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Cable Fault Locator

R4,000.00 R3,000.00

CABLE FAULT LOCATOR

 

This machine has been designed to trace underfloor heating elements, electrical cables and most wiring that is beneath a floor surface or a wall that has been broken.

Cable fault locator detector
Cable fault locator detector

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Description

Cable Fault locator comes with a transmitter and receiver and rechargeable 12V battery. This machine is able to trace position of broken cable by connecting the transmitter to a 12V battery thereby sending a signal through the wire. By using our Locator machine ( Receiver, 9 volt battery ), you are able to follow the signal along the wire until the signal stops. This is where you would know where the problem is. It is an extremely user friendly machine.

  •   Easy to use – Designed without any unnecessary extras. One control does it all!
  •   Clear audio signal – A peak in the signal accurately locates the live cable so its orientation can be determined.

International deliveries 12v batteries not included.

Cable fault locator
Cable fault locator

 

CABLE FAULT LOCATOR INSTRUCTIONS

The Cable Fault Tracer comes with a transmitter and receiver and rechargeable 12V battery. This machine is able to trace position of broken cable by connecting the transmitter to a 12V battery thereby sending a signal through the wire. By utilizing our Locator machine ( Receiver, 9 volt battery ), you are able to follow the signal along the wire until the signal stops. This is where you would know where the problem is. It is an extremely user friendly machine.
Easy to use. Designed without any unnecessary extras.
Clear audio signal. A peak in the signal accurately locates the live cable so its orientation can be determined.

POINTS OF NOTE

1. Do not leave transmitter connected to battery longer than 15 to 20 minutes.
2. Disconnect transmitter for intervals of 20 minutes.
3. Ensure that transmitter connector points ( red and blue ) are always connected to the right colors on battery.
4. Be careful not to create a short circuit.
5. When holding in the red button on stick, machine is activated, releasing the red button switches it off.
6. It is recommended that the technician familiarize himself with the machine if he has never used it before.
7. Before going out to sites, do a practice run by using a broken heater or sample heater.
8. This machine can detect where the wire has been cut but not where there is a problem with broken insulation.

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Connect transmitter to 12V battery. It is STRESSED that the wires are connected properly, red to plus ( + ), blue or black to minus ( – ). If connection is done wrong, transmitter will burn out.
2. Attached to the transmitter are 2 wires with 1 red grip and 1 black grip.
3. Connect one to the heating element and one to good strong earth.
4. Now with headphones plugged swing the stick across the floor surface.
5. You will get a sharp signal, follow that signal on the floor till the signal stops

6. Where the signal had stopped, make a mark on the floor.
7. Now, disconnect the transmitter wire and attach it to the second wire of heating element.
8. Try and follow the return wire of heating element till signal stops.
9. This is where the repair will take place.
10. Removes the tiles and create a bridge with your repair kit.
11. Once this is done check again with the locator to determine it has been fixed.
12. If the signal stops again, then there is another break in the heating element.

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