The CCTS-03 cable conductor talk and test set can be used by two or more technicians to setup and communicate over dead telephone lines of up to 3000 Ohms or more, as well as test and tap-out telephone pairs. Housed in a rugged and solid ABS housing the CCTS-03 is designed to be used in the harshest environments, the unit also comes with a strong Cordura pouch for added protection. Powered by a standard 9 Volt alkaline battery, the CCTS-03 can be used for extended periods with no requirement for an external power source.
To establish voice communication over a dead pair, users simply connect a CCTS-03 at each end of the cable. As long as both units are connected to the same pair, voice communication is established and users can talk using the supplied headsets.
After a new cable installation or after repair of an in-service cable, the cable needs to be tested for common faults like pair reversals, opens, shorts or ground faults. The CCTS-03 can test and tap-out pairs, with one unit in the RX-Mode and the other in the TX-Mode a test tone is heard when the test lead of each CCTS-03 is connected to the same conductor.
No, the CCTS03 is designed to be used on lines with no power, the CCTS-03 contains batteries and provides the power required in order to be able to communicate over a dry/dead line.
No , you need a pair of CCTS03 units, one at each end of the copper pair you wish to test.
No, the CCTS-03 uses an external headset which is supplied with the unit.