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Cable Prowler Ethernet Cable Tester, TDR

SKU: TL4-6220

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Cable Prowler Ethernet and Coax Cable Tester

The Cable Prowler is a high end Ethernet cable tester with a multitude of functions. This Ethernet cable tester verifies cable length, identifies link status, link capability, and PoE detection. It includes a full color display with internal memory to save and print cable testing results.

TDR technology allows you to measure cable length, and length to faults. The Ethernet cable tester also ensures adequate power for powered devices such as VoIP phones. Conduct single ended and remote cable tests with display of PASS, wire map, ID, and faults. It also tests up to eight network and telephone drops with testing and identifier remotes.

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  • Displays length measurement for each pair in feet or meters using TDR technology
  • Detects presence of PoE and class of PoE per IEEE 802.3af/at with load test for voltage drop
  • Detects and reports current link speed and link capabilities for active Ethernet drops up to 1Gbps
  • Link light to identify location on a hub/switch/router port
  • Tests ethernet cable configuration and verifies connectivity while conducting tests for opens, shorts, miswires, split pairs, and reverses
  • Generates selectable tones on selected pins for use with tone tracers
  • Supports up to 8 testing & ID remotes for network & telephone cables
  • Supports up to 20 network & coax ID - only mapping remotes
  • View saved cable tests
  • Full color graphical wire-mapping
  • Ability to define cable name, save cable tests and print ALL results (cable testing & network testing)
  • Multilingual (English, French, Spanish)


Measurement Technology Time Domain Reflectometry (TDR)
Cable Measurements

Cable Testing and ID: up to 1,000ft (305m)

Split Pair Detection: 3ft (1m) to 1,000ft (305m)

Length Measurement: 0 to 1,500ft (457m), +- (5% +1ft)

Supports 20 RJ45 and 20 F connector ID only remotes

Power over Ethernet

Tests for IEEE 802.3af and IEEE 802.3at (PoE Plus) compliant PoE

Tests for classes and loads cable up to 25.5 watts at class 4 Identifies Mode A or B (pairs with PoE)

Active Ethernet Indicates advertised speeds of 10/100/1000base-T half or full duplex. Can link to network at 10/100base-T
Maximum Voltage

RJ Jack: 66 VDC or 55 VAC F Connector: 50 VDC or VAC

Refers to the max voltage that can be applied to any 2 connector pins without damaging the tester
Save Test Results Stores up to 250 cable or network tests with user defined names
Tone Generation Tone frequencies: 730 Hz and 1,440 Hz
Languages English, French, Spanish
Battery Life

For 6 x AA, 9VDC, 2,200 mA-hr (typical) alkaline battery

Operating - 20 hours typically

Standby - 1.5 years typically (200uA max standby current)

Batteries are included

Altitude 10,000 ft. (3,048m)

Operating Temperature: 32 to 122 degrees F (0 to 50 degrees C)

Storage: -22 to +140 degrees F (-30 to 60 degrees C)

Humidity 10 to 90% non-condensing
Enclosure High-strength PC/ABS plastic with V0 rating with boot Withstands 4 foot drops onto concrete
Size 1.85"H x 3.6"W x 6.8"L (4.7 x 9.15 x 17.3 cm)
Weight With batteries: 1 lb 2 oz (510 g)
Safety Compliances CW
Warranty 1 Year

Additional Information

Instructional Video

What's In The Box

  • Cable Prowler Cable Tester/li>
  • #1-5 F Connector Coupler in Foam Holder
  • Network/Tel Testing and ID Remote #1
  • Micro USB Cable
  • No-Fault Cable - Qty 2
  • Hanging Pouch
  • User Manual
  • Quick Start Guide