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From copper to fiber, the IDEAL DataComm system of products includes everything you need for installation, termination, testing and troubleshooting. And our level of technical expertise, training and customer support ensures that your total cost of ownership is kept to a minimum.

SureTrace™ Open/Closed Circuit Tracers



  • Numeric value and audible signal provide quick and easy-to-understand tracing feedback
  • Receiver display rotates automatically for easy viewing
  • "0-99" display of signal strength
  • Audible intensifies in tone/pitch
  • Works on energized or de-energized circuits (0-600VAC/DC)
  • Four modes of sensitivity
  • Displays % battery life remaining
  • Peak detection bar graph
  • Identifies breakers/fuses with CertainCircuit™ detection
  • Pinpoints opens and shorts
  • Traces wires behind walls
  • 2-year warranty

Additional Features


RC-955 Receiver


RC-959 Receiver
  • Red LED display
  • Supplied with three AA batteries
  • Rotating display (in 180° increments)
  • Included with 61-955 kit
  • Super bright OLED display for viewing in all lighting conditions
  • Rotating display (in 90° increments)
  • Supplied with three AA batteries
  • Included with 61-957/61-959 Kits



IC-958 & BP-958

Clamp and Battery Pack
  • Transmits signal on circuits from 0-600V AC/DC
  • Injects a powerful signal into the circuit
  • Can be used on GFCI protected equipment
  • Indicates presence of AC/DC voltage
  • Low battery indicator
  • Supplied with four AA batteries
  • Included with all kits
  • Induces a signal onto the circuit
  • Powered solely by a separate battery pack
  • Battery pack has a magnetic strap for hanging in panels
  • 1 in. jaw opening. 6 ft cord
  • Included with the 61-959 kit




Included Accessories
Fuse - High-energy, Fast-acting, 1A/660V F-956
Magnetic Hanging Strap 61-565
Tracer Test Lead Set (includes 1-6 below) TL-956
1. Outlet Plug Adapter for Transmitter TLOP-956
2. Blade Prongs for Lead Adapters (2/set) TLBP-956
3. Ground Prong for Lead Adapter TLGP-956
4. Alligator Clips for Lead Adapters (2/set) TLAC-956
5. 3 ft. Lead Adapters for Transmitter (2/set) TLA1-956
6. 25 ft. Lead Adapter for Transmitter TLA2-956
Optional Accessories
Cradle for Receiver CR-959



Operating Voltage 0 - 600V AC/DC
Battery Power 1.5V x (4) AA batteries (NEDA 15A, IEC LR6)
Battery Life 25 hours open circuit testing / 6 hours closed circuit tracing
Indicators On/Off, Line energized, Low battery
Sensing Magnetic
Battery Power 1.5V x (3) AA batteries (NEDA 15A, IEC LR6)
Battery Life 20 hours


Kit contents

Kit Contents 61-955 61-957 61-959
Transmitter TR-955 TR-955 TR-955
Receiver RC-955 RC-959 RC-959
Tracer Test Lead Set TL-956 TL-956 TL956
Inductive Clamp IC-958
Battery Pack BP-958
Hard Carrying Case C-955 C-957 C-959
Batteries Included Included Included
Instruction Manual Included Included Included


Product Resources

  • SureTrace™ Open/Closed Circuit Tracers Brochure
    (PDF - 812KB)
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