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Plug in to a mains socket to check if it is wired correctly. 3 lights identify the cause of the fault. CE approved. BS 1363.

Plug in to a mains socket to check if it is wired correctly. 3 lights identify the cause of the fault. CE approved. BS 1363.
Average Customer Rating:
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15 of 15(100%)reviewers would recommend this product.
Customer Reviews for CED Plug in Socket Tester
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does what it says
2 Jan 2013
By steelyman
, Eastwood Notts
"very quick and cheap for the average diy circuit checker - neat and compact does what it says it will - bought it for daughter now getting one myself"
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Good for the cost
29 Aug 2012
By JLPS
, Fife
"There are better ones out there at a greater cost, but if like me you don't need a fault trace tool, just a tool to indicate a fault (then call the electrician out) its great. Buy it for what it does (basic tests) or buy a better one if you need more functions. I loose these often so its not a huge cost to replace"
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Can't fault it.
13 Jan 2012
By Pauilliac
, London
"Does exactly what is expected of it, very well. Is so simple to use that even my partner has taken it to her families house to ensure that they are all wired up correctly."
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sheds light on the problem
13 Nov 2011
By Unforgettable
, Loughborough
"This is a nicely streamlined plug in socket wiring tester. Of course you need the correct cable but then things can go wrong - a wire drops out unknown to you, for example. This tester lights up to tell you what the problem is. It is a time saver as it presents you with the issue immediately. We all make mistakes sometimes - especially other people - and this is a cheap way of testing for these."
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Useful
16 Sep 2011
By Gerry2106
, London
"Not only good for testing earth and wiring, but also if you leave it in whilst working you will know if someone switches the elec back on."
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nice bit of kit
9 Feb 2010
By wynster
, Lichfield
"nice small device seems quite sturdy. easy to read leds and chart to see whats wrong with wiring only prob i might have is if chart comes off the top you wont know whats wrong with the circuit"
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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Mains socket testing made easy
7 Jan 2010
By SeeItAsItIs
, Bedfordshire
"A neat little device that allows you to check the internal connections to your mains sockets safely, without having to get inside. Very handy to just insert & check that live, neutral & earth connections are in place. My only gripe is that I think that it is just a bit pricey for what it is (otherwise it would have had a 5-star valuation), so try to get one in a sale. Wouldn't be without it though."
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Indespensible
18 Dec 2008
By Naylsea
, Bristol
"An excellent little tool. This is so easy to use it is remarkable."
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Quick & Convenient
2 Nov 2008
By Jamesthesound
, South Wales
"This is a very quick & convenient way of checking sockets for faults without having to remove face plates."
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Brilliant!
25 Sep 2008
By Anonymous
, London
"This is such a neat, simple and oh so easy to use little tool.
As the discription states "Plug in to a mains socket to check if it is wired correctly" and thats it.
Soon as I got it I tested a socket and only one light came on so checked the lable and it read "L & N Reverse" so switched off the power in the house took the socket off and bingo the Live wire was indeed in the Neutral and vice-versa.
Realy nice little tool to have in the house.
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Lost one so had to buy another
12 Sep 2008
By plod
, St Albans, Hertfords
"This is an extreamly useful tool, one that you can not do without when connecting new sockets. Easy to use and does what it says on the packet, value for money, excellent."
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C.E.D Socket tester
20 Jul 2008
By Gnasherscratch
, Diss Norfolk
"This has to be one of the best simplest and easy to use testers on the market.
no unscrewing wall sockets just plug in and LED's instantly detect and informs you of faults.
Anyone can use this with no electrical knowledge at all.
once detected a qualified electrician can be called knowing that you need one thus saving wasted call outs.
I highly reccommend this tester for anyone
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Socket tester
3 Sep 2011
By rogerfredo
, Loughborough
"Excellent buy which enabled me to solve a long standing earth leakage fault."
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flimsy
22 Nov 2008
By JJav
, Huddersfield
"does the job but is a little flimsy, made out of cheap plastic. not one you can throw around and there is no buzzer on it."
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socket tester
4 Sep 2011
By bigtea
, midlands
"cheaply made but does what it says cannot say more"