Are you looking for an environmentally friendly way of eliminating insects and fly from your living areas? Then Flowtron Mosquito and insect control is the best device for you. This article finds out a review of the Flowtron electronic insect and mosquito killer device.
Flowtron electronic insect killer is designed to lure biting insects such as mosquitoes
Flowtron Mosquito and Insect Control Comparisons Table
How does Flowtron electronic insect killer work?
As you all know flies and other light-sensitive flying insect pests are attracted by ultraviolet light. The device uses a high-intensity black light bulb that attracts the insects
Also, Flowtron electronic insect has outer protective closure that is electrified.
Once the mosquito is attracted to the device the electrified grid kills the mosquito instantly. Dead mosquitoes fall on the ground leaving the device clean.
Flowtron electronic insect and fly control is available in two designs (lantern style and fly control device) Lantern style is designed to be used outdoors only and a fly control device such as a diplomat is used both indoors and outdoors.
This device uses chemicals, no fog, sprays, or poisons to lure insects.
It comes completely assembled, you are only required to plug the unit into a standard electrical socket, and is ready for use.
The bulbs are easily replaced through the bottom of the unit with no disassembly required, so replacement is quick and easy.
Flowtron lantern style is a BK design that is available in three models.
The model includes:
Fly control device is available in two models adhesive board fly control and electronic fly control
The electronic Fly control device includes
Adhesive board fly control use Flowtron GB470 Adhesive Fly Board to lure mosquitoes
Other mosquito control devices include a Power trap and power vac.
Continue reading to understand how power trap work.
Flowtron electronic insect killer reviews
These are BK lantern-style devices
Flowtron BK-40D is a lantern Style Electronic Insect Killer that uses UV light and an electrified grid to eliminate mosquitoes and other insects.
The device is used outdoors only and is capable of protecting a 1-acre area
The electrified grid is powered by a high-voltage transformer.
Uses a 15-watt bulb that produces high-intensity ultraviolet black light. This device use bulb BF-35 that is easy to replace with no tool. You can buy a replacement bulb below.
It is made of Rugged, weatherproof polycarbonate that will not rust, crack or fade
How it works
A high-intensity blacklight attracts the mosquito and the electrified grid kills the mosquito instantly.
Flowtron BK-15D uses a 15-watt bulb that produces high-intensity ultraviolet, (blacklight). The bulb is easy to replace with no tool. You can buy Flowtron BK-15D replacement bulb below
It is recommended for outdoors only covering an area up to ½ acre
This device is made of Rugged and weatherproof polycarbonate that will not rust, crack or fade
Flowtron BK-80D uses an 80-watt bulb that produces high-intensity ultraviolet, (black light) to attract insect-like mosquitoes.
The bulb is easy to replace with no tool. You can buy Flowtron BK-15D replacement bulb below
This device is designed to protect an area of up to 1-1/2 acres
Flowtron BK-80D is available in different bundles that include:
A pack of two BK-80D electronic insect killer
The bundle includes BK-80D electronic insect killer and Octenol Mosquito Attractant Cartridge.
Octenol Mosquito Attractant Cartridge Make your mosquito killer up to 5 times more effective in killing mosquitoes and other insects.
This bundle includes Flowtron BK-80D insect killer and Woods 2001WD Outdoor light sensor
Woods 2001WD is an Outdoor light sensor with a photocell sensor. It can sense the amount of light outdoors and automatically switches on/off the light.
It is compatible with outdoor lights, patio lights, rope lights, fans, and mini outdoor fountains, among others
Woods 2001WD Outdoor light sensor features a turn of the dial to set the timer according to your preference.
Make your mosquito killer up to 5 times more effective in killing mosquitoes and other insects by adding Flowtron mosquito attractant.
The cartridge is effective for three months
There is one cartridge per packet designed to work with electronic insect killers
Flowtron MC9000 Uses 3 – 40W UV bulbs. The bulb produces black ultraviolet light that attracts mosquitoes and a Powerful, 5,600-volt killing grid electrocutes the insects.
The dead insect falls on the ground, therefore, eliminating insect build-up which can cause clogging, short circuits, and flare-ups.
The bulb is easy to replace with no tool. You can purchase the replacement bulb below (Bf150)
It is advisable to hang Flowtron MC9000 approximately 6 feet above the ground and about 25 feet away from where ever you plan to sit or have a gathering
The device combine with flowtron octanol attract to provide powerful insect control units
Flowtron MC9000 is designed for outdoor use only and covers up to 2 acres.
Flowtron FC-8800 Diplomat uses 120w UV bulbs (Bf130) to attract insects to the device. The Powerful, 5,600-volt killing grid electrocutes the insects immediately. The dead insect drops out of sight into a sanitary, removable collection chamber
The device combines ultraviolet black light energy with exclusive reflector panels and a special fly-attracting pheromone (sex lure)
The bulb is easy to replace with no tool. You can purchase the replacement bulb below (Bf130)
It controls insects up to 2 acres and is designed for outdoor and indoor.
You can mount FC-8800 Diplomat either vertically or horizontally.
BF-150 Replacement Bulb is a 40-watt, 12″ bulb
It is used for BK-80D, FC7600, and Wall Sconce Models
Flowtron BF-190 Replacement Bulb for BK-40D-no link
BF-130 is 40 Watt U-Shape Replacement Bulb for for FC7800 & FC8800 models
Flowtron EC-50 is a 50-Foot Power Extension Cord that allows the Unit to be placed 100 feet from Power Source
Flowtron SB-300 Security Wall Bracket is a perfect support for Electronic Insect Killers.
The Welded Steel Bracket with Its Unique Locking Feature Helps Prevent Theft,
It measures 6-Inch Long With A 13-Inch Extension, So You Can Easily and Conveniently Place It Where It Will Be Most Effective.
The Welded Steel Design is an Attractive Complement to Flowtron Lantern-Style Bug Killers
Replacement bulb for electronic insect killers 15 watt
Replacement for electronic insect killers 40 watts.
Flowtron Mosquito PowerTrap mimics humans by producing heat, moisture, and carbon dioxide to attract the mosquito.
It also uses bright LEDs and a powerful vacuum to draw bugs in a removable collection tray where they dehydrate and die fast.
The tray is easy to clean remove and dispose of the insects
Flowtron PV-440 Galaxie Power-Vac uses Heat, Light, Scent, and Color. It uses no propane
The device uses a powerful axial fan to develop a special airflow that vacuums mosquitoes and other insect pests into a removable trap where they quickly and cleanly dehydrate and die.
It emits a lustrous blue light providing accent and security to the yard while silently and effectively eliminating mosquitoes and other flying insect pests.
The unit covers up to 1 acre.
Adhesive Board FlyControl
Flowtron GB470 Adhesive Fly Board is a Non-toxic board with a natural attractant for luring mosquitoes
The adhesive fly board is for fc4700 elite fly control
Accessories and lure
What is the difference between Flowtron FC-8800 Diplomat and MC9000?
Differences between Flowtron FC-8800 Diplomat and MC9000 are size and weight. Diplomat FC8800 is 29.3″ x 15″ x 14.9″ Shipping weight of 25 lbs Designed for Indoor or outdoors while MC9000 is 20.4″ x 9.5″ x 9.5″ Shipping weight of 16.7 lbs Designed specifically for outdoor
Also, FC-8800 Diplomat is a new model and has a removable collection chamber where dead insect drop while MC9000 has no collection chamber the dead insect fall on the ground.
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SAMMY MWANGI the editor of Autohomegadgets.com. He is an Electronics Technician enthusiast and a Sales Manager in one of the leading ICT companies in Africa. When he is not working, he loves to travel and explore nature. He is a Robot fanatic too.