Rat Zapper® Classic Rat Trap - 1 Traps
Let's face it: killing rats probably isn't one of your favorite things to do. Which 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.
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. You can "zap" 20 rats with one set of 4 “AA” batteries.
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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?
Rat Zapper® Classic
Rat Zapper® Ultra
Electronic Rat Trap
Kill-@lert System - Rat Trap
Kill per Setting 1 Mouse or Rat 1 Mouse or Rat 1 Mouse or Rat 1 Mouse or Rat Kills per Set of Batteries 20 Mice or Rats 60 Mice or Rats 50 Mice or Rats 50 Mice or Rats Batteries Required 4 "AA" batteries 4 "D" batteries 4 "C" batteries 4 "C" batteries Kill Method Humane, high-voltage shock Humane, high-voltage shock Humane, high-voltage shock Humane, high-voltage shock Remote Notification System
Rat Zapper® Classic Trap
- 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.Rat Zapper® Classic Rat Trap - 1 Trap is rated out of 5 by 74.Rated 5 out of 5 by JimP from Catching varmints from first day We have been catching varmints from first day we got the Rat Zapper® Classics. Mostly mice but a few wood rats in the one we placed near the bar-b-que. Cheese, dog snacks, crackers and wheat chex all worked as bait. No mess, no live mice with one leg caught in trap. All dead just dump into plastic grocery bag.Date published: 2016-08-13Rated 5 out of 5 by Twiller21 from Fabulous! I just recently purchased 3 Ratzappers and 3 Tin Cats. Love them both but the Ratzappers are wonderful! I have been trapping up a storm. Thanks!Date published: 2016-08-10Rated 5 out of 5 by Clyde from Living on a farm We live on a farm in central Wisconsin and the house is 100+ years old. Mice seem to find their way in regardless of sealing holes, patching the mortar, and so on. I think they were winning until we got our first Rat Zapper. Last year the count was 26 mice and this year we are already at 20. The Zappers are easy to use and maintain. We recommend them to all our friends.Date published: 2016-08-10Rated 5 out of 5 by SFNM from They actually work. These traps have worked better than I had reason to expect and definitely better than my old fashioned ( wooden, plastic and sticky tray) traps. I can recommend them without hesitation.Date published: 2016-07-26Rated 4 out of 5 by Mustangsally from Good price/no mouse guts Buy 2 get one free makes the price per unit about $ 15 less than I can purchase one from the hardware store. It's a good deal. I often put several rats zappers in the house to catch a mouse since they can get around from room to room. The method of killing the rodent is much better than snap traps. I hated having to touch those things, especially with a dead mouse in it. Yuck. The rat zapper solves that problem. So easy to just dump it in the garbage without even having to look. Love this product. It does use a lot of batteries though.Date published: 2016-07-25Rated 5 out of 5 by Scheide from Hello to our mousey world. I bought two of the blue Zappers. One has now caught 19 of the critters. The other got a red squirrel which put my zapper out of commission. So now the Zapper company is needed for repairs. I am ordering the Ultra with my repaired Classic. Good job Victor.Date published: 2016-07-24Rated 5 out of 5 by Jlc82 from It's name is exactly what it does. I bought this product a couple of weeks ago to help me eliminate Chipmonks. The very first night I caught one, the second night I caught the second one. I am very pleased with the outcome and the ability to save my flowers.Date published: 2016-07-23Rated 4 out of 5 by Jay97 from It works! I was skeptic at first, but wow does it work! I'm glad I made the purchase and can feel good about getting rid of unwanted pests!Date published: 2016-07-20
What is the difference between the blue rat ele. classic and the victor black trap besides the price had some success with the black but lately all the ones I bought At my local hardware don't work I have called Victor and complained about thisThe Rat Zapper Classic (RZC001) uses 4 "AA" batteries and can kill up to 20 rats per set of batteries. The Victor® Electronic Rat Trap (M240) uses 4 "C" batteries and can kill up to 50 rats per set of batteries.Date published: 2016-08-12
Is this safe to use with dogs around? I have two dogs 50-80 lbs.We would recommend placing this trap in a location out of reach of children or pets.Date published: 2016-08-12
The lightt was flashing like there was a kill, but nothing and bait still there. CLeaned it and still flashing red. ANy ideas what is wrong?If the light is flashing without a kill, we would recommend another cleaning of the trap as dirt or debris on the metal plates may be interfering with the trap triggering. To clean the trap, turn the unit off and remove the batteries. Fill a shallow, disposable pan with 1 inch of warm water and a small amount of unscented dish soap. Allow the trap to soak for up to one hour. Gently scrub the metal plates with a disposable bottle brush. Rinse the metal plates off with water, ensuring that the upper portion of the trap does not become wet. Once the trap has air dried, it can be baited and set.Date published: 2016-08-12
Do you recommend for chipmunks?This product is not recommended for chipmunks. It is only intended for mice and rats. We also do not recommend that it be used outdoors.Date published: 2016-08-12
How can I test my Rat ZapperWhen the trap is turned on, it will flash a red light and then shut off. This will indicate that the trap is working. For safety reasons,we do not recommend testing the metal plates directly.Date published: 2016-07-25
I would like to convert my Rat Zapper Classic Rat trp power source from battery to dc transformer. What I need is a wiring diagram of the unit. Thank you, DonFor safety reasons, we would recommend against altering the traps in any way. Wiring diagrams are not available to be sent.Date published: 2016-07-25
I.put some avocado in the back of my rat zapper. This morning the red light is flashing but there is no rat in the zapper? Did I do something wrong? How did the tat get the food but not get zapped? Please advice. I need to catch this rat.We recommend placing a few dry pieces of dog food or something similar in the back of the trap. Using softer bait may prevent the trap from sensing when a rat enters. Please feel free to contact us directly at 1-855-5-VICTOR (1-855-584-2867) for additional assistance.Date published: 2016-03-23
Which rat zapper can I use outsideWe cannot recommend using any model of the Rat Zapper outside.Date published: 2016-03-10
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.)