Customer Review

Reviewed in the United States on October 13, 2020
I work alone most of the time and killing the right electrical circuit can be annoying when alone. So I bought this tester in December of 2019 and it's worked great since that time. I use it weekly and once you get a "feel" for it, the tester works well. You have to be sort of a lunkhead not to get this work - that's shout out to the 1 star reviewers.

-Simple to use. Plug the tester into the desired circuit outlet or bulb (adapter for bulbs included), it lights up to show power to the circuit and has a GFCI tester as well. Power up the location wand and slowly move it over the breakers and it glows and beeps continuously.
-It helps if you have some knowledge of circuits (another shout out to the 1 star folks!) and it helps if you can determine if you are looking for a 15 or 20 amp breaker but that's not required, it just speeds things up.
-You get a sense for when you are on the right circuit with experience and the "wand" lets you know. Yes, if you hold the wand over the main power breaker, it will tell you it's powered breaker because technically it is - but you'll turn off the entire house with that breaker.
-Small, lightweight, reasonably priced

-I have not used this tester on old knob and tube two wire circuits - they may present an issue but I'm not sure.

Overall, this is great circuit locator/tester. I just used it prior to writing this review to locate a 20 amp garage outlet circuit with a GFCI that was labeled "appliance" on the panel box. I have NO idea why some "professional" electricians are so darn lazy about properly marking circuits. I'm not an licensed electrician but I know "lazy" when I see it.

Anyway, from my experience, this is a great acquisition. Hope that helps.
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