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HotWire Fox and Hound Live Wire Circuit Tracing KitMCM Part #: 74-485  |  Triplett Part #: 3388

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The Hotwire kit is a wire tracer for both 120 and 220VAC circuits. It includes the Hotwire Fox which applies a RF tracing signal to the wire and the Hotwire Hound which senses the location and strength of the RF signal to identify the path of the wire. Also traces common wires such as telephone and cable wires, LAN cables, security wires and many others.

Product Description

  • Trace live 120VAC and 220VAC power lines
  • Locates wires through drywall, plaster, wood, cement, etc.
  • Locate wires up to 3ft away (in open air)
  • Locate buried wires up to 6”
  • Trace wires up to 1000ft in length
  • Carrying case included

  • Hotwire Hound features:
    • FET and IC front end
    • Adjustable sensitivity
    • Powerful loudspeaker
    • LED signal strength indicator
    • Noise filter
    • White LED headlights
    • Auto-muting earphone jack
    • Easy battery replacement

    Hotwire Fox features:
    • Generates warble or pulsed tracing tones with user selectable pitch
    • LED and beeper voltage present Indicators
    • Audible continuity test with 120/220 VAC line cross protection
    • Truetrace positively identifies wires (when usable)
    • Transmitter pilot tone (Selectable On or Off)
    • Transmitter level adjustment
    • Battery powered or AC line pwered
    • Modular test leads, alligator clips, pointed and flat probes Included
    • Battery test LED
    • Magnetic back
    • Power latch on function switch
    • Rubber grips
    • Easy battery replacement

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Package Specifications & Dimensions
Weight:2.87 lbs.
Hazardous:No
RoHS Comp:No
Warranty:365 days
Need to Return?
Length:12.5 in.
Width:11.5 in.
Height:3 in.
Shipping Information
Extra Shipping Charge:No
Drop Ship:No
Catalog Pages
Catalog/Page:

MCM Cat 57, Page 1250

MCM Cat 56, Page 1086

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Mfr. Info

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Mfr. Name:Triplett
Mfr. Part Number:3388