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Hosa Technology CBT-500 Audio Cable Tester

BH #HOCBT500 • MFR #CBT-500
Hosa Technology CBT-500 Audio Cable Tester
Key Features
  • Multiple Type Cable Tester
  • XLR: 3-Pin and 5-Pin
  • SpeakON: 2, 4, and 8-Pole
  • Phono (RCA), Phone (1/4" TRS and TS)
Every audio professional knows what it's like to have a dead cable. The CBT-500 Audio Cable Tester by Hosa Technology takes the guesswork out of the frustrating and time-consuming troubleshooting process. It tests all the most common audio cables including XLR, Phone, Phono, speakON, DIN, Ethernet, BNC, and USB - confirming the working or non-working status of each. But that's not all, the CBT-500 also includes two removable leads to verify continuity of additional connectors and comes equipped with a 9-volt battery to get you up and running right out of the box.
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Does this tester generate tone?

Does this tester generate tone?
Asked by: Fivel
Yes, the Hosa Technology CBT-500 Audio Cable Tester can generate a test tone.
Answered by: calvinm
Date published: 2023-02-03

Can it be used on a 50 ohm BNC cable?

Can it be used on a 50 ohm BNC cable?
Asked by: Debbie
The Hosa Technology CBT-500 Audio Cable Tester only specifies the ability to test 75 ohm BNC cables and appears incompatible with 50 ohm BNC.
Answered by: Matt Z
Date published: 2022-05-27


Does this product test combination wires ? example rca to 1/4, or xlr to 1/2 inch ?
Asked by: MICHAEL W.
We have one of these at my work, it'll test any combination. Just yesterday I was checking a mixer for a blown xlr lead... Long story short I used an rca cable to feed to the mixer and an xlr on the receiving end and it tested each pin, actually two grounded to eachother because the Rca isn't a balanced cable... Long story short it will check combination cables. Thinking of getting one for myself because it's a wicked solid investment and built extremely well especially for the price. Cheers!
Answered by: Roy N.
Date published: 2023-01-27
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