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Measuring PROFIBUS cables reliably

Cable Tester for PROFIBUS

The cable tester PROFtest II XL checks the correct cable installation in PROFIBUS networks. The measuring tool indicates the real line length and detects cable breaks accurate to the meter. The cable test is carried out during offline operation and supports installers and maintainance staff during commissioning and service.

Highlights Cable tester PROFtest II XL

  • Is the ideal measurement tool for commissioning operation, maintenance and service
  • A simply and handy tool for the verification of the correct wiring in PROFIBUS networks with RS 485 technology
  • Featured through simply handling and a significant text indicator on the display
  • The cable-test will be taken basically offline and shows the avoidable weak spot in meter distance on the display

The cable test with PROFtest II XL is carried out in several steps on both ends of each line segment. All results can be stored in the tool. A report can be printed out via PC.

Offline measurement by PROFtest II
Display of PROFtest II

Scope of delivery:

  • PROFtest II measuring tool
  • Measuring adapter connecting PROFtest II to PROFIBUS (K348 Y-cable, K349 cable, K486 stub line)
  • Connection cable K415 (connection to PROFIBUS)


  • Function upgrade "DP master"
    Data of the connected I-O device (DP slave) can be displayed and adjusted without using a PLC
  • Function upgrade "Online mode"
    Total cycle time of the DP network, status analysis of the DP slaves, event triggering in the DP network, live list, level display of the individual DP slaves
PROFtest II SetPROFtest II Set
K348 Y cableK348 Y cable
K349 cableK349 cable
Connection cable K415Connection cable K415
K486 spur lineK486 spur line

Compatible adapters

  • M12 Y measuring adapter: to connect the PROFtest II to PROFIBUS network
Y Measuring adapter M12Y Measuring adapter M12

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The right tools for online & offline analysis in a set


The right tools for online & offline analysis in a set

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