PestAway Ultrasonic Outdoor Animal & Cat Repeller Review vs Yard Sentinel

This review of the PestAway Ultrasonic Outdoor Animal & Cat Repeller has me a little excited. I’ve previously reviewed of some very competent but basic ultrasonic repellers, including the bestselling Yard Sentinel and my preferred buy the 6-in-1 Pest Soldier Sentinel but the PestAway has the added feature of flashing strobe lights, let’s see if it’s better at scaring pests away.

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In this review I’ll look at the features of the PestAway ultrasonic repeller I’ll see if they are useful or just a gimmick, I’ll look at other buyers reviews and find the good points and the bad. Next I’ll compare it to the bestselling Yard Sentinel to see if it’s better or not and finally I’ll give you my conclusion and recommendations.

Features of the PestAway Ultrasonic Outdoor Animal & Cat Repeller

Best Ultrasonic cat ScarerEffectively Repels pests:

The PestAway scarer is effective on the following pests:
Cats, Dogs, Rodents, Rats, Mice, Birds, Bears, Deer, Raccoon, Skunk, Rabbits, Squirrels, Ducks, Geese, etc.

It would appear that this unit will scare any animal with ears!

Weather Resistant

Not being water-resistant is a problem I’ve noted for other makes of ultrasonic scarers. The good news is that there has not been a single complaint of failure due to rain for this product.

Easy To Install

Pace it on the ground or fix it to a wall this like most other ultrasonic repellers very easy to set up. Point it in the direction where you think your pest problem is, turn it on and let it get on with its job.

Lightweight

There is very little to an ultrasonic repeller, hence its light weight. This helps makes it very easy to install.

40 foot (12 meter) range

The motion sensor can detect heat and movement up to 40ft. away. While not the greatest range compared to top ultrasonic repellers this is a very respectable distance not far off the best.

Maintenance Free

Put in the batteries, fix in position and leave it to scare pests, just replace batteries when needed.

3 Repelling Technologies

  • Ultrasonic

This is the main irritant to pests and most likely to scare your cats away.

  • Optional audible alarm

The audible alarm (to us) is another layer of irritant and makes it more likely for pests to move on. You can even use this as an intruder alarm.

  • Ultra-bright strobe lights

I know this works to keep cats from doing their business in your garden. As cats like calm quiet areas, the flashing lights definitely irritate them.

Good and Bad Points

I do like the strobe lights it’s yet another layer of irritant to pests and more likely to make them move on.

There are no real problems with the PestAway Ultrasonic Outdoor Animal & Cat Repeller however unlike some other ultrasonic units you are not able to set the frequency to target just one type of pest, this is an irritant to all animals and birds. Not a big problem but some of you may have a specific pest problem but still want other animals (like birds) to visit your garden.

PestAway Ultrasonic Outdoor Animal & Cat Repeller vs bestselling Yard Sentinel

The PestAway ultrasonic repeller has one great advantage over the bestselling Yard Sentinel and that is the inclusion of a strobe light… The more irritants you can throw at a pest the better chance you have to keep your yard clear of them.

However that is the only advantage that the PestAway has, the Yard sentinel comes with many other features missing from the PestAway unit, like different ways to power it including plugging it into the mains (truly maintenance free). The Yard sentinel a greater and adjustable detection range and it has the great feature of just being able to target just one particular pest not all.

Conclusion of my review of the PestAway Ultrasonic Repeller

While no ultrasonic pest / cat repeller is 100% effective (see my post on ultrasonic repellers). The PestAway Ultrasonic Outdoor Animal & Cat Repeller is a competent unit with a better than average results, probably because of the strobe light, so if you want a pest free garden I have no hesitation in recommending the PestAway cat repeller as a good buy.

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Best Selling Yard Sentinel Review

Yard Sentinel

Hi and welcome to my site. Today I’m going to review the best-selling Yard Sentinel and I am going to run through its features, the good points and the bad, then customers reviews and point you in the direction of where to get the best price.

I’m reviewing this mainly as a cat deterrent however my research reveals that many people buy this to repel a vast assortment of animals, from the large (dear, bear) to the smaller (cats and mice) and everything in-between.

Note: If you’ve just landed on this website but you are looking only to buy the Yard Sentinel then click here and go straight to Amazon USA or Amazon UK where you can view the product and prices.

Or you can check out the full review below.

Features

  • Up To 5,000 sq. ft. of coverage range
  • Adjustable PIR Infrared Motion Sensor with Night Time Scanner
  • Inaudible High Pressure Ultrasonic Sound Wave or Intruder Alarm
  • 3 selection technologies: Motion Sensor / Constant / Continue Sweep
  • 3 Time Selections – All the time, day or night
  • AC or Battery Powered
  • Easy install and offers great pest protection for almost everywhere.
  • Humane, no toxic chemicals.
  • Works great against Rodents, Sea Rodents, Seagulls, Insects, Rats, Mouse, Birds, Bears, Deer, Dogs, Cats, Raccoon, Ducks, Geese, Squirrels, Skunks, Foxes…

Main review

How much area does it cover?

This Aspectek sentinel covers a massive 5,000 sq. ft. of your yard that’s a distance of 70 ft. that just one sentinel can keep cat free for you.

Works at night

This scarer comes with a built-in infra-red heat sensor which will detect the heat signature of your pest up to 70 feet away, but it can be adjusted to make it less sensitive if you wish to cover only a section of your yard. Because it uses a heat detector to find pests it will work both day and night… Darkness is not a cover!

Utltrasonic Blast

Pests are hit with an Inaudible High Pressure Ultrasonic Sound Wave when they come into range. Good news, it’s inaudible to humans so we are not affected or inconvenienced by the sound, but it scares the life out of its target.

Can also stop theft

If you select the intruder alarm setting, the yard Sentinel will produce a loud audible alarm letting you know that it has been triggered, so turning it into a burglar alarm.

Settings

There are 3 settings you can use.

  • Motion sensor – This setting triggers the ultrasonic sound only when a heat signature is in range. This is a great setting if you use batteries only.
  • Constant – This gives out a constant ultrasonic sound giving warning to animals and making them uncomfortable to be near.
  • Continuous Sweep – gives out ultrasonic sounds at different frequencies at random time intervals which will startle pests as well as making them uncomfortable to be near.

Next there are 3 time settings “All the time, day or night”. This gives you more options to save power from the battery.

The Yard Sentinel can be powered in various ways. AC via a supplied 33 foot extension cord or 6V – 24V DC battery power sources including a vehicle power source, by connecting to the Cigarette Lighter Socket, and DC Sealed lead-Acid (SLA) battery power source

This yard scarer is very easy to install, either place on the ground or mount to a wall. Just face it towards the area you want to be pest free.

Safe deterrent

A great feature of all ultrasonic pest deterrents is that they just use sound to keep your yard clear. No chemicals or traps are used just sound, making this a humane safe deterrent.

I’m amazed at the number of different pests the Sentinel will scare away. Here is the list again Rodents, Sea Rodents, Seagulls, Insects, Rats, Mouse, Birds, Bears, Deer, Dogs, Cats, Raccoon, Ducks, Geese, Squirrels, Skunks, Foxes…

I hope you have enjoyed the review, check out below some of the comments made by customers who have bought this product, or you can click here Amazon USA or Amazon UK to buy the Yard Sentinel. I recommend you purchase from Amazon for the best prices and prompt delivery.

Customer Comments

One lady with a very large garden was extremely pleased with this device not only did it stop rabbits, deer and other animals from eating her veg patch but it also kept cats and dogs away! How about that, not just one pest problem cured but at least 4 just from one sentinel.

A problem that seems to crop up is that it is too sensitive! Even on the lowest setting it will detect movement 20 feet away.

I’m pleased to say that the majority of comments was positive so I can recommend this product for you.

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