VGA Sniffer™ Analog PC Video Tester

Tests VGA Signal Strength for Easy System Maintenance


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Low Price GuaranteeWhat's special about this HD15 video tester?

  • Tests for VGA signal loss from the source, making computer video maintenance much easier
  • Displays results for Red (Pr), Green (Y), and Blue (Pb), so troubleshooting partial loss is a breeze
  • Also measures RGBHV voltage levels for a more detailed view of your video signal strength
  • Uses LED lights to indicate signal status, creating an easy to read interface to quick testing
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Almost every PC user and installer knows the difficulty of having to constantly reboot, switch video cards and monitors, and perform other laborious tasks to get to the root of a PC video problem. The VGA Sniffer eliminates that hassle by quickly testing the video signal source for output, and displays results on a simple LED readout for a clear picture of your signal strength.

  • Fits in your pocket for easy transport and integration into any toolset
  • Test cable can be securely screwed in, adding the convenience of testing several VGA outlets with the same cable
  • Energy efficient design lasts up to 2 years on a set of AA/LR6 batteries (included), saving you money on constant replacements
  • Auto-shutoff mode saves battery life


Input Type 15 Pin HD15 Female (VGA)
Output Type LED indicators for RGB HV
LED turns green when signals are present
Signal Types Tested RGB
Max Resolutions Tested VGA-UXGA; 480p-1080p
Operating Temperature 50°F to 95°F (10°C to 35°C)
Maximum Temperature 113°F (45°C)
Relative Humidity 90% non-condensing
MTBF (calculated) 85,000 hrs
Power 2 AA batteries (10ma)
Weight 8 oz (182 g)
Dimensions 2.5" W x 3.7" H x 1.10" D
(60mm x 94mm x 28mm)
Input Video Signal Analog Signal Level: 1.5V p-p max.
Impedance: 75ohms
Input Sync Signal Horizontal/Vertical or Composite: TTL (+/-)
Sync on Green: -0.3V
Impedance: 10kohms


MTBF: Mean time between failures, a calculation of time between operational failures in a particular system

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