REED R5300 Continuity Tester


Lightweight and compact size allows for easy one person operation.

REED R5300 Offers

This continuity tester is capable of checking circuits for continuity and identifying cables and wires up to 10,000 feet (3,000 meters) in length. Bright visual (bi-color LEDs) and loud audible (beeper) indicators allow wire ends to be tested in noisy environments. The R5300 is used by professional electricians, alarm/cable installers and in home audio installations.


  • Local and remote continuity tester
  • Lightweight design, connect alligator clips and the instrument suspends from wire/cable
  • Visual (flashing bi-color LEDs) and audible (pulsating beeper) indicators
  • Probe flashes green or red to indicate polarity
  • Remote probe allows for one person operation
  • Capable of sending signal on cable/wire runs up to 10,000 ft (3000m)
  • Includes battery

REED R5300 Specifications

Wire Verification Distance 10,000 feet (3000 meters)

Minimum Wire Size 26 gauge

Power Supply 9V Battery

Product Certifications CE

Visual Indicator Yes (Green and Red LEDs)

Audible Indicator Yes (Pulsating Beeper, approx. 85 dB)

Fuse 0.5A/250V

Continuity Confirmation Equal to or less than 2.0 K Ohms 

Operating Temperature 14 to 113°F (-10 to 45°C)

Operating Humidity 0 to 85%

Storage Temperature 14 to 122°F (-10 to 50°C)

Dimensions 4.5 x 3 x 1.1" (115 x 75 x 29mm)

Weight 3.9oz (111g)

What's included with the REED R5300

  • R5300 Continuity Tester
  • Remote Probe
  • Battery

Ideal Applications for the REED R5300

  • Identifying lengthy wiring and cable in different rooms
  • Home audio system installation
  • Alarm installations
  • HVAC/R system installations
  • Automation and control systems
  • Continuity testing of fuses, switches and relays