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Zareba® 25 Mile AC Powered Charger
With the Zareba® 25 Mile AC Powered Charger, you can deliver 1.0 Joules of energy across medium-length fences around your property. This Built in the USA energizer offers low impedance technology that electrifies fences up to 25 miles long. This energizer is wrapped in a rugged, heavy-duty case that includes an indicator light to alert you when your energizer is up and running.
25 Mile AC Charger At A Glance
- Under optimal conditions, energizes 25 miles of fence
- Distance Rating for Steel Wire: 25 miles (no weeds), 12 miles (light weeds), 6 miles (heavy weeds)
- Distance Rating for Polywire: 12 miles (no weeds), 6 miles (light weeds), 3 miles (heavy weeds)
- For use in heavy vegetation conditions
- "Fence OK" indicator light shows when charger is in operation
- AC power, 1.0 output joules, low impedance
- Operates electric fencing, including high tensile steel or aluminum wire, polywire, polyrope and polytape
- Use it to safely contain bulls, cattle, dogs, exotics, fowl, goats, horses, pigs, predators and rabbits
- 115 volt, 60 cycle; pulsed output (1-second intervals)
- UL listed
- Digital timing
- Fuseless design
- Durable cabinet protects the circuitry from weather extremes
- Replaces model no. A20ML
- Built in the USA
AC Charger Installation Guide
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® 25 Mile AC Powered Charger - Specifications
- Powers up to 25 mile range
- Works in heavy weed conditions
- 115 volt, 60 cycle; pulsed output (1-second intervals)
- 1 joule output
- UL listed
- Includes a 2-yr warranty that includes damage caused by lightning
- Built in the USA
- Digital timing
- Fuseless design
- Indicator light showing fence charger is working
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
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
Review RateNot sure if I would buy again!!!
This was a good charger, bought in April 2018 and now just over the 1 year warranty I have a loose cow down by the road. It has been outside for a year on a fence and under cover. In the 14 months of ownership it has maybe seen 3 months of usage. I use it to rotate the cows to my lower pasture. I just bought another one that is 50 mile well see how it last and how Zaeba deals with customer care and warranty from this 25 mile.Response From Zareba®Lauren : Consumer Relations Representative
Hello Chad - Thank you for sharing this feedback. We are sorry to learn that this occurred. This 25 mile energizer is covered under a two year warranty from the date of purchase. Please reach out to us at 1-855-5-ZAREBA (1-855-592-7322) for assistance.
Review RateFarm Experience / Animal Trainer
FARMER / ENGINEER / CERT. DOG TRAINER: I would like to give you the perspective you're looking for when shopping for this energizer. *NOTE*Joules measure the amount of energy for a system, felt as the 'zap, crank, hit, zing, ouch, or shock' a fence gives off. Energizers within a brand usually show a measurement, but be careful comparing brands as they use different methods for their measurements. *Note* No injury, flesh-burn, fire, or damage of any kind has ever occurred at my farm due to an energized fence line. Don't fear these wires as if they were "electrical wiring" carrying LOAD, like then ones in your home. These e-fencing lines have LOW AMPS and are much safer. I have owned 2 Zareba energizers and thoroughly used and tested each - on purpose and often by accidentally grazing my hip against the live wires- haha. I've also witnessed many family members, a toddler, 86 year old grandmother, dogs, cat, racoons, geese, chickens, experience the zap of these systems! The first was the "2-mile AC Energizer" uses for small pets and chickens. It produces a 0.07 Joule 'zap' of energy. This is distinguishable from, yet comparable to, a static zap from a doorknob in winter at ~0.00004 Joules. In regular use, the Energizer has lasted 2+ years, and running, secured in water-resistant (but not airtight) container outdoors. This is an effective Energizer for flighty animals and dogs that spook easily. DO NOT USE WITH STUBBORN DOGS - they will eventually run through as mine learned to "take the hit" and overcome the psychological barrier. The second energizer is the "25-mile AC" unit. It produces a 'zap' of 1.0 Joules (14 times greater than the 2-mile unit) and is the 'real deal' for DOG and small livestock containment as a phycological barrier. I personally fear this line, though it's "all in my head" and, due to it's more intense zap, much tougher to overcome. To clarify: It's not dangerous, just "scary". I've extended my fence line from animal containment to include human-deterrent with a strand atop our property perimeter fence and signage warning guests - whether invited or not. Buy a bigger system than you need. If you need the $35 2-mile energizer, buy the $60 25-mile instead. That's 800%+ value for a few bucks. It's expandable for distance that way, more zap, and overall better. DO NOT consider energy costs as they are negligible at $3-10/year total cost with most systems. DO consider AC/DC/Solar needs, though AC is most reliable for me and does not require much maintenance and there's no battery replacement.
Review Ratehighly recommend
excellent product, this is the 4 charger I've bought from zareba in 12 years.
Review RateGood product
Working great so far with horses. Will see how it does over the winter with an escape artist pony!
Review RateAmazon ReviewProduct works well but was disappointed that a manual / instructions were not included.
Review RateAmazon ReviewThis is the third Zareba product I've purchased since 1991. This unit is containing a 1200 lb steer and 4 goats. Simple to install, highly effective. Won't hurt you, it'll just surprise you and make you back up. The animals usually only touch it once or maybe twice. Get the low impedance if you have issues with weeds. Great product website to help you choose the right charger.
Review RateAmazon ReviewWow, I measured 9,000 volts off my fence powered by this guy. That should stop a velociraptor, let alone my neighbor's loose cows. Only fault is I wish the status light was a little brighter.
Review RateAmazon Reviewperfect jolts every 1 second interval on our fence, could not be happier for peace of mind on the hard work we do in our garden to enjoy the bountiful harvest that Zareba is always protecting, thanks Zareba !!!!!!!!! :)
Review RateAmazon Review, Worked as Intended, Easy SetupI bought this charger from my local TSC, but the price was comparable to what Amazon is offering it for. I needed to run a hot wire at the top of my chain link fence to stop one of my dogs from jumping over. So far it's working! It has shocked her, so I know she knows what the line does - but it didn't hurt her too bad or leave any visible marks. I think it did the job, as she doesn't veer too close to the fence line now (it's been a few days since she shocked herself). I will update if anything changes, but for now I'd definitely say I'm happy with this charger, including how easy it is to set up, and I'd recommend it.
- 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.
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.