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Nobody. Continuity can't be detected that way. Are you referring to contact voltage detectors?
 

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There's hundreds of companys that make them, any box store, electrical supply, on line on sites like Amazon, ebay and hundreds of others sell them.
Might want to share what you plan to use it for to narrow it down.
 

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Might want to share what you plan to use it for to narrow it down.
Arghh...I feel like a rookie for asking this...but I appreciate the help.

What am talking about is an probe that looks like a voltage detector, pocket size and pretty much the same "fat pencil" shape of a voltage detector.


What I am talking about measures the continuity thru fuses (or circuits).

You hold the end conductor in one hand and touch the probe tip to the end of a cartridge fuse you hold in your other hand. Detector LED lights op if fuse is ok...no light if fuse is open.

I checked all over Google, and unless (I am not using the right Key Words) and got only voltage detectors.

Thanks again guys.

Clover.
 

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Any continuity tester would work for fuses...you just have to remove them from the circuit first.
 

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Any continuity tester would work for fuses...you just have to remove them from the circuit first.
Too true... but with this probe you don't have to use a meter....just pull the fuses and put the probe to the fuse.

Am I getting what U are saying or am I missing something?
 

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Well...in order for a continuity check on fuses you need to be in contact with each end. A device with a probe and a wire will work. I wasn't suggesting a meter. The simplest type is much like a screwdriver with a wire attached, and a lamp inside. If you have continuity the lamp lights when you get a circuit across the wire and the probe. These types are often used in tracing automotive wiring. Whatever you choose will have a battery to facilitate the continuity notification, whether it be a lamp or a noise of some sort.
 

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Thanks for the links...bur the one I refer to has no test leads....it's a pen size instrument...
 

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Hvac5646 suggested some different Key-Words for a Google search...(damn, getting old lol)

Found it ...it's a Morris 59059

Thanks every one ...

Merry Christmas

 

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I read it's description...It's like plugging a lamp...if the lamp lights you have voltage and inherently MUST have continuity...but it's still a lamp, not a continuity tester...and either is this Morris device.
 

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As I said earlier...you cannot check continuity from one point.
There is a contact point you hold with your thumb at the top Can't see it in photo.

You grab the contact point in one hand and the fuse in the other hand...touch the tip to the fuse as you hold it...circuit is completed thru your body. Good fuse the light glows...bad fuse...no glow.


These things were as common as as gauge sets about five years ago.

I just ordered two.
 
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