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got a new toy ha ha clamped my new earth leakage clamp around my earth cable local to consumer and was getting 5mili amp leakage question what mainly causes the earth leakage other than computers fridges etc
 
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Which one have you purchased ?
I bought a DCM305E on Friday off the Megger rep.. Not had chance to use it yet
 
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it was 8.6mili amps around tails and 6 mili amps on the earth cable no computers on tv is on and fridge and freezer what else could be causing this leakage
 

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If its a Tnc-s system I suppose its possible that next doors earth leakage is finding its way to the neutral via yours
 

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Sadly we pay for quality (real iPhone chargers ).
Plenty of TVs DVR ,DVD players are good for an odd milli-amp.
(the old transormers are too full of copper at 50Hz-hence replaced !)
 
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a friend of mine told me he uses the clamp meter for his ir tests dosent do any ir testing just calculates the ir from the leakage current he detects whats your thoughts on that says it saves him lots of time still need convincing that this is ok
 
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