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SOHO Plus Tester

Provides voice, data, and video testing with length measurement.


Please call 877-877-2269 for a replacement product or part.
Extended Double Diamond™ Warranty Available (3 Additional Year)

Product Features

  • Use to test, identify, and detect potential faults in voice, video, and data cables.
  • Has the added feature of length measurement, allowing users to measure the length of a cable as a whole or by individual wire pairs located within a cable.
  • Continuity testing discerns if the voice, data, and/or video cables being tested have been wired correctly with no faults.
  • ID Mapping identifies cables and determines their exact location. Map up to 19 locations at one time.
  • Kit also available that includes the SOHO Plus Tester and (19) RJ-45 modules.


  • Tone Mode verifies cable wiring paths by sound.
  • Length Measurement determines the length (in feet or meters) of an entire cable and/or individual wire pairs within the cable.
  • Tests voice (6-wire), data (8-wire), and video (coax).
  • Easy to read, extra-large 7-segment LCD screen with large icons clearly displays test results.
  • Tone generation over voice, data, and video cables, with four different tones.
  • RJ (Voice and Data) test remote stores in bottom of case. A video ID remote is also included.
  • Tests and indicates pins with shorts, opens, reversals, miswires, and split pairs.
  • Displays "Pass" icon for correctly wired T568A/B.
  • Displays "X-over" for correctly wired cross-over (uplink) data cables and displays "Rev" for correctly wired reverse-pinned voice cable.
  • Low power consumption for long battery life.
  • Auto power-off.
  • Cable test results displayed in wire map format with connector pin numbers.
  • Conserves power and supports long battery life with Auto-off feature and battery low icon.
  • Video and data cables can be connected to the tester at the same time to improve testing efficiency.
  • Patch cables may be tested without detaching the remote from the main tester.

  • What's included:
    • (1) SOHO Plus test unit • (1) master remote • (1) set of RJ-45 remotes (1–5) • (1) set of coax remotes (1–5) • (1) F-connector coupler • (1) RJ-45 to alligator clip cable assembly

    Tech Specs

    Cable Types CAT7, CAT6x, CAT5e, CAT5, CAT4, CAT3 shielded or unshielded, coax
    CE Approval Yes
    Connectors (1) RJ-11 jack, (1) F-connector, (1) RJ-45 jack; Remote Tester: (1) RJ-11 jack, (1) RJ-45 jack
    Default Length Constants Restored with power on reset: Voice: 17.4 pF/ft.; Video: 16.5 pF/ft.; Data: 15 pF/ft.
    Humidity Tolerance 10 to 90%, noncondensing
    Indicators LCD display screen; low battery icon flashes when battery voltage falls below 6V
    Length Accuracy without Length Constant Accuracy ±3% plus ±1 foot (30.4 cm)
    Maximum Coax Cable Length 100 ohms maximum DC resistance, center conductor plus shield
    Maximum RJ Cable Length 1000 ft. (305 m)
    Maximum Voltage* RJ jack: 66 VDC or 55 VAC; F-connector: 50 VDC or VAC * Parameters refer to the maximum voltage that can be applied to any two connector pins without causing damage to the tester.
    Measurement Technology Capacitance testing
    Minimum Cable Length for Split Pair Detection 1.5 ft. (0.5 m)
    Power (1) 9-V alkaline battery: Active: 425 hours; Standby: 4 years
    Size 6.4"H x 2.8"W x 1.4"D (16.3 x 7.1 x 3.6 cm)
    Temperature Tolerance Operating: 32 to 122° F (0 to 50° C); Storage: -4 to +140° F (-20 to +60° C)
    User Controls Keypad: (5) Buttons
    Weight 9 oz. (256 g) with battery and remote-end of tester
    This product works with:

    * 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

    Extended 1 Year Warranty Available

    Protect your purchase with an additional 1 Year Double Diamond™ warranty!
    Cost: $12.60

    Extended 3 Year Warranty Available

    Protect your purchase with an additional 3 Year Double Diamond™ warranty!
    Cost: $25.19


    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 SOHO Plus Tester comes with a standard 1 YEAR warranty 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.