Zareba® 5 Mile AC Powered Low Impedance Charger
The Zareba® 5 Mile AC Powered Low Impedance Charger powers up to 5 miles of vegetation-free fence wire. Just plug in this fence energizer, which is governed by low impedance technology, to power your fence and control wildlife, pets and short-haired livestock. This 0.1 joule energizer's features include a rugged, weather-resistant case and an indicator light that shows the charger is operating.
Key Zareba® AC-Powered, 5 Mile Charger Features and Benefits
- Under ideal conditions, energizes up to 5 miles of fence line
- Distance Rating for Steel Wire: 5 miles (no weeds), 2.5 miles (light weeds)
- Distance Rating for Poly Wire: 2.5 miles (no weeds), 1.25 miles (light weeds)
- For use in light vegetation conditions
- AC power, 0.1 joule output, low impedance
- Operates electric fencing, including high tensile steel or aluminum wire, polywire, polyrope and polytape
- Use it to keep out wildlife and pets, including dogs, rabbits and fowl
- Input voltage 110-120 VAC, 60Hz, 1VA
- Output Voltage of 6,000 (unloaded)
- Durable cabinet protects the circuitry from weather extremes
- Register within 30 days of purchase to activate 1-year limited warranty for ultimate peace of mind
- Made in USA
Why Choose an AC-Powered Electric Fence Charger?
Many property owners prefer reliable AC-powered electric fence chargers such as the Zareba® AC-Powered, 5 Mile Charger over other options such as battery- or solar-powered units, particularly when easy access to an AC power source is available. While all three types can deliver an effective power solution, an AC-powered unit can help you avoid the power interruptions that come with battery failure or limited exposure to sunlight.
Protect your electric fence charger from the weather by placing it indoors in a moisture-free place, or outdoors in a covered enclosure.
Put More Than 25 Years of Electric Fence System Experience to Work for You!
Zareba® is an American company that has been manufacturing dependable electric fence systems for more than a quarter century. You can count on us to provide a cost-effective electric fence charger that meets your unique animal control needs.
How to Install an AC (Plugin) Fence Charger
Zareba® is the largest manufacturer of electric fence systems offering durable, reliable electric fence products for all of your animal fencing needs.
Zareba® 5 Mile AC Powered Low Impedance Charger - 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
- Electric powered fence charger can be used for electric fence containment of nuisance animals like raccoons or ground hogs and other small animals like dogs and cats
- Pulsating AC current output energizer
- Weather resistant cabinet to protect the circuitry of the charger (however, there are exposed connectors that should not become wet because that can potentially short out the unit)
- One year limited warranty
The Zareba® Fence Charger Warranty
ZAREBA® SYSTEMS LIMITED WARRANTY
Zareba (Red Snap’r, Blitzer 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.zarebasystems.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.zarebasystems.com regarding the defective product or parts during the warranty period or contact one of the Authorized Repair Centers listed on www.zarebasystems.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. www.zarebasystems.com
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
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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/learning-center/compare-electric-fence-supplies/fence-chargers/resources/charts-and-guides">comparison charts of our fence chargers to help you determine which is best for your needs.
Types of Chargers
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.
Choosing the Right Fence Charger
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.
Installation and Location
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.
Lightning and Power Surge Protection
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.
FAQs about Chargers
Q: What factors should I consider when purchasing a fence charger?
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.