Rat Zapper® Classic - 3 Pack
Let's face it: killing rats probably isn't one of your favorite things to do. This is why the Rat Zapper® Classic was made to be as humane, safe, and easy to use as possible. If you want a top-quality solution that will deliver years of dependable service, buy the electronic Rat Zapper® Classic for quick control of your rodent problem.
Rat Zapper® offers Two Sizes to Fit Your Needs: Classic or Ultra
If you have average-sized rats and a need for less than 20 kills per set of batteries, get the Rat Zapper® Classic electronic rat trap, equipped with a large chamber size. However, if you are dealing with larger rats, consider buying the Rat Zapper® Ultra (sold separately), equipped with the largest chamber size available and suited to kill more than 20 rats per set of batteries.
The hands-free, "no touch, no view" disposal reduces the "yuck" factor of a common mouse and rat trap. Cleanup is easy and it can be reused indefinitely--your friends and family will want to borrow it for safe, humane rat elimination.
Safe and Sanitary
The Rat Zapper® Classic is perfect for use anywhere in the home. Built with high-quality electronics, recycled plastics, and recycled packaging, the Rat Zapper® Classic is both effective and environmentally friendly. It is ideal for attics, garages, basements and sheds. While it's always wise to use caution around children and pets, there is no blood, mess, chemicals, or poisons with the Rat Zapper® Classic.
You can "zap" 20 rats with one set of 4 “AA” batteries, which makes it a truly effective rat trap.
How It Works
The Rat Zapper® Classic is equipped with smart-circuit technology that senses when the rodent enters the trap. Once the rodent is inside, the rat steps onto the metal plates, completing the circuit and the trap delivers a quick, humane 8,000 volt shock. Since rats have the ability to restart their hearts, the shock is applied for 2 minutes ensuring a high kill rate. Each time the trap catches a rat, the light on top of the trap flashes red to indicate a kill.
Easy to Use
How easy are they to use? Very--and that's just one reason why they're so popular. Just insert batteries, bait, place, turn it on and relax.
1. Insert 4 “AA” batteries into the battery compartment.
2. Using the entrance, bait the trap along the back wall using a small amount of peanut butter, dry pet food or nuts.
3. Place the trap where you have seen signs of rodent activity or along the wall where rodents primarily travel.
4. Turn on the Rat Zapper® Classic. A red light will blink once indicating the trap is working properly.
Which Trap is Right for You?Kill per SettingKills per Set of BatteriesBatteries RequiredKill MethodRemote Notification System1 Mouse or Rat50 Mice or Rats4 "C" batteriesHumane, high-voltage shock1 Mouse or Rat60 Mice or Rats4 "D" batteriesHumane, high-voltage shock1 Mouse or Rat20 Mice or Rats4 "AA" batteriesHumane, high-voltage shock
Click Here to See More Features »"No Touch, No View" Disposal MethodSafe for Pets and ChildrenReusableIndoor Use OnlyKill Indicator Notification LightBattery Replacement Notification Light1-Year Warranty
Click Here to See Less
Rat Zapper® Classic Trap - 3 Pack
- Works as a mice zapper trap as well as for average-size rats
- Easy to use – insert batteries, bait, turn it on, place, and relax
- Hands-free “no touch, no view” disposal reduces “yuck” factor of a common mouse and rat trap
- Cleanup is easy and it can be reused indefinitely – your friends and family will want to borrow (and keep!) it
- One set of 4 AA batteries = 20 kills
- Battery replacement notification
- Safe and sanitary – while always wise to use caution around kids and pets, there is no blood, mess, chemicals, or poisons
- High 8,000-volt two-plate design delivers shock lasting two full minutes
- Red indicator light flashes repeatedly upon kill
- One-year warranty and lifetime customer support
Disclaimer: Victorpest.com does not endorse any information contained in product reviews. Please follow all label instructions for your specific use.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Excellent product! I always was disturbed by how inhuman other devices are. This device does the job well. I'm not sure how long it takes to kill but I don't see any signs of struggle or bleeading. I live at the foot of a mountain and had lots of large rats this spring. I borrowed one from a neighbor who highly Recomended it, and after disposing of 6 large dead guys, night after night, I bought 4 of them online one for each side of the house
Review RateRats too smart for these
I was really hoping these would work. We'd seen a couple of rats and weren't sure if they were just passing through or had taken up residence. In a week we caught nothing. They were tripped a couple of times and once the kibble was gone, but that was it. And by then we were starting to see lots of droppings and the dogs were obsessed with a couple of places under them floor, so we knew they were around. In the end we called an exterminator... 1 1/2 weeks later, no more fresh droppings and the dogs have stopped obsessing. My guess is the rats are just too smart for these; perhaps they had previous experience with them elsewhere. At best, these traps might catch a few rats at first but the others would learn to avoid them and you will have to call in professionals anyway. We will keep the traps set ...maybe they will get the mice in the fall. But a $5 trap would do that.Response From Victor®Patty : Consumer Relations Representative
We are sorry to hear about this recent experience and appreciate the feedback regarding this product.
This trap is covered by a one yer replacement warranty. We recommend cleaning the unit after each kill and keeping the bait off of the metal plates for best results. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-VICTOR (1-855-584-2867) for additional assistance.
Review RateWorks Great
Caught the first rat within a week of receiving the units this is a great buy would recommend it. this unit use AAA batteries
Review Rateworks great on chipmunks
We got these traps because our property was overrun by chipmunks and the traps work great!
Review RateThe zappers are great
The zappers are great. I've used them for years and recommended them to friends. Good device
Review RateImpressed with company.
Presume these work. Haven't seen any lights go on. And the piece of dog food is still in there. I was really impressed: bought 3 traps- 1 didn't work. Just received the new replacement - and it works fine. Very impressed with the company.
Review RateGood price works well
Good price for 3 traps, have paid a lot more for older rat zappers. When placed near the small victor traps these get a mouse that the smaller traps dont attract. We use mollasses grain in these traps. Working good for us so far- about 3 weeks averaging a mouse a day.
I'm disappointed. I got your buy 2, get one. They have been placed where I have identified critters getting in. One started flashing after a week, but nothing inside. I reset, nothing. The other two apparently no activity. Did flashing start because batteries are failing after a week? I reset, and had same experience.Response From Victor®Patty : Consumer Relations Representative
Victor® has a long history of producing high-quality and reliable products. We apologize for this experience and would be happy to provide assistance.
When baiting the trap, we recommend a small amount (pea-sized) of peanut butter or similar high protein spread on the back wall. If the bait gets on the metal plates, it can prevent the proper operation.
Our Consumer Relations Team will be glad to go through some troubleshooting together. We can be reached at 1-855-5-VICTOR (1-855-584-2867). Our traps are covered by a one year replacement warranty.
Review RateGood product
First night I caught a leaf. No rats yet. Just a matter of time.
Review RateSo far, so good
Satisfied so far. I bought 3 and put them in various places and caught three the first 24 hours. Although, One of them keeps blinking and there is nothing in it.Response From Victor®Lauren : Consumer Relations Representative
Thank you for sharing this feedback. If a trap is flashing without a kill, we recommend cleaning off the metal plates to ensure the trap functions optimally.
To clean the trap, turn the unit off and remove the batteries. Use a warm, damp cloth to wipe off the metal plates inside the trap. Once the unit has air dried, it can be baited and set.
Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-VICTOR (1-855-584-2867) for additional assistance.
Rat Zapper® Classic Trap - Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Where do I place the trap?
A: Place the trap along the wall where rodents primarily travel or where you have seen signs of rodent activity. Rats are wary critters and they’ll initially avoid anything new in their environment. Good news is we’re smarter than they are! It may take a few days or nights for the first rat to enter your trap, but be patient!
Q: How do I bait the trap?/What should I use to bait the trap?
A: To bait the Rat Zapper®, first make sure the trap is turned off. Place the bait along or on the back wall of the trap. Be sure to use gloves or a tool to bait so your scent is not transferred onto the trap. We’ve carefully researched dry pet food and found it an excellent lure. Other dried baits (nuts, dehydrated fruit, etc.) can also work well. Goopy Bait Note: Please don’t place moist or goopy bait in your Rat Zapper® unless you place it in a plastic container, like a medium plastic bottle cap, and then slide it to the back of your Rat Zapper®. (Otherwise you may goop the electronics and/or falsely trip the system.)
Q: What may affect the effectiveness of an electronic trap?
A: To ensure that your trap works when it is supposed to, keep the metal plates clean so the trap won’t trigger at the wrong time.
- Don’t over-bait, as excess food could drop onto the plates and activate the trap, after which any rodent may safely enter to remove the food.
- Make sure that the plates are clear of any debris, especially urine or hair from a recent kill that may interfere with the unit’s proper function. Remember, both plates need to be clean so that the electric circuit is made complete by the rodent stepping on both.
Q:What does it mean when the light blinks red?
A: When you turn on the trap, the red light will appear one time and fade away. This confirms the trap is on and working properly and the light turns off to save battery. The red light will also blink to indicate a successful kill; however, in order to conserve battery, it only flashes about every 7 seconds.