The CD-710 Cable Fault Detector is a portable system for easy identification of opens or shorts in exposed cable runs.



  • Input power – 110 VAC
  • Output frequency – 1.2 Khz
  • Controls – phase select, test mode, & off-on


  • Display – sequential LED
  • Controls – sensitivity, short switch and open switch
  • Saves replacement cable.
  • Pinpoints problem in minutes without replacing or further damaging the cable.
  • Find opens and shorts in AC & DC trailing cable.
  • Fault indicator light on transmitter identifies faulted wire eliminating a need for a volt-ohm meter.
  • Transmitter output protected, harmless to operator.
  • Color-coded alligator clips enable quick connection to cable plug when fault occurs.
  • LED indicators on detector for better visibility underground.
  • A mounting bracket is located on the side of the transmitter for detector storage.
  • The detector can be locked to the transmitter.
  • 18 gauge stainless steel enclosure.
  • Finds opens above 350 ohms, shorts below 1000 ohms, without ground monitor filter installed at load end.
  • Finds opens above 1500 ohms, shorts below 350 ohms, with ground monitor filter installed at load end.


Enclosure Dimensions:11-3/4″L x 6-1/4″W x 3-3/8″H
(298.45 mm x 158.75 x 85.73)
Enclosure Type:18 gauge Stainless Steel
Unit Weight:7 lbs (3.18 kg)
Operating Voltage:120 VAC
Backup Battery:No
Max Output Current:300 mA RMS
Max Output Voltage:8.5 VAC
Operating Temperature: -10 to 60 C
Outputs:3 Conductor leads, 1 Ground lead, 1 Pilot Wire lead
Output Frequency:1.2 Khz (+/-2%)
Display:LED Indicators
Self Test Feature:Yes
Warranty:180 Days

Enclosure Dimensions:4-3/4″L x 2-5/8″ W x 2-1/4″ D
(120.65 mm x 66.68 x 57.15)
Enclosure Type:Molded ABS plastic with 18 gauge Stainless Steel
Unit Weight:16 oz. (453.59 g)
Operating Voltage:9 VDC Battery
Max Output Current:50 mA
Max Output Voltage:2.5 VDC
Operating Temperature: -10 to 60 C
Output Frequency:1.2 Khz (+/-2%)
Display:LED Indicators

Head Office

PO Box 234
12187 N Scenic Highway
Rocky Gap, VA 24366

T:  +1-800-541-5583
F:  +1-276-928-1815

Hours of operation:
Monday - Friday
8:00AM - 4:30PM EST

Bluefield Facility

1960 Valley Dale Street
Bluefield, VA 24605-9454

GPS > 700 Fincastle Tnpk

T:  +1-800-428-7800
P:  +1-276-326-2611

Hours of operation:
Monday - Friday
8:00AM - 5:00PM EST

After Hours, Weekend & Holiday Service

+1 866-456-0231 (Toll Free)
* A technician will respond by phone within four hours of receiving your call.