Hosa CBT-500 Cable Tester – Well Worth The Price


Totally Worth The Price

Helps Troubleshoot If You Have “Faulty” Guitar Cables

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The CBT-500 Cable Tester by Hosa Technology diagnoses signal failure in cables terminated with any combination of XLR, Phone, Phono, and speakON® connectors, as well as DIN, Ethernet, and USB Type A to Type B cables. It is also equipped with removable leads to verify continuity of additional connectors and jacks. Operation requires one 9-volt battery (included).


Cable Test:

  • Turn knob to position 1
  • Plug one connector into corresponding jack on left side of tester
  • Plug other connector into corresponding jack on right side of tester
  • Turn knob to each position to check wiring of each contact

Continuity Test:

  • Apply the tip of each lead to the corresponding contacts
  • If continuity exists, the center LED will illuminate and tester will beep

Battery Check:

  • Turn knob to Battery Check
  • LED will illuminate if the battery is charged
  • Package Includes:
    • Cable Tester
    • Battery
    • 2 Leads

*Note: Price may vary


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