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A home inspector can use a AFCI tester with a "trip" button on a AFCI circuit to test either the AFCI Circuit Breaker or AFCI Receptacle.
Pressing the test and reset button is also an acceptable way to test the device; it automatically tests the AFCI every time it is pressed. The AFCI will not reset if the circuit is not functioning properly or if the device is malfunctioning.
Some home inspection industry standards of practice do not require the home inspector to press the test button. Doing so may inconvenience the homeowner