On Sale! Riser Bond Model 1270A Metallic TDR Fault Locator –

On Sale! Riser Bond Model 1270A Metallic TDR Fault Locator –

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RiserBond Instruments 1270A  CATV Meters

RiserBond Instruments 1270A Metallic Time Domain Reflectometer Cable Fault Locator

Includes Integrated Hard Case & Accessories As Listed

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The 1270A provides a unique package to the field engineer who needs to find faults on CATV and telecom cables for both outside plant and domestic applications. It is ‘housed’ in a rugged package with full PC connectivity and Riserbond ease of use. It is the solution for network provisioning. It is intuitive and easy to use and meets the users needs both in performance and in use. It has advanced features such as a sub-ns pulse, CATV and telecom inputs for VoIP applications and auto fault find. It is housed in a field proven rugged and robust enclosure. The 1270A provides the complete fault finding solution for the field engineer.

RiserBond Instruments 1270A 

Key Features

Combined coax and telco TDR.
Rugged and robust.
Easy to use.
PC Connectivity.
Range Plus.
Super Store.
Auto fault find.



Direct connections from both coax andtwisted pair – Superior fault location in avariety of industries and applications. The1270A will directly test coaxial cable andtwisted pair cable by using front panelconnections.
RANGE-PLUS – Two-button operation thatallows the operator to quickly scan the cableunder test while automatically steppingthrough a specific pulse width, vertical gain,and cable length.
2-Line Input – Connect two twisted paircables simultaneously for comparison.
Sub-nanosecond Pulse Width – Pinpointminor faults which interrupt digital servicesand cause signal loss, ingress, and egress.
Intermittent Fault Detection (IFD) – Monitorand locate hard-to-find intermittent faultsusing the IFD mode.
Dual Independent Cursors – Measurebetween any two points on the waveform.
SUPER-STORE Waveform Data Storage -Helps reduce downtime in a system. Simplyconnect the TDR, press “store”, and have thesystem back up and running within minutes.Analyze the waveform later.
WAVE-VIEW Software – Upload waveforms toyour computer. Document before acceptingnew plant, save money when comparingreplacement versus repair cost.
Rugged, weatherproof construction -Rugged, weatherproof casing helps keep the1270A on the job, regardless of location orclimate conditions.
Easy-to-use – Logical, step-by-step testingfor fault location and diagnosis is easy-to-useby all levels of expertise.

Product Specifications

Physical Dimensions: Width: 10.5 inches (267 mm)
Height: 9.75 inches (247.6 mm)
Depth: 5 inches (127 mm)
Weight: 6 pounds (2.7 kg)
Battery: Internal, rechargeable, 7.2 V Nickel metal hydride
Charging Source: External 12 VAC transformer, 1.3 A
Operating Time: Greater than 6 hours, continuous without backlight
Operating temperature: 0° C (+32° F) to +50° C (+122° F)
Typical temperature:  -15° C (+5° F) to +60° C (+140° F)
Storage temperature: -20° C (-4° F) to +60° C (+140° F)
Humidity: 95% maximum relative humidity, non-condensing
Display: 320 x 240 dot-matrix, liquid crystal display (LCD) with cathode
fluorescent (CFL) backlighting
Maximum Ranges: 63,700 feet (19,400 meters) at .990 VOP
38,600 feet (11,700 meters at .600 VOP
Range varies with VOP. Maximum testable cable length varies with pulse width and cable type.
Horizontal Resolution: Coax: <2,000 ft (610 m): <.05 ft (.03 m) at .999 VOP <.02 ft (.01 m) at .300 VOP Line 1, Line 2: <2,000 ft (610 m): <.25 ft (.08 m) at .999 VOP <.08 ft (.03 m) at .300 VOP
Any input: >2,000 ft (610 m) 1 ft. (.1 m) at any VOP
Vertical Resolution: 14 bits with 170 dots displayed
Vertical Sensitivity: Greater than 65 dB
Output Balance:  Line 1, Line 2 only; Variable
Output Connector: Front panel BNC and Banana jacks
Velocity of Propagation: Two user-selectable display formats.VOP (%) with 3 digit precision ranging from 30.0% to 99.9%; V/2
with 4 digit precision (feet or meters per microsecond) ranging from 45.0 to 148.0 in meters mode or from 148.0 to 487.0 in feet mode.
Input Protection: 400 volts (AC + DC) from DC to 400 Hz and decreases to 10 volts
at 1 MHz.
Distance Accuracy: Accuracy will vary with cable VOP and cable type.
Coax: +/- .1 ft (.03 m) plus +/- .01% of reading
Line 1, Line 2: +/- .5 ft (.15 m) plus +/- .01% of reading
Serial I/O Port: RS-232
Output Pulses: Coax: sub-nanosecond, 2, 25, 100, 500 nanoseconds
Line 1, Line 2: 2, 25, 100, 1000, 6000 nanoseconds
Auto dBRL: 2 digit auto return loss calculation at cursor setting
Auto Crosstalk: Line 1, Line 2 only 2 digit crosstalk calculation at cursor setting
Waveform Storage: 6,144 samples per waveform
Standard: 8 waveforms
Optional: 32 waveforms
Automatic/Manual Noise Filter: Standard: 8x Averaging, 50/60 Hz, Auto-Filter
Optional: 4x, 16x, 32x, 64x, 128x Averaging

Condition: Refurbished / Calibrated
Warranty: 90 Day Exchange

RiserBond 1270A Metallic Time Domain Reflectometer Cable Fault Locator
(2) Dual Clip To Banana Cables
BNC Cable
BNC To Coax Adapter
Accessory Case
AC Adapter/Charger
RS232 PC Interface Cable
User Manual On CD-ROM
Strap For Unit
Integrated Hard Case

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