The following is a summary list of universal cable testers that can test and validate complex wiring connectivity of any cable or cable harness. Small and portable. These testers can learn the original master cable wiring and can detect opens, shorts and mis-connected wiring connections instantly.

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Product: Cable Tester CCT-01

Manufacturer: PIC-CONTROL
Website: www.cable-tester.com
Test Points: 64
Power Source: 5V (USB-C cable, 100mA)
Size: 130 x 65 x 35mm
Weight: 300g
Cost: Very Low (about USD200+)

Nice Features:

  • very easy to use
  • easy to wire up
  • small size
  • low voltage/power
  • can generate test report
  • allow interface to external system
  • reverse engineer of an unknown complex cable connection

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Product: WireBasics CT-16 Cable Tester

Manufacturer: PROTRON
Website: www.wirebasics.com
Test Points: 32 test pins (limited by 16 circuits)
Power Source: 230Vac to 6Vdc or (9Vdc battery)
Size: Estimate to be 210 x 148 x ??mm
Weight: ???g
Cost: Low (about USD$395)

Nice Features:

  • low voltage
  • easy to read
  • relay and TTL output
  • comes with connector adapter boards

Product: Model 205 Universal Cable Tester

Manufacturer: BK Precesion
Website: www.bkprecision.com
Test Points: 128
Power Source: 230Vac to 12Vdc (700mA)
Size: 231.1 x 157.5 x 53.3mm
Weight: 1360g
Cost: Medium

Nice Features:

  • stores up to 50 test programs
  • printer interface
  • optional accessories

Product: 1100H+ Compact Cable Tester

Manufacturer: CIRRIS
Website: www.cirris.com
Test Points: 128
Power Source: 115Vac / 230Vac
Size: 360 x 170 x 135mm
Weight: 4400g
Cost: High

Nice Features:

  • expandable test points up to 1024
  • high voltage test
  • test for passive components, resistors, diodes, capacitors, twisted pairs
  • test for intermediate cable problem

Product: Cable Tester CCT-100

Manufacturer: Cosam Industries
Website: www.cosamindustries.com
Test Points: 52
Power Source: 120Vac adapter
Size: 197 x 89 x 38mm
Weight: ???g
Cost: Low (about USD$450)

Nice Features:

  • compact in size
  • nice small screen display
  • detects diode polarity
  • product model CCT-100B come with rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery
  • wide range of attachment boards accessories

Product: CableScan Model 64 Cable Tester

Manufacturer: Cablescan (A EUBANKS COMPANY)
Website: www.cablescan.com
Test Points: 64
Power Source: 115Vac / 230Vac
Size: 279 x 82 x 50mm
Weight: 2700g
Cost:

Nice Features:

  • user-friendly control panel
  • expandable program storage
  • optional PC interface
  • optional printer interface
  • screen display
  • many other models available with more test points

Product: HPS9820 Cable Tester

Manufacturer: Helpass Electronic Technologies Inc
Website: helpass.waimaotong.com
Test Points: 128
Power Source: 230Vac
Size: 288 x 270 x 102mm
Weight: 2000g
Cost: Low

Nice Features:

  • color screen display
  • choice of English and Chinese language
  • auto or manual test mode
  • statistical analysis function
  • RS232C interface

Product: CableEye M2U-Basic (810U) Low Voltage Cable Tester

Manufacturer: CAMI Research Inc.
Website: www.camiresearch.com
Test Points: 128 test points (limited by 64 conductors)
Power Source: 230Vac to 9Vdc
Size: approximate 305 x 230mm
Weight: 1100g
Cost: High (about USD$1300)

Nice Features:

  • many other advance product models to choose from
  • very nice optional software add-on support
  • many optional connector adapter boards set to choose from
  • many accessories options

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B801 Sharon Connection Tester

Product: B801 “Sharon” Connection Tester

Manufacturer: Banair
Website: http://www.banair.co.uk/sharon.htm
Test Points: 128
Power Source: 9V 400mA
Size: ???mm
Weight: ???g
Cost: Medium

Nice Features:

  • 2 line display
  • Up to 48 wire lists
  • Computer RS232 interface

Cable Tester 2.0

Product: Cable Tester 2.0

Manufacturer: AWOS
Website: https://www.awos.cz/cable-tester2
Test Points: 128
Power Source: 12V 150mA
Size: 260 x 205 x 50mm
Weight: < 1Kg
Cost:

Nice Features:

  • Graphical editor for cable connection
  • Cyclic testing
  • Computer RS232 interface

RibbonJog mkII

Product: RibbonJoG mkII

Manufacturer: CableJog
Website: https://www.cablejog.co.uk/ribbonjog-mkii-c2x21916713
Test Points: 128 (for up to 64way IDC ribbon cable)
Power Source: 4x AAA batteries
Size: 290 x 143 x 35mm
Weight: —
Cost: Very Low (about USD350)

Nice Features:

  • Simple construct and operation.
  • Test for open/short circuit within 1 sec.
  • For 10/14/16/20/26/34/40/50/60/64 way IDC flat ribbon cable.
CableJoG 128

Product: CableJoG 128

Manufacturer: CableJog
Website: https://www.cablejog.co.uk/PBCPPlayer.asp?ID=2022340
Test Points: 128
Power Source: 9V NiMH battery
Size: 180 x 310 x 60mm
Weight: —
Cost: —

Nice Features:

  • Store up to 57 cable configurations.
  • Keypad control.
  • RS232 communication to computer.
  • Using standard IDC header connector.

Other models available for more test points. 256/512/1024 test points available.


Ribbon Cable Tester
TEST-i Pro Multi-Function Cable Tester

Product: Ribbon Cable Tester 258894

Manufacturer: Hobbes Innovation
Distributor: Assmann WSW Components
Website: https://www.hobbesinnovation.com/collections/multi-cable-tester
Test Points: 100 (for up to 50 ways IDC cable)
Power Source: 9V battery or Power Jack
Size: 250 x 134 x 35mm
Weight: about 800g
Cost: Low (about USD$292 from PRO-LINK)

Nice Features:

  • LCD display with backlight
  • Test for open, short or mis-wiring.

Reference:

  • Other models of Multi-Cable Testers available (258898, 258011, 258012IM-001) ranging from USD$150 to USD$260

 


Product: Anarchy PCB Ribbon Cable Tester

Manufacturer: —
Website: https://www.pinballlife.com/anarchy-pcb-ribbon-cable-tester.html
Test Points: test up to 24 pins ribbon cable
Power Source: 3x AA battery
Size: —
Weight: —
Cost: Very very cheap (about USD$50)

Nice Features:

  • simple bare PCB board tester for ribbon cable.

Product: Cable Tester CCT-02

Manufacturer: PIC-CONTROL
Website: www.cable-tester.com
Test Points: 256
Power Source: 5V (USB-C cable, 300mA)
Size: 220 x 165 x 50mm
Weight: about 1000g
Cost: Medium

Nice Features:

  • custom attachment board for your unique connectors
  • stores multiple learned connection
  • low voltage/power
  • generate and save test report into thumb-drive memory
  • allow interface to external system

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