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Irwin Science Patch Appliance Tester
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Irwin Science Patch Appliance Tester

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Brand: Irwin Science MPN: EPT5001
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Portable patch appliance tester from Irwin Science, specifically designed for ease of use.

  • Test for mains continuity through the switch, fuse and internal components of the tested item
  • Provides LED indication of pass or fail of electrical tests applied
  • PATCH is housed in a sturdy 18SWG steel enclosure
  • Supplied complete with 2 metres of mains cable, test leads, test result labels, copyright free sample test certificate and full instructions

Mains input240V 50Hz
Test period5 seconds. Automatic earth bond and insulation test
Earth bond testTest voltage; 6V AC nominal
Short circuit current 36A
Two shrouded 4mm sockets:
25A - pass limit =<0.1Ω
10A - pass limit =<0.45Ω
Insulation testTest voltage 500-600V DC load dependent
Short circuit output current <0.5mA
Class 1 pass limit =>2MΩ
Class 2 pass limit =>7mΩ
IEC and kettle lead tests25A Earth bond and 2/7MΩ insulation tests
Extension lead test10/25A Earth bond and 2/7MΩ insulation tests
Continuity/fuse testPass indicated by blue LED
Dimensions250 x 155 x 135mm

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08 September 2018 Question by: Ron L. | Product code: 85-1905
Q. How often does it have to be recalibrated or checked for correct operation?
A. Hi Ron, thank you for your question. These would require a yearly calibration.

29 August 2015 Question by: Alan Laurie | Product code: 85-1905
Q. Is the Portable Appliance Tester and Checker 85-1905 safe to use on IT equipment? I look forward to hearing from you. Thank you. Alan Laurie
A. Hi Alan, thank you for your question. The supplier has confirmed this is safe to use on IT devices like PCs and monitors etc.


No Fuss equipment

Reviewed by: Colin Bruce - 08 January 2013
My Patch Pat tester has served me well for the last 6 or 7 years and it has proved to be a reliable tester.