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I'm looking for a good type of circuit analyzer. Something that is not too expensive. (I want to have my cake and eat it too.) I get customers who complain sometimes of bulbs going out prematurely, and things like that. - Basically, I am looking for something that I can plug into a socket for a small period time and try to see what is going on. Any suggestions?
 

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Magic wand? Lots of equipment out there but you have to be able to read and interpret the results. It will take more than "plug in" to a socket.
 

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I agree with the fluke one.

Are they complaining about incandescent bulbs burning out or cfls? You don't want cfls where they are switched on and off a lot and you don't want incandescents on all the time. Incandescents have gotten extreamly crappy lately.
 

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No problem... I do agree that incandescent bulbs do not seem to be made very well and I never really heard that turning cfl bulbs on and off could shorten their life. Hmmmm, makes some sense to me. - I have a friend who purchased a plug in circuit analyzer for about $30.00; he said he did find it useful. I'll have to ask him about it again. (In addition to looking at the fluke model listed above.) I know there will be a learning curve, but I have to start somewhere and I do have some background knowledge regarding the subject, (not much but something), and that should be helpful in interpreting results. Thanks for the posts.
 
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