Zareba® 15 Mile AC Solid State Charger

Model #: A15

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  • Ideally suited for livestock and horses
  • 115 volt, 60 cycle; pulsed output (1-second intervals)
  • Rugged, weather resistant case
  • 1-yr warranty that includes damage caused by lightning
  • 100% of Zareba® chargers must pass full load electronic testing after manufacturing
  • Service Experts Available To Answer Your Installation Questions

Zareba® 15 Mile AC Solid State Fence Charger

Want an effective way of containing your livestock and horses?

Our Zareba® 15 Mile AC Solid State Fence Charger is ideally suited for livestock and horses, although it can also be used for other farm/ranch animals. It powers medium length fences through moderate, dry weeds.

115 volt, 60 cycle; pulsed output (1-second intervals). Features include digital timing, fuseless design and a rugged, weather-resistant case. Output voltage no load is 9000 volts.

Comes with a 1-yr warranty that includes damage caused by lightning.

Zareba® is the largest manufacturer of electric fence systems offering durable, reliable electric fence products for all of your animal fencing needs.


Zareba® 15 Mile AC Solid State Fence Charger - Specifications

  • 15 mile range
  • Ideally suited for livestock and horses
  • Moderate, dry weed conditions
  • 115 volt, 60 cycle; pulsed output (1-second intervals)
  • Digital timing
  • Fuseless design
  • Indicator light showing fence controller is working
  • Rugged, weather resistant case
  • UL listed
  • Comes with a 1-yr warranty that includes damage caused by lightning
  • Output voltage no load is 9000 volts

Disclaimer: Zareba® System does not endorse any information contained in product reviews. Please follow all label instructions for your specific use.

Most Recent Customer Reviews

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Review posted on
July 26, 2016
Great products and service By Gunnerweav
I purchased a fence charger for a great price, lowest on the internet for item purchased. Arrized quickly and was as expected. Intended use is to keep the squirrels from decimating my pecan and fig trees the way they did my pears this year. Looking foward to fringing some fur.
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Review posted on
April 25, 2016
Good quality By JimH
Great item for the price!
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Review posted on
October 3, 2014
Amazon Review By
Put a fence around my garden and didn't have any unwanted visitors. That's what I wanted and I'm very happy.
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Review posted on
October 1, 2014
Amazon Review By
*Best charger I ever bought for the price. It's a HOT ONE. hotter than my Gallager MB 400. Thanks.
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Review posted on
August 16, 2014
Amazon Review By
works well very compact and simple but still powerful good value.
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Review posted on
August 11, 2014
Flashing By
I purchased this charger 2 years ago from Agrisupply. The flashing "fence ok" light didn't make it through the first season. I use this charger only in Aug & September to protect my grape vines from pests such as deer, opossums and raccoons. It charges only about 1,000' of 6 strand polywire, but it doesn't seem to shock enough. Is the flashing light serviceable?
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Review posted on
June 13, 2014
Amazon Review By
Good quality charger for the price and easy to install. I use it on my 2-acre garden and it does a good job keeping the deer out.
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Review posted on
May 18, 2014
Amazon Review By
Charger works excellently. Lots of power for my horse fence. Also shipped quickly. Was hesitant since I hadn't heard of this brand, but am glad I decided to try it.
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Review posted on
November 2, 2011
A15 on cattle By
We had some issues with our Texas Longhorns lifting the fence to go under. Strung a wire low on the fence and attached it to the charger and now the cows stay in the pasture. Fence OK light is hard to see, even in the dark.
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Q.Zareba Solid State 15 Mile Fencer 8565 - what's the energy and voltage output?

The A15 model energizer has a no load output of approxmately 9000 volts.

Q.Can you use chicken wire itself as an electric barrier mounted on wooden post with insulators for those climbing critters that always seem to find a way in ???????

We do not recommend electrifying chicken wire.

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All About

All About Fence Chargers

Chargers are the heart of the fence system, providing the source for the electric current that flows through the fence wire.

The size of charger needed is dependent upon your fencing needs. These needs are determined by three main factors: the length of the fence (number of wires), the power source (AC, DC or Solar), and the type of animal being contained or excluded.

See our comparison charts of our fence chargers to help you determine which is best for your needs.


There are three main types of chargers: AC-Powered, Battery-Operated and Solar-Powered. The source of power for the charger to function determines the type of charger you will be using. Each type of charger has specific situations in which it is most desirable to use.

Selecting the right fence charger with adequate power for your enclosure is critical to keeping your animals safe.

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Expert Tips


The right fence charger is the heart of your electric fence system. Finding the best-matched charger for your fence is imperative to successfully contain/exclude animals. The experts at Zareba® Systems explain a simple process to ensure you buy the right fence charger to meet your needs.

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Every Zareba® Systems fence charger comes with a detailed installation manual. In addition, individual components include “how-to” instructions to assist in your fence system assembly.

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Lightning is often the cause of fence charger failure. When lightning strikes the fence, the sudden power surge can travel down the fence wire and damage the fence charger.

A variety of properly installed products can prevent or limit lightning damage.

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FAQs about Chargers

Q: What factors should I consider when purchasing a fence

A: The power source (AC, Battery or Solar Powered), energy output (in joules), the type of animal being controlled, the length of the fence (more wires need more power) and the amount of vegetation growing near the fence should be considered when you are selecting your fence charger.


Q: What does Low Impedance mean? I see it on chargers in stores and on websites.

A: Low impedance chargers increase the joules (energy) on a fence line if weeds or other vegetation touch the fence. Low impedance chargers are ideal for long, multi-strand poly wire, tape, rope or high tensile fence systems. Low impedance chargers are recommended for most applications and can be operated by AC, DC or Solar Power.

The other type of charger, known as a solid state charger, is usually used to control short-haired livestock, small animals, and pets where only moderate weed conditions exist. These chargers deliver a medium-amperage shock and can be operated by AC or DC.


Q: Why does my fence charger make clicking noises?

A: Most fence chargers have a pulsed output. Every time it “clicks,” it is releasing energy to the fence that has been stepped up or increased through a capacitor and a transformer. This release of energy makes noise. Not all chargers make the clicking noise. The noise is designed for the owner of the charger and serves no functional purpose.

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