Contractors, Put Your Smartphone to Work – The Best Apps for Electricians

Contractors, Put Your Smartphone to Work – The Best Apps for Electricians

You can’t leave the house without your smartphone anymore. It’s a pivotal piece of any business. We know, JobFLEX’s electrical estimating software has become a favorite among the best electrician apps as they use their phone or mobile device to put together quotes in the field. While we’re obviously big fans of our own product, there are a lot of other outstanding tools out there for electricians, and we figured we’d share a few of our favorite electrician apps for Android and iOS and also get some input from other developers and electricians what their favorite apps are as well.

First, our favorites.

eTools Lite              

etools app logoeTools lite is one of the best apps for electricians because of its combination of reference materials and electronics tools. The resister color code, capacitor code, power calculator, voltage divider, and frequency converter will help you in making easy calculations, conversions, and to keep useful information at your fingertips. To see the entire list of features visit http://apple.co/1WTapt2.

 

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Rating: 4.5 stars

Price: Free for lite version , $3.99 for full


ElectroDroid

electrodroid logoWe included ElectroDroid in our list of the best apps for electricians because it includes a large assortment of electronics tools and references. The app includes a Reactance/Resonance calculator, Ohm’s law calculator, SMD Resistor Code, Operational amplifier, and more. It’s one of the more amazing free electrician apps for Android that we would strongly suggest you check out. To see the entire list of features visit http://bit.ly/1WYscPL

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Rating: 4.6

Price: Free for lite version, $2.95 for full version

 

 

 

Master Electrician Reference

Master Electrician Reference AppMaster Electrician Reference (MER) is the best reference guide an electrician can use, and it’s all packed into one easy to use phone app. MER will keep the most important information easily accessible on your iPhone, Android, or tablet device. Additionally, MER will easily do some calculations for you, making your job as easy as possible. To check out more about MER visit http://apple.co/22Io79d for apple or http://bit.ly/21PKKmv for Android.

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Rating: 4 stars

Price: 9.99

 

 

Southwire® Voltage Drop Calculator

Southwire Voltage Drop Calculator LogoSouthwire’s voltage drop calculator app will provide you with an easy solution to finding the correct wire size for an electrical circuit. It is calculated based on the voltage drop and current carrying capacity of the electrical circuit. This is one of the best apps for electricians because of its ease of use and performance. For more visit http://apple.co/1Ro2jIN for Apple or http://bit.ly/25sXRi2 for Android, and to see the more electrical apps made by Southwire visit http://www.southwire.com/support/mobile-applications.htm 

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Price: Free

Rating: 4.5 stars

 

 

 

Electrical Calc Elite

electrical calc liteElectrical Calc Elite gives electrical professionals the ability to make accurate calculations based on National Electric Codes.  Solving code-related issues is not easy, so this app has figured out the best way to solve these problems as quickly and accurately as possible. To see the entire list of features visit http://apple.co/1Ro2jIN for Apple or http://bit.ly/1RBVuSJ  for Android.

 

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Rating: 4.5 stars

Price: $19.99

 

 

Electrical Wiring Lite

electrical wiring lite logoIf you’re looking for a cheaper alternative to Electrical Calc Elite then Electrical Wiring Lite is worth a look. Electrical Wiring Lite is also touted by users because of its accuracy and ease of use. Its calculations are performed per National Electric Codes, providing you with the accurate information to complete your project on time. To see the entire list of features visit http://apple.co/1UxL1vC for Apple or http://bit.ly/25sYbNO for Android.

electrical wiring lite screenshot

 

Price: Free, full version $.99

Rating: 4.3 stars

 

 

 

Suggestions From Our Friends

We asked around to see if some outside voices wanted to weigh in on their favorite apps, and the following people were nice enough to provide their opinions on the topic.

Bussman Fuse Finder & Fault Current Calculator

From Grace Conyers – Owner and CEO of Insanitek

eaton bussman fuse finder logoOne of the best apps we’ve come across while working in electrical engineering classes have been the apps by Bussmann. They have a fuse finder app with is pretty nice when looking for parts, but even better is the Fault Current Calculator to make sure you don’t burn the place down. Download them for Apple or Android.

 

eaton bussman fuse finder screenshotEaton Bussman fault current calculator screenshot

 

Fuse Finder

Price: Free
Rating: 4.3 stars

 

Fault Current Calculator

Price: Free
Rating: 4.2 stars

 

The Home Depot Pro App

home depot pro app logo“For electricians who regularly shop at The Home Depot, this app is a huge time saver. They can stay on the job site, check the nearest store’s inventory and order materials. When they show up, the store has everything bundled and ready for a quick pick up on the same day. It also lets users easily reorder items they buy the most.”

You can download the pro app here.

home depot pro app screenshot

 

Price: Free
Rating: 4.3 stars

 

 

 

 

 

 

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