Top 9 Detectors for Pipes / Electrics UK – Circuit Testers

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1. Schneider Electric

4-in-1 Multi Purpose Digital Detector, Stud/Metal/Live AC Wire Detecting, Green/Grey, IMT23104, 60V, with LCD Display, Schneider Electric Thorsman

Schneider Electric - Locates stud centre, wood and metal studs. Stud mode: wood stud of 30×30 mm at depth of ≤ 18 mm. Signal indication : LED indicator. Power: 9 v battery 6f22, Weight: 165 g with battery. Metal scanning for locating nail, pipe, rebar and other hidden metallic objects. Ac mode: 50 mm for 90 . 250 v at 50 . 60 hz. Metal mode: iron pipe of Ø 25 mm at depth of ≤ 30 mm. Always calibrate before each use. Detection depth. Ac scanning to trace hot wire.
BrandSchneider Electric
ManufacturerSchneider Electric
Height3 cm (1.18 Inches)
Length15 cm (5.91 Inches)
Weight0.23 kg (0.51 Pounds)
Width6.5 cm (2.56 Inches)
Part NumberIMT23105
Warranty18 Months

2. Esenlong

Stud Finder 5 in 1 Electronic Stud Sensor Beam Joist Finder Wall Detector Edge Center Find for Wood Live AC Wire Metal Stud Detection with Buzzer and LCD Display Screen

Esenlong - When the target is found, indicates detection mode, center pointing, the LCD display will indicate the direction and the intensity of the beep tells you if you are closer to the target. The signal bar on the lcd display alerts you to the distance and direction of the approaching object and beeps to determine the location.

Easy to use: the stud finder has an audible warning and a clear lcd display with moving direction arrows. Helps you avoid hazards when installing TVs, metal and AC wires hidden in walls, cabinets, wallpaper wood floors, floors and ceilings of the house.3/ 4 and 1- 1/ 2 scanning mode locates wood, including wood 3/ 4 and 1- 1/ 2 scanning mode, beam, metal scanning mode, joist, metal or deep inlay center and edge; metal scan mode detects ferrous and non- ferrous metals; AC scan detects unshielded 80~ 240 AC voltage. It can work on different walls such as slats, garage shelves, painted walls, acoustic ceilings, etc. Multi- function: the stud finder has 5 different scanning modes, ac scanning mode and buzzer mode.

Digital lcd display and sound alarm: this stud detector is equipped with a large lcd display and sound alarm to detect the exact location of the object. Quick detection saves users time and effort, this is the ultimate choice. Accurate and fast: the stud finder uses the most sensitive intelligent micro sensor chip to accurately and quickly find the edge and center of AC lines in metal, joists, studs, pipes, behind walls, homeowner or DIY enthusiast, making the task easier to complete. Whether you are a professional, floors and ceilings.
Height3.5 cm (1.38 Inches)
Length18 cm (7.09 Inches)
Width8 cm (3.15 Inches)
Part Number2772153/BT169UK0417/10


Stud Finder Wall Scanner, Non Contact Voltage Cable Tester for AC Wire Metal Inside Wood, Center Beam Finding,Joist Detection with LCD Display…, DEWINNER Wall Detector

DEWINNER - Deep mode: locates the center and edges of wood and metal studs up to 11⁄2 in. Ac scan: detects live unshielded AC wires up to 2 in. Stud scan: locates the center and edges of wood and metal studs up to 3⁄4 in. Metal scan: detects metal such as 1⁄2 inch rebar up to 2. 36 in.
Part NumberDE-SH201

4. Kuject

8 in 1 Electronic Stud Sensor Beam Finders with Bubble Level, Wall Detector for The Center and Edge of Wood AC Wire Metal Studs Joists, Nails Detector, Kuject Stud Finder Wall Scanner

Kuject - Stud mode locate the center and edge of wood/metal studs up to 05/1/1. 5 inches deep; magnetic mode finds nails and screws to position studs; Metal mode detect metal up to 2. 36 inches and ac mode detects live unshielded AC wiring up to 2 inches deep. Accuracy & consistency: the kuject stud finder adopts a smart micro sensor chip for quick, metals, floors and ceilings.

It can indicate the direction, edge, center and signal strength of objects during detection. Whether you're a professional, accurate and repeatable detection of the edges and centers of studs, homeowner or DIY enthusiast, pipes and live AC wires behind walls, joists, save time and effort with this electronic wall scanner. Double verification: combining stud mode and magnetic mode when facing complex walls ensures more reliable detection results. Easy and reliable: the lightweight ergonomic design provides users with more comfort when scanning, and the automatic calibration provides maximum reliability and accuracy.

Lcd screen and audio alarm: this multi-function stud detector has clear sound prompts and a backlit LCD display, which can still provide a clear display even in low light environments. After calibration, release the scan button to start detection, saving your time and effort and making the detect easier to complete. With the help of this stud finder wall scanner, you no longer need to worry about drilling unnecessary holes in the wall. 8-in-1 functionality: offers 6 scanning modes, bubble level and scale ruler.
Manufacturer‎Suzhou TongXinWei electronics Technology Co.,Ltd
Part NumberT30

5. Faithfull

Faithfull FAIDET31 3-in-1 Detector Stud, Metal and Live Wire

Faithfull - Led and buzzer Indicators. Finds ac voltage and scan to trace live cables. Finds wood and metal studs. Metal scanning to find, pipes, nails, rebar and other hidden metal objects. Finds and identifies a stud centre. 9v 6f22 alkaline battery included.
Height3.5 cm (1.38 Inches)
Length23.5 cm (9.25 Inches)
Weight0.09 kg (0.19 Pounds)
Width14.4 cm (5.67 Inches)
Part NumberFAIDET31

6. Bosch Professional

Protective Bag, Plastic Pipes, 4X AA Batteries, USB-C™ Cable, Metal, Wooden Studs and Cavities, Bosch Professional Wall Scanner D-tect 200 C Detection of Non- Live Cables

Bosch Professional - Easy documentation: the screenshot feature supports quick and easy documentation of the detection results, which can be downloaded via USB-C and and Micro SD card. Bosch radar technology: the detector uses advanced radar technology to detect all common objects: live/non-live cables, water-filled/empty plastic pipes, magnetic/non-magnetic metal and wooden studs.

Applications: the d-tect 200 c is ideal to search for objects before drilling and monitor construction progresses. Four different view settings offer flexibility to get the best results for each situation. Items included: wall scanner d-tect 200 c, AA1 adapter, USB-C cable, 4x AA batteries, hand strap and protective bag. Intuitive user interface: for precision, higher safety, and clear illustration of detected objects. It also features a leakage detection function to locate leaks inside walls.
BrandBosch Professional
ManufacturerBosch Professional
Height11.2 cm (4.41 Inches)
Length23.1 cm (9.09 Inches)
Weight0.7 kg (1.54 Pounds)
Width10.6 cm (4.17 Inches)
Part Number0601081600
ModelD-tect 200 C
Warranty2 years.

7. Einhell

Einhell TC-MD 50 digital locator, red

Einhell - Protective glides provide wall protection. Comfortable handling thanks to soft grip. Reliably detects metals, wood and electrical lines in drywall. Automatic shut-off after one minute. Intuitive operation with an acoustic warning signal. Play it safe: Reliably find a current-carrying cable in drywall.
Height15.3 cm (6.02 Inches)
Weight0.13 kg (0.29 Pounds)
Part Number2270090
Warranty2 year warranty.


BLACK DECKER Digital Thermal Leak Detector TLD100

BLACK + DECKER - What's wrong? you may have the threshold switch set to a value that is too low. It performs within the ranges as specified for home repair use and should not be used to check the temperature of living beings.

Uses infrared sensors to measure surface temperatures. The spot color is changing all the time. Plastic housing with ergonomically formed grip for ease of use. Slide the switch to the 5ºF 3ºC or 10ºF 5. 5ºc setting. Allows you to make your home more comfortable and energy efficient. Sold with a 5-step guide to fixing basic energy leaks and comes with the thermal leak detector.

You may also need to turn the power button off, aim the TLD at your reference point again, and turn the power back on. Be sure to hold the tld in place until the green light comes on and the screen shows a reference temperature. Helps homeowners track down power-draining drafts. Plugging leaks can save up to 20 percent on heating and cooling costs.
ManufacturerStanley Black & Decker
Height22.86 cm (9 Inches)
Length12.7 cm (5 Inches)
Width46.99 cm (18.5 Inches)
Part NumberTLD100


Rechargeable Digital Electromagnetic Field Radiation Detector Hand-held Digital LCD EMF Detector, Great Tester for Home EMF Inspections, Outdoor and Ghost Hunting, Office, ERICKHILL EMF Meter

ERICKHILL - Multi-function: testing average or peak valuemaximum reading, and one key hold the data for a view. Precise measurement: equipped with a built-in electromagnetic radiation sensor, which can display the radiation value on the clear LCD digital display after processing by a control micro-chip.

Sound & light alarm: when the testing result exceeds the value04µt 4mg or 40v/m, you can close the buzzer first, and the buzzer will alarm. Testing magnetic field radiation with optional units mG/µT, the electric. The large and back-light LCD is clear for viewing. We provide a 36-month after-sale service and lifetime technical support. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us, our professional after-sales team will solve your problem in time.

Auto power off after 5 minutes without operation. Customer service: erickhill strives to create professional and high-quality meters. If you’re testing some quiet areas, the screen will turn red and the indicator will be flashing, to avoid disturbing the others. Wide applications: mainly used for testing TV, cell towers, ghost hunting, refrigerators, low-frequency home appliances, computer, microwave oven, printer, etc.
Weight0.24 kg (0.53 Pounds)
Part NumberRT-100