The product KE3100 has been discontinued and is no longer available. GMC-I Service GmbH offers services for the instruments supplied by Kurth Electronic.
Unique xDSL availability and activity tester!
KE3100 xDSL Detection Kit – unique, compact & affordable! With the kit, technicians are able to detect the availability and activity of classic and IP-based DSL connections as well as detect them without contact.
The KE890 xDSL Check can activate an inactive DSLAM / ISAM at the remote end of a wired line to indicate the availability of a DSL service and the Annex variant which is reported back by the DSLAM via LED: Annex A / M (DSL via POTS), Annex B (DSL via ISDN) or Annex J (All-IP). All current xDSL services according to ITU-T G.441 such as ADSL or VDSL2 as well as the new SuperVectoring (VDSL 35b) and G.fast technology are supported.
Optionally, on the network operator‘s or supplier‘s side, the KE890 xDSL Check performs the detection of an active xDSL modem at the end of the line. Thus, it can be remotely assessed whether a modem is connected on the customer side.
With the KE420 xDSL PROBE, wire pairs which carry active xDSL signals can be detected contactlessly. The active services are neither disturbed nor do they lose their connection. This way, the lines carrying an active xDSL signal in the switching center, the cable splitter, the house transfer point or the building, can be easily detected.
The Ethernet link test detects active (patched) network connections: it quickly identifies the corresponding port on the switch by using the link blink function.
KE3100 is equipped with a line tracer function in order to identify specific lines in telephony, data, coax and electrical installations carrying a maximum voltage up to 100 V. Cables can be located in cable channels or walls. Wire pairs, even reversals and split pairs can be detected. A continuity test with resistance-dependent tone frequency helps technicians to determine the copper cable‘s condition.
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|KE420 xDSL Probe|
xDSL signal filter LED (ADSL – ADSL 2+, VDSL2 bis 17a / VDSL35b, G.fast)
|Search distance||To cable max. 60 cm, search depth under plaster max. 15 cm|
|Dimensions||220 x 40/35 x 25 mm|
|Weight||90 g without battery|
|Additional hardware features||Test probe made of non-conductive carbon fibre reinforced plastic
3.5 mm headphone jack
Detached battery compartment
|Power supply||9 V block battery|
|Casing||Sturdy, impact-resistant and weather-resistant ABS-case with membrane keys|
|KE890/895 xDSL Check|
|Flexible test cord||25 cm|
|Test cord connections||2x banana with crocodile clips
1x RJ11 plug with TAE adapter
1x RJ45 plug
|Additional test ports||1x 2,5 mm universal optical fibre ferrule (KE895)|
|Features||Continuity test LED + tone
DSL availability test for services according to ITU-T G.441 such as ADSL - ADSL2+, SHDSL, VDSL2, VDSL 35b, G.fast
Resistance test by changing the tone frequency
Low battery indication by flashing LED
Auto power off 45 / 90 min. / never (in toner mode)
Device switch-on indicator with LED
Data port test via Link-Blink function
Visible laser light source (VFL) (KE895)
|Frequencies Copper (<±1 %)||Solid: 1 kHz, 1,9 kHz, 577 Hz|
|Frequencies Fibre||270, 1000 Hz moduliert + pulse (KE895)|
|Ranger Copper||Max. cable length up to 15 km without load, up to 0.4 mm Ø|
|Range Fibre||Max. cable length up to 10 km (KE895)|
|Transmitting power (9 V block battery)||9.0 VSS without load / ~ 12 VSS with loaded battery
+5 dBm at 600 Ohm for fundamental 1 kHz
0 dBm at 100 Ohm for fundamental 1 kHz
-5 dBm at 50 Ohm for fundamental 1 kHz
|Overvoltage protection||Up to 500 V DC / 350 V AC in all modes except CONT and ETH for banana plugs / Pin 4 + 5 on RJ45|
|Dimensions||150 x 65 x 26 mm|
|Weight||220 g without battery|
|Case||Solid, shock-resistant and weather-resistant ABS-case
Detached battery compartment