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Hosa CBT-500 Cable Tester

Hosa CBT-500 Cable Tester

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The CBT-500 Cable Tester by Hosa Technology diagnoses signal failure in cables terminated with any combination of XLR, Phone, Phono, and speakON connectors, as well as DIN, Ethernet, and USB Type A to Type B cables. It is also equipped with removable leads to verify continuity of additional connectors and jacks. Operation requires one 9-volt battery (included).

Cable Test:

- Turn knob to position 1
- Plug one connector into corresponding jack on left side of tester
- Plug other connector into corresponding jack on right side of tester
- Turn knob to each position to check wiring of each contact

Continuity Test:

- Apply the tip of each lead to the corresponding contacts
- If continuity exists, the center LED will illuminate and tester will beep

Battery Check:

- Turn knob to Battery Check
- LED will illuminate if the battery is charged

Compatible with the following cable terminations:

- XLR 3-pin and 5-pin
- speakON 2-, 4-, and 8-pole
- Phono (RCA)
- 1/4" TRS and TS
- 3-, 5-, and 8-pin DIN
- RJ45 (Ethernet)
- 75-ohm BNC
- USB Type A to Type B
- Test probes for continuity testing of bare wire and any connectors not found on the CBT-500.