Zapper won’t light, no grid voltage?
Make sure unit is plugged into a working outlet and you are using an extension cord rated for outdoor use.
Zapper won’t light, but has voltage?
Be sure the bulb is properly inserted, the 4 prongs on the end of the bulb must fit securely into unit.
Zapper has low sound?
Zapper is designed not to be too noisy, but produces steady, appropriate voltage that kills flying insects.
Does the unit attract flying insects that may transmit West Nile Virus?
Yes, but added protection is always recommended, i.e. sprays, long sleeve clothing.
Can I use the unit indoors?
It’s not recommended, as it attracts insects to you, better to place away from you (see Yard Placement Section).