165 CB Multi-purpose Cable Tester and Cable Tracer


165 CB - All in One: Multi-purpose Cable Tester and Cable Tracer.

Multi-purpose Cable Tester 165 CB is an ideal tool which can test the correct pin configuration for different kinds of cables: RJ45/RJ11, USB, COAX, BNC cable, Multi-wire cables.

  • Auto-scan and manual-check function
  • Buzzer sound warning for wire status
  • 2 LED module indicators on the master unit which can do both of transmitter and receiver functions for RJ45/RJ11 cable testing.
  • Provides a variety for checking cable continuity, open status, short status and miss-wired.
  • Ground (shielded) wire test
  • LED indication for wire status
  • Power source: 9V battery

The Amplifier Probe (Cable Tracer) is designed to identify and trace wires or cables within a group without damaging the insulation.

  • The flashlight function for easier cable tracing in the dark.
  • An LED indication for the signal strength
  • Volume control for increased sensitivity and adjustable to suit work environment.
  • Recessed ON/OFF button prevents battery drain.
  • Works with any Tone Generator to identify wires.
  • Power supply is in any 9V battery with a life of approximately 100 hours.
  • A phone jack is designed for headset or handset.

The Tone Generator (Cable Tracer) is a great tool for locating and identifying cable pairs or individual conductors. 165 CB does not only serve as a tone generator, but it also serves as a continuity and polarity tester.

  • Two bi-colored LEDs for Line1 and Line2 indication of the polarities of the telephone lines.
  • Identifying Tip and Ring of telephone lines,
  • Identifying telephone line condition: Clear line, Busy line and Ringing line.
  • Users can select a fast dual tone or a slow dual tone by the rotary switch.
  • The unit has alligator type terminals, a modular cable of 4 conductors with a strong connector.
  • The tone and continuity functions are only applied to Line1 (modular connector)/li>


Master unit & Tone Generator (165 CB-TG)

  • Display: LED Modules, Bi-colored LEDs
  • Wave form: Square wave
  • Frequency: 1kHz ± 15%
  • Over voltage protection: 80V DC
  • Alternating tone: Fast and slow
  • Power source: 9V battery x 1
  • Dimensions 180(L) x 82(W) x 43.8(D) mm
  • Weight (battery included): Approx. 280g

Amplifier Probe & Receiving unit (165 CB-A)

  • Frequency detection: 1Hz~12kHz
  • Receiver distance: < 50cm
  • Sensitivity control. Flashlight. LED for signal strength. LED module
  • Power source: 9V battery x 1
  • Dimensions 263(L) x 55(W) x 37.3(D) mm
  • Weight (battery included): Approx. 210g

General Specifications:

  • Operating/Storage temp.: 0˚~40˚C/-10˚~50˚C, 80% Max.
  • Safety Standard: EN 61326-1. EN 55011. EN 61000-4-2. EN 61000-4-3.


  • Instruction manual,
  • Batteries,
  • Carrying case,
  • Self-test cable.
  • Optional Accessories: BNC testing cables, Multi-wire testing cables.