Best ultrasonic cat repeller reviews 2017

Best Ultrasonic cat ScarerI’ve researched and reviewed many cat deterrents and in this post I’ve put together a top 3 list of my best ultrasonic cat repeller reviews.

I’ve made lists of sonic cat repellers both for the USA and the UK. I have no hesitation in recommending any of the ultrasonic cat scarers  mentioned below, it is only little points that make one better than the other.

These lists are very similar but price differences in each country change the value for money and therefore the order.

Ultrasonic cat repeller reviews USA

This fully adjustable but simple to use ultrasonic cat repeller has better results and reviews, making it better than the similar specked Yard Sentinel cat repeller.

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This is Amazons best seller with near identical feature to the 6-in-1 Pest Soldier Sentinel, but is has reliability issues if the fiddly to fit back door is not seating properly.

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This simple to use but effective sonic cat repeller is the UK number one best seller.

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Ultrasonic cat repeller reviews UK

All the features you would want on an Ultrasonic cat scarer, even including solar battery charging and flashing lights and it is the cheapest ultrasonic repeller on Amazon.

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This is Amazons best-seller and number 3 in the USA, but here in the UK it is extremely cheap… now with 50% off (at the time of writing).

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America’s best-selling ultrasonic repeller now over here, a little pricy but it’s fully adjustable and has great cat repelling reviews.

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Do ultrasonic cat repellents work?

No cat repellent is 100% successful but ultrasonic cat repellers are much better than scented repellers and nearly as good as water spraying cat scarers, and if you give them time the success rate gets better.

So yes they do work but for better results you need give them time and know how they keep cats out of your garden.

Hoont Ultrasonic Pest deterrentHow to keep cats out of your garden with an ultrasonic repeller

While some cats are immediately scared out of your garden by the ultrasonic blast, most cats have to be trained to move on and find a new place to poo.

Cats are secretive animals and they like quiet peaceful places to do their business. They have singled out your garden as the perfect space to do their business and you have to convince them that your garden is from now on an ultrasonic hell.

But as mentioned above this takes time! Not all cats are the same, there are young and old, deaf and blind, timid and just plain belligerent. They will get the message that your yard is not paradise however this can take from days to months, some even 3 months!

The take-away from this is that they are not an immediate solution to your cat problem but before you say the ultrasonic cat repeller doesn’t work give it time.

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Bark Stop Pro | Stop Dogs Barking | Remote Control

Bark stop pro

Hi welcome to my review. Today I’m going to tell you about the Bark Stop. This remote-controlled unit is based on the best seller Yard Sentinel and is a neat little all-rounder, with it you can repel pests, stop dogs barking and it will even detect intruders acting as a burglar alarm.

I’ll be running through the features, finding the good points and the bad, then I’ll find the most relevant points from customer reviews and I’ll search the web to get you the best price.

Buy now

If you’ve found my site but are looking just to buy, I can recommend Amazon as they currently have this remote-controlled device on offer (at time of writing).  Click here and go straight to Amazon USA or Amazon Canada where you can view the product and prices.

Or you can check out my full review below.

Features

The only ultrasonic bark control device equipped with remote control. This is the perfect trainer if you have a problem with a barking dog!

Features of the dog silencer / trainer

  • Handheld remote with training button.
  • Bark recognition technology
  • Adjustable barking sensor
  • Green light barking sensor
  • Features of the ultrasonic pest repellent
  • Up To 5,000 sq. ft. of coverage range
  • Inaudible High Pressure Ultrasonic Sound Wave
  • Adjustable PIR Infrared Motion Sensor with Night Time Scanner
  • Red light motion sensor
  • Frequency dial for a specific pest
  • Switchable ultrasonic mode: Motion Sensor / Constant / Continue Sweep
  • AC or battery-powered
  • Sensor sensitivity dial
  • Easy mount with keyhole slots
  • Maintenance free
  • Weather proof
  • Works great against Rodents, Sea Rodents, Seagulls, Insects, Rats, Mouse, Birds, Bears, Deer, Dogs, Cats, Raccoon, Ducks, Geese, Squirrels, Skunks, Foxes…

Even more features of the Bark Stop Pro

  • Intruder Alarm
  • Alarm volume dial
  • 3 Time Selections – All the time, day or night
  • Easy install and offers great pest protection for almost everywhere.
  • Humane, No Toxic Chemicals.
  • 30 day money back if not 100% satisfied & 1 year manufacturer’s warranty

Main review

Let’s start with the features that stop dogs from barking. Firstly how does it work?

When dog barking triggers the device an inaudible (to humans) High Pressure Ultrasonic Sound Wave is blasted at the offending dog. This noise is an irritant to the dog, which will eventually learn that it’s barking triggers the sound and it should stop barking to avoid the ultrasonic sound. The manufacturer say this should happen within 2 weeks, however some customer reviews say that their dogs stopped barking immediately.

So to the remote control unit

I was unable to find out what 3 of the buttons do, however all the reviews I found of the unit raved about the training button. Pressing this button gives an immediate ultrasonic blast of sound which can be used to train dogs to stop barking but also as a training device to stop dogs from bad behaviour e.g. jumping up at people or on the furniture.

Update… I’ve researched this remote control and found what the buttons do.

Button 1

Standby. This turns the whole unit on or off. If you go out in the yard for gardening or a party you can turn it off remotely so it’s not being activated all the time. When you have finished you can press the button again to turn it off. This saves having to unplug it or removing the batteries.

Button 2

Ultrasonic button. This puts the ultrasonic blaster on standby. If you want to put your own pet out in the yard this will stop it being targeted and blasted by the bark stop unit. Press again to turn it back on.

Button 3

Strobe button. Pressing this puts the strobe light into standby… Press again to turn the strobe light back on.

Button 4

The big red button muhahaha. Pressing the “power” button sets every thing off for 30 seconds… Depending which mode you are in it will set off an Ultrasonic blast, strobe light or audible sonic alarm. After 30 seconds it resets ready for another blast. Most people find this button the most helpful in all aspects of stopping dogs barking to scaring pests from their yard.

Bark recognition technology

This unit can differentiate between barking and other loud noises which is helpful when you only want to train the dog only when they bark and not when traffic passes by.

Adjustable barking sensor

With the sensor being adjustable you can target just the one closest barking dog and not one in the distance.

Green light barking sensor

Because the sound given off is inaudible to the human ear it is handy to see if the Bark Stop is working, especially if you are adjusting the sensor and want to know if your target dog is in range.

Using the Bark stop as a pest repellent

If you want to scare pests away from your yard or garden then this unit is great. With a larger and therefore louder speaker than the majority of ultrasonic repellers you can keep an area of up to 5000 square ft. pest free.

The unit has an infra-red heat detector built-in which detects moving pests then blasts them with an ultrasonic sound wave which either scares the pest away or irritates it making it move on to quieter areas.

If you know which pest you are wanting to repel the unit has adjustable frequency settings that are known to upset that animal. However there is another setting which will continuously sweep the full range of settings so at some point your pest will be affected. Some reviews I have found suggest this is more effective than a targeted frequency.

It can also be a burglar alarm

When set to alarm, the Bark Stop will use its infra-red heat motion sensor to detect movement and when triggered it will give off a laud audible sound (the volume can be adjusted)

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I hope you have found my review helpful, check out the customer opinions below or you can click to buy here. I recommend you purchase from Amazon USA or Amazon Canada for best prices (39% off at time of writing) and prompt delivery, stop your dog barking sooner.

Customer opinion

There are mixed reviews on the effectiveness of the Bark Stop Pro to stop dogs barking. Most people are amazed and very pleased with the results however some people say the unit is useless. I know and believe all dogs are different, some respond very well to the training but others are belligerent or just plain mental and ignore the ultrasonic sound altogether.

Another point that was noted was the back cover was very fiddly to fit and this may have led to the unit not being weather proof… Be careful on replacement of this cover.

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Yard Sentinel Dual Review| Stop Barking |Ultrasonic Repeller

Yard Sentinel Dual

All the features you would expect from the best selling ultra-sonic pest repeller “Yard Sentinel”, with the added feature of a dog silencer trainer, do you want to stop your own dog barking or the neighbours. I review this dual feature product and find out if it really works.

Buy now… Or should you?

If you have found my site stopUpest.com and are looking just to buy the Yard Sentinel Dual then I recommend you buy it from Amazon (link here USA, Canada) for their quick delivery, low prices and great service. However SPOILER ALERTDon’t buy it!… Buy the Bark stop pro instead, it’s the same product but it’s cheaper (at time of writing) and has a remote control. But if you are still unsure read the review below.

Features of the dog silencer / trainer

  • Bark recognition technology
  • Adjustable barking sensor
  • Green light barking sensor

Features of the ultrasonic pest repellent

  • Up To 5,000 sq. ft. of coverage range
  • Inaudible High Pressure Ultrasonic Sound Wave
  • Adjustable PIR Infrared Motion Sensor with Night Time Scanner
  • 3 selection technologies: Motion Sensor / Constant / Continue Sweep
  • Red light motion sensor
  • Frequency dial for a specific pest
  • Switchable ultrasonic mode
  • AC or battery-powered
  • Alarm volume dial
  • Sensor sensitivity dial
  • Easy mount with key hole slots
  • Maintenance free
  • Weather proof
  • Works great against Rodents, Sea Rodents, Seagulls, Insects, Rats, Mouse, Birds, Bears, Deer, Dogs, Cats, Raccoon, Ducks, Geese, Squirrels, Skunks, Foxes…

More features of a Yard Sentinel Dual

  • Combines a Dog Silencer with Pest repellant
  • Intruder Alarm
  • 3 Time Selections – All the time, day or night
  • Easy install and offers great pest protection for almost everywhere.
  • Humane, No Toxic Chemicals.
  • 30 day money back if not 100% satisfied & 1 year manufacturer’s warranty

Features of the Dual Explained

So much crammed into such a small unobtrusive box! Where to start?

The dog silencer trainer… Stop dogs barking

How it works.

When a dog barks in range of the Yard Sentinel Dual (a customer review said it worked up to 50 ft.) it will emit an inaudible high pressure ultrasonic sound wave that dogs find annoying. They bark and the sentinel blasts them, eventually the dog stops barking. Aspectec the manufactures of Yard Sentinel, estimate that training can take up to 2 weeks, however some buyers who have reviewed this product have had immediate results.

Bark recognition technology

Unsure what this is, the manufacturer aspctek.com gave no information. But I guess this is a sensor that can differentiate between loud noises and a dog barking. This will stop the device going off at every loud noise which would cause confusion and make training of a dog useless, another benefit  would be a saving on battery power (if using batteries).

Adjustable barking sensor

You can adjust the sensitivity to detect only close barking, which would make the device trigger only when your dog barks and not the neighbours, or if you are silencing another dog, when the neighbour’s dog barks and not one a few houses away. Again stopping the confusion of which dog you are trying to training.

Green light sensor

Lets you know when the sensor is triggered. Used with the adjustable barking sensor you can tell when the device is triggered and even if it is working.

Other features of the ultra-sonic pest repeller

For an explanation of the other features of this product see my review of the basic but fantastic Yard Sentinel.

Problems with the Yard Dual

This fantastic product is an ultrasonic pest deterrent, dog silencer and an intruder alarm… But it can’t do all 3 at once. You have to choose which one you want it to function as and change it as needs arise.

Verdict…Should you buy it?

If you have a pest problem or want to train dogs to stop barking then this is a brilliant little pest repellent / trainer and I would not normally hesitate to recommend it to you, but as stated above I have found an even better, cheaper model also made by Aspectec and it’s the Bark Stop Pro. It is the same model as above but it also has a remote control making changing settings and dog training even easier.

If you still want the yard sentinel dual then I recommend you buy it from USA Amazon or Canada Amazon, I have not found a better price elsewhere and their fast delivery makes stopping those pests and dog barking even sooner.

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PestBye Battery Operated Cat Repeller Review |Ultrasonic Cat Repellent

PestBye Battery Operated Cat Repeller

Let’s get your garden free from cats!

Today I am researching the PestBye battery operated cat repeller and I’m going to run through the features, the good points, and the bad, I’ll also include customer’s opinions and point you to the best direction to get the best price.

If you’ve just landed on this website looking to buy  PestBye cat repeller Then click here to go straight to Amazon USA or Amazon UK where you can view the product and best prices.

What is a sonic cat scarer?

Best Ultrasonic cat ScarerPestBye cat repeller is basically a loud-speaker which gives off a very loud ultrasonic noise (which most humans cannot hear) but cats can, they are either scared of the noise or find it uncomfortable to be around.

This PestBye sonic cat repellent is controlled by an infra-red heat detector which turns the speaker on when the heat from the cat comes into range this is around 7 metres from the detector.

How does it scare cats?

The noise emitted from the sonic cat scarer is a very sudden, loud, high pitch noise which is usually enough to scare most cats away. If that doesn’t work then the incessant noise will make the cats uncomfortable, and cats like to be relaxed when they do their business. So they go elsewhere where they can relax while having a poop.

Features

  • Waterproof
  • Works day and night – Keeping your garden cat free 24hrs
  • Battery operated –Owners say batteries last for around 9 months
  • Infra-red (PIR) motion sensor which turns the device on when a warm body enters your garden
  • Different output frequency setting to target specific animals
  • Adjustable Sensitivity settings – Can be targeted

Who is it suitable for?

Just one ultrasonic scarer will cover an 80 degree arc, to a distance of up to 23ft (7m) so if the area you want to keep totally clear of cats is larger than 7 metres, you will need more than one.

Not suitable for pet owners. If you have pets of your own, either cats or dogs, they will be affected also.

Unfortunately it can’t tell pest from pet.

Is it any good?

The PestBye cat repeller is one of the best on the market with a very high success rate.

No cat repellent is 100% guaranteed but this is far better than using scented sprays and pellets. However used in conjunction with them, buyers who used both sprays and ultrasonic comment that their gardens are now cat free!

Are there better Ultra sonic scarers ?

PestBye is the market leader in ultrasonic cat scarers, but there are others which come in different formats to suit all.

  • Battery operated – Free from wires but the battery will run out (about 3-9 months)
  • Mains operated – Needs to be permanently plugged into the mains, but it is a set and forget device (this is the one I used).
  • Solar rechargable – No wires, and the batteries normaly last a year depending on the sun and then you only need to recharge the batteries. This is truly a set and forget about it.

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Value for money Would I recommend it?

This sonic cat scarer has far better results than scent related products, and is only slightly more expensive. I myself have bought one in the past and it did keep my yard free from cats, so I definitely recommend this for keeping your garden and yard cat free.

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Ultrasonic cat repellent | Keep cats out of your garden | Cat deterrent

Ultrasonic cat repellent

sonic cat repellerUltrasonic cat deterrents are safe cheap solution to stopping cats pooping in your garden and come in various guises:

  • Main power
  • Battery powered
  • Solar/ battery-powered

However they all work in the same way. They have a motion or infra-red heat detector that when triggered emits a high pitch noise inaudible to the human ear (if you can hear it the settings can be changed) that either scares the cat or just makes it uncomfortable to be around. If they don’t detect any motion they turn off after about 20 seconds saving battery life.

Reviews of Ultrasonic repellers

How good are ultrasonic repellers?

Cats are creatures of habit and if there habit is to use your garden as a toilet then it needs to be broken and this takes time. Unfortunately not all cats are the same! Some are old, deaf, belligerent or just well hard and not scared of anything… so this can take anything from 3 days to 3 months to stop their vandalism of your garden.

A sad fact of ultrasonic repellent is that they are not discriminatory… They will also scare / upset your own pets so unless you want a total cat free area they are not suitable for pet owners.

What is the best way to keep cats out of your garden?

A Sonic cat repeller is a cheap affordable cat deterrent better than gels and sprays but not as good as more expensive water sprayers. If you have tried the gels and sprays and not found them successful an ultrasonic cat repellent is a great addition to your arsenal. Many successful garden owners use both sonic devises and sprays to get a cat free garden or yard.

More benefits of sonic cat scarers.

Not only do they keep cats away but they are also supposed to stop:

  • Dogs
  • Foxes
  • Squirrels
  • Rodents
  • Insects (damn big swarms to trigger the device!)
  • Roaches (again how do they set it off?)

Conclusion

I myself owned one of these some years ago to keep cats out of my back yard, which was pebbled and nearly impossible to sort cat poo from pebbles. I positioned it to cover the whole yard and never had any trouble from cats since. Even though I was 35ish I could not hear or tell if the ultrasonic cat scarer was on or not now at 50 there is no way my hearing would pick up the sound of one of these even if it was set wrong. I do recommend a sonic cat repeller.

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