Metric Results; Multiple Languages: English/Spanish/French; Single-end Cable Testing
Cable type:
RG59, RG6/6Q, RG7/11, CAT3, CAT5, CAT6/6A
Overall Length:
4.375'' (11.1 cm)
Overall Height:
6.797'' (17.3 cm)
Test-n-Map ID Remotes:
Location ID:
Commander: 6 x AA Alkaline Probe: 1 x 9V Alkaline
Battery Life:
Commander: 20 hours active, 10 years standby; Probe: 25 hours active, 4 years standby
Supported Remotes:
(20) F-Connector CoaxMap ID/RJ45LanMap ID
Multiple-Style Tone Generator:
Yes (4)
Testing & Measurement Types:
Cable length measurement to 1,500' (457 m); Miswiring fault detection; Open fault detection; Power Over Ethernet detection; Shield detection; Short fault detection; Split-pair fault detection
Tester, Probe, Test-n-Map Remote No. 1, (20) LanMap ID Remotes, (20) CoaxMap ID remotes, USB/RJ12/RJ45 Test Cables, Coax Adapter, (6) AA Batteries, 9V Battery, Carrying Case
5.04 lb (2.28 kg)
Additional Information
  • Read, understand and follow all instructions, cautions and warnings attached to and/or packed with all test and measurement devices before each use.
  • Always wear approved eye protection.
  • Do NOT use on live circuits.