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LAN Solution Network Tester

The world-class cable tester with advanced troubleshooting features.


Please call 877-877-2269 for a replacement product or part.

Product Features

  • Tests UTP, STP, and coax cable.
  • Tests cable and monitors and corrects network problems with Physical Layer and link conditions.
  • Checks for opens, shorts, miswires, and split pairs when doing simple testing with the tester and remote.


  • Is able to map to its remotes while cable testing.
  • Reports current of analog phone lines.
  • Detects “Ethernet phantom power.“
  • PINGing function verifies connections to devices and queries NICs.
  • Reports network speed and the location and capabilities of network equipment.
  • Identifies port services.

    If you’re an installer or an IT professional responsible for keeping your company’s systems operating at peak efficiency, you need the right tools to get the job done.

    The LAN Solution Network Tester is just such a tool—it's a network management device that combines the capabilities of a world-class cable tester with advanced features.

    Using the LAN Solution Network Tester as a Physical Layer device, you get high-end cable testing functions and a length-measurement device that monitors and corrects network problems with Physical Layer and link conditions.

    The tester identifies port services like Ethernet, ISDN, POTS, and Token Ring. At the same time, it reports information such as network speed and the location of switches and other network devices as well as their capabilities. The tester's PINGing function verifies connections to network devices and also queries NICs in the network’s PCs.

    Unique functions include the ability to detect "Ethernet phantom power" per IEEE 802.3af specifications. The LAN Solution Network Tester can also report current and voltage capabilities of analog phone lines, plus it can map to its remotes while cable testing.

    With its smart price, the LAN Solution Network Tester is affordable and a must-have for keeping your networks performing at their very best. It includes adapter cables and a remote to trace to a single endpoint.
    The Tester includes:
    • LAN Solution Network Tester
    • Remote
    • (2) 12" RJ-45/alligator-clip cable assemblies
    • (2) 12" UTP cables with RJ-45 connectors
    • (2) 7.5" cable assemblies with no-fault RJ-12 connectors for RJ-11 and RJ-45 jacks
    • Carrying case
    • 9-V alkaline battery

  • Tech Specs

    Battery Life Standby Mode: 2.5 years; Cable Testing Mode: 50 hours (continuous); Network Testing Mode: 12 hours (continuous)
    Cable Test Lengths CAT5, CAT5e, CAT6: Maximum length: 1500 ft. (457.2 m); Testing single-ended cable: Minimum length: 4 ft. (1.2 m); Testing split-pair cable: Minimum length: 3 ft. (0.3 m)
    Cable Types Shielded or unshielded CAT3, CAT5, CAT5e, CAT6; coax (with coax connectors attached)
    CE Approval Yes
    Operating Environment Temperature: 32 to 122 °F (0 to 50 °C); Humidity: 10 to 90% noncondensing
    Size 5.9"H x 2.9"W x 1.3"D (15 x 7.4 x 3.3 cm)
    Weight With battery: 0.4 lb. (0.2 kg)

    * Technical specification weight is the unit weight. It is not the packaged shipping weight. For shipping weight, please contact Black Box customer service at 877-877-2269.



    Double Diamond Warranty Diamond

    Double Diamond™ Warranty (Standard)

    Take the risk out of equipment purchases with the Double Diamond™ Warranty from Black Box Network Services.

    The Double Diamond Warranty is our warranty that protects your Black Box® brand products* from accidental damage, including drops, water, and power surges.

    The LAN Solution Network Tester comes with a standard None already included.

    During the warranty period, Black Box Network Services will repair or replace your damaged equipment within one week of receipt at NO CHARGE!*

    Plus, get an Extended Double Diamond Warranty.

    You can also extend your warranty or protect a previously purchased Black Box® brand product** for an additional year—for only 10% of the purchase price! Or, extend your coverage for a full three years for only 20% of the purchase price!

    Ordering an extended warranty is easy: When viewing a product in your shopping cart, just select the one or three years of additional coverage in the dropdown menu under “Warranty Options.” For details, contact Customer Service at 724-746-5500.

    * Warranty subject to certain exclusions and limitations ** Certain products may not be eligible.

    What’s more, we also have a 45-day return policy. Simply call Customer Service for a Return Authorization (RA) number, return your product in new condition and in the original package, and receive a full refund.