Fox & Hound Hotwire Live Wire Tone & Probe

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Fox & Hound HotWire Instructions

The Hound HotWire is a battery-operated handheld lightweight Probe; containing both a thumbwheel Sensitivity control and Signal Strength indicator LED. The Fox HotWire is powered by a 9-volt battery for Low Voltage tracing, or it can be powered by the High Voltage line it is toning. It can generate multiple tones (Pulse or Warble), provides a visual and audible continuity test, and integrates Triplett's True Trace and TripLatch tests while providing overload protection up to 250 VAC. It has built-in LED headlights to illuminate dark areas and reduce fluorescent light noise, a bandpass filter to suppress unwanted frequencies, an earphone jack for noisy or quiet work areas, and an easy-access battery cover. The HotWire can also trace other powered or unpowered common wires, including telephone and cable TV wires, LAN cables, security system wires, and many others.

The HotWire Fox also includes a very useful feature called TrueTrace. The HotWire�s RF signal can be sensed through both building materials and most metal conduits. The HotWire can even trace shallow (up to 6" deep) underground wires, like those commonly used for �Invisible Fences�, cable television, telephone, or low voltage landscape lighting. Complete with test leads (24" and 60"), flat blades, pointed probes, alligator clips, hard carrying case and batteries (2-9V).

  • Trace Live 120/220VAC Power Lines (250VAC max)
  • Locate wires through Drywall, Plaster, Wood, Cement, etc
  • Locate buried wires up to 6"
  • Trace wires up to 1000 feet in length
  • The toner can generate a signal up to 1000 feet

  • Hotwire Fox Specifications:
  • Operating Frequency (RF): 400kHz to 500kHz
  • Operating Frequency (AF): 800Hz to 2400Hz
  • Output Voltage (RF): adjustable 5vpp to 30vpp (open circuit)
  • Output Voltage (AF): fixed 10vpp (open circuit)
  • Tracer Tone: Warble or Pulsed, High or Low Pitch
  • Max. AC/DC Live Voltage: 250V
  • Continuity Test: upto 5,000 ohms with audible beeper
  • AC Voltage Test: 30VAC to 250VAC
  • DC Voltage Test: Positive applied to red test lead 40VDC to 250VDC
  • Dimensions: 3.5 x 4.5 x 1.5"
  • Weight: 7 oz.

  • Hotwire Hound Specifications:
  • Operating Frequency (RF): 400kHz to 500kHz
  • Signal Indicators: Speaker outputs Tracer signal and LED indicates signal strength
  • Earphone Jack: Accepts 1/8" mono or stereo earphone plug (mutes speaker)
  • Headlights: 2 High Brightness White LEDs
  • Speaker: 1.5" Mylar cone with Alnico magnet
  • Dimentions: 1-7/8" dia at speaker; 1-3/8" dia at body; 7.5" long
  • Weight: 9 oz.

  • Kit Includes:
  • Test leads (24" and 60")
  • Flat Blades
  • Pointed Probes
  • Alligator Clips
  • Hard Carrying Case

  • Fox & Hound HotWire Instructions
Shipping specs
7 lbs
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This product is shipped from our supplier's warehouse in Plymouth, MI, United States
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This product is brand new and includes the manufacturer's warranty, so you can buy with confidence.
A 25% handling charge is levied against all authorized returns except those due to our error. Unauthorized returns are subject to a 40% handling charge. Damages & defects must be reported to us within 14 days.
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