Tru Pointe

Tru Pointe®




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A low-cost refrigerant leak detector for all CFCs, HFCs and HCFCs
  • Detects a broad range of refrigerants with Bacharach’s patented heated diode sensor technology
  • Flexible probe (14 in.) for finding leaks in tight spaces
  • Includes audible and incremental LED indicators and a speaker


The Tru Pointe® is a low-cost handheld refrigerant leak detector that utilizes Bacharach’s patented heated diode sensor to pinpoint leaks of CFC, HFC and HCFC refrigerants. The Tru Pointe® offers two sensitivity modes to adapt to a variety of applications and refrigerants.

The Tru Pointe® has a long, flexible probe for detecting leaks in hard-to-reach areas and provides exceptional service life with approximately 1 year of sensor usage and 8+ hours of battery life. It also includes an auto-zeroing feature which allows for finding leaks in backgrounds where target gas is present. It comes with a 1 year warranty including sensor.



Refrigerants Detected

All CFC, HFC, HCFC refrigerants, including but not limited to: R-12, R-22, R-134a, R-404a, R-410a, R-502 and R-507

Sensitivity (per SAE J1627)

0.5 oz/yr (14 g/yr) R-134a in normal sensitivity mode

Response Time


Leak Indicators

Visual (red LED), audible

Automatic Background Adjustment



2 D batteries

Run Time

11 hours in high sensitivity mode (typical)

20 hours in low sensitivity mode (typical)

Size (H x W x D)

Unit: 9.5 x 2.12 x 2.4 in. (24.13 x 5.38 x 6.10 cm)

Probe: 14 in. (35.6 cm)


1.6 lbs. (0.53 kg) including batteries

Sensor Life

1 year (typical)

Operating Conditions

32 to 122 °F (0 to 50 °C), 10 to 90% RH (non-condensing), 1 ATM

Warm-up Time

10 seconds


CE mark

SAE J1627


1 year (including sensor)