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REED R5600 Insulation Tester (Megohmmeter)

Model: R5600

REED R5600 Insulation Tester (Megohmmeter)-

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Multi-function insulation tester with backlit dual display, double molded plastic housing and lock function for hands-free operation.

REED R5600 Offers

This insulation tester is capable of measuring 250V, 500V or 1000V test voltages and insulation resistance up to 2000MΩ. The R5600 features a large, easy-to-read backlit dual display, durable double molded plastic housing and lock function with hanging strap for handfree operation in the field.


  • Large backlit dual displays insulation resistance and test voltage simultaneously
  • 250V, 500V or 1000V test voltages and insulation resistance up to 2000MΩ
  • Lock function and hanging strap for handfree operation
  • Lo Ω function for testing connections
  • Datahold function
  • Double molded plastic housing for added protection
  • Low battery indicator and auto shut off
  • Cat. III, 1000V safety rating

REED R5600 Specifications

Ranges 250V, 500V, 1000V
Accuracy DC: ±(0.8% rdg. + 3 dgt.)
AC: ±(1.2% rdg. + 10 dgt.)
Resolution 1V
Ranges 200Ω, 200kΩ
Accuracy ±(1.0% rdg. + 2 dgt.)
Resolution 0.1Ω, 0.1kΩ
Ranges 200MΩ/250V, 2000MΩ/500V, 0-1000MΩ/1000V, 1000-2000MΩ/1000V
Accuracy ±(3.0% rdg. + 5 dgt.)
Test Current: 250KΩ, 500KΩ, 1MΩ
Resolution 0.1MΩ, 1MΩ, 1mA
General Specifications
Range Selection Autoranging/Manual
Display LCD with dual display
Display Hold Yes
Sampling Rate 2.5 times/sec.
Backlit Display Yes
Continuity Check Audible signal if resistance ≤40Ω
Kick Stand Yes
Auto Power Off Yes (after 15 minutes)
Power Supply 6 AAA Batteries
Low Battery Indicator Yes
Fuse Protection Yes
Replaceable Test Leads Yes
Overange Indicator Yes
Overvoltage Category CAT. III 1000V
Product Certifications CE
Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Storage Temperature -4 to 140°F (-20 to 60°C)
Dimensions 7.9 x 3.6 x 2.0" (200 x 92 x 50mm)
Weight 25oz (700g)

What's included with the REED R5600

  • Insulation Tester
  • Test Leads
  • Alligator Clip
  • Hanging Strap
  • Hard Carrying Case
  • Batteries

Ideal Applications for the REED R5600

  • Power Tools
  • Appliances
  • Motors
  • Cables

Click on a category to view a selection of compatible accessories with the REED R5600 Insulation Tester (Megohmmeter).

REED R5600-STAND Replacement Kickstand for the R5600

Model: R5600-STAND

Replacement kickstand for the R5600.

REED CA-05A Soft Carrying Case, 10 x 4.3 x 1.7"

Model: CA-05A

Features a main instrument compartment and a side pouch for accessories.

REED R8888 Deluxe Hard Carrying Case, 12 x 9.6 x 5.4"

Model: R8888

Professional grade, injection molded hard plastic case with customizable foam inserts.

REED FC-300 Fused Test Lead Set

Model: FC-300

Set of two test leads with built-in fuses for added protection.

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REED R5600-CLIP Replacement Alligator Clip for REED R5600 Insulation Tester

Model: R5600-CLIP

Replacement alligator clip for R5600 Insulation Tester.

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