Old 10-04-03, 06:39 AM
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Red face Elect.Gizmo

A electrical plug device that is pluged in to a wall socket or light socket and then go out to the cercuit box and scan the circuit breakers to find out which one controles that socket. Do they really work??????/
Old 10-04-03, 07:19 AM
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Yes they work. Ideal makes one for around $35. The sender (the plug in part) puts a signal on the wires that the receiver can sense. By decreasing the receiver sensitivity you can home in on the exact breaker the sender is on. Turn the breaker off, set the receiver back to max and there should be no signal. They can be interfered with by power supplies for low voltage under cabinet lights (as opposed to simple transformers that do not bother anything).
I have one and adapters to get to just about anything, including one side of 240 receps, and alligator clips for hard wired equipment.

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