Electronic Pest Control
Electronic Pest Control Devices
Pest control products that are electronic devices can be used in a variety of pest management programs. Devices range in size and types to suit different needs. Pests controlled by electronic pest devices range from tiny flies to animals as large as deer.
An electronic device can utilize sonic or ultrasonic sound waves, ultraviolet or UV rays, visual scare characteristics or other means to discourage, scare or repel pests. The most popular of these are electronic pest repellers. This products list gives you a short description of different types of repellers, scare devices and traps. Click on links shown for brief description on individual electronic pest control products. Follow other links for complete description of each product.
The smallest electronic pest repeller is the Transonic XL, a sonic repeller that is designed to repel animals ranging in size from spiders to skunks. Being the least expensive among such devices, many people choose the Transonic XL but have varying results. Whether or not this device actually has an effect on insects, spiders, rodents depends on who you speak to. Many people have reported seeing fewer rats, mice and squirrels in areas where this device is used. The Transonic XL works best when used on nuisance bat populations in attics and barns. For large or stubborn bat populations, the QB4 Quadblaster will cover larger areas using ultrasonic waves.
The MoGo is an electronic unit that emits sound waves into tunnels of moles, gophers, burrowing animals.
If you have raccoons, stray cats or other animals that have become
destructive or annoying pests, the Yard Gard will
work on a variety of animals. Using a combination of sonic and ultrasonic
sounds, this unit works on animals in a way that makes it very difficult for
them to become accustomed to the sounds. The YardGard will cover about
4,000 square feet, making it perfect for the average size back yard, patio or
other areas of that size. This is a cordless electronic unit.
is powered by batteries and can be used alone or in combination with a sonic or
ultrasonic unit. When used alone, this is the perfect device for letting
stray cats and dogs know that they are not welcome in your flower beds, garden
As its name implies, the Goose Buster is an electronic pest control device that targets geese that have become a problem on lawns, golf courses or other areas where goose poop in large quantities cannot be tolerated. Many years of research went into the design of this pest control device.
The Bird Expeller Pro and Super Bird Expeller Pro are similar electronic pest control repellers that can be used for different sized problems. These devices are used to humanely yet effectively repel birds.
Bird Expeller Pro is used for small areas, porches, balconies and even larger areas - up to an acre. Will work best over 1/4 acre area. For added impact, combine this electronic pest repeller with a visual scare device. Irri-Tape or Electronic Scarecrow will work with this unit.
Super Bird Expeller Pro is used for larger areas and for large, stubborn bird control problems. This device has four individual speakers that can be aligned to target problem areas and cover up to 8 acres. The control panel allows you to control volume, scare sounds and variable sound times. When dealing with pest birds such as pigeons and seagulls, use the following guidelines:
Quadblaster is an ultrasonic unit that has four self contained
speakers. The ultrasonic sound waves travel out to an effective distance
of forty feet in each direction. This unit should be set up so as not to
be damaged by rain or other moisture. It should also be placed in an area
to repel birds and animals but not where humans or pets will be effected by its
Ultraviolet rays or UV rays are used in electronic pest control for flying
insects. Professional traps are designed primarily for control and
elimination of fruit flies,
drain flies, Phorid flies
and other nuisance indoor filth fly infestations.
Ultraviolet fly zappers are not intended for use in
areas where insect body parts can contaminate food, feed, utensils or other food
Rat Zapper 2000 is an electronic rodent control device that quickly and humanely kills any rat or mouse that enters the trap.
Electronic pest control is not a new idea. Many products have come and gone over the last few decades. Technology has now advanced to the point where we can get satisfactory results - when the correct device is used properly in the correct areas. Bird repellers, animal repellers, fly trapping systems and rodent control devices have improved so that professionals feel comfortable using or recommending certain electronic pest control devices.