Martindale FL30 Lamp Tester

  • For fast testing of gas filled lamps
  • Compact, lightweight with simple one button test function.
  • Supplied with a telescopic antenna for testing tubes in ceiling mounted fittings

EAN: 5036162186059 SKU: MARFL30 Category:


The Martindale FL30 lamp tester is ideal for the fast testing of gas filled lamps, especially low and high pressure vapour lamps. This lightweight, handheld unit tests most gas filled lamps by ionizing them with a high frequency voltage of approximately 3kV. The FL30 can be used to test fluorescent and neon tubes while situated in light fittings without the need for removal. The kit is supplied with a telescopic antenna to allow testing of tubes on standard height ceilings without the need for ladders or platforms. The FL30 is also ideal for maintenance applications where lamps can be checked before attempting to access difficult locations for lamp replacement.

The FL30 can be used for testing the following types of gas filled lamps:


Low Press Sodium (SOX)

High Pressure Sodium (SON)

Neon lamps and tubes

Mercury Vapour

Metal Halogen

  • Compact, lightweight with simple one button test function.
  • Convenient size for fitting into tool pouches allowing the user to carry as part of their standard tool kit.
  • Fast testing of fitted fluorescent and neon lamps.
  • Provides electrical, stores and maintenance operatives with a quick and simple method of checking lamps.
  • Speeds up lighting maintenance applications.
  • Supplied with a carry case, telescopic antenna attachment, 9V battery and user instructions.



Lamp test voltage 3kV at 280kHz approx. (with new battery)
Field strength 100µV/m approx.
Operating environment -10°C to 50°C ≤ 70% RH
Altitude up to 2000m
Complies with BS EN 61010-1

CAT I max 50V to earth

EMC Conforms to BS EN 61326
Supply Single standard 9 volt battery, IEC 6LR61, NEDA 1604
Weight 109g approx. incl battery
Dimensions 169 x 40 x 24mm
Includes soft case, telescopic antenna, 9V battery and manual