How to choose and use socket testers

How to choose and use socket testers

Socket outlet testers (socket testers for short) have become very popular with electricians and contractors, but it is extremely important to understand the limitations of this type of testing and the differences between the many types available. This article will...
Safely choosing the right socket tester

Safely choosing the right socket tester

Socket outlet testers (socket testers) have become very popular with electricians and contractors, but it is extremely important to understand the limitations of this type of testing and the differences between the many types available. This article will provide some...
Socket Testers – Top 10 questions

Socket Testers – Top 10 questions

There is a huge range of socket testers available on the market offering testing capability in a wide variety of domestic, commercial and industrial applications. These simple top ten questions and answers will help identify which is the best solution for your...
How to choose the right socket tester: Industrial socket testers

How to choose the right socket tester: Industrial socket testers

When properly specified, socket testers provide a fast and effective solution to identifying potentially unsafe installation and wiring faults, particularly prior to installing new plant and equipment. Clearly, socket testers are not an alternative to the formal...
Choosing the right Socket Tester

Choosing the right Socket Tester

All socket testers check that the earth, live and neutral are the right way round (called polarity testing). Some offer added features – they may include a buzzer in addition to LEDs to indicate a good socket or they may show a combination of indicators to identify...
A Testing Challenge

A Testing Challenge

Earth loop measurements are essential in verifying the safety of electrical installations. However, the subject is plagued with misconceptions and misleading claims from test equipment manufacturers. Getting it right requires an understanding of the methods used and...
Martindale simplifies industrial socket testing

Martindale simplifies industrial socket testing

When properly specified, socket testers provide a fast and effective solution to identify potentially unsafe installations and wiring faults of power outlets. They can be particularly useful as a service tool prior to installing new plant and equipment. Clearly socket...
Safer Socket Testing from Martindale

Safer Socket Testing from Martindale

The CP501 Check Plug and BZ101 Buzz-It are the UK’s favourite socket testers designed for easy verification of wall socket wiring. Suitable for use as a first line indicator to identify potentially unsafe installations and wiring faults, socket testers offer a fast...