DynaTrap DT2000XL Whisper-Quiet UV-Bulbs Mosquito Trap

Last updated: March 1, 2023

DynaTrap DT2000XL Whisper-Quiet UV-Bulbs Mosquito Trap

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We looked at the top Mosquito Traps and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Mosquito Trap you should buy.

Overall Take

This corded electric mosquito trap draws in and eliminates mosquitoes within an acre (43,560 square feet). By using a combination of UV lights and titanium dioxide coating to attract mosquitos and trapping them with a whisper-silent fan, this trap is designed to break the mosquito breeding cycle within six months.

In our analysis, the DynaTrap Whisper-Quiet UV-Bulbs Mosquito Trap placed 5th when we looked at the top 6 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The DynaTrap XL Mosquito and Insect Trap is the same trap you’ve come to depend upon with more insect-attracting power and extended coverage. Each trap comes with two UV bulbs that provide a powerful lure to flying insects while the extra-large size is capable of trapping more insects than ever before. The size of the trap isn’t the only extra-large update made as these traps now provide protection for up to 1 acre of your property. The DynaTrap XL Mosquito and Insect Trap was designed to be simple to use. First, a UV fluorescent bulb generates a warm light, attracting insects. Then a second lure, an exclusive Ti02 titanium dioxide-coated surface, produces CO2 that’s irresistible to mosquitoes. Third, a powerful yet whisper-quiet vacuum fan sucks insects into the retaining cage where they dehydrate and die.

Overview

Mosquito traps come in a variety of sizes and types, from traditional electric grid “zapper” models to silent traps that use light, chemicals, heat or other lures to draw insects away from humans. Many mosquito traps also work on other pests, such as gnats or flies.

A popular type of trap uses hyacinthine light to attract mosquitoes. Hyacinthine light is a very specific range of wavelength (365 to 395 nanometers) within the ultraviolet range (100 to 400 nanometers), named for resembling the hyacinth flower’s natural color.

Mosquitoes primarily see in the wavelength of 395 nanometers (nm), so a trap using this light will result in a more efficient and targeted mosquito trap. If you select a trap that uses an electrical grid to kill insects, it’s recommended to get one with at least 4,000 volts to completely kill any insect it attracts.

Mosquito traps operate best at roughly 7 feet off the ground to ensure they are out of reach of children and still within range of low-flying insects.

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