Rat Zapper Ultra Rat Trap - 8 Traps
If you're looking to get rid of one rat or several large rats, the Rat Zapper Ultra will deliver years of dependable service. This electronic rat trap is humane, safe, and easy to use. From set-up and use through cleaning and maintenance, each zap will be a snap thanks to clear step-by-step instructions. Once the target enters the Ultra, two plates deliver a total of 8,000 volts for two minutes, ensuring high kill rates. And the "no touch" feature makes disposal a truly hands-off experience. 8 traps.
How It Works
The Rat Zapper Ultra 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" 60 rats with one set of 4 “D” batteries, which makes it a truly effective rat trap.
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. First, insert 4 “D” batteries into the battery compartment. Using the entrance, bait the trap along the back wall using a small amount of peanut butter, dry pet food or nuts. Place the trap where you have seen signs of rodent activity or along the wall where rodents primarily travel. Turn on the Rat Zapper Ultra. A red light will blink once indicating the trap is working properly.
The hands-free, "no touch, no view" disposal reduces the "yuck" factor of a common mouse and rat trap. Clean-up 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 Ultra is safe for use anywhere in the home. Built with high-quality electronics, recycled plastics, and recycled packaging, the Rat Zapper Ultra 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 Ultra.
Which Trap is Right for You?Kills per SettingKills per Set of BatteriesBatteries RequiredKill MethodKill Chamber SizeBattery Life1 Mouse or Rat20 Mice or Rats4 "AA" batteriesHumane, high-voltage shockLarge1 year in standby mode1 Mouse or Rat60 Mice or Rats4 "D" batteriesHumane, high-voltage shockLargest2 years in standby mode1 Mouse or Rat50 Mice or Rats4 "C" batteriesHumane, high-voltage shockLarge1 year in standby mode
Click Here to See More Features »Batteries IncludedBait LocationEasy to Use"No Touch, No View"
Disposal MethodSafe Around Children and PetsReusableIndoor Use OnlyKill Indicator Notification LightBattery Replacement
Notification Light1-Year WarrantyNoInside trap - on or along back wall
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Rat Zapper Ultra Rat Trap - 8 Traps
- Ideal for catching and killing larger rats
- Works for mice as well
- Easy to use – insert batteries, bait, turn it on, place, and relax
- Hands-free “no touch, no view” disposal reduces the “yuck” factor
- Easy to clean and can be reused indefinitely – your friends and family will want to borrow (and keep!) it
- One set of 4 D batteries = 60 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 to clean up or worry about
- High 8,000-volt two-plate design delivers a shock that lasts two full minutes
- Red indicator light flashes repeatedly upon kill in order to alert you of a successful catch
- One-year warranty and lifetime customer support
- 8 traps
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
Review RateKilled that rat.
Killed that rat. Big as a squirrel. Only took two days. No more chewed up CAT-5 cables, telephone lines, USB cords, etc.
Review RateGreat product ... just give it time.
First of all, we live in a rural area where rats, mice, gophers, etc., are an everyday way of life. Unfortunately, we have neighbors who have horses and who are lax in keeping the feed under wraps. Thus, the rats think they have a smorgasbord at the neighbors and, when the mood suits them, they try our house for dessert (we have fruit trees .... ). Our dog has been going crazy trying to catch one elusive rat that used our wisteria highway to get to our Japanese pear tree so, in order to alleviate her stress, we thought we'd try the Rat Zapper (Note: I didn't have high hopes). Despite what the instructions said, we put one of the Zappers under our outdoor pool table (under a portico), and bated it with dog food. It sat there for about a week without any results. One evening, I looked out and saw a red light flashing. When I mentioned it to my husband, he calmly said, "Oh yeah ... I noticed that." I immediately went out to check and saw the little feet and long tail of a good sized rat hanging out the trap. Hooray!! Caught the little beast. My husband disposed of the rat and reset the trap. Lo and behold, within three days, there was the blinking light ... and another set of feet and a tail hanging out of the trap. Call it a small victory but it made me a believer in the Rat Zapper -- especially if you could have seen the size of those rats!!
Review RateExcellent product.
The Rat Zapper Ultra is highly effective. Although we do not have rats in Alberta, we do have mice and the regular traps are messy and cruel. The Rat Zapper is practically instant, the 4 D cell batteries can last up to 2 years and it is easy to empty.
I purchased 3 of these units because we knew we had more than one rat running around the house in different area. We have tried several different types of bait and placed the units in areas where there have been rat droppings and evidence of chewing. It has been several weeks and still have not caught any rats in these units. I really had high hopes for these items but am very disappointed. I tried other Victor rat traps and since we had no success with them we decided to try the Rat Zapper but have had no luck with these either.Response From WoodstreambrandsJennifer : Consumer Relations Representative
We apologize for this experience. What type of bait is being used? We recommend baiting the trap with a toothpick amount of peanut butter on the back wall. Sometimes, placing a trail of bait up to the trap will help entice the rodents into the trap.
Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-VICTOR (1-855-584-2867) with any questions or for additional assistance.
Review RateGreat Produce that works great for mice and roof rats
The Zapper did the trick! I had a little nest of roof rats foraging around. I tried several methods (glue, snaptraps) that worked moderately well, but putting some Cheerios and dry dog food in the front (as a tease) and in the back behind the charge plate did the trick. Caught numerous rats of all sizes, with no muss or fuss. Best part is Rodent Extraction. Just tip it downward, dead rodent slips into a bag, ...add a little food, flip the switch back to "ready" (great flashing green light for a few seconds) and DONE!. The Zapper also has a great feature of the warning light flashing red when it's been tripped, so you can see it in the dark, from a distance! Set up is easy, just drop in 4 "D" batteries and flip the switch. Yes, it's that simple. To think I almost spent thousands on a professional exterminator. Thanks Zapper!
Initially I am excited. No more setting snap traps. all I have to do is bait and wait. Easy clean up. 1 day in got the first rat. 3rd day got the 2nd rat. After clearing the trap and re baiting and re setting the green light is blinking. I didn't know how old the first set of batteries was so I bought brand new ones. I set the trap, green light comes on we are all good. Checked the next morning and the red light is blinking. Hmmm, no Rat and no Bait. So I re baited and tried to reset the trap and this time no green light. got another set of batteries just to make sure but still nothing. Opened up the controls to make sure nothing came loose or shorted out. All looked good and still nothing. Lost $59.....Response From WoodstreambrandsPatty : Consumer Relations Representative
We are sorry to hear about this recent experience and appreciate the feedback. Our traps are covered by a 30-day satisfaction guarantee and a one-year replacement warranty, though opening the unit to access internal workings will void the warranty. We encourage all customers to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-VICTOR (1-855-584-2867) for assistance if a product is not performing as expected.
Review RateWorks, but battery cost is expensive. Impossible to clean. No customer support.
The Rat Zapper with 4 D cells works. BE PREPARED TO ADD A NEW SET OF D-CELLS every couple of months whether you catch anything or not...That's about $6.00 a set or $36 a year in batteries. I have 3 traps so THAT IS $108 A YEAR ! Also, it is constructed so that it is almost impossible to clean the decomposed dead rat tissue from on and around the bottom electrode. The company has never responded to any information emails. Critters crawling over and on the trap have more than once stepped on the rocker power switch and turned it off and subsequently retrieved the bait (It is easy to know that you have set it properly, because the bright green LED flashes for about 2 seconds when it is turned to on.)Response From WoodstreambrandsPatty : Consumer Relations Representative
We are very sorry to learn about this, Bill, and appreciate the feedback.
To clean this trap, we recommend the following steps.
1. Remove the batteries.
2. Fill a shallow disposable pan with 1 inch of hot water and a dab of dish soap.
3. Allow the unit to soak for one hour.
4. Gently scrub the metal plates with a disposable bottle brush.
5. Rinse the metal plates with clean water. Be sure no water touches the upper portion of the trap.
6. Allow to air dry completely.
Our Consumer Relations Team will be glad to provide additional assistance. Please give us a call at 1-855-5-VICTOR (1-855-584-2867). We strive to answer all incoming emails within 24 hours of receipt and would like to learn more about the situation.
Review RateZap? More like zip.
I had high hopes for this, but it's been a failure so far. I've tried several kinds of bait and several different locations, but have yet to catch a rat. I know they're there, but so far they are keeping their distance. Also, when I ordered the unit, I understood it was to be packaged with a rat tale indicator, but it was not in the box when it finally arrived. I will try it for a few more days, but without any results, I will be asking for a refund.Response From WoodstreambrandsPatty : Consumer Relations Representative
We are sorry to hear that the desired results have not yet been seen with this trap. Our Consumer Relations Team will be glad to provide assistance. Please give us a call at 1-855-5-VICTOR (1-855-584-2867). This trap is covered by a 30-day satisfaction guarantee and a one-year replacement warranty.
Review RateWorks well - some concern about battery life
Trap works as advertised. I caught 1 mouse and 1 small rat, then after cleaning thoroughly it would only flash red. (I had a new set of Duracell in it) Came to this site and saw that this was often low batteries. Changed the batteries and it works again. Wondering if it could be because I had been away and the mouse was maybe in there a couple of weeks and drained the batteries. I'll see how long the next set last. Other than that I am very happy with it. The rat dies humanely and there is no poisoned carcass to poison other animals.
Review RateAbsolutely Tremendous Trap
Works like a charm, much more effective than glue or poison traps. I recommend using peanut butter, candy (Reese's minis), or Slim Jims as bait. Had a rat problem on my project and couldn't keep rats out of the building, but the Rat Zappers have dwindled the population significantly. Much more effective than glue traps and less hassle than poison traps since you don't have to worry about them running off and dying in a wall.
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: 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.