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Victor

Model # M240

Internet # 100400789

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Electronic Rat Trap

$34.27 /each
  • Kills 50 rats per each per set of 4C batteries
  • High voltage shock kills rats and mice in seconds
  • Easy to use - simply bait, turn on, and empty

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Known for the most innovative rodent control products on the market, Victor presents the Electronic Rat Trap, the only rat trap with a patented 3-plate design to prevent escapes. Easy to use, the trap is simply baited, placed against the wall and turned on. The trap uses advanced smart circuit technology to sense when a rodent enters the units. Once the rodent is inside, the system delivers a humane, high-voltage shock to effectively kill the rat or mouse in seconds. A green indicator light illuminates when a rat has been exterminated and is ready for removal. Rodents can then be dumped directly into the trash for no-touch, no-view mouse control. Since rats have the ability to restart their hearts after an electrical shock, the Victor Electronic Rat Trap applies shock for 2 minutes ensuring high kill rates. Additionally, the Victor Electronic Rat Trap is the only trap that automatically resets after an irregular escape. Safe for use anywhere in the home, the Victor Electronic Rat Trap is ideal for Attics, Garages, Basements, Sheds, and Kitchens. A lifetime investment, the Electronic Rat Trap is easy to clean and can be reused indefinitely. For effective rat control, one set of 4 'C' batteries will eliminate up to 50 rats, and a red light indicates when batteries need replacing. Batteries are not included.

  • Electronic rat trap kills rodents with a high-voltage shock
  • Place in areas frequented by rats and mice, but inaccessible to children and pets
  • Activates when advanced small circuit technology senses rodent has entered the trap
  • Designed to deliver a quick, humane kill
  • Kills 50 rats per each per set of 4C batteries
  • Red indicator light flashes when the batteries need to be replaced
  • Green indicator light lets you know when a rat has been exterminated
  • Easy to use, simply bait, turn on, and empty
  • Auto reset occurs allows trap to always be ready to kill
  • Smart circuit technology senses rodent to trigger electronic shock
  • Non-toxic, poison free
  • Requires 4 C batteries (not included)

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Dimensions

Product Depth (in.) 
4.1 in 
Product Height (in.) 
5.1 in 
Product Width (in.) 
8.9 in 

Details

Application Type 
Electric 
Indoor/Outdoor 
Indoor 
Pest Type 
Rats 
Returnable 
90-Day 

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Can you use this trap outdoors?

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June 19, 2016
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I have used this rat trap exclusively outdoors without any problems. I have it on my patio in a dry area and I make sure it does not get wet. Amazing kill rate. I'm afraid a have a rat's nest somewhere in the crawl space of my home, and since I only have one Victor, I can only kill one at a time. Having said that, I put it out 4 nights ago, and every nite I've got a kill. Kind of disgusting though, tells Read More
I have used this rat trap exclusively outdoors without any problems. I have it on my patio in a dry area and I make sure it does not get wet. Amazing kill rate. I'm afraid a have a rat's nest somewhere in the crawl space of my home, and since I only have one Victor, I can only kill one at a time. Having said that, I put it out 4 nights ago, and every nite I've got a kill. Kind of disgusting though, tells me I've got a bit of a rat problem! Anyway, I recommend this device, it is amazing and really works. Read Less
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January 10, 2016
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I keep one under the hood of an old truck parked outside and caught one good size rat and 5-6 mice.
Put the trap under the hood about 3 months ago and still on the first set of batteries. I'm going to purchase another one and possibly another one. Not for use where small animals or birds roam. or skunks!!!!! LOL
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June 3, 2015
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Indoors only as stated on package
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Anaheim, CA, USA
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May 7, 2015
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I have used this trap in the garage and on the patio. I would not recommend using it where there is any chance it can get wet.
Also, review any warnings from the manufacturer.
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April 27, 2015
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Instructions say it's for inside use only.
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Sunnyvale, CA
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April 23, 2015
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I've used this outside for about four years in a covered location in dry Sunnyvale, California. It's taken out about fifteen rats and one squirrel during the time. The trap is malfunctioning now with a red light that stays on sometimes. If I take new batteries out and back in, it might not light up at all. There must be some kind of short. I'll try to clean it and fix it. In the meanwhile, I will get a Read More
I've used this outside for about four years in a covered location in dry Sunnyvale, California. It's taken out about fifteen rats and one squirrel during the time. The trap is malfunctioning now with a red light that stays on sometimes. If I take new batteries out and back in, it might not light up at all. There must be some kind of short. I'll try to clean it and fix it. In the meanwhile, I will get a new Victor electronic rat trap. Read Less
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Maui, HI
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April 16, 2015
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Not really. It's not moisture resistant.
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Tulsa, OK
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March 24, 2015
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No- this is not rated for outdoor use and will short out if it gets moisture in it. I put them in my chicken coops to make sure they don't get wet. You could build some sort of shelter to put it in to leave outdoors.
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Tigard, OR
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February 16, 2015
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Probably not unless the area will remain dry to bad weather. This is an electronic product and not waterproof
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Bothell, WA, USA
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February 15, 2015
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Yes. You should have something covering it so it does not get wet. It is an electrical device.
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Portland, Oregon
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January 31, 2015
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I have purchased this trap and had it in our woodshed for a month with no luck. I would not reccomend this trap. Having said that, it can be outdoors in a dry area like a covered carport ETC. It can not be used in an area where it will get rained on or be on a wet surface. Hope this helps.
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January 31, 2015
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This trap is not designed to be used outdoors. If this trap is used outside, the unit could potentially short out due to weather conditions, such as rain. Kelly, Victor Consumer Relations
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Lake Worth FL
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January 31, 2015
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I would say that depends on if it would get wet. Keep it dry and it should do the job.
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How long is the trap?

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We have some rats in our warehouse that are gigantic. So we need to know how long the trap is. We purchased a different trap and it is not large enough.
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October 8, 2015
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Call Victor; they are very helpful.
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Roseville, CA
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June 14, 2015
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Trap opening is 3"X3" and the depth is 8". They do not have to be able to get all the way in... it will shock when they reach the two back plates. The rat may be sticking out a little bit.
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June 3, 2015
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Not small! It is 8 1/4" long and 5" tall roughly.....
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April 27, 2015
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8-10 inches. It's downstairs and I'm not with it.
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Tigard, OR
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February 16, 2015
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Its about 12" long and more than sufficient for catching large rats.
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Bothell, WA, USA
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It measures 8.5' in length, 3.5" wide and 4.5" tall. This device (when triggered) delivers a full 2 minute long surge of electricity, because as the article says, rats can restart their hearts if they are simply shocked. Micro electronics take the charge from the 4 "C" batteries linked in secession... and turn it into a voltage and amperage that is more than sufficient to kill anything from a field mouse Read More
It measures 8.5' in length, 3.5" wide and 4.5" tall. This device (when triggered) delivers a full 2 minute long surge of electricity, because as the article says, rats can restart their hearts if they are simply shocked. Micro electronics take the charge from the 4 "C" batteries linked in secession... and turn it into a voltage and amperage that is more than sufficient to kill anything from a field mouse to a wharf rat. I've worked in 3 lumber mills and know how big wharf rats can get. They don't need to be completely inside this wonderful invention, to be electrocuted and you never have to touch them, just the device. This is the best thing since sliced bread. Read Less
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Orange, CA
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January 18, 2015
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The Victor Rat Box is approx. 8 to 9". Pretty good size trap; so will 'take care of' the larger rats too. Rat was a good 8", and the tail added another 7.
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about 9 inches long.Looks just like a mini Mail Box. I have mine set up at the moment however the opening is about the size of a baseball. Its fairly small but packs a punch
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Kitsap, Washington
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December 7, 2014
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Trap dimensions are 8.25"L x 4"W x 4.75H.
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November 24, 2014
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This trap is 8.5 inches long.
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November 22, 2014
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I had one of these traps and it did not work for me. I have rats around my chicken coup and they would not go into this trap. Large rats will not fit into this trap either. You are better off useing poison bait or the larger commercial traps.
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which sign means on to turn on?

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February 28, 2015
the sybol 0 or -
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Denton, TX
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June 22, 2016
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"I" is for on on "O" is off. The light will come on briefly when you turn it on.
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January 16, 2016
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Very good question! I remember o = off, then when switched to --- the light flashes for a second to let me know the batteries work and it is on!
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July 10, 2015
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l = on
O = off (when in doubt)
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Anaheim, CA, USA
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The straight line is the on, and the circle is the off.
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Maui, HI
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A "1" (straight line) always means ON.
A "O" means it's Off.
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Electrically, O always means open (no electric flowing) and - means the lines are connected, or on. This is standard for electrical equipment.
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March 5, 2015
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The "O" symbol is off the "-" is on. When turning the trap to the on position ("-") the green light will blink once.
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March 2, 2015
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On this trap, the "O" is Off and the "-" is On.
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Can I use this outdoors on my deck?

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I have a rat that hangs out on my deck and spa. Has anyone tried using this outside?
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Yes! As long as you put it in a dry area
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if it isn't raining yes but water would rust it out.
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No. Must be protected from wet weather. Maybe you can carefully arrange a completely protected box to put the trap into? Read comments on Victor.
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As long as you take it in whenever you anticipate rain - it's definitely not waterproof!
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YES. Do not leave it outside when it rains !!!
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I would say so. Water has nothing to do with how the unit works, and the batteries seem to be covered well enough.. unless you live in Oregon or Washington. The 'rat' is electrocuted by touching at least two of three metal panels inside the unit.
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No, indoor only use as stated in package
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This trap is intended for indoor use only and should not be used outside. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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Rated 3.9 out of 5 by 325 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Highly Recommend Worked first night, No touching disposal My wife found rat dropping in her lunch bag from a cabinet, bought 2 of these and put in 2 different cabinets. Caught a rat the first night. Second night (last night) caught nothing, hopefully that is all there was. May 21, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Does not work Put new batteries in new unit. Turned it on and let it sit for a week in area under house where we thought we had a rat. Peanut butter bait is gone and have nice rat prints in the unit. Sent email to maker with no reply back. April 12, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Shockingly effective! We had some vermin infiltrate our shop and they decided to stay...we purchased this electronic rat trap because it seems as though the little buggers were too smart for conventional traps and the sticky pads...we did not want to use poison for fear the would crawl into the walls, ceilings and etc to die.... This trap worked very well to get rid of the rats, both big and small. Just bait with peanut butter or some other rat-enticing treat, and turn it on....very effective and reliable. Just make sure you purchase 4 "C" size batteries when you purchase....they are not included. July 20, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Failed for me! I bought this hoping it would take care of my rat problem. The first day I set it with peanut butter bait, the next morning found the bait eaten and not a dead rat around. The same thing happened the following night, all bait eaten and not a critter inside. When I set this, the green light came on however I didn't hear any buzzing etc like some hear upon switching to on position. Maybe it's a defective unit but I give up on this type unit. Mb,Houston,tx July 14, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Impressive but Unreliable This works really well when it works. Have had about 18 months and began performing very inconsistently after the first couple months. It is pretty impressive to set out the trap and find a rat the next morning that you can just dump out . I typically use outside but in a protected box, and perhaps for a week or two every couple months. After the first few months, it seems only to work properly if there is a new set of batteries installed after every rat catch...after that the bait would disappear but no catch. This makes operation very expensive. The reality is that it does required cleaning and the exposed wires inside the unit come loose from their tracks, but still are attached to the plates. July 2, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Doesn't work! Very Disappointed! This trap didn't work at all. The rat came in and ate the food, and was able to get out without anything happening to it. It's a big waste of money, and I would love to take it back; but, I had food in it! I'm so disappointed in this product! It cost way too much, to not work. I wouldn't recommend this product at all. I feel the company should contact me for a refund. The product claims it will kill the rat humanely...problem is...it doesn't kill at all. I read many reviews before choosing this product. I guess that's why I'm so disappointed. :( June 28, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Got the Sneaky 007 James Bond Rat Easy to set up. Don't forget the batteries. I was outsmarted by this rat for two weeks. Put out glue boards and snap traps daily. It got off rat size glue boards TWICE. Found them 10 feet from where I placed them. When you set this trap make sure you have every type of food source put away. I mean everything. It got so hungry it chewed on the floor mats and then went for the peanut butter in the trap. I WON!!!!!!! July 11, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by One rat down Bought two days ago. After inserting the batteries and adding a little bit of peanut butter as instructed, placed the unit in my garage, but no rat was caught when I checked the next day. I changed the location of the trap and checked a day later only to find a dead rat. Success. Turned the unit off and dropped the rat in the trash bin. Put the trap back and turned it on. A very cost-effective, easy, and clean way for getting rid of rats. January 26, 2016
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