FC5001 Descriptions




The Aceco FC5001 is a two-way FM radio tester that has the ability to lock automatically and almost instantly on to any FM signal within its frequency range. FM signals are demodulated and output it through its internal speaker or external earphone. The high sensitivity to nearfild signals makes it ideal for RF security, counter-surveillance and radio communication testing applications. Supplied as a complete with internal NiCd pack, AC wall charger, VHF/UHF flexible antenna and audio earphone.


Frequency range:

30 MHz - 900 MHz (Cellular Blocked)




< 100 KHz


< -53 dBm at 500 MHz


280 g


100 mm high x 68 mm wide x 31 mm deep


50 Ohms (BNC Socket)


Stamped aluminum with black anodized finish


Internal 5 x AA 600 mAH NiCd pack


9 VDC 300 mA


  • Pocket size
  • Built-in speaker
  • Equipping with a 2.5 mm earphone mini jack
  • Squelch indicator to display signal reception
  • Low power consumption (Average 5 hour battery life)
  • Supplied with NiCd pack, AC wall charger, flexible antenna and earphone


VOL Knob - This knob turns the tester on and adjusts sound volume.
SQL Knob - This tunes the squelch up or down to set the signal strength for reception.
SKIP Button - This frees the tester from any unwanted signals.


This tester can operate for up to five hours from its fully charged NiCd batteries. They are charged when the unit is plugged into the supplied AC/DC adapter. Full recharge will occur over 12 to 16 hours. Before recharging the batteries you should be deep cycled occasionally by allowing them to completely discharge to maintain maximum battery capacity. The NiCd batteries should last for several years. However, it is a good idea to check them every twelve months for signs of corrosion or leakage. Always replace the whole set if any one cell fails.


Aceco Electronics, Corp. guarantees the tester and accessories for one year against defects in manufacture. This warranty does not cover items that have been modified, subject to unauthorized repairs, misuse or abuse. This warranty does not cover damage caused by excessive power levels 15 dBm applied to the signal input.


Never make any kind of connection between the unit and a transmitter.