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Pocket Toner®

Connect. Detect. Protect.

The Pocket Toner® connects to any voice, data, or video cable to detect open/short circuits, continuity, AC/DC voltage* and dial tone* all while protecting up to 52 volts.

The Pocket Toner comes in three models and several different kit configurations so no matter what your job, you can safely install and test.

  • Low-voltage circuit protection for both the unit as well as the detachable cable toner
  • Dual audible indicators in the main body and detachable buzzer toner units
  • Removable push on connectors
  • Auto shut-off
  • Easy-to-read indicators
  • Male and female adaptable toner section
  • Removable push-on connector
  • Lightweight, durable anodized aluminum body
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Overview

The Pocket Toner® connects to any voice, data, or video cable to detect open/short circuits, continuity, AC/DC voltage* and dial tone* all while protecting up to 52 volts.

The Pocket Toner comes in three models and several different kit configurations so no matter what your job, you can safely install and test.

All of the Pocket Toners have dual audible indicators in the main body and detachable buzzer toner units, removable push on connectors, auto shut-off and easy-to-read indicators.

Pocket Toner® NX1 – Identify and test live, singular coax cables for continuity, opens and shorts.

Pocket Toner® NX2 – All the features of the NX1 plus more—test coaxial cables for continuity, AC and DC voltage, shorts, opens, 50-75 Ω termination, and polarity with Dial Tone Detective™ adapter.

    Pocket Toner® NX8 – All the features of the NX1 and NX2 plus more—test up to 8 cables at once for continuity, shorts, opens, 50-75 Ω termination, and polarity with Dial Tone Detective™ adapter.

     

    Features

    Pocket Toner® NX1
    • Test for continuity, open circuits and short circuits
    • Primary testing device for COAX cable
    • Removable toner unit plus audible tone on the main body
    • Bi-gender toner unit allows a female connector to be tested by simply removing the Speed™ 81 coupler
    • Two buzzers to indicate continuity
    • Extra bright, dual-colored LED
    • Low-voltage circuit protection (6v-52v)
    • Auto shut-off
    • Comes as single unit, no kits available
    • Runs on a single AAA battery

     

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    Pocket Toner® NX2
    • Easy to read digital display gives five different test results
    • Low-voltage circuit protection (6v-52v)
    • Two buzzers to indicate continuity
    • Bi-gender toner unit with Speed 81™ coupler
    • Removable toner unit
    • Beeps with line condition changes
    • Comes in two different kits; Pocket Toner NX2-CABLE (PTNX2-CABLE) and Pocket Toner NX2-Deluxe (PTNX2-DLX)
    • Auto shut-off
    • Runs on a single AAA battery

     

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    Pocket Toner® NX2-CABLE Kit

    Perfect for the cable and cable and telephone professional who needs to quickly and easily test coax and telephone cables for continuity, AC and DC voltage, shorts, opens and 50-75 Ω termination—all in a single, versatile kit.

    Features

    • Low-voltage circuit protection (6v-52v) in main unit and toner unit
    • Eight segment LED displays five different test results
    • Two buzzers to indicate continuity
    • Unit "beeps" when line condition changes
    • Bi-gender toner unit with removable Speed 81™ coupler
    • Auto shut-off feature extends battery life
    • One-year limited warranty

    What's In the Kit - PTNX2-CABLE - Click here to see a picture

    • Pocket Toner NX2
    • Alligator clips adapter
    • F-female coupler (F-81)
    • F-male coupler (F-71)
    • F-female coupler (Speed 81™)
    • F-male push-on adapter
    • AAA battery
    • Compact canvas belt case

     

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    Pocket Toner® NX2-Deluxe Kit

    Perfect for the satellite, audio & video, LAN, voice, security & fire, and cable & telephone installer/technicians who need to quickly and easily test for continuity, AC and DC voltage, shorts, opens and 50-75 Ω termination.

    Features

    • Low-voltage circuit protection (6v-52v) in main unit and toner unit
    • Eight segment LED displays five different test results
    • Two buzzers to indicate continuity
    • Unit "beeps" when line condition changes
    • Bi-gender toner unit with removable Speed 81™ coupler
    • Nickel-plated brass connection fittings
    • Removable push-on F-type connector
    • Test dial tone and polarity with the Dial Tone Detective™
    • Auto shut-off feature extends battery life
    • One-year limited warranty

    What's In the Kit - PTNX2-DLX - Click here to see a picture

    Pocket Toner NX2

    • 66 block adapter
    • RJ-11 adapter
    • RJ-45 adapter
    • Dial Tone Detective™
    • Alligator clips and RJ-45 adapter
    • BNC-male adapter
    • BNC-female adapter
    • RCA-male adapter
    • RCA-female adapter
    • F-female coupler (F-81)
    • F-male coupler (F-71)
    • F-female coupler (Speed 81™)
    • F-male push-on adapter
    • AAA battery
    • Compact canvas belt case

     

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    Pocket Toner® NX8

    The Pocket Toner NX8 tests voice, data and video cables for open and short circuits, continuity and voltage.

    • Eight segment digital display gives five different test results
    • Low-voltage circuit protection (6v-52v)
    • Beeps with line condition changes
    • Removable toner unit "beeps" to indicate continuity with main unit
    • Bi-gender toner unit with Speed 81™ coupler
    • Auto shut-off feature extends battery life
    • Runs on a single AAA battery

    Comes in the following kit configurations:

    • Pocket Toner NX8 Cable Kit (PTNX8-CABLE) —perfect for cable and cable & telephone technicians/installers
    • Pocket Toner NX8 Cable and Telephone Kit (PTNX8-CT) —perfect for cable, cable & telephone, voice technicians/installers
    • Pocket Toner NX8 Deluxe Kit(PTNX8-DLX)) —perfect for satellite, audio & video, LAN, voice, security & fire and cable & telephone technicians/installers
    • Pocket Toner NX8 Voice and Video Pro Kit (PTNX8-VV-PRO) —perfect for satellite, audio & video, LAN, voice, security & fire, cable & telephone and cable technicians/installers

     

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    Pocket Toner® NX8-Cable and Telephone Kit

    The Pocket Toner NX8-Cable and Telephone Kit is the most popular kit used for "Triple Play" installations. This kit contains all the essential adapters for identifying and testing  telephone and TV cables. Additionally, the Dial Tone Detective™ (DTD) can instantly indicate the presence of a dial tone and proper polarity at a voice jack.

    Simply place each of the numbered ID caps on the remote ends of the cables to test then connect the main unit to the other end of the test cables one at a time. If there is continuity, the green LED on the ID-cap will light and the main unit will show the ID cap's number (1-8) on its digital display. In addition, the audible indicator in the main unit will emit a short tone. The PTNX8 also tests for the presence of both AC and DC voltages from 6v-52v.

    Features

    • Test cables 8x faster with 8 ID caps—with LED to indicate continuity
    • Low-voltage circuit protection (6v-52v) in main unit and toner unit
    • Eight segment LED displays five different test results
    • Main unit "beeps" when line condition changes
    • Bi-gender toner unit with removable Speed 81™ coupler
    • Two buzzers to indicate continuity
    • Test polarity with the Dial Tone Detective™ adapter
    • Auto shut-off feature extends battery life
    • One-year limited warranty

    What's In the Kit - PTNX8-CT - Click here to see a picture

    • Pocket Toner NX8
    • 8 ID caps
    • 66 block adapter
    • RJ-11 adapter
    • Dial Tone Detective™
    • Alligator clips and RJ-45 adapter
    • F-female coupler (F-81)
    • F-male coupler (F-71)
    • F-female coupler (Speed 81™)
    • F-male push-on adapter
    • AAA battery
    • Deluxe case with belt clip

     

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    Pocket Toner® NX8-Cable Kit

    The Pocket Toner NX8-Cable kit allows cable and cable & telephone professionals to quickly and easily test voice, data and video cables for continuity, AC and DC voltage, shorts, opens and 50-75 Ω termination—8x faster, all in a single, versatile kit.

    Simply place each of the numbered ID caps on the remote ends of the cables to test then connect the main unit to the other end of the test cables one at a time. If there is continuity, the green LED on the ID-cap will light and the main unit will show the ID cap's number (1-8) on its digital display. In addition, the audible indicator in the main unit will emit a short tone. The PTNX8 also tests for the presence of both AC and DC voltages from 6v-52v.

    Features

    • Test cables 8x faster with 8 ID caps—with LED to indicate continuity
    • Low-voltage circuit protection (6v-52v) in main unit and toner unit
    • Eight segment LED displays five different test results
    • Main unit "beeps" when line condition changes
    • Bi-gender toner unit with removable Speed 81™ coupler
    • Two buzzers to indicate continuity
    • Auto shut-off feature extends battery life
    • One-year limited warranty

    What's In the Kit - PTNX8-CABLE - Click here to see a picture

    • Pocket Toner NX8
    • 8 ID caps
    • Alligator clips adapter
    • F-female coupler (F-81)
    • F-male coupler (F-71)
    • F-female coupler (Speed 81™)
    • F-male push-on adapter
    • AAA battery
    • Deluxe case with belt clip

     

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    Pocket Toner® NX8-Deluxe Kit

    The Pocket Toner NX8-Deluxe kit allows you to quickly and easily test coax, telephone, home theater, audio, video, security and fire cables for continuity, AC and DC voltages, shorts, opens and 50-75 Ω termination—8x faster with 8 ID caps.

    Simply place each of the numbered ID caps on the remote ends of the cables to test then connect the main unit to the other end of the test cables one at a time. If there is continuity, the green LED on the ID-cap will light and the main unit will show the ID cap's number (1-8) on its digital display. In addition, the audible indicator in the main unit will emit a short tone. The PTNX8 also tests for the presence of both AC and DC voltages from 6v-52v.

    Features

    • Test cables 8x faster with 8 ID caps—with LED to indicate continuity
    • Low-voltage circuit protection (6v-52v) in main unit and toner unit
    • Eight segment LED displays five different test results
    • Main unit "beeps" when line condition changes
    • Bi-gender toner unit with removable Speed 81™ coupler
    • Two buzzers to indicate continuity
    • Test polarity with the Dial Tone Detective™ adapter
    • Auto shut-off feature extends battery life
    • One-year limited warranty

    What's In the Kit - PTNX8-DLX - Click here to see a picture

    • Pocket Toner NX8
    • 8 ID caps
    • 66 block adapter
    • RJ-11 adapter
    • RJ-45 adapter
    • Dial Tone Detective™
    • Alligator clips and RJ-45 adapter
    • BNC-male adapter
    • BNC-female adapter
    • RCA-male adapter
    • RCA-female adapter
    • F-female coupler (F-81)
    • F-male coupler (F-71)
    • F-female coupler (Speed 81™)
    • F-male push-on adapter
    • AAA battery
    • Deluxe case with belt clip

     

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    Pocket Toner® NX8-Voice and Video Pro Kit

    The Pocket Toner NX8-Voice and Video Pro kit allows users to quickly and easily test coax, telephone, home theater, audio, video, security and fire cables for continuity, AC and DC voltage, shorts, opens and 50-75 Ω termination—8x faster with 8 ID caps.

    Simply place each of the numbered ID caps on the remote ends of the cables to test then connect the main unit to the other end of the test cables one at a time. If there is continuity, the green LED on the ID-cap will light and the main unit will show the ID cap's number (1-8) on its digital display. In addition, the audible indicator in the main unit will emit a short tone. The PTNX8 also tests for the presence of both AC and DC voltages from 6v-52v.

    Features

    • Test cables 8x faster with 8 ID caps—with LED to indicate continuity
    • Low-voltage circuit protection (6v-52v) in main unit and toner unit
    • Eight segment LED displays five different test results
    • Main unit "beeps" when line condition changes
    • Bi-gender toner unit with removable Speed 81™ coupler
    • Two buzzers to indicate continuity
    • Test for dial tone and polarity with the Dial Tone Detective™
    • Auto shut-off feature extends battery life
    • One-year limited warranty

    What's In the Kit - PTNX8-VV-PRO - Click here to see a picture

    • Pocket Toner NX8
    • 8 ID caps
    • 66 block adapter
    • 8 RJ-11 adapters
    • Dial Tone Detective™
    • Alligator clips and RJ-45 adapter
    • F-female couple (F-81)
    • F-male coupler (F-71)
    • F-female coupler (Speed 81™)
    • F-male push-on adapter
    • AAA battery
    • Deluxe case with belt clip

     

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    Models & Accessories

     
    Models
    Model Number/Name Description
    PTNX1
    Pocket Toner NX1—includes NX1 unit, toner, F-type (M-push, Speed 81™) adapters and 1-AAA battery
    PTNX2
    Pocket Toner NX2—includes NX2 unit, toner, F-type (M-push, Speed 81™) adapters and 1-AAA battery
    PTNX2-DLX
    Pocket Toner NX2 Deluxe Kit—includes NX2 unit, toner, 66 block adapter, RJ-11 adapter, RJ-45 adapter, Dial Tone Detective™, alligator clips with RJ-45 adapter, F-type (F, 9-M-push, M-71, Speed 81™) adapters, RCA (M, F) adapters, BNC (M, F) adapters, 1-AAA battery and deluxe case with belt clip
    PTNX2-CABLE
    Pocket Toner NX2 Cable Kit—includes NX2 unit, toner, alligator clips adapter, F-type (F, M-push, M-71, Speed 81™) adapters, 1-AAA battery and small canvas case
    PTNX8
    Pocket Toner NX8—includes NX8 unit, toner, F-type (M-push, Speed 81™) adapters, 1-AAA battery and deluxe case with belt clip
    PTNX8-CABLE
    Pocket Toner NX8 Cable Kit—includes NX8 unit, toner, 8 ID caps, alligator clips, F-type (F, 9-M-push, M-71, Speed 81™) adapters, 1-AAA battery and deluxe case with belt clip
    PTNX8-CT
    Pocket Toner NX8 Cable and Telephone Kit—includes NX8 unit, toner, 8 ID caps, 66 block adapter, RJ-11 adapter, Dial Tone Detective™, alligator clips with RJ-11 adapter, F-type (F, 9-M-push, M-71, Speed 81™) adapters, 1-AAA battery and deluxe case with belt clip
    PTNX8-DLX
    Pocket Toner NX8 Deluxe Kit—includes NX8 unit, toner, 8 ID caps, 66 block adapter, RJ-11 adapter, RJ-45 adapter, Dial Tone Detective™, alligator clips with RJ-45 adapter, F-type (F, 9-M-push, M-71, Speed 81™) adapters, RCA (M, F) adapters, BNC (M, F) adapters, 1-AAA battery and deluxe case with belt clip
    PTNX8-VV-PRO
    Pocket Toner NX8 Voice and Video Pro Kit—includes NX8 unit, toner, 8 ID caps, 66 block adapter, 8-RJ-11 adapters, RJ-45 adapter, Dial Tone Detective™, alligator clips with RJ-11 adapter and RJ-45 adapter, F-type (F, 9-M-push, M-71, Speed 81™) adapters, RCA (M, F) adapters, BNC (M, F) adapters, 1-AAA battery and deluxe case with belt clip
    ADAP-PTNX-KIT
    Accessory Kit - includes alligator clips & RJ-45 adapter, alligator clips & RJ-11 adapter, Dial Tone Detective™, RJ-11 adapter, 66 block adapter, RJ-45 adapter, F-type (F, M-Push, Speed 81™) connectors, RCA (M, F) connectors, BNC (M, F) connectors and 2-wire clip adapter
    ADAP-PTNX-TNR
    1 Toner only—silver. Compatible with all PTNX units
    CASE-PTNX-SM
    Small case
    CASE-PTNX-LG
    Large case
    PTNX8-ID-1-8
    8-ID caps
    ADAP-PTNX-RJ11
    8 RJ-11 adapters
    ADAP-PTNX-RJ45
    8 RJ-45 adapters
     

    Specifications

     

    Specifications
    Approximate distanceRG6: 300 m (1,000 ft)
    Output voltage in continuity mode3.6 Vdc (with a new battery)
    Toner frequencyMain unit: 2.7 kHz. Toner cap: 2.3 kHz
    Maximum input voltage60 Vdc
    Battery type1.5 V AAA alkaline
    Auto shut-off10 minutes
    Operating temperature-20 °C to +65 °C
    Storage temperature-30 °C to +70 °C
    Altitude3,000 m (10,000 ft) maximum
    Relative humidity5 % to 95 % (non-condensing)
    Dimensions and weight5.4 in x 0.6 in (138 mm x 15 mm), 2.2 oz (62.4 g)
    Australian GrayConforms to relevant Australian standards
    Canadian StandardsListed by the Canadian Standards Association CSA C22.2 No. 61010.1.04
     

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    Brochures

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    Catalogs

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    Fluke Networks Solution Catalog
    The Guide for selecting and ordering Fluke Network Solutions and Products
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    Pocket Toner NX8 Cable Information Sheet
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    Pocket Toner® NX2-Deluxe Kit Information Sheet
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    PTNX2 Informational Sheet
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    PTNX2-CABLE Informational Sheet
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    PTNX8 Informational Sheet
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    PTNX8-CABLE & Telephone Informational Sheet
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    PTNX8-DELUXE Informational Sheet
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    PTNX8-VV PRO Informational Sheet
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    PTNX1 Informational Flyer
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