Reed R5600 Insulation/Resistance Tester


SKU: R5600

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Reed R5600 Insulation/Resistance Tester

(Model Change from Reed ST-5500)

Reed R5600 Datasheet (PDF)

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 an easy-to-read backlit dual display, durable double molded plastic housing and lock function with hanging strap for handfree operation in the field.


  • 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

Additional information

Weight 4 lbs
Dimensions 14 × 14 × 9 in

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