One of the first mosquito traps on the market, the Mosquito Magnet is an insect controlling workhorse which uses a simulation of human habitation (CO2, heat and moisture) to attract the mosquitos and a patented system to capture them. Effective for home or commercial use, the Defender can be run 24 hours a day in any kind of weather, eliminating mosquitos from up to 1/2 acre. Includes 1 year warantee.
This model is no longer being manufactured but may still be available new or used.
|Attractant(s) Used:||Carbon Dioxide (CO2), heat and moisture|
|Capture method(s):||Patented counterflow system vacuums insects into a net . Nets need to be replaced periodically.|
|Additional features:||Furniture-grade plastic, quiet fan, all-weather use. 1 year warranty.|
|Supplies needed:||Octenol or Lurex insect attractant, replacement capture nets, Propane.|
|Cost of supplies:||Octenol - $15-$35 per 3 pack or Lurex (around-$25 per
Replacement Net - around $15, lasts about 3 weeks
Propane - price varies , 20 gallon tank lasts 2-3 weeks.
|User feedback:||Like the Mosquito Magnet Liberty, this product receives great reviews for effectiveness, so-so reviews for reliability.|
|Comments:||Very effective coverage for up to 1/2 acre areas. (Never use propane mosquito traps indoors.).|