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Klein Tools - For Professionals Since 1857

Cable Tester, Coax Explorer® 2 Tester with Batteries and Red Remote


  • Cable tester tests and maps coaxial cable
  • Simple push-button operation for wire tracing
  • Easy to read LED panel indicates PASS, OPEN, or SHORT conditions and simplifies cable identification
  • Remote #1 (red) is included with this tester; additional remotes also available (Cat. No. VDV512-110)
  • Color coded push-on remotes allow for up to four cables to be tested and mapped (sold separately)
  • Upgrade Remote Kit VDV512-110 (sold separately), includes holder with 4 remotes and F adapter
  • Uses 2 replaceable AAA batteries
  • Note: Does not work through cable splitters
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The Klein Tools Coax Explorer® 2 verifies proper continuity of F-connector coaxial cables and maps their location. This tester comes with one (red) remote. The available color-coded remotes (sold separately) allow for up to four cables to be tested and mapped, displaying cable status via LED indicators - PASS, OPEN, or SHORT - that also identify the cable/remote location. This compact tester fits in your pocket.

Cable Tester
Wire Tracing of Coaxial Cables
Cable Type:
RG59, RG6/6Q, RG7, RG11
Overall Length:
5.75'' (14.6 cm)
Overall Height:
1'' (2.5 cm)
Overall Width:
1.25'' (3.2 cm)
Test-n-Map ID Remotes:
(1) Red Remote (Included)
Location ID:
2 x AAA
Connection & Adapter Types:
Coax F Adapters
Tester, Batteries, Red Remote
3.0 oz (85g)
Additional Information
  • Read, understand and follow all instructions, cautions and warnings attached to and /or packed with all test and measurement devices before each use.
  • Not for use on powered circuits or outlets.