Platinum Tools LANSeeker Cable Tester

BH #PLTP500C • MFR #TP500C
Platinum Tools
Platinum Tools LANSeeker Cable Tester
Key Features
  • Tests Cat 3 through Cat 7
  • Tests Shielded & Unshielded Cables
  • Detects Shorts Easily
  • Tests Miswires, Opens & Reverses
Useful for residential and commercial cable installers, the Platinum Tools LANSeeker is a cable tester and tone generator designed to test the usability of Ethernet cables. It identifies shorts, miswires, opens, reverses and split pairs, with a debug mode that diagnoses faults one pair at a time, displaying them on LED indicators on the main and remote unit. The LED monitors battery status as well.
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Platinum Tools TP500C Overview

Useful for residential and commercial cable installers, the Platinum Tools LANSeeker is a cable tester and tone generator designed to test the usability of Ethernet cables. It identifies shorts, miswires, opens, reverses and split pairs, with a debug mode that diagnoses faults one pair at a time, displaying them on LED indicators on the main and remote unit. The LED monitors battery status as well.

The LANSeeker generates audio tones, making it suitable for use with tone tracers. Running off of a single 9V battery, the unit sports a relatively long battery life, giving you 20 hours of testing, 170 hours of audio tone, and 2.5 years of life in standby. Indeed, the battery lasts so long there is no off-switch; the tester automatically powers on within two seconds upon sensing a cable connection, and switches off within five seconds of sensing a cable disconnection.

Key Features at a Glance

  • Works with Cat 7, Cat 6a, Cat 6, Cat 5e, Cat 5, Cat 4 or Cat 3 connections—shielded or unshielded
  • Displays cable test results on main and remote units in less than two seconds
  • Immediately detects shorts by just plugging in one end of a cable to the tester
  • Identifies shorts, opens, miswires, reversed and split pairs
  • No on/off switch, automatically starts test when a connection is sensed between main and remote unit
  • Debug mode diagnoses and displays faults one pair at a time
  • Includes tone generator
  • Self-stored remote
  • Made in the USA
UPC: 849160008286

Platinum Tools TP500C Specs

Battery Life (approx.)Standby: 2.5 years
Cable Testing: 20 hours
Tone Mode: 170 hours
Cable TypesCat 7, Cat 6a, Cat 6, Cat 5e, Cat 5, Cat 4, and Cat 3 (shielded or unshielded)
Cable LengthMinimum Cable Length for Testing for Split Pairs: 3.3' / 1.0 m
Maximum Cable Length for Testing: 1000.7' / 305.0 m
TemperatureOperating: 32 to 122°F / 0 to 50°C
Storage: -4 to 158°F / -20 to 70°C
Humidity (Non-Condensing)10 to 90%
Dimensions (L x W x H)5.7 x 2.8 x 1.2" / 14.5 x 7.2 x 3.0 cm
Weight5.7 oz / 162 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)9.2 x 5.55 x 1.6"
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