Amprobe VPC-31
Electrical Tester with VolTect
LCD Display and Built-in Shaker
See: AM510

  • Super-bright bi-Color LED’s indicates safe and dangerous voltages (above 55VDC or 30VAC)
  • Auto hold feature - LED’s stay illuminated for 10 sec retaining a reading after the tests are disconnected
  • Solenoid tester-like shaker to indicate AC voltage presence
  • Automatically turns ON and OFF for easy and quick measurements
  • Non-contact voltage detection and GFCI test feature for testing GFCI receptacles and breakers
  • Standard detachable test lead (black) for easy replacement with optional longer or specialized probe
  • Automatically selects AC Voltage, DC Voltage or Continuity
  • LED’s indicate 10 levels of AC and DC Voltage
  • Volts (AC) 24, 48, 120, 208, 240, 277, 347, 480, 600, 1000
  • Volts (DC) 6, 12, 24, 36, 48, 60, 72, 110, 220, 380
  • Auto backlit LCD Digital Display for precise voltage measurements
  • Continuity buzzer and Visual continuity indication (LED)
  • Water and dust proof, IP65 design
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Product Information
Datasheet 181 KB PDF Datasheet
Manual 1.4 MB PDF Datasheet
VPC-31 Movie
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Amprobe VPC-31 Electrical Tester with VolTect LCD Display and Built-in Shaker is rugged and easy to use tester for live voltage and continuity checks. Built-in shaker provides the same functionality and feel as older analog solenoid testers with benefit of full input protection to CAT IV 600V/CAT III 1000V.
LCD Display
3 digits 1000 counts
In an RF Field of 3V/m, total accuracy = Specified accuracy + 45d. Performance above 3V/m is not specified
Update Rate 5 per second nominal
Operating Temperature -10°C ~ 55°C (14°F ~ 131°F)
Relative Humidity Maximum relative humidity 80% for temperature up to 31°C (87°F) decreasing linearly to 50% relative humidity at 55°C (131°F)
Altitude Operating below 2000m
Storage Temperature -20°C ~60°C (-4°F ~ 140°F), < 80% R.H. (with battery removed)
Temperature Coefficient Nominal 0.15 x (specified accuracy)/ ºC @ (-10ºC ~ 18ºC or 28ºC ~ 55ºC), or otherwise specified
Sensing Average sensing
Type of Protection IP65
Pollution Degree 2
Safety Meets EN61010-1 and IEC61010-1 2nd Edition (2001)
Measurement Category CAT III 1000V & CAT IV 600V AC & DC
Transient Protection 8kV lightning surge (1.2/50µs)
Overload Protection 1000VDC & VAC rms
Low Battery Below approx. 2.4V
Power Supply Standard 1.5V AAA Size (NEDA 24G or IEC R03) battery X 2; or 1.5V AAA Size (NEDA 24A or IEC LR03) alkaline battery X 2
Power Consumption (typical) 3mA at Power-on ready; 30mA at 1000VAC full LED indication. 75mA at 1000VAC with shaker ON
APO Consumption (typical) 10µA
DC & AC Voltage (LED) DCV MARKING Typical Threshold ACV MARKING Typical Threshold
6V 5V 24V 19V
12V 10V 48V 38V
24V 19V 120V 96V
36V 30V 208V 166V
48V 42V 240V 224V
60V 54V 277V 259V
72V 66V 347V 312V
110V 91V 480V 414V
220V 176V 600V 540V
380V 304V 1000V 800V
Input Impedance 460k, 160pF nominal
ACV Frequency Response 45Hz ~ 65Hz
Duty ratio Continuous duty
Audible Continuity
Open Circuit Voltage  0.4VDC typical
Audible Threshold  between 50k and 2000k
DC & AC Voltage Range Typical Threshold Accuracy
DC 999V > +5VDC or < -5VDC 1.0%+2d
AC 999V (50Hz/60Hz) > 15VAC 2.5%+4d
Input Impedance  460k, 160pF nominal
Duty ratio Continuous duty
GFCI Leakage Load GFCI Leakage Load feature is for 120V nominal circuits only. It is disabled above 132V and below 80V
Load Current 7.5 mA typical at 120V
Path Impedance 16 k nominal, PTC protected
Ordering Information
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MFR ID: 3472750
Amprobe VPC-31 Voltage and Continuity Testers with LED Indicators and LCD Display Discontinued
See: AM510
Optional Configurations
MFR ID: 3472745
Amprobe VPC-30 Voltage and Continuity Testers, LED Indicators only Discontinued
See: VPC31
Included Accessories
  • 1 - Detachable (Black) Test Lead
  • 1 - Screw-on Stationary (Red) Probe
  • 2 - Screw-on 4mm Probe Tips
  • 1 - Batteries
  • 1 - User's Manual