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After running back and forth turning on and off circuit breakers, I had enough and bought this circuit finder. A was getting really tired of setting all the clocks in the house after turning off the breakers to find the right one. This circuit finder is very useful and finds the breaker your looking for. It hasn't missed one yet. The sensor tip picks up the signal from the transmitter at the breaker. It's well made and comes in a nice carry case to keep you organized and prevents damage to the tool. I recommend this in conjuntion with Greenlee's circuit tester, a $5 dollar tool that will let you know if a wire is hot or not. You can never be too safe with electricity. I recommend this tool, just be safe and smart while using it. As always if you're not comfortable with it in your hands you should call an electrician.
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on July 21, 2013
This isn't the first device I've purchased to chase circuits. It is however, the only one that really does the job. I read about this item in a review for a similar device and agree that this task isn't going to be accomplished with a $30 device. The Zircon is very accurate and makes quick work of circuit identification. Strongly recommended although device durability may be an issue with daily use. Case holds all parts and pieces and is adequate for occasional use around the house.
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on October 15, 2013
For the price this tracer can't be beat. It has not failed me yet and has helped me out on numerous occasions. Although you have to have a live circuit to use, tracers that don't require a live circuit cost waaay more money. I love the case it comes in and all the accessories and you should not hesitate to buy. Take time in learning how it works and you will not be disappointed.
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on October 14, 2008
Circuit box is in the basement on the east side of the house. This let me easily locate the breaker switch for an outlet on the 3rd floor on the West side of the house.

The two locations could not be farther from each other at our house (three flights of stairs and across the length of the house). Simply plugged the locator device into the outlet I wanted to identify, then followed the instructions (make sure you hold the device correctly) to scan the circuit switches with the yellow wand. Viola! It pinpoints the right breaker switch on the second pass.
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on January 23, 2014
Works every time and very handy, I read the instructions because if you don't it can give unreliable reading, so I did that first and it worked flawless. This is just what needed. I was disappointed with the case as the picture showed a metal case but the one I received had a plastic case, but just the same it worked great.
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on June 7, 2012
I've used this tool for over a year on 120 volt circuits with no issues and great results. I tried using it on a 277 volt lighting circuit and it blew the transmitter. Zircon tech support said it should have worked, & replaced the entire unit for no charge very quickly. If you purchase this unit for use on 277V circuits, you might want to test it out as soon as you get it.
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on May 9, 2008
I purchased this Circuit finder and was getting great results, AS ADVERTISED, immediately. This device makes identifying and labeling receptacles. lights and their respective circuit a one man job. It is easy to use, SAFE and well made. Be sure you read the instructions and sweep the detector TWICE over your breakers, as this is a 2 step process that renders accurate results. Guys and gals, if you're the type that "Has Everything" , make sure you have this!
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on March 15, 2015
Thought my husband would like this as a Christmas gift,but he really wasn't thrilled. Maybe I will use it some day and label the breaker box in sharpie rather than PENCIL that the previous owner used and now is almost unreadable after 20+ years.
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on September 24, 2007
I had a 10 or 15 year-old breaker finder from Radio Shack which would always identify several breakers as "the one". This Zircon unit works perfectly, always identifying just 1 breaker, and it's the correct one.

Make sure you understand and follow the directions. The signal from one wire will be coupled to nearby wires. This can't be avoided. The reason you have to run the detector past all the circuit breakers once is to let it identify the strongest signal. On this first pass it may light up on more than one breaker. But on the 2nd pass, it'll only indicate the breaker with the strongest signal, which is the one you're looking for. It's also important that you orient the detector as shown in the instructions.
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on August 15, 2014
If you're in need of an excellent, affordable circuit tracer, this is it. It works on live voltages from 80-277v so it works well in the commercial field as well as residential. Very adaptable from open leads to any receptacle to even Edison light sockets. It does have its limits though as a cable that has too many junctions/ or excessive length between the load and the panel, may not be traced. I would give it a success rate of about 90-95%. Still that's good for a tracer well under $200.
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