This socket tester is incredibly easy to use, and it is capable of detecting the majority of common wiring problems. The tester is designed to be used on 13A UK sockets, and once plugged in, can detect problems including neutral faults, the absence of an earth wire, and mixed up wires.
This Martindale tester indicates a problem with one or more aspects of a socket’s wiring using neon lights. If an aspect of the socket is wired incorrectly, the corresponding neon light will light up. The lights do not turn on if their corresponding aspect of wiring is faulty.
This Martindale socket tester has a number of great features that make it an easy and safe device to use. For example, the body of the tester was designed to allow quick plugging and unplugging into a socket, and the case of the body is made from flame-resistant ABS. This piece of equipment is highly portable, weighing only 115 grams and measuring 65 x 50 x 65 millimetres. The Martindale CP501 Socket Tester can operate with voltages from 200V to 250V.