1. M

    Loop tester different results

    Hello, I have a dedicated loop tester (Martindale EZ2500) and also a Fluke 1662 MFT The reason I have the additional loop tester is often at work I will need to measure P-E & P-N loop impedance only while I am in a harness climbing, or have walked for ages (large concert touring) the EZ2500...
  2. L

    Opinions on Martindale ET4500 tester

    Hi guys I’m starting out on my own, whilst still in employment (I do shift work, so working around that). I’ve been looking at dozens of multifunction testers and the Martindale ET4500 really stands out to me, it’s got great features and at a good price. There’s not many reviews on it though...
  3. T

    PAT tester

    Have had a Megger PAT4/DV3 for about 10 years and about to replace with a new tester. It cost me about £1K back then. Looking at buying a Martindale EasyPAT 1600 PAT for £600 ish. It sounds like it will do all we need, but can't find any reviews. Anyone have experience of these, and can give a...
  4. G

    Best EV charging testing unit?

    Hi Guys, Completed an EV charging course a few months back. Looking to explore that growing corner of the market. My Megger 1720 multi function tester packed up recently. Always pretty happy with my Megger, but I'm looking to get a tester that has integrated EV testing and comes with its own EV...
  5. J

    Which PAT tester

    There's a lot of different PAT testing machines out there from £300 to close to £3000, I'm not going planning to do a lot of PAT testing but I think it is a good service to be able to offer, any reccommendations for any particular reason? thank you very much
  6. bigash

    18th Edition tester or not?

    I’m looking to get registered with the compétant persons scheme. I’m looking at testers and wondering if it’s worth the extra money to get a tester that tests b type RCDs. would the scheme pénalise me for not having an 18th fully compliant tester? wondering on what people’s views are.
  7. J

    Chauvin Arnoux C.A 6160 Multi Tester (Electrical Safety And Machinery Tester)

    Chauvin Arnoux C.A 6160 Multi Tester Test and certify the electrical safety of equipment, in compliance with European standards comes with additional software and all cables and testers inc Chauvin Arnoux bag Fully Compliant to all current regulations. see Chauvin Arnoux CA6160 Electrical...
  8. dnjr

    Fluke 1663 multifunction tester error code 4

    Dear all Testing Zs on fluke 1663 returned an error code 4 I thought this was an earth fault but another spark said it’s a voltage on the line. Anyone have the correct answer ? Cheers
  9. G

    Megger tester PAT 420

    Selling my a Megger PAT420 pat tester with barcode scanner and printer. Bought new last year, used twice. Can’t justify having it. 2 cases for all the leads s as be accessories. Additional test leads made up. All cost about 1400. £650 ovno contact me for more info
  10. M

    Loop Impedance tester electrical circuit

    Hi A quick one I was wondering if anyone knows how a multifunction tester performs a loop impedance test. I understand how to perform a test and what the results of a loop impedance test give you in working out your PSCC and earth fault current. I use my Fluke multifunction tester every day at...
  11. B

    Clamp meter and earth leakage tester

    How do you use clamp meter? Do you just clamp the line? Or line and neutral? Also been working with a couple of guys that have earth leakage meters and one clamps the line and neutral and the other clamps the earth? Can someone tell me the correct ways? Thanks
  12. I

    UK Sign off

    I have been asked to get my attic conversion electric tested as a pat tester am I allowed to test and sign off.?
  13. S

    Multifunction Tester

    I need to buy a multifunction tester for testing 3 phase installations. Looking at Fluke 1662 Multifunction Installation Tester or Megger 1741 Multifunction Installation Tester. Has anyone used these and which one would you reccomend?
  14. L

    Socket shows LN Reverse on socket tester

    Hi all, I have recently moved into a flat. One the single sockets shows LN reverse on the socket tester that I bought today Why could this be ? I have checked the earth connection which is all good.
  15. N

    For Sale Megger Dielectric Oil Tester OTS60AF

    Megger Dielectric Oil Tester OTS60AF. Condition is used . Like new , comes with set of probes and different agitators. If your looking at this you know the price to buy new. Still in excellent working condition. Asking £2800 = 3,440.77 USD. PM for more info. Thanks for looking!
  16. R

    Battery Tester

    I’m looking for a battery tester for work, ideally for fire alarms and alarm panels. Does anyone have any recommendations?
  17. Michaelp

    Fluke voltage tester cable

    I have 2 Fluke T150 and the cable broke on both and need to be changed.Is being 2 years now with heavy use so is not a surprise. Dont want to use a normal flexible cable. I have seen on Fluke website that is suppose to be a special cable to withstand the pulling, bending as much as possible.It...
  18. A

    Wanted - Electrical Tester for ECR's in Middlesbrough

    Anyone up for a weeks work next week start 27/8/19 - give me a shout please. Andy
  19. SparkySy

    aemc ground resistance tester 3705

    Hi to the knowledgeable collective, I recently was given one of these clamp meters for helping a friend out, however upon researching its uses it looks like it's for testing ground spike or plate resistance. Has anyone used one of these and do you have any guidance in their use? I found the user...
  20. D

    Multi function tester accuracy record template

    Has anyone got a decent pdf of the above? Cheers
  21. D

    Pat Tester

    Martindale Micropat Plus with lead tester. Has calibration certificate in good clean working order for sale.
  22. S

    Buying my first tester...

    I'm coming towards the end of my level 3 training and in the market for my first MFT.. There's a ton of different brands and each brand has various products so it's all a bit confusing. Can anybody recommend a good "first" tester? Also is it worth buying second hand? Since money is a bit tight...
  23. GBDamo

    installation condemned by PAT tester

    Apparently the guy did half the house then pulled out the washing machine and saw this. Told the carers not to operate and said he could not continue until the installation had been "made safe" The customer only wanted to know is it unsafe and was the PAT tester right to walk off site part way...
  24. M

    Square D rcd wont trip with my tester

    Hi guys wondering If anyone can shed some light either through knowledge or experience of the same problem. I have a Megger MFT 1731. Whenever I come to square D type rcds my tester doesn't trip them. I try it on doing the manual settings for 1x and 5x and even the auto. Ramp tests won't...
  25. C

    PAT Tester broken but i can use megger?

    Hello guys my seaward PAT tester has given up the ghost, i have some small PAT jobs coming up and was thinking short term of being able to just use my multi function meter. R2 test on class 1 equipment using low voltage ohm meter Insulation resistance testing with leads Trying to think what...
  26. A

    TIS 851 self proving voltage tester any good?

    I was looking at the Kewtech KT1780 voltage tester in toolstation, when I see the TIS 851 that is self proving and wondered if anyone used one and they are any good.
  27. Pete999

    Battert tester fir sak/le

    ACT gold battery tester £100:00 PM for details
  28. Pete999

    ACT Gold battery tester complete with case

    As title £150.00 Pm for details.
  29. Pete999

    For Sale ACT Battery tester 12Volt SLA and Car Batteries from 1.2 AH -200AH

    As title complete with soft case and instructions PM me if interested £150:00. Pete
  30. michaelw6

    kt64 continuity boom!!!

    Hi guys been a while I've had alot going on in my life with ill ness and one thing and another. Any way long story short. I lent out my tester to a so called friend and he failed to say he had broken it! I found tin foil around the fuse and the continuity no longer works. After a massive...
  31. B

    Verifying your non contact voltage tester, the American way.

    I just saw this on r/electricians, which is an electricians subreddit but is populated mostly from guys from the US. I have to say, I appreciate Fluke's warnings : electricians - https://www.reddit.com/r/electricians/comments/b1rv6w/i_have_to_say_i_appreciate_flukes_warnings/eins6m5/ My mind...
  32. rolyberkin

    Time for a new tester - Metrel 3152 XC?

    Going to buy a new tester, would prefer it to have an earth stake test function, currently use an older style Metrel Easitest. Does anyone have the Metrel 3152 XC with software, is the software easy to use and can you easily? prodice certificates from it? Are any other manufacturers software...
  33. Strima

    Earth Electrode Tester Recommendations?

    The time has come for my company to start using a dedicated earth electrode tester as we have some sites coming up that have no supply installed and we need to install electrodes before they can be connected and powered up. We have a large range of MFTs and I can't justify the expense of...
  34. P

    Fluke t6 tester, non contact voltage reading?

    Anyone got one of these yet? I’ve got the older t5 version and the fingers on the end are really handy with ac current detection. The new one supposedly gives you non contact voltage reading as well. Was in eddies and there was one in a stand on the counter to try out, it wouldn’t work when I...
  35. C

    Tester serial number traceable?

    Hi, A few months ago my drills and tester were stolen from the van, i have replaced the items now but was wondering if the serial number on the tester can be reported? So if it is used on a test NAPIT/NIC and the likes are aware its stolen?
  36. Bubatronic

    Megger tester repair

    Hi all My Megger 1720 tester failed its calibration, can anyone recommend somewhere I can get it fixed? The place I had it calibrated were quoting £300 + vat and they’d have to send it away, I had to buy a new tester because I had my part p assessment so didn’t have time to get it repaired so...
  37. J

    Can a fluke T90 continuity tester be capable of confirming a new light fixture is good to go or not?

    Hi guys, I have wired light fixtures and hard wired a lot of cookers in the past, been all fine. I'm now training to be an electrician, the course itself is level 1 electrical installation. I have just bought my first continuity tester which is a fluke T90 and wondering if this is good enough...
  38. M

    Electrician Electrical Tester wanted for our site near Kings Cross Station

    Morning all, We are currently looking for a 2391 gold card certified electrical tester who is available ASAP for our site near King Cross Station (wc1h) The project is a hotel fit out. Work hours 7.30am - 4.30pm with a 45min break. Around 2 weeks work. Day rate £220. If potentially...
  39. Prytaneion

    Robin 4112 Phase Earth Loop Tester

    Hi Y'all, Any kind sparky know where I can get a manual for a Robin 4112 Earth Loop Imp Tester? Tried all the usual with no luck. Thanks guys.
  40. Prytaneion

    TT Earth system tester

    I have to install a TT Earth Rod on a rural new installation. Can some kind sparky please point me in the direct of a hire company that will hire out a tester? My old megger 1502 won't do this and as there is no power on site at the moment, I need a battery powered tester for Ze.
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