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#38727 - 05/31/04 10:38 AM Circuit Breaker Locator
dougwells Offline


Registered: 05/03/03
Posts: 1226
Loc: kamloops BC Canada
I am looking for a ciruit breaker finder just wondering if there are some recommendations. Thanks

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#38728 - 05/31/04 10:58 AM Re: Circuit Breaker Locator
Attic Rat Offline

Registered: 12/14/03
Posts: 530
Loc: Bergen Co.,N.J. USA
... I have the "New" Ideal Circuit Identifier,... that requires no "thumb-wheel" adjustments...Works well,and is easier to use than the earlier version, of which I also have...It also has a GFCI tester..All for around..$64.00 in a supply house..

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#38729 - 05/31/04 02:58 PM Re: Circuit Breaker Locator
Obsaleet Offline

Registered: 04/05/03
Posts: 361
Loc: Pa
Hi Doug,
I use Amprobe Pasar system. It has been very good at locating cobles, circuit breakers, Etc. as long as they have power. I had trouble with the lower end units readly availible. Noise and distance were problimatic with them. The Pasar is much better under these circumstances.
I also just order a transmitter to find denergized wires,etc.

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#38730 - 05/31/04 06:33 PM Re: Circuit Breaker Locator
NORCAL Offline

Registered: 09/25/02
Posts: 805
I bought model # CT100 from this site and quite pleased w/ it.

#38731 - 06/02/04 06:41 AM Re: Circuit Breaker Locator
DougW Offline

Registered: 06/08/03
Posts: 1083
Loc: North Chicago, IL
I've got the older "thumb wheel" Ideal model.

It works reasonably well. If you want to go "big time", you can check out the Greenlee combo sets... I've heard they work really well...

If you've got $400.00+ to drop!


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