New Cable Length Meter from Klein Tools® Provides Accurate Measuring of a Wide Variety of Cable Types

Dec. 14, 2022 (Lincolnshire, Ill.) – Klein Tools (, for professionals since 1857, introduces the new TDR Cable Length Meter, a tester that provides accurate cable length measurements for a wide variety of cable types at an affordable price.

TDR Cable Length Meter (Cat. No. 501-915)

  • Cable length meter measures the length of electrical, data, two-wire and Romex® cables up to 3,000-ft (914 m)
  • TDR technology measures distance-to-fault, open or shot, on terminated or unterminated cable
  • Programmed with Velocity of Propagation (VoP) values for Coax, Data, Romex® and other multiwire cables for accurate length measurement within +/-(2% +3’) accuracy
  • Stores custom cable VoP values for consistently accurate results and time savings
  • Simple interface with full color, interactive LCD
  • Tones unenergized, open-ended wires for wire tracing*
  • Coax-BNC or alligator clips for a quick and easy connection to test most cable types
  • RJ45 jack for accurate length measurement of terminated data cables
  • Measurements can be switched between metric and imperial units
  • Included padded carrying case and leads

*Analog tracing probe required, sold separately, Cat. No. VDV500-123 recommended


“Klein Tools’ new TDR Cable Length Meter gives trade professionals a wide range of measuring options in one simple device,” says Elvin Bautista, product manager at Klein Tools. “It measures cable length, calibrates Velocity of Propagation (VoP) values, finds distance to faults in cables and provides built-in tone generation for cable tracing. All of these features plus its affordable price point make it an ideal tool for professionals across several different trades.”

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About Klein Tools

Since 1857 Klein Tools, a family-owned and operated company, has been designing, developing and manufacturing premium-quality, professional-grade hand tools. The majority of Klein tools are manufactured in plants throughout the United States and are the No. 1 choice among professional electricians and other tradespeople. For more information, visit

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