Coax Cable Tester: How to test coaxial cable without a Multimeter

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Have you ever wondered “How can I test my coaxial cable to see if it’s in working order?”

If you are using the coax cable for Internet or TV services but need to troubleshoot your connection, you will need to determine if a valid signal from your Cable Internet or broadband provider is being carried by that cable.


Multimeter vs Coax Cable Tester

Multimeter – A multimeter measures voltage and it will determine if there is voltage present on your coaxial cable or outlets.

Coax Cable Tester – A coax cable tester will determine if you have an Internet or broadband signal carried to your coax wiring or coax outlets.


Accurate Detection of Internet Signals

Whether you are trying to determine if your cable is live for Internet or you need to troubleshoot your Cable Internet connection, the DSS-01 Coax Cable Tester is designed to detect Internet signals coming from your Cable Internet provider. By using patented technology that detects a specific frequency range used by Cable Internet providers, the DSS-01’s signal testing accuracy is unmatched.

Other solutions that use voltage detection can often be impeded by the presence of hidden splitters on the line, however the DSS-01 Coax Cable Tester will provide a quick and accurate test every time because of the way its engineered to only detect valid signals from your Cable Internet provider.


Coax Cable Tester for Service Providers and You

Hitron’s DSS-01 coax cable tester provides a fast and extremely accurate test in less than 10 seconds that will tell you if your coax wiring or outlets are receiving a signal from your Cable Internet provider.

The DSS-01 Coax Cable Tester was developed by Hitron, in collaboration with one of North America’s largest Cable Internet Providers, leading to this patented approach to accurately testing coax cable.  Hitron’s DSS01 coax cable tester is easy to use and produces instant test results, saving you time and hassle. A one-button test automatically starts the test to detect signals.  The bright, LED indicator light tells you right away whether or not the coax has a signal. If the LED-light indicator is red, no signal was detected. If it is green, the coax is receiving a valid signal. By having the DSS-01, you can ensure that your coax outlet and/or cable is ready to connect your cable modem or router.   Save yourself time and get accurate, dependable results.

The DSS-01 also helps you troubleshoot Internet issues by instantly ruling out problems with your coax wiring or outlets before you call your Internet Service Provider that may result in a costly repair visit.

The DSS-01 Coax Cable Tester is now available for purchase on Amazon.  Need more information on coax cable testing?  Check out Hitron’s Learn page or Blog.

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