Battery Powered PAT Tester
Manufactured by Tele-
11, Glaisdale Road
Northminster Business Park
York, YO26 6QT
Q Can I test IT equipment with the BattPAT PAT tester?
A Yes. The BattPAT PAT tester is quite safe to test all appliances including IT.
Q Does the BattPAT PAT tester download information to a PC?
A No. The BattPAT PAT tester is a simple PASS/FAIL tester of a type recommended by the HSE for use by non-
Q How long does the battery last?
A One can carry out more than 700 tests on a fully charged battery.
Q Do I have to have the PAT tester calibrated?
A Yes. Most manufacturers recommend an annual calibration. This is essential to check that the PAT tester is continuing to measure accurately.
Q Do I have to be trained to use this PAT tester?
A This is a simple to use PAT tester and after a quick read of the manual you can start testing. However a training course is useful to understand how to set up and run PAT testing in a workplace. It also gives you a chance to get some practical experience of testing.
Q This PAT tester doesn't display the test results. Is this a problem?
A For most users a simple PASS / FAIL is more than adequate to check the safety of appliances. A tester which displays results is only required if you were an electrician and knew how to interpret this.
Q Can I test 110 V appliances with this PAT tester?
A Yes. Various adaptors are available for use with the BattPAT PAT tester such as for 110V and 3-
Q I've been told I need to test at 25 Amps. Is this true?
A No. Some electricians believe this to be the case but it is not necessary and can cause damage to IT equipment.
Q I've been told Pass/Fail PAT testers cannot test long extension leads. Is this true?
A No. This PAT tester has a long lead facility & can test leads of up to 40 meters.
Q Can I use the PAT tester from the mains if the battery is flat?
A Yes. If the battery needs charging, simply plug the charger into the BattPAT and use it straight away.
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