TDR1150 Time Domain Reflectometer

TDR1150 Time Domain ReflectometerHipotronics Model TDR1150 is the most advanced and powerful cable fault locator tool on the market. Used together with a suitable high voltage coupling device, the TDR1150 accurately pre-locates high voltage cable faults in underground transmission and distribution cable systems. Basic mode of operation provides the simplest means of operation for pre-locating most cable faults. The TDR1150 Advanced mode of operation provides the operator with complete control and setup access of the TDR functions and settings.


  • Automatic Identification of Key Cable Parameters (cable length and distance to fault)
  • Quick Location of Faults
  • 32 Accessible Memory Locations for Internal Trace Storage
  • Large 10.4” VGA Color Display
  • Automatic Setup of sampling rate, gain and pulse width
  • Step-by-Step Instructions of System Operation Guides User Through Test
  • Large, Easy-to-Use Buttons


  • Multi-Purpose Device - has ability to pre-locate, locate and diagnose cable faults
  • Easy to Use – TDR, Time Domain Reflectometer procedure; in 5 easy steps you’ve located the fault
  • Compatibility - TDR1150 can be used with most other High Voltage Couplers
  • PC Software and Serial Port - included with standard unit provides long-term storage, evaluation of test results, defining of test protocols and simple software upgrading
  • Reduce Outage Time - by quickly locating cable faults you reduce outage time and get power back to your customers sooner
  • Reduce Cable Damage - using a TDR reduces thumping and therefore damage to the cable


  • Electrical Utilities
  • Test Companies
  • Petrochemical Facilities
  • Facility Maintenance

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Basic TDR Techniques



 Cable Fault Locating


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