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NC500 NETcat Pro Wiring tester

Ethernet Cable Verifier

The NETcat Pro wiring tester is a powerful handheld ethernet cable verifier test device for testing & troubleshooting twisted pair cables UTP & coax cables including CAT5/CAT6 cables etc.

NETcat Pro support “wiremap” to check for correct wiring

Built-in TDR with up to 600-meter range for locating distance to fault in wire/cable such as open & shorts under test.

The NETCAT Pro is an essential instrument for campus networks, building compliance where technicians are managing large array of ethernet ports & structured wiring.

Product Specification


Storage Temperature

-20°C to 70°C

Interface Connections

Rj45 shielded jacks

F-type threaded female coaxial connectors

TDR Calibration

User selectable based on a known cable length.

Range: 50 to 2,000 ft.

- 40% to 100% in step of 1%.

TDR Range

0 to 2000 ft.


1 ft. (0.3 m)

Accuracy to Open/Short

±4% or 2 ft. (0.6 m) whichever is greater

Remote Identifier

2000 ft. (609.6 meters) maximum distance


358 ft (100 meters) maximum distance

Display LCD

Touch screen Dot Pixels: 128 x 128 dots, Backlit

Viewing Area

60.0 x 58.4 mm

Operating Temperature

0°C to 50°C


85 mm x 35 mm x 170 mm


200 g

Power Requirements

9V Alkaline battery (PP3)

  • Gigabit device & capability detection
  • Cable type velocity of propagation.
  • Power over ethernet detection.
  • Tests shielded twisted pair (STP), unshielded twisted pair (UTP) and coaxial cables.
  • 0-2000-foot (600 Meter) cable length via TDR. Step TDR shows length ti open or short of all pairs
  • Detects shorts, opens, reversed, crossed, and split pairs.
  • Identifies active network devices on 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet (802.3) networks.
  • Identifies Power over ethernet (source device detection).
  • Memo Pad/reminder feature - stored in nonvolatile memory
  • Field replaceable “F” type connector
  • NVP cable library allows for 5 commonly used fixed and 5 user selectable cable types - stored in non-volatile memory.
  • Graphical 3” touch screen display with contrast adjustment and backlight, stylus included.
  • Patch cable and remote jack wire-map.
  • Office identification using remote ID units.
  • Troubleshoots and verifies a wide range of networks.
  • Remote jack ID and verification.
  • Generate four distinct, precision tones for tracing low-loss cables like Cat 5.
  • Compatible with Greenlee precision digital probes.
Frequently Asked Questions (10 answered questions)
Yes NC500 will display what the active devices such as a switch will support, eg 10Mpbs, 100MBps and 1000 Base T.

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Tests shielded twister pair (such as CAT7 or higher), unshielded twisted pair (Upto CAT6 Cables), Coax cables.

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Yes, shorts, opens, reversed, crossed and split pairs.

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you can use the touchscreen of the NC500 by hand or use a stylus, as you prefer.

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Yes connect the patchcord to the remote unit and connect the other end to the instrument. Distance value is directly displayed on instrument.

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It is used for testing & troubleshooting of twisted pair cables UTP & coax cables including CAT5/CAT6 cables etc.

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Yes.Built-in TDR with up to 600-meter range for locating distance to fault in wire/cable such as open & shorts

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RJ45 and F-type threaded female coax connector

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2000ft max distance

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