Rat Zapper® Ultra Rat Trap - 3 Traps

Model #: BRZU001PROMO

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Rat Zapper® Ultra Rat Trap - 3 Traps

Rat Zapper® Ultra Rat Trap - 3 Traps

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  • Large chamber and humane, high-voltage shock for catching and killing larger rats
  • Easy to use – insert batteries, add bait, turn it on, place the trap
  • LED light notifies you of a kill or low battery
  • Never touch a dead rodent – simply tip into the trash!
  • Kills up to 60 rats per set of 4 “D” Batteries (not included)

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Description
Victor® Rat Zapper® Ultra Rat Trap Eliminate your rodent problem quickly and effectively with the Victor® Rat Zapper® Ultra Rat Trap. From set-up and use through cleaning and maintenance, each zap will be a snap thanks to the easy-to-use design. The ultra-sized chamber is ideal for targeting larger rats that invade your property. This humane trap kills rodents using a high-voltage shock and since rats are able to restart their hearts, the shock is applied for 2 minutes to ensure higher kill rates. To get started, simply apply a high protein bait in the provided bait cup, place the trap in a location with high rodent activity and turn it on.
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Best used for:
Attics
Attics
Garages
Garages
Basements
Basements
Kitchens
Kitchens
High Voltage Shock
High-Voltage Shock Humanely Kills Rodents The Rat Zapper® Ultra is equipped with smart circuit technology that senses when a rodent enters the trap. Once the rodent is inside, it steps on the metal plates, completing the circuit and the trap delivers a continuous high-voltage shock for 2 minutes to effectively eliminate rat invader. This trap is capable of eliminating up to 60 rats per set of fully charged batteries (4 “D”).
LED Light Alerts With the Victor® Rat Zapper® Ultra Rat Trap, simplifying your pest control routine is a breeze. Each time the trap catches a rat, the light on top of the trap flashes red to indicate a kill. You’ll know when it’s time to empty your trap without having to check manually. Plus, the convenient LED light function will not only notify you of a catch, but it will also alert you when the trap’s battery is running low by rapidly flashing red.
LED Light Alerts
 
No Touch Cleanup
No-Touch Cleanup With the Rat Zapper® Ultra, cleanup is effortless! Unlike standard rat traps, you don’t have to touch or look at dead rodents. The rat is contained within the kill chamber, which hides it from sight, while the indicator light lets you know when it’s time to empty. After a kill, just tip the trap to discard the dead rodent into the trash without having to touch it.
Add Bait
Insert Batteries
Place the Trap
Turn On
How to Set the Rat Zapper® Ultra For your convenience, the Victor® Rat Zapper® Ultra Rat Trap is very easy to use. Get your trap setup by following these four simple steps:
  1. Add Bait - Apply a small amount of high-protein bait, such as peanut butter, to the back wall of the trap away from the metal plates using a Q-tip or other tool to avoid transferring your scent.
  2. Insert Batteries - Remove the battery cover. Insert 4 “D” batteries into the battery compartment before replacing the cover.
  3. Place the Trap - Place the trap on a flat surface against a wall where you have seen signs of rodent activity. The trap should be placed lengthwise with the entrance nearest to the wall.
  4. Turn On - Activate by flipping the switch to the “ON” position. A green light will blink once to indicate the trap is functioning properly.
 

Victor® Rat Zapper® Ultra Rat Trap Product Details Do you want to know more helpful details about the Victor® Rat Zapper® Ultra Rat Trap? Take a closer look at the in-depth specifications for this product. Complete Product Details »
Victor® Rat Zapper® Ultra Rat Trap - 3 Traps
Model # RZU001
Bundle Model # BRZU001PROMO
Kills per Setting 1
Kills per Set of Batteries 60
Batteries Required 4 “D” batteries
Kill Method Humane, high-voltage shock
Alert Method LED light
Materials Plastic, metal
Learn More About Rodent Control At times, rodent problems can seem like a never-ending battle. But, believe it or not, you can get the upper hand. Understanding your enemy – their habits and preferences – is the first step of successful elimination. Check out some of our great resources to find out more about controlling your rodent problems.
About Victor® Victor® has been a trusted name in rodent control since 1898. Since the invention of the spring-based trap over 115 years ago, we have been continuously striving to manufacture innovative, quality products that keep your family safe from the dangers of rodents. With a variety of electronic traps, snap traps and repellents available, Victor® has a broad selection of products to meet the needs of consumers. More About Victor® »
 
WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including lead and lead compounds, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Specs

Victor® Rat Zapper® Ultra Rat Trap - 3-Traps
Model # RZU001
Bundle # BRZU001PROMO
Kills per Setting 1
Kills per Set of Batteries 60
Batteries Required 4 "D" batteries
Kill Method Humane, high-voltage shock
Alert Method LED light
Materials Plastic, metal
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Reviews

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Most Recent Customer Reviews

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Review posted on swww.victorpest.com
March 25, 2020
Works a charm By maukaJo

Can’t tell you how many rats these traps (and the rat Zapper classic) have caught over the years! I just clean them every few kills. For the squeamish like me, they are never gross, just rat footprints and bait bits. We bait with dry dog food which our rats seem to love. We put a security cam on the trap so we can see if it has caught and get the rat out for multiple kills in a night. Last night there was a second rat climbing over the dead one for the remaining bait. That solves the mystery of how the rat was dead but the bait was gone because usually they don’t get further than a nibble. These are rated indoors but I use in sheds and shops and covered outdoor areas on our macadamia nut orchard. My only complaint it the after awhile, they just stop working. Frustrating because they are not cheap. Recently one went from 3 kills a night to a rat feeding station and no kills. It’s like the rats were wearing insulated boots, even with new batteries. Still giving 5 stars because they do work amazing.

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Review posted on swww.victorpest.com
March 25, 2020
Works a charm By maukaJo

Can’t tell you how many rats these traps (and the rat Zapper classic) have caught over the years! I just clean them every few kills. For the squeamish like me, they are never gross, just rat footprints and bait bits. We bait with dry dog food which our rats seem to love. We put a security cam on the trap so we can see if it has caught and get the rat out for multiple kills in a night. Last night there was a second rat climbing over the dead one for the remaining bait. That solves the mystery of how the rat was dead but the bait was gone because usually they don’t get further than a nibble. These are rated indoors but I use in sheds and shops and covered outdoor areas on our macadamia nut orchard. My only complaint it the after awhile, they just stop working. Frustrating because they are not cheap. Recently one went from 3 kills a night to a rat feeding station and no kills. It’s like the rats were wearing insulated boots, even with new batteries. Still giving 5 stars because they do work amazing.

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Review posted on swww.victorpest.com
December 26, 2019
Fantastic By jfive

Best way to control mice. Easy and clean. I have one outside under cover that got 22 mice this Fall before they moved in! Would be nice to see an adapter as it does go through batteries. Did learn high quality batteries are a must or unit doesn't work

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Review posted on swww.victorpest.com
December 26, 2019
Fantastic By jfive

Best way to control mice. Easy and clean. I have one outside under cover that got 22 mice this Fall before they moved in! Would be nice to see an adapter as it does go through batteries. Did learn high quality batteries are a must or unit doesn't work

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Review posted on swww.victorpest.com
December 4, 2019
Buyer beware! By Old4rd

Mine is about 3 yrs. old and only used it during the cold months in my dry unheated pole barn. The Rat Zapper was always kept dry and cleaned per instructions. I had three kills of mice this 2019 Fall, and now have had 4 false alerts. Have cleaned 2x's and replaced batteries to be sure. Unit will indicate it is "armed and ready", but rodent will trip the alerting light and for 4x's now there has been no kill and trap bait gone. I honestly liked the trap, but after reading numerous similar reviews and the fact that it is not working, I will not purchase another.

Response From Victor®
Lauren : Consumer Relations Representative

Thank you for sharing this recent experience. If the light is flashing once when turned on, this indicates that the unit is ready for a catch. Bait being stolen could be due to ants or other smaller rodents entering the trap and not being fully caught by the trap when it triggers. This trap is intended for catching rats. If smaller rodents, such as mice, enter the trap, there is a chance that they may not contact the metal plates fully to receive the shock.

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Review posted on swww.victorpest.com
November 5, 2019
Used peanut butter and some small tomato’s as bait By VG

we caught the 2 biggest offenders in the park rat neighborhood!

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Review posted on swww.victorpest.com
November 4, 2019
deader than a doornail By brisbee

if I had rated your product a few days ago, it would have been 1 star. I baited the Zapper with bread and peanut butter, and after a couple of days, the light was blinking, and I said "oh boy" I got one, however the bait was gone and no rat inside. Baited it again and waited a few more days, and this time when the light flashed, it was not a false alarm. It was a big one, quite dead. I am very happy right now, and hope to catch some more.

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Review posted on swww.victorpest.com
November 4, 2019
Easy to use rat trap By Andrea

I am very happy to report that I have killed 5 rats in my house, thanks to the Rat Zapper.It is a humane and easy to use trap.In the past I have paid a pest control company $200 to catch rats in my house. None were caught.

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Review posted on swww.victorpest.com
October 29, 2019
Works great for 2or 3X By Sid

These traps work not even close to their claims. The consumer should demand these electronic traps be " Repairable " . Send them back to Victor, or somewhere to fix them. Ridiculous, that they say, the E traps can not be fixed. Unacceptable that you would make a product, " so basic " in design, that components can not be swapped out ?. That means yer as bad as the Chinese that make products that don't perform as ad states & end up in the land-fills of our country.

Response From Victor®
Kathryn : Consumer Relations Representative

We appreciate your feedback. These traps are covered by our 1-year replacement policy. The traps are not repairable due to health concerns regarding used traps. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-VICTOR (1-855-584-2867) for assistance, we're hapy to help.

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Review posted on swww.victorpest.com
September 30, 2019
Great product By JacG

Was so happy to get my Rat Zappers. My previous set died a few years ago and decided to try old school traps to save money. When I saw the price for two traps, I immediately ordered them. They arrived in a reasonable amount of time and are working great. So nice not to have clean up and look at a nasty mess. PS, I use cheap Friskies dry food for bait. I drop a few morsels at the back of the trap and then put a short trail leading into the trap and get a kill everytime.

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Q&A
Q.Can I use a butter knife to put the peanut better in the back walk of the trap? and do you need to use glove?
A.

We recommend using a toothpick, as that will reduce the chance that the trap is overbaited and peanut butter gets onto the metal plates. Gloves are recommended so human scent is not left on the trap to deter rodents from entering it.

Q.Is it safe to place the rat zapper next to my gas water heater? The water heater is in a closet in the garage (per code) and I have rats coming in to get warm. Is there any danger with the 8000 volts and the gas appliance?
A.
We do not recommend placing our electronic rodent traps directly near flammable items, including gas water heaters.
Q.On the top of model RZU001, adjacent to the switch & LED's, there is a unlabeled hole. From removing the cover, I've discovered that it is wired to the board. I'm curious what that is? External plug port?
A.

This plug was for use with our Rat Tale Remote Monitor, which is no longer manufactured.

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Rat Zapper® Ultra 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: How do I clean the trap?

A: Through repeat use and baiting, dust and debris can settle on the metal plates inside the trap, so we recommend that you clean your trap between each use. To clean the trap:

  • Turn the unit to the off position and remove the batteries
  • Use a hydrogen peroxide topical solution (available at most drug stores) and an old toothbrush to clean the inside of the chamber. Use a wire brush as needed to remove any corrosion, being careful not to be too vigorous. This could accidentally remove all of the protective zinc plating
  • Allow the Rat Zapper® Ultra Rat Trap to air dry completely
  • Replace the batteries and turn the unit back on

Q: What type of batteries do I need?

A: The Rat Zapper® Ultra requires 4 “D” alkaline batteries which will provide approximately two years of stand-by power. Use high quality alkaline batteries to ensure the best results.

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 green? Red?

A: When you turn on the trap, the green light will stay on for 2 seconds to confirm the trap is on. Then the light is supposed to go off. The red light will blink to indicate a successful kill; however, in order to conserve battery, it only flashes about every 7 seconds.  A rapid blinking red light indicates that the batteries are running low and will need to be replaced.

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