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PostPosted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:44 am 
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Hi someone-else,

I don't have nylon with me, but I know it'd probably light up?
I just thought that because it was a AC voltage tester, it only shows AC current?

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:14 am 
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You are right in the fact it will light up.
But that goes to show it will light up at almost anything, meaning it is not to be relied upon. If its not to be relied upon it is not worth having. If its not worth having get rid of it.

In my opinion you would be wasting your time and money getting an electrician (if you can get one)
First of all you already know what the problematic device is, all any electrician can do is agree with your findings and charge you for the privilege. Electricians deal with the "supply and wiring" side of things they do not deal with "appliances" and since you know what is causing the problem, you need to get it repaired or replaced.

Fret not, a forum is a collection of opinions. Above, are mine.

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Working on anything electrical? have you got a multi meter? why not? Would you hit a nail with a shoe?

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Could the equipment be OK, but some of it at different earth potential?
You sometimes get this with the mains filter components in some equipment that can do this, and are not necessarily faulty.
Any idea whether the voltage is AC or DC? Do you have a Multi-meter?
Power amps can go faulty sometimes putting DC out onto the speakers.
If there was any appreciable current there I would expect to hear a nasty hum in the speakers. It's quite common for mobile disco's and such like to suffer from hum loops caused by complex earth circuits, when say, the laptop providing the music is being fed from a SMPSU so effectively floating.

When all you have is a hammer, every problem is a nail.

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