Sidekick® Plus Advanced xDSL Cable Maintenance Test Set

The Sidekick® Plus Advanced Cable Maintenance Test Set is a multifunction test tool that will improve any technician's testing and troubleshooting capabilities on twisted pair. Building on a trusted design and patented technology, this lightweight, hand-held meter quickly and accurately uncovers intermittent troubles that other test sets can't detect. It uses digital technology to combine VOM and loop current tests, longitudinal balance (Stress Test), transmission and noise, open locator, load coil detection, RFL and a powerful TDR into one easy-to-use test set. Test functions can be selected and used individually, or run automatically by using the innovative Auto-test.


  • Determines the stressed noise susceptibility of dry and working pairs
  • Complete metering of voltage, current and resistance on copper cables
  • Patented stress balance test
  • Measurement of distance to opens
  • Line quality tests for noise, loss and power influence
  • Multimode wire tracing tone
  • Resistance fault locator (RFL) and calculator
  • Powerful Time Domain Reflectometer (TDR)
  • Caller ID display including Call Waiting Caller ID
  • Built-in loudspeaker dialing with phone book memory
  • Auto-test mode with Pass/Fail
  • USB download of test results and upload of software
  • Analog meter or digital display selectable
  • Big, easy-to-read display with backlight
  • Rechargeable (included) or replaceable batteries

Ordering Information

Part NumberDescription
1155-5000Sidekick Plus Test Set