Fi-Shock® 5 Mile AC Low Impedance Energizer
Need to contain your pets or keep unwanted animals out of your lawn or garden with an electric fence charger? The Fi-Shock® 5 Mile AC Low Impedance Energizer is ideal for powering electric fences at home or on the farm. When connected to an AC power source, the Fi-Shock® electric fence charger has a five mile range in ideal conditions. A weatherproof outer casing protects the unit’s inner circuitry from damage; however, because its connectors are exposed, installing the EA5M-FS in a sheltered place is recommended. A one year warranty covers any manufacturing defects as well as damage due to lightning.
- Electrifies up to five miles of fencing in ideal conditions
- Produces a pulsating, low impedance electrical current output rated to 0.1 Joules
- Connects to a standard electrical outlet with a voltage of 110-120 VAC, 60 Hz, 1VA
- 6,000 V (unloaded) output voltage
- Features a durable extension power cord for installation in remote locations
- Protects against damage to internal components with weather-resistant housing
- One year limited warranty
Use the EA5M-FS to electrify your existing wire fencing or to create a new installation. When choosing an energizer, remember that the EA5M-FS’s five mile range is in ideal conditions, and that double- or triple-stranding your fence will require two or three times the amount of electrified wire. If you have any questions about whether or not the EA5M-FS is a suitable electric fence charger for your needs, view our Help & Advice Tab or contact our team directly for assistance at 855-5-FISHOCK.
Why AC Power
Low impedance AC electric fence chargers are preferred because they produce a pulsing charge that is strong enough to withstand energy drain due to weeds or overgrown grass. The EA5M-FS features a built-in extension cord for installation in remote areas.
Compared to battery and solar-powered alternatives, AC electrical fences are preferred for most applications. The AC-powered EA5M-FS is easy to install and delivers reliable performance in almost any weather. AC electric fence chargers also require less maintenance.
How to Ground the EA5M-FS
In order to deliver reliable power to an electric fence, the EA5M-FS Fi-Shock® electric fence charger must be properly grounded. This completes the fence’s electrical circuit and ensures a charge will be delivered when an animal comes into contact with it. Grounding clips, rods and insulated wire are sold separately, and they must be installed within 20 feet of the charger.
Fi-Shock® Means Leadership in Electric Fence Systems for Animal Containment and Control. Fi-Shock® provides safe, secure, superior quality electric fence products for all your fencing needs.
Fi-Shock® 5 Mile AC Low Impedance Energizer - Specifications
- 5 mile range in ideal conditions
- High-power, low-cost
- Extension power cord for easy placement
- Input Voltage: 110-120 VAC, 60 Hz, 1VA
- Output Voltage: 6,000 V (unloaded)
- Output Joule rating: 0.1
- Pulsating AC current output energizer
- Weather resistant cabinet to protect the circuitry of the charger
- One year limited warranty
The Fi-Shock® Fence Charger Warranty
FI-SHOCK® LIMITED WARRANTY
Fi-Shock and other energizers made by Woodstream warrants energizers with a mile rating under 20 miles for 12 months (a full year) from the date of purchase (or date or manufacture if proof of purchase is not provided) against defects in materials and workmanship, and from damage caused by lightning.
Energizers with a mile rating of 20 miles and over have a 24 month warranty (two years) total. Energizers with a mile rating of 50 miles or over have a 36 month warranty (three year) when registered on line at the time of purchase.
For any sized energizer, retain your receipt for proof of purchase or register your energizer on line at www.fishock.com immediately after purchase. Also, please reference the web page for a list of Authorized Repair Centers and instructions on returning fence controllers for service.
Energizers which come equipped with the Storm Guard lightning protection module are warranted only when the Storm Guard is properly being used on the fencer.
TERMS APPLICABLE TO BOTH 30-DAY RETURN POLICY AND THE LIMITED WARRANTY
Neither the 30-day return policy nor the limited warranty applies to any defect caused by improper installation, misuse, product alterations, tampering, neglect, or any similar reason not related to product malfunctions or defects in the materials or workmanship of the product. The 30-Day return policy and the limited warranties are given only to the original purchaser of the product and not to any subsequent owners or to any other user or person when installed and used in accordance with the instructions found in the owner’s manual. No person is authorized to grant any warranty additional to or different from this written warranty.
To make a warranty claim, you must contact Woodstream Corp. at 800-800-1819 or www.fishock.com regarding the defective product or parts during the warranty period or contact one of the Authorized Repair Centers listed on www.fishock.com.
If you have not registered your energizer on line immediately after purchase, you may need to provide additional information such as, your name, mailing address, proof of your purchase date, and a description of the problem. If the defect is covered by the limited warranty, Woodstream Corp. or a repair station will repair or replace (at its option) the defective product or parts
NEITHER THE SELLER NOR THE MANUFACTURER SHALL HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM OR CAUSED BY ANY DEFECT, FAILURE, OR MALFUNCTION OF ANY PRODUCT.
UPON EXPIRATION OF THE 30 DAY RETURN POLICY, NO WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE OTHER THAN THE LIMITED WARRANTY PROVIDED HEREIN IS MADE, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE WHICH MAY ARISE AT LAW ARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED UNLESS STATE LAW PRECLUDES DISCLAIMING THEM IN WHICH CASE THEY ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE LIMITED WARRANTY PERIOD.
SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON THE DURATION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, EXCLUSION, OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR CERTAIN PURCHASERS, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
THIS LIMITED WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE.
SERIAL NUMBER INFORMATION
The serial number for all Woodstream Corp. fence energizers will go to a 10 digit serial number. The format for the 10 digit serial number is as follows:
XX XX XX XXXX
Year Month Day Serial number
If no sales receipt is provided with the return, we will use the date of manufacture.
Please contact Woodstream Corp. for all warranty claims or returns: Woodstream Corp. 69 North Locust Street, Lititz, PA. 17543, 800-800-1819
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All About Electric Fence Chargers
Depending on where you live in this country, the electric fence charger may have a different name. Some areas call chargers electric fence energizers while other areas may call them fencers. Whatever the name, the purpose is to alter the incoming electrical charge into a safer form of electricity. Learn about the different types of electric fence energizers available.
Check out our Electric Fence Advice Page to find out more about your favorite chargers!
Charger Placement Tips
Your charger should be installed in a clean, sheltered location away from direct moisture and sunlight (with the exception of solar powered chargers). It also needs to be accessible to a separate ground rod system from a home or barn.
If you're using an AC charger, the location should be as close to the power source and the electric fence as possible. Even though the charger's enclosure is basically weatherproof, it is advisable to install it indoors or in weatherproof housing.
Be sure to install porcelain tube-type insulators (or equivalent) in the walls of buildings or housings where the fence wires feed through.
Never allow the fence wires to come into contact with objects which may conduct the electric "charge" to ground.
Frequently inspect the area where the charger is installed and maintain it as a clean and dry environment.Learn More Tips »
FAQs about Fi-Shock® Chargers
Q: What is an energizer?
A: Often called "Chargers" or "Fencers", the purpose of an energizer is to convert the electrical input from a dangerous charge to an effective and safe electrical charge. The energizer, or charger, lowers Amps and increases volts.
Q: Which charger should I use?
A: There are three questions to ask before this question can be answered:
What power source do I have?
If you can use AC (regular outlet) power, that would be preferred. Other options include DC (Battery powered) or Solar power.
What is the perimeter distance?
Each Fi-Shock charger has clearly marked on it the range of wire that it will charge. Remember that the range is for one strand of wire, so if multiple strands are being charged then more power is needed.
What animals are being contained or repelled?
Dogs, cats, raccoons etc, are very sensitive to electrical charges and thus need a smaller charger. Predator control as well as sheep and large livestock need more power to help in the training process.
Q: Do I need to protect the charger from the weather?
A: Yes. Follow the instruction on each charger. Solar units obviously need direct sun light and need to face the sun for best results.
Have questions? We have compiled a library of frequently asked questions and their respective answers under our Fi-Shock® FAQs section