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Megger MFT1730 Multifunction Tester

  • Megger's comprehensive Multifunction Tester - Designed & Manufactured in the UK
  • Suitable for usage in both domestic and commercial premises
  • Includes internal battery charger (exclusive to MFT1730 model!)

rrp £1,370.00

now £795.00 (Ex. VAT) £954.00 (Inc. VAT)

rrp £1,370.00

This product has now been discontinued and replaced by the Megger MFT1731 Multifunction Tester.

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"Top of the range Megger MFT with all the features you would expect from a market leader."

  • Description

    Megger MFT1730 Multifunction Tester with FREE Accessories

    This product has now been discontinued and replaced by the Megger MFT1731 Multifunction Tester.

    The new top of the range Megger MFT1730 Multifunction Tester for all 17th Edition and Part P testing applications on electrical installations. The Megger MFT 1730 is a great electrical installation tester for electricians who want to test, certify or fault find on domestic and commercial properties. Tests included are supply measurement, continuity, insulation (including a 1kV insulation test), Zmax and R1+R2 loop testing and 10mA, 1A and auto RCD testing with an additional leakage current measurement option available.

    In addition to this already comprehensive range of 17th Edition tests the Megger 1730 is also capable of True RMS AC and DC supply measurements, an extra 100V insulation test, 2 and 3 pole earth spike resistance testing and type 'B' RCD tests as found on many newer installations. An inbuilt and multi-layered memory is provided with the MFT1730 model and this tester has a Bluetooth download facility built in. Please note that Megger Poweresuite software is required to utilize the download or Bluetooth transfer facilities.

    We also have another version the Megger MFT1730 On-site Multifunction tester which includes Powersuite software. The 1730 has been designed to continue working when connected across phases, when connected to a live circuit and when the incorrect range is selected making this one of the most reliable testers on the market.

    Megger MFT1730 Electrical Tester Features:

    • Insulation testing at 100V, 250V, 500V and 1kV with adjustable alarms
    • 200mA and 15mA Continuity tests
    • 2-wire no-trip & high current loop testing with Zmax and R1+R2 values
    • Polarity test
    • RCD ramp test
    • Phase to phase loop test
    • RCD auto test & programmable tripping current level
    • 3 phase RCD test
    • 3 wire earth resistance test with 25V and 50V output & ground noise voltage check
    • Phase rotation test
    • TRMS 10V to 600V supply measurement range
    • Auto-start tests on continuity and loop resistance – no need to push the button
    • Dual display shows loop resistance and fault current results simultaneously
    • Dual test buttons for left or right-handed operation
    • Memory storage of up to 1000 measurements
    • Test lockout
    • Safe contact detector
    • Live circuit warning
    • Auto discharge
    • Analogue arc display
    • Bluetooth interface
    • Remote switch probe included
    • Rechargeable batteries
    • Weatherproof to IP54
    • CAT IV 300V safety standard

    The MFT 1730 has a balanced neckstrap for hands-free operation with a TEST button on both ends of the tester for either left or right-handed testing. The large character dual display with backlight allows for two parameters to be shown at one time and colour coded range selection dials make this an intuitive and straightforward multifunction tester to use. The rugged design and IP54 rated rubber moulding of the MFT1730 allow the instrument to withstand tough conditions and heavy handed treatment. Together with a CAT IV 300V safety rating the Megger 1730 is a 17th Edition tester designed for safe using either inside or out. The carry case for this new Megger 17th Edition tester ensures the safe transportation of the instrument when travelling between tests and has extra space for the storage of tools, test leads and other extras.

    You can read more in our Megger MFT1700 series overview, featuring detailed information about each tester's suitability for a range of needs.

    Megger MFT Comparison Table

     MFT1710MFT1720MFT1730MFT1730 OnsiteMFT1735
    200mA Continuity Test
    Automatic Start Continuity Test  
    Insulation Resistance Test 250 & 500V 250, 500 & 1000V 100, 250, 500 & 1000V 100, 250, 500 & 1000V 100, 250, 500 & 1000V
    RCD Test
    Automatic RCD Test  
    RCD Ramp Test
    Type B RCD Test    
    2 Wire Anti-trip Loop Test
    R1+R2 Value Displayed  
    2 & 3 Pole Earth Resistance Test     
    ART Earth Resistance Test         Option
    Stakeless Earth Resistance Test         Option
    Earth Spike Kit Included      
    Download Memory    
    Software Included        
    Leakage Current Measurement   Option Option Option Option
    Remote Test Probe Included  
  • Specification

    If you require a detailed specification please see the Megger MFT1700 Series pdf Megger MFT1700 Series PDF

    Insulation test

    • Output voltage: -0% +20% at rated load or less
    • Voltage display: ±3% ±3 digits ±0.5% of rated voltage
    • Short circuit current: 1.5 mA nominal test current
    • Test current on load: 1 mA at min pass values of insulation

    Measurement accuracy

    • 1000V: 10kΩ ~ 999MΩ ±3% ±2 digits
    • 500V: 10kΩ ~ 500MΩ ±3% ±2 digits, >500MΩ ±10% ±4 digits
    • 250V: 10kΩ ~ 250MΩ ±3% ±2 digits, >250MΩ ±10% ±4 digits
    • 100V: 10kΩ ~ 100MΩ ±3% ±2 digits, >100MΩ ±10% ±4 digits

    Continuity / resistance

    • 0.01Ω ~ 99.9Ω: ±2% ±2 digits
    • 100Ω ~ 99.9kΩ: ±5% ±2 digits
    • Open circuit voltage: 5V ±1V
    • Test current(0Ω ~ 2Ω): 205mA ±5mA, 15mA ±5mA(user selectable)

    Loop test

    • Live to earth supply: 48V ~ 280V (45Hz ~ 65Hz)
    • Live to live supply: 48V ~ 480V (45Hz ~ 65Hz)
    • L-E tests: ±5% 0.05Ω ±Noise margin
    • L-N/L-E tests: ±5% ±0.03Ω
    • Display range: 0.01Ω ~ 1000Ω
    • Live to earth PFC range: 20kA
    • Live to live PSCC range: 20kA

    RCD tests

    • Supply up to 100mA: 48V ~ 480V (45Hz ~ 65Hz)
    • Supply up to 1A: 48V ~ 280V
    • RCD type: Type AC, A, S, Type B (pure dc)
    • No trip test (1/2xI): –10% ~ 0%
    • Trip test (1xI, 2xI & 5xI): 0% ~ 10%

    RCD Ramp test

    • Touch voltage (0 ~ 253V): +5% +15% ±0.5V
    • Trip time: ±1% ±1ms
    • Trip current: ±5%

    VAR (variable RCD selection)

    • 10mA ~ 50mA, 1mA steps
    • 50mA ~ 500mA, 5mA steps
    • 500mA ~ 1000mA, 10mA steps

    Supply measurement

    • Voltage: 10V ~ 600V (15 ~ 400Hz) TrueRMS, ±3% ± 1V ±2 digits
    • Phase rotation indication: L1–L2–L3 & L1–L3–L2
    • Frequency: 15Hz ~ 99Hz ±0.5% ±1 digit, 100Hz ~ 400Hz ±2.0% ±2 digit
    • Frequency resolution: 0.1Hz

    Earth test

    • Resolution: 0.01Ω
    • Current: 0.45mA or 4.5mA
    • Noise rejection: 20V pk/pk (7V rms)
    • Max probe resistances Rp & Rc: 100kΩ @ 50V, 5kΩ @ 25V
    • 2 & 3 pole method (0.01Ω ~ 1.999kΩ): ±2.0% ±3 digits

    Current (via optional clamp meter)

    • Range: 0.1mA to 200A AC
    • Resolution: 0.1mA


    • IEC 61010-1:2010
    • IEC 61010-30:2010
    • IEC 61010-031:2008
    • 600 V Cat III / 300 V Cat IV (Max Phase to Phase 600 V)
    • IEC 61557:2007 parts 1 to 10
    • IEC61326 edition 2 location class B
    • Temperature (operational): -10°C ~ 55°C
    • Temperature (storage): -25°C ~ 70°C
    • Operating humidity: 90% R.H. at 40°C max
    • Max altitude: 2000m
    • Weight: 1kg
    • Moisture/dust ingress protection: IP54


    • 1.2 V NiMH (rechargeable pack of 6 – supplied)
    • Mains charger for on-board re-charging (4 hours typical)
    • 12 V car charger (cigar lighter lead - optional)
  • Supplied Accessories

    • Megger MFT1730-BS Part Number 1002-400
    • 3-wire test lead set with croc clips
    • SP5 Switched probe
    • Mains plug test lead
    • Neck strap
    • Quick-start guide
    • Hard carry-case
    • 8 x AA batteries
    • Rechargeable battery pack with charger
    • Calibration Certificate
    • Manufacturers 3 year warranty
    • FREE CalBox Calibration Checker (With MFT1730 Accessory Bundle Option)
    • FREE Voltage Tester (With MFT1730 Accessory Bundle Option)
    • FREE HandyMAN TEK775 Earth Leakage Clamp Meter (With MFT1730 Accessory Bundle Option)
  • Product Questions

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    Q: Hi, does this come with 12 month calibration. Thanks Posted On: 05/11/2013 By: Kenny
    A: Hi, The Megger MFT1730 comes supplied with a manufacturer's calibration certificate. The certificate is valid from the date that the tester is commissioned, i.e, when the unit is first put into use. It is also recommended to have the tester calibrated annually.
    Q: Does this product come with a 3 year guarantee as I heard that megger offer a 3 year guarantee? Posted On: 02/10/2013 By: Ben
    A: Hi Ben, yes as we are an authorized distributor for Megger products the 12 month warranty supplied with the MFT1730 can be upgraded to the full 3 year warranty if you register your MFT with Megger. This is done by sending them back the warranty card supplied with the tester. I hope that this helps.
  • Reviews

    Review by James White (Posted on 18/03/2012)
    The MFT 1730 is superb it does every test needed and is so easy to use, the price tag is high but once used you can see the money, makes the job of testing so much easier. definatly worth the buy!
    Review by Handy Man (Posted on 07/03/2011)
    Thanks for the advice on the phone guys, I can't wait to get the first batch off the production line! Any idea when? Nice site btw.

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