Cable Tester


 Klein Tools expands its innovative Voice/Data/Video product line with its new full-featured Commander™ Series testers. This high-end product has extensive cable testing capabilities, TDR technology for distance to a fault measurement, Power over Ethernet (PoE) detection and testing, link status and capabilities, as well as report management functionality. With one tool, professionals can confidently determine the status of each wire in a data, PoE or communications/video system.  

The Commander Series is made specifically for testing of coaxial, network or telephone cables. The Commander Series consists of two kits: The Commander™ Test Kit (VDV501-828) and the Commander™ Test & Tone Kit (VDV501-829). 

Product capabilities include:

  • Test coaxial, data (RJ45) and telephone (RJ11)  cables
  • Identify wire faults including miswire, open,  short, split-pair, reverse pair and verify  shielding
  • Wiremap - displayed in color per TIA- 568A/B industry standard
  • Measure cable length and distance to a fault with  Time Domain Reflectometry (TDR) technology
  • Detect, identify and test Power over Ethernet  (PoE)
  • Locate and identify cables with Location ID  remotes for data and coaxial cables
  • Test and identify location in one step with Test-n- Map™ ID Remote for data and telephone cables
  • Identify a hub or switch or visually locate cable  runs with Link Light
  • Trace cables, wire pairs and individual conductor  wires with Tone Generator (requires an analog  tone tracing probe included in test & tone kit) 
  • Perform active network (Ethernet) testing – detect  link speeds and capabilities
  • Save, export and print up to 256 cable or network tests 


  • TDR technology
  • Power over Ethernet (PoE) detection and testing
  • link status 
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