I bought 5 of these for my sheds, every winter the mice would move in. I have now had these for 2 winters and have had NO mice show. It's nice not to have to clean out a nest from my motorcycle exhaust! I'm back today because my father is so impressed with the results he wants two!
No more mice in cabin!September 28, 2012
From the first time we set these out in the cabin, we have had NO mice in our summer cabin. Before the Sonic Chaser we would find droppings every time we went to the cabin. Tried lots of other 'stuff' - none worked but this! We're very happy with these Sonic Pest Chasers!!
IT WORKSAugust 07, 2012
hAD SQUIRRELS IN MY SUMMER HOUSE AND THE HAD DESTROYED THE INSULATION IN THE ATTIC. TRIED SPREADING PELLETS AROUND. THAT DIDN'T WORK. BROUGHT 3 PETCHASERS AND SQUIRRELS WERE GONE. RESPONSE FROM VICTOR PEST AUGUST 07, 2012 Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding the Victor® Heavy Duty Sonic PestChaser® (model M792). We appreciate your comments and are happy to hear that the product has worked so well for you to rid your attic of the squirrels. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-VICTOR (1-855-584-2867). Best regards,SusanConsumer Relations RepresentativeWoodstream Corporation
Solved the mice problem in under 24 hoursMarch 24, 2012
We had been battling mice in our house over the winter. I'd tried everything, traps, boxes, glue boards, and I was at the home improvement store getting more glue boards and saw this in a single pack. I bought one and I bougt the indoor 4 pack that just plug into your outlets. I plugged the unit in, and the 4 outlets in. We would hear mice 24 hours a day and catch/kill at least a few that way a day. Within 24 hours of plugging this in we didnt hear them aymore. No more signs of them could be found, and I never found another one in any traps. We now use this year round and just leave them plugged in. I recommend these to ANYONE having a mice problem. Saved us so much money, time, and avoiding having to deal with mice after they were caught.
It worksJuly 22, 2011
That is really all I can say - it really works. We have a cabin in New Hampshire that is closed for the winter each year. Come spring we are overrun with the remnants of mice that live there year round. Last year we left several of these plugged in when we closed for the winter. Amazingly enough, there was NO - repeat - NO sign of mice when we returned in the Spring. It really works. Give it a try.
It works, no mess to clean up!June 14, 2011
My next door neighbor decided it would be a good idea to leave trash outside his door. As expected mice arrived in my apartment and I was not happy at all. I called an exterminator and he put down some traps but that didn't work and it was a waste of time. I went online and ordered this sonic chaser and it worked immediately. The best part is I think I chased the mice to my neighbor's apartment....cool!
Rat-free and loving it!April 06, 2011
Like other reviewers, we were skeptical but after being rat-free for over three weeks, we are believers. We have been battling rat infestation for almost 5 years now and this winter has been the worst ever. We could hear them in our walls and on our ceilings. One night this past January they were gnawing so loudly in our ceiling that we were awakened by the sound. We have had countless exterminator companies at our house and spent hundreds of dollars to no avail-until now. A family member suggested using the heavy duty model so we bought two of them. We were so skeptical that they stayed in the boxes for a few days. Finally after we had another night of incessant rat activity we plugged them in and waited. We heard rats for the first two nights but on night #3 they were gone. We are absolutely amazed and feel so fortunate to have found this product. Having a rat-free house for the first time ever is something we never thought possible. Thank you, Victor, for creating such an amazing product.
Rats-b-goneDecember 08, 2010
Reviewer: Pide Piper
After several months of dealing with what I could swear were genetically enhanced mice in my garage with the typical means I decided my last ditch effort before just claiming them as dependants on my taxes would be to try the sonic repellant. I purchased the Heavy duty and the 3 pack of the direct plug in sonic emitters. I was fully prepared to write a scathing review on how it doesn’t work on Texas rats and how it was a waste of money, however, I'm pleased to say the rats packed up and left town (or at least my garage) within the third day. I was amazed when I walked in my garage and didn’t hear them scurrying around. Also, I tested to see if they had just learned to be sneaky, still suspicions of genetic alterations, by leaving their favorite food out, Bird feed, and not a single seed has gone unaccounted. Victor, Thank you for an excellent product that lives up to the manufacture claims and exceeded my expectations!
TechAugust 11, 2010
We have been using Victor Sonic for 5 years now and with great success at our mountain top location. NO more handling diseased infested traps. Even better success with the Victor Sonic HD PestChaser. Thanx!
--- No more "Mousie"!April 30, 2010
All winter we, (I vand my wife) have been invaded by mice. They were into EVERYTHING! - One day, after being bitten in my sleep by a mouse, (did not puncture the skin) - I was desparate. I had used traps & bait & caught a lot of them, but they kept coming. Last weekend I bought two of your sonic units & plugged them in. After one day, to our amazement, no mice, no new sign of them, no more "scratching" noises at night, and no more bites! I am very happy I purchased them. We have peace & quiet now! ---- Thank you, - Victor!!!
Give it a chance!March 07, 2010
First off, I was very skeptical of this product. I just didn't see how it could or would work. We live outside of a small town in a fairly rural area, and pretty much every winter, our garage gets 'invaded'. Some years are worse than others and this past winter was particularly bad as we heard them scratching around in the attic for the first time. We had tried virtually everything including traps, bait, poison, and even the neighborhood stray cat. Those items worked with minimal effects at best. Out of what amounted to an act of desperation, we decided to give the Victor Pest Chasers a try. After about two or three days, there was no longer any evidence of mice. We placed two in the garage and one in the kitchen (just in case). IT DOES WORK!
WORKS GREAT!March 07, 2010
I was storing my popup camper in a old garage, I saw signs of mice so I set out a couple of traps, every time I came to check them I would have killed one or two, they just kept coming, so I tried Ultrasonic and I have NOT seen one mouse since ( like 3+ months ) Great product!!!
Works for meJanuary 21, 2010
I had rats entering the space above the acoustic ceiling and I could hear them running around. Since I put this device I have not heard any rats.
WorksJune 09, 2009
This does work... I had rodents in my garage...I could hear them at night and saw the droppings.. I bought this product.. plugged it in.. that night the garage was quiet and when I looked around in the morning there were no droppings !!! and haven't seen any or heard anything since. I highly recommend this product.
Finally Peace of Mind!November 03, 2008
I just have to write and let your company know how they have helped my wife and I relax and enjoy our home again. We live in the middle of corn and wheat fields and every fall we have to deal with the field mice invading our home. Our daughter has used your Victor Pest Chasers for years and has sworn by them. We have never seen a mouse at their house even once. Well, we finally decided to try them after having to kill about 6 or 7 of them this fall. Since we have put one in each room of our house, we have not seen even one mouse! My wife really gets nervous if she sees a mouse or suspects one is in the house, so this has been a Godsend to her. Thank you so much for a product that really works! And like my daughter always says....make sure you put one in each room, don't skimp, and your rodent problem will be solved.
Audible, but effectiveJanuary 01, 2013
I bought these because it says that they are silent. They have been audible to every person who came into our home while they were in use. They work while they are on but bother my husband so much that he turns them off--which makes them ineffective. The noise isn't loud but is a persistant buzz. Just something to keep in mind. RESPONSE FROM VICTOR PEST JANUARY 2, 2013 Thank you for your feedback! We are glad to hear that the Victor® Heavy Duty Sonic PestChaser® (model M792) have worked well to keep rodents from your home. The sound emitted from the Victor® Heavy Duty Sonic PestChaser® is at a frequency that can only be detected by rodents. The sound you are hearing is not the repelling ultrasonic sound that the mice hear. You may be hearing the sound of the ultrasonic waves vibrating through the speakers. Generally this hum or buzz is only audible when standing close to the units. Once you take a few steps back it is no longer detectable. We would like to learn more about your experience. Please do not hesitate to contact us at 1-855-5-VICTOR (1-855-584-2867) so we can assist you regarding this matter.We look forward to hearing from you! Best Regards,SusanConsumer Relations RepresentativeWoodstream Corporation
Excellent productAugust 02, 2012
Great product, great price... RESPONSE FROM VICTOR PEST AUGUST 02, 2012 Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences regarding the Victor® Heavy Duty Sonic PestChaser® (model M792). We are glad to hear that this product has worked so well to help you keep your home pest free. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-VICTOR (1-855-584-2867). Best regards,SusanConsumer Relations RepresentativeWoodstream Corporation
works as describedJanuary 05, 2009
My entire village has a rat problem. The rats were in and out of my garage. I purchased this product, placed it about 3-4 feet from where the rats were entering under my garage door. the rats would pook their head under, hear it and run off. It really did deter them from entering my garage again.
Mixed ReviewMay 25, 2012
I have to say that my experience with this product has been mixed. Shipping and order fulfillment were excellent. The product has been very effective with regard to rodent control. My big gripe is that they buzz a lot. I ordered six of these units based on the great reviews here and all six of them are so loud I have to unplug them when I am in my garage areas or basement where they are located. My guess is that I got a defective batch because I didn't see anyone else complain about this issue. RESPONSE FROM VICTOR PEST JUNE 29, 2012 Dear Dave, Thank you for your review! We are glad that you are seeing results using Victor® Heavy Duty Sonic PestChasers. Your feedback regarding the buzzing sound emitted from the PestChasers is appreciated and has been shared with our product managers. The sound you are hearing is not the ultrasonic frequency that the rodents hear. It is the vibration of the frequency as the sound passes through the speakers. Generally, when you take a few steps back from the unit the sound is no longer detectable. However, if that is not the case then you may have received damaged goods and we would like to send you replacements. If it seems like your Victor® Heavy Duty Sonic PestChasers are louder than what has been described please do not hesitate to contact us at 1-855-5-VICTOR (1-855-584-2867) so we can help. Best regards,LizConsumer Relations RepresentativeWoodstream Corporation
didnt work for usDecember 28, 2012
We bought this product and it appeared to work for the first few hours. We placed it in our kitchen where we saw the most mice. My husband walked in and there was a mouse standing right in front of the speaker. We have had good luck with their snap traps and live traps. RESPONSE FROM VICTOR PEST JANUARY 02, 2013 Thank you for your online review of the Victor® Heavy Duty Sonic PestChaser® (model M792). We are sorry to hear that you have not seen the desired results with this product. Please keep in mind that while the Victor® Sonic PestChaser® delivers unpleasant high frequency sound waves that distress the rodents and will drive them away from the treated area, it can take up to 6-10 days to see a decrease in rodent activity. During this time of year, the rodents will become desperate to find food and shelter and it may take longer to see the results. We hope this information has been helpful. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-VICTOR (1-855-584-2867). Best Regards,SusanConsumer Relations RepresentativeWoodstream Corporation
QUIT WORKING AFTER ABOUT 2 WEEKSSeptember 02, 2013
DON'T WASTE YOUR MONEY....I bought these via Amazon.com and about two weeks both devices quit working...dead. Sent email to Victor regarding this, NO RESPONSE! WASTE OF MONEY!! RESPONSE FROM VICTOR PEST SEPTEMBER 03, 2013 Thank you for your online review. We are very sorry to hear that you are not seeing the desired results with the Victor® Heavy Duty PestChaser® (model M792). Typically, these PestChasers® will last 3-5 years. When the red indicator light on the front of the unit is lit, it will indicate that the unit is working properly. Please keep in mind that these items are covered by a one year warranty. We would like to work with you to make this right. Please do not hesitate to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-VICTOR (1-855-584-2867) for additional assistance. We look forward to hearing from you and working with you to make this right! Best regards,SusanConsumer Relations RepresentativeWoodstream Corporation
it is sooooooooooo badOctober 10, 2012
you are will never find some thing lose your money for nothing like this trust me these things do nothing don't believe what you read these things don't make any thing and when i called the customer service they are said are you have these mice before you bought those machine if yes these machine can't do any thing what this answer but really this is the correct these machine can't do any thing don't spent your money RESPONSE FROM VICTOR PEST OCTOBER 11, 2012 Dear Nancy, Thank you for reviewing the Victor® Heavy Duty Sonic PestChaser®(model M792). We are sorry you are not satisfied with this product. When mice are already present it can take approximately 6-10 days for them to be repelled from your home. If the infestation in the home is large than the PestChaser® should be used in conjunction with traps to gain optimal control. We would like to learn more about your experience and assist you regarding this matter. Please do not hesitate to contact us at 1-855-5-VICTOR (1-855-584-2867) so we can help. We look forward to working with you! Best regards,LizConsumer Relations RepresentativeWoodstream Corporation
DO NOT WORK!September 18, 2012
I have been infested with mice at my trailer. I purchased this to get rid of the mice. After calling you, you made several suggesting. After completing all of these, it is still not working. I first complained with in the 30 days return policy, then ask me to try a few things and by that time the 30 days had gone by, then they would not return the product. Do not fall for their stall tactics. Return it right away - They DO NOT WORK! - They did return the product but I lost 20 buck on the shipping, RESPONSE FROM VICTOR PEST SEPTEMBER 19, 2012 Dear Kevin, Thank you for taking the time to review the Victor® Heavy Duty Sonic PestChaser®. We are sorry the PestChaser® was not the best fit for your needs. When dealing with an established infestation it is best to use traps along with repellents to completely eradicate the problem. Even though it is unfortunate you were not satisfied with your purchase, we are pleased to see we could clear up any miscommunication and assist you in returning the product. If you have questions please do not hesitate to contact us at 1-855-5-VICTOR (1-855-584-2867). Best regards,LizConsumer Relations RepresentativeWoodstream Corporation
Victor® PestChaser® Ultrasonic Rodent Repellents - How the Technology Works
The Victor® PestChaser® is a highly effective method to help control rats and mice. Here is how the Victor® Ultrasonic PestChaser® works to repel rodents:
Non-Repetitive Sound Waves - High frequency sound waves emit a non-repetitive pattern to repel rodents and prevent them from invading your home. With over 80 oscillations per second, PestChaser® uses a jackhammer-like sound to create intense auditory stress for rodents. more»
Location, Location, Location First, identify a room that has signs of rodent activity. Rodents are nocturnal creatures, which mean they rarely surface during the daytime.
Use Multiple Units Ultrasonic waves behave more like light than sound. For example, music from your stereo can fill your entire house. Ultrasound cannot penetrate any solid surface (walls, floors, ceilings) or travel around corners. This is why you need a unit for each room.
Monitor Rodent Activity Monitoring the signs of rodent activity will allow you to correctly place the units in high-frequency areas and allow you to direct the unit towards their entry points.
Use In Conjunction With Other Controls For Established Ultrasonic devices should not be used alone to control an established infestation.
The PestChaser® emits ultrasound at varying volumes (peaking at 100dB) and varying frequencies (ranging from 32 to 62 kHz) well above the range of hearing for humans and non-rodent pets like cats, dogs, birds and fish. We do not recommend using the PestChaser® around rodent pets like gerbils, hamsters, ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs and other rodent pets.
How much area does the PestChaser® cover? / Does the ultrasound penetrate through walls?
The PestChaser® unit can only cover the room in which it is installed. The ultrasonic waves cannot penetrate walls or furniture so we recommend using multiple units per room. We recommend using the Mini PestChaser® in average sized rooms like kitchens, dining rooms, bedrooms and living rooms. We recommend using the Heavy Duty and Ultra PestChaser® in large sized rooms like attics, basements, garages, etc.
Where should I plug the PestChaser® in? / Can I plug the PestChaser® into an extension cord? / Can it be used outside?
For proper placement of the PestChaser®, first identify a room that has signs of rodent activity. Plug the PestChaser® into the lower socket of a 110V-AC wall outlet. The ultrasonic waves cannot penetrate walls or furniture. Ultrasound is reflected by hard surfaces and absorbed by soft surfaces. In a room with mostly hard surfaces, like a kitchen, ultrasound will “bounce” around giving more effective coverage. The ideal placement would allow the ultrasound to cross in front of an entrance way. The PestChaser® can be plugged into an extension cord as long as it is placed in an open area along the wall and not near walls or furniture. The Victor® PestChaser® is recommended for indoor use only. They were designed and manufactured to be used indoors and not exposed to the elements. If this PestChaser® is used outside, the unit could potentially short out due to weather conditions, such as rain.