Snap Shot™ Fault Finding / Cable Length Measurement Tool

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What's special about this cable tester/measurer?

  • Traces cable length or distance to fault from one end
  • Able to measure cable distance on a spool, no need to unravel
  • Internal memory can store most used NVP (Nominal Velocity of Propagation) values for easy recalling
  • Easy cable tracing and identification through the built-in tone generator
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CEMade in USAWaste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive

The Snap Shot™ Cable Fault Finder and Measurer is a perfect tool for installers of electrical, data, voice and video cabling systems. Its ability to test every type of cable in the industry makes it essential for all cabling fields. The Snap Shot™ works in all wire environments and has immunity to voltage, current, or data stream disruptions to show you the true picture of your cabling.


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  • Loop test for continuity testing
  • Large LCD display makes it easier to read
  • Auto-OFF feature saves battery power
  • Tone generator produces four different tones that help locate cables
  • Made in the USA Made in USA


Dimensions 17.3 x 8.0 x 3.3 cm (6.8 x 3.15 x 1.3 inches)
Weight 340 grams (12.0 oz.) with battery
Input Protection To 400 volts peak 50/60 Hz AC or DC
Voltage Warning At maximum of Safety Extra Low Voltage limits
(60V peak AC or DC)
Measurement continues while warning is displayed
Measurement Method Spread Spectrum Time Domain Reflectometry (SSTDR)
NVP (VOP) Range 20.0 to 99.9%
NVP Accuracy Range ±1% with known NVP and consistent cable parameters
Maximum Length 3,000 ft on cables with low attenuation
Common Cable Length Ranges Coaxial Cable: 0 to 2,000 feet
Data Cable: 0 to 1,500 feet
Electrical Cable: 0 to 1,000 feet
Tone Generation 4 selectable tone cadences centered on 1 kHz
Constant output amplitude of 3 Vp-p
Power 4 AA alkaline batteries
Standby: 4 years
Active: 15 hours average
Battery Low Level Approximately 4 volts
Operating Temperature 0° to 50°C (32° to 122°F)
Storage Temperature -20° to 60°C (-4° to 140°F)
Humidity 10% to 90%, non-condensing
Altitude 3,050 meters (10,000 ft) maximum
Compliance CE Complies with Conformité Européenne directives.
Warranty 1 year - see product for details







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