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Mighty Mule

Model FM231WB

Internet #202072041

Store SKU #653097

Store SO SKU #1000110108

Wireless Driveway Alarm

$59.97 /each
  • Alerts you with a chime when your visitors enter your driveway
  • Up to a 400 ft. wireless range from transmitter to receiver
  • Multiple indoor receivers can be added

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The Mighty Mule Wireless Driveway Alarm alerts you when a guest enters your driveway. The alarm uses reliable electromagnetic vehicle detection to sense when a vehicle is passing through your driveway. With electromagnetic technology, the Wireless Driveway Alarm avoids false alarms from an animal or person. With an extensive reception range of 400 ft. it adds security and convenience to your property.

  • Electromagnetic technology that detects and alerts vehicle(s) moving within a 3 - 12 ft. radius of the sensor
  • Easy DIY (do it yourself) installation for your property
  • Alerts you with a chime to your indoor receiver when visitors approach
  • The alarm features a sensitivity adjustment to adjust to your comfort
  • Backed by a 12 month Mighty Mule warranty and technical support
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How is the transmitter powered?

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January 20, 2016
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August 23, 2016
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Plugs into any standard wall plug.
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February 23, 2016
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2 "AA" batteries power the transmitter. The receiver is powered by a small wall wart.
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January 30, 2016
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The transmitter uses 2 AA batteries.
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January 21, 2016
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Hello audiogrotto,
Thank you for taking the time to post your question. The transmitter of the wireless driveway alarm is powered by two "AA" batteries. Thank you!
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i have a Mighty Mule and I love it! I have had it for a while and it worked perfectly. Now it goes off for no reason. what do I do.

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Anderson, IN
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September 6, 2016
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Try turning down the sensitivity - it's located on the transmitter. Also, make sure you have a good battery.
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January 21, 2016
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We had an issue with it going off at 5 am. Turns out our neighbor liked ours so much he installed one as well and we were being chimed when he left for work. We changed our dips switches to another setting and it solved the issue
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Brandy Station, VA
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July 13, 2014
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This might be a stupid question, but did you change the batteries in the transmitter? Also, has the ground been disturbed around where you buried the sensor recently due to heavy rain or landscaping?
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Traverse City, MI
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July 13, 2014
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After I installed mine it would go off a lot with out a car passing over it. I adjusted the sensor down a little and it has worked great ever since. I don't get any false alarms anymore. You might want to change the battery too. I'm sure the stock battery that is sent may not be the best on the market. Good Luck!
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Is it sensitive to deer and butterflies...this was my problem with the last one we had...everytime a deer walked by, the alarm went off

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Waldorf, MD
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July 3, 2014
The last alarm we had was another brand and it picked up on any motion
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September 15, 2016
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This alarm has a magnetic field, so only something with metal I it will trigger the alarm.
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January 27, 2015
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Only if it has metal on its collar (or a person with a cell phone in their pocket).
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Brandy Station, VA
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July 9, 2014
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We have a lot of wildlife but this thing is awesome. .. Only picks up vehicles, or anything metal (tractors, etc).
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July 4, 2014
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Hi RMKR,
I'm Travis from The Home Depot. Thanks for visiting our site.
This driveway alarm uses a moving metal sensor that detects vehicles, not animals. The electromagnetic in-ground sensor reduces the likelihood of false detection.
It sounds like your previous detector was motion activated, resulting in false alarms.
Thank you for asking,
-Travis
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Does the Mighty Mule driveway alarm require a line of sight from the transmitter to the receiver

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April 29, 2013
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Yes, or it does not work. Need to point it through the trees. If you have hills, does not work.
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Lafayette, LA, USA
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April 26, 2013
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No, it does not. The transmitter works up to 400 ft. away from the receiver. It senses magnetic disturbances & does not need to be in a line of sight with the receiver.
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February 14, 2013
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No, ours goes thru 2 walls.
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Port Angeles, WA, USA
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February 13, 2013
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I'd say no, because it works upstairs in a back bedroom where there is no line of sight from one to the other. Hope that helps. My transmitter is in a bush, which has been cut back. This summer I am going to find out if it needs to be trimmed down again or if the bush doesn't affect it.
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Customer Reviews

Rated 3.8 out of 5 by 222 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Why didn't I buy this sooner?! Easy install. No false alarms. Very robust sensor. Wish it came with a decorative cover. September 6, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Not impressed so far... Unit worked fine at first but since has been working sporadically. At the moment it signals when a car leaves our property but does not signal when a car arrives. That isn't very helpful. It may be that when going in one direction the vehicle blocks the signal. Unfortunately need to experiment more with sensor, transmitter and receiver placement. August 22, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent Product I had looked at different types of these products. Some of the products were motion sensitive. Reviews indicated there were many false alarms. This product eliminates this. I would like to see a higher volume control. It is difficult to hear it at the other end of the house. I place it in the kitchen during the day. Move it near my bedroom at night. August 16, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great product This is my second unit. Cut the wire on my old unit. Now I have 2 base units in different parts of the house! Works great! August 16, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Easy to install and set up. This product was very easy to install and set up. The alarm sound is not too loud and can be heard throughout the house. August 23, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent product Install instructions were simply, product does exactly what is says it will do August 7, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Does Not Work I followed the directions for installation, but I have not yet been able to get this device to work. I would not recommend it. August 6, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Works as advertised.Great! Very simple sensitivity adjustment. Works even better than the "Mighty Mule" company claimed August 2, 2016
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