IDEAL Networks® VDV II Voice, Data & Video Cable Tester

Accurate Integrity Testing for Professional Wiring Installations

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ID-R158000

What's special about this cable tester?

  • Tests and measures many aspects your copper network and cabling including wiring faults, cable length, network speed, PoE status, service detection, voltage/polarity and more (depends on model)
  • Large digital readout and simple navigation buttons ensure easy operation for the amateur and pro alike
  • 3 models to choose from to fit your budget and testing needs
  • Ideal for residential, commercial and industrial telephone, Ethernet, CCTV, security & surveillance and video wiring installations
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The VDV Series II testers deliver versatile options for diagnosing network problems or simply checking up on performance for installation and maintenance. These testers offer easy operation, affordable pricing, and a variety of options depending on your needs. Each comes with a remote and several useful accessories to get you started.

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Part #DescriptionPrice
ID-R158000VDV II Test Kit
Contents: tester, (1) dual port remote, (1) coax remote, (1) battery, user guide
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ID-R158002VDV II Plus Test Kit
Contents: tester, (1) dual port remote, (1) coax remote, (1) battery, user guide, (2) RJ45 to alligator clip 15" cables, (2) screened RJ45 to RJ45 6" cables, (2) RJ11/12 to RJ11/12 4" cables, (1) F-type plug to F-type plug 9" cable, (1) F-81 barrel splice, (1) BNC female to F-type male adapter, (1) BNC female to F-type female adapter, (1) RCA female to F-type male adapter, (1) RCA female to F-type female adapter, (1) wallet wiring card, (1) carry case
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ID-R158003VDV II Pro Test Kit
Contents: tester, (1) dual port remote, (1) coax remote, (1) battery, user guide, (2) RJ45 to alligator clip 15" cables, (2) screened RJ45 to RJ45 6" cables, (2) RJ12 to RJ12 4" cables, (1) F-type plug to F-type plug 9" cable, (1) F-81 barrel splice, (1) BNC female to F-type male adapter, (1) BNC female to F-type female adapter, (1) RCA female to F-type male adapter, (1) RCA female to F-type female adapter, (1) wallet wiring card, (1) carry case
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Accessories
Part #DescriptionPrice
ID-62-164Amplifier Probe - used with integrated tone generator for cable tracing
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ID-158050Set of 12 RJ45 Remotes - helps test remote data cables for quicker 1-person operations
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ID-158051Set of 24 RJ45 Identifiers - identify up to 24 RJ45 ports for faster patch panel labeling and cable tests
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ID-158053Set of 12 Coax Remotes - helps test remote coax cables for quicker 1-person operations
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Each model includes 1 remote unit; more remotes and identifiers are available for faster testing in single man operations (up to 12x RJ45 remotes, 12x coax remotes, and 24x RJ45 identifiers)

All models have an integrated tone generator, and amplifier probes are available to pick up tones for cable tracing.

 

  VDV II VDV II Plus VDV II Pro
Coax, 6 pin (RJ11/12), 8 Pin (RJ45) yes yes yes
Wiremap for miswires, split, pair, shorts, opens, crossover yes yes yes
Analog Tone Generator yes yes yes
Voltage Protection yes yes yes
Shielded Cable Testing yes yes yes
Single Screen Results yes yes yes
Remote Unit yes yes yes
Backlit Display - yes yes
Hub Blink - yes yes
Cable Measurement - yes yes
Distance to Open - yes yes
Carry Case, Cables & Adapters - yes yes
Distance to Open & Short (TDR) - - yes
PoE Detection with Voltage Information - - yes
Phone Service Detection (PBX, ISDN) - - yes
Ethernet Detection with Network Rate/Duplex Information - - yes
Screen Size 2.7" 2.9" 2.9"
Length Measurement
Length Units - m / ft m / ft
Capacitance per unit length range - 30 to 130 pF/m
10 to 40 pF/ft
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NVP range - - 59% to 89%
Accuracy (correct pF/m or NVP set) - ±5% ±0.5m / 1.5ft ±5% ±0.5m / 1.5ft
Resolution - 0.1m / 0.5ft 0.1m / 0.5ft
Length range - 0.3 - 450m
1 - 1,476ft
0.3 - 450m
1 - 1,476ft
Voltage Detection & Measurement
Maximum Withstand Voltage (test unit) 60V (for 10 sec max) 60V (for 10 sec max) 60V (continuous)
Maximum Withstand Voltage (termination) 10V 10V 10V
Voltage Warning > ~2V > ~2V > ~2V
Voltage Measurement no no yes
Accuracy - - ±1V
Resolution - - ±1V
Tone Generator
Number of Tones 4 8 8
Applied to
  • All pins
  • Any single pin
  • Any pair
  • All pins
  • Any single pin
  • Any pair
  • All pins
  • Any single pin
  • Any pair
Level (peak to Peak) ~5V ~5V ~5V
Ethernet Operation      
Ethernet Device Detection yes yes yes
Hub Blink Function yes yes yes
Ethernet Service Detection no no Line Rate (10mb/s, 100mb/s, 1Gb/s) Full/Half Duplex
Dimensions & Weight
Tester Size (w/ Dual Port Remote Unit) 6.3" x 3" x 1.4"
(160 x 76 x 36 mm)
6.3" x 3" x 1.4"
(160 x 76 x 36 mm)
6.3" x 3" x 1.4"
(160 x 76 x 36 mm)
Tester Weight (w/ Dual Port Remote Unit & Battery) 0.57 lb (0.26 kg) 0.57 lb (0.26 kg) 0.57 lb (0.26 kg)
Kit Shipping Dimenions 8.4" x 3.3" x 1.7"
(213 x 84 x 44 mm)
10.9" x 7.7" x 2.3"
(278 x 195 x 59 mm)
10.9" x 7.7" x 2.3"
(278 x 195 x 59 mm)
Kit Shipping Weight 0.66 lb (0.3 kg) 1.76 lbs (0.8 kg) 1.76 lbs (0.8 kg)
Environmental & Approvals
Temperature Operating: 32° to 122° F (0° to 50° C)
Storage: -4° to 158° F (-20° to 70° C)
Operating: 32° to 122° F (0° to 50° C)
Storage: -4° to 158° F (-20° to 70° C)
Operating: 32° to 122° F (0° to 50° C)
Storage: -4° to 158° F (-20° to 70° C)
Relative Humidity Min: 5%
Max: 90% non-condensing
Min: 5%
Max: 90% non-condensing
Min: 5%
Max: 90% non-condensing
Protection IP20 IP20 IP20
EMC EN 55022:2006 / A1:2007
EN 55024:1998 / A1:2001 / A2:2003
EN 55022:2006 / A1:2007
EN 55024:1998 / A1:2001 / A2:2003
EN 55022:2006 / A1:2007
EN 55024:1998 / A1:2001 / A2:2003
Battery
Type 9V Alkaline 9V Alkaline 9V Alkaline
Autonomy (backlight off) 20 hrs minimum continuous wiremap operation 20 hrs minimum continuous wiremap operation 20 hrs minimum continuous wiremap operation

 

Service Detection (VDV II Pro only)
Port Service Voltage Pins
Voice PBX > 30v. 3-4 or 2-5
Data PoE > 30v. 1/2 - 3/6 of 4/5 - 7/8
PBX > 30v. 4-5
ISDN > 30v. 3/6 - 4/5

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