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  1. 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.?
  2. 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?
  3. 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.
  4. 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!
  5. R

    Battery Tester

    I’m looking for a battery tester for work, ideally for fire alarms and alarm panels. Does anyone have any recommendations?
  6. 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...
  7. 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
  8. 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...
  9. D

    Multi function tester accuracy record template

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

    Pat Tester

    Martindale Micropat Plus with lead tester. Has calibration certificate in good clean working order for sale.
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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.
  16. Pete999

    Battert tester fir sak/le

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

    ACT Gold battery tester complete with case

    As title £150.00 Pm for details.
  18. 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
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
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    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...
  24. 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?
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. A

    replacing pmmc unit of waco 2.5kv insulation tester

    How can I do it? Where can I find PMMC coils?
  31. oracle

    Multifunction tester for £40 new?

    Is there no end to the supply of poor alternatives to proper testing with proper test kit ? Kewtech Loopcheck107 Mains Socket Loop RCD and Polarity tester. With an adapter (supplied separately) lighting points can also be tested?
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    Hi all & thanks in advance for the time. I'm due on Monday to complete my trade test. (FICA IN SCOTLAND) The part of my test i am to undertake is Fault Finding and rectification. For the test i will be put in a booth by the assessor and issued a job card that briefly describes the...
  33. C

    Tester probes for use with Wago's

    Hello All, Just wondering which types of tester probes you all use for testing on Wago connectors? The probes on my MFT and multimeter do not fit through the small hole incorporated in the connector for testing. I am using a very fine needle type probe at the moment but would prefer something...
  34. A

    Anybody familiar with this sign on a tester.

    It showing a “noise” sign when live testing sockets for some reason. Sometimes it does it and sometimes it doesn’t just think it’s weird. Never knew tester could pick up signals from cables
  35. A

    need to purchase a tester, opinions on buying second hand.

    what tester do people generally use/recommend? should i avoid second hand generally? seen some decent ones but wondering is it worth risk? the tester would be for domestic use.
  36. M

    Electrician Qualified Electrical Tester - Central London

    Morning all, We are currently looking for a 2391 gold card certified electrical tester who is available next week for one of our central London sites (EC3A) The project is a 21 storey 3 basement iconic office block in central London Work hours 7.30am - 4.30pm with a 45min break. Around 2...
  37. Pete999

    Pete's Videos New tester out today, make it yourself simples.

    New tester on the market, look out electrical test instruments!
  38. oracle

    Is a dedicated PAT tester required or can it also be done with an MFT?

    Saw videos on YouTube showing MFT's and DMM's used for testing equipment. Would these produce valid results considering the complicated array of adapters required
  39. stuarth

    Martindale ES4500 multifunction tester

    Selling my Martindale multifunction tester. New in February 2018 all leads and manual included, this is the software version. Not sure where the CD is but you can download the software from Martindale. Calibration cert is good until 15/01/2019 Happy to post out at cost. £550 pm me if interested.
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