IDEAL® Receptacle Testers

Test Your Receptacle or GFCI Receptacle For Faulty Wiring

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What's special about these receptacle and GFCI recptacle wiring testers?

  • Available in two styles, standard or GFCI, for testing and ensuring the wiring of all receptacles on a 125VAC circuit
  • Multi-function design tests for correct wiring, open ground, reverse polarity, open hot, open neutral, and hot/ground
  • Three lights provide non-comprehensive diagnostics of nearly all common improper wiring conditions in home or office receptacles
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cULus Listed

When it comes to home safety and fire protection, most turn to smoke detectors and early warning devices for comfort. What if you can detect and prevent a fire before it ever happens? By using a Receptacle Tester or GFCI Receptacle Tester from IDEAL, you can take preemptive measures against one of the leading causes of home fires: faulty or improper wiring of receptacles.


ID-61-500 IDEAL Receptacle/Circuit Tester Yellow 0.15 lb
ID-61-501 IDEAL GFCI Receptacle/Circuit Tester Yellow 0.15 lb
  • Instructions are clearly labeled on the face for fast reference and easy operation
  • Compact design easily stores in any electrician or personal tool box/bag
  • Durable plastic construction provides lasting quality for home or professional use
  • Bright yellow housing allows for fast and easy location inside crowded storage bags or drawers
  • cULus listed E60043
  • 1-year manufacturer’s warranty


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PART # ID-61-500 ID-61-501
Correct Wiring Test YES YES
Open Ground Test YES YES
Open Neutral Test YES YES
Open Hot Test YES YES
Hot/Ground Reverse Test YES YES
Hot/Neutral Test YES YES
Weight 0.15 lbs 0.15 lbs
Color Yellow Yellow
cULus Listed E60043 E60043
Warranty 1 Year - Manufacturer's Warranty 1 Year - Manufacturer's Warranty

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Great Product, Very easy to use

By O'Connell Center

from Gainesville, FL

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  • Easy To Use
  • Low Power Consumption
  • Quality Construction


    Best Uses

    • Replacement

    Super simple and easy to use product. Provides great information and makes repair to receptacle simple and fast.

    • Primary use:
    • Business
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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