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The Solar Insect Zappers.
These four solar insect lights simply stake into the ground anywhere in your yard and harness the sun's energy to efficiently eliminate over 100 varieties of flying insects. The UV bulb turns on automatically at dusk and lures mosquitoes, flies, and other insects to eliminate them instantly with a 300-volt electric charge, providing chemical-free bug protection for up to eight hours on a full charge. An integrated solar panel requires only moderate sunlight and charges the internal batteries in eight hours. A grate surrounds the bulbs to discourage curious hands and protect wayward pets, and the housing is made from 100% stainless steel that resists damage from sun and rain. The units switch from bug zappers to accent lights at the touch of a button.
Set of Four.
Each: 20" H x 6-3/4" Diam. (14 oz.)
My experience thus far with this majorly back-ordered items has been POOR.
All 4 units were packaged well, came undamaged and each part was individually wrapped. Once assembled, the units are relatively attractive and easily stake into the ground.
There are two buttons on the underside which control their power (ON/OFF) and function (UV/LIGHT). And this is where the problems start. These buttons are HORRIBLY designed.
They appear to be slide switches with a rubber shoe covering them to prevent the elements from touching anything electronic. However they perform SO poorly that I can not get ANY of the units to remain on. When I switch the units to ON, either the slightest vibration or gravity itself causes them to switch back to OFF.
I wish I could comment on their actual effectiveness - if they actually attract and dispose of insects - however they just haven't stayed on long enough for me to give a fair assessment.
I suspect due to the big back-order on these, they may of rushed the production of these units and in turn, they suffered from poor quality control on these buttons.
I have arranged an RMA to give them another shot. Let's only hope after the next back-order, currently 30 days, the 2nd batch will be fixed.
I gave the Solar Insect Zappers as a gift and it was so popular several others have asked for the informaiton on the lights. Even my nephew, who is getting married in Sept, has decided they would like a set for their yard. My sister and brother-in-law just rave about the devics. I am acquiring additional sets.
I opened one box and one of the zappers the pole does not fit into the light part and the other one after being outside in the sun and aharging for 3 days, does not work so I will be returning them.
These lights are cool. They have a nice blue light that attracts the insects. You wont here a Zap like you hear on the large hanging AC models, but it does kill the critters.