Product Comparison: Dynatrap DT1050 vs Flowtron BK-40D


General Specifications
Brand
Dynatrap
Flowtron
Model
DT1050
BK40D
Origin
China
USA
About the Product
The Dynatrap Insect Trap lets you take back your yard without the need for chemicals, pesticides, or propane. Attract, trap and kill flying insects including mosquitoes, biting flies, Asian beetles, wasps, hornets, yellow jackets, moths, stink bugs and more!
Rid your outdoor living areas of flying insect pests - without harming the environment! Insect remains, uncontaminated by pesticides, fall to the ground to be naturally reabsorbed into the ecosystem. Maintenance free operation features UV light and an electrified grid that eliminates thousands of flying pests for just pennies a day.
Key Specs
Coverage Area
21780
Outdoor: 1 acre
Power
15 watts
40 watts
Bulb Type
Replacement UV bulb
One 40 watt high intensity ultraviolet, (black light), bulb BF-190
Location
Outdoor
Outdoor
Combats
Mosquitoes, Biting flies, Asian beetles, Wasps, Hornets, Yellow jackets, Moths
Mosquitoes, Flies, Moths
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Dynatrap DT1050 Half Acre Mosquito Trap
  • Those little flying critters have vanished from my backyard. This is the first season I have been able to enjoy my backyard without getting eaten alive by bugs! YEA!!
  • This keeps the gnats and misquitos away. It's great, we can really enjoy the backyard. It makes a big difference.
  • I placed this under our pine tree in the backyard. Followed instructions regarding height and minimum distance from porch/ hammock area. It has now been three weeks and the mosquitos are under control.
  • It also captures other flying insects like moths, flies, and other un-classified winged insects. Anything that is attracted to the light gets sucked in. But I'm okay with that.
  • I'm not sure this really works for Mosquitos. I'm capturing moths, ladybugs, leaf hoppers and some kind of flies...but very few mosquitos.
  • There's a little pocket on the cover that holds a round mosquito chemical attractant...I use this and I still don't see a lot of mosquitos in the cup.
  • At first I was super excited. It was about a half inch deep with moths and other bugs after the first few days. Unfortunately it never caught more than that. I moved it to severa other spots in the yard, and still, no seeming change in the mosquito population, nor have I had to empty it even once.
Flowtron BK-40D Electronic Insect Killer
  • Not wanting to lather ourselves in bug spray before bed, we opted for the BK-40D zapper. Boy, are we glad we did!
  • As good as the BK-40D has been in keeping mosquitoes away from my yard, and as helpful as Flowtron's tech support has been, I cannot give this product more than three stars.
  • We put this Flowtron BK-40D bug zapper about 25 feet from our deck and have found it to be very effective.
  • As for the BK-40D, this bad boy is awesome! Before, I never liked being outside for too long due to being pestered by bugs.
  • Regarding the BK-40D. Not really sure it killed very many mosquitoes but it really did a number on moths and the like.
Size & Weight
Height
12 in.
16.5 in.
Width
5.5 in.
9.75 in.
Depth
5.5 in.
9.75 in.
Weight
2.81 lb.
5 lb.
Features
Materials
Weatherproof metal
Weatherproof polycarbonate
Mount
Hanging
Hanging
Electrified Grid
No
AC Powered Grid: 5500V
Collection Tray
Yes
No
Power Cord
10 ft.
1 ft.
Extras
Exclusive Ti02 titanium dioxide-coated surface produces CO2, Durable, all-weather construction, Pesticide and odor free, Whisper quiet operation, No zapping or buzzing, No expensive attractant or propane required
Patented, high efficiency, non-clogging killing grid, Transformer powered Vertical Rod killing grid system, USDA tested Octenol attractant, a proven mosquito lure - FREE 30 day cartridge
What customers say about "Features"
Dynatrap DT1050 Half Acre Mosquito Trap
  • It is super easy to set up. You plug it in, hang it, and let it perform its function. In my opinion, this is literally the best functioning mosquito trap for the money.
  • It also lures and traps biting flies, which was a pleasant surprise. As far as the seller, the trap arrived quickly and was packaged nicely.
  • I have had this installed by our pool for about 2 months. So far I have emptied it four times and it has been just about full every time. We have horrible mosquitoes every year and this has cut down dramatically since I have installed this trap.
  • Purchased it last in the summer last year so I really didn't get to see it work that long. However I live in a wooded area and as yet I have not had to empty the basket once and its been on for almost two months. Personally if it sound to good to be true, well you know the rest.
  • I was actually happy with the product, because it allowed us to use our backyard. But after a few weeks this year, the fan burned out. It happened about 6 weeks after the 1 year warranty expired. I bought this product because it looked heavy duty and I hoped it would stand the test of time.
  • I ran this thing for a week straight in mid august it definately attacted insects towards it but at the end of the week when I did a clean out there was bugs in it but if lucky 10 mosquitos. Back to spraying ecosmart
Flowtron BK-40D Electronic Insect Killer
  • Easy set up, low hum not not noticeable when place 20 feet away.
  • It runs fairly silently, and the bulb is super bright (so I'm sure I'm attracting all those nasty skeeters from my neighbors yard (they left their pool up over the winter/spring, and it has become a breeding ground).
  • I added an outdoor photocell to the extension cord and once the sun started to drop it’s been dealing out death all night! So far so good...
  • We hang this in our yard, at the end of a 50 foot extension cord -it only has a 6 inch cord, you will need an extension cord!- on a shepherd's hook.
  • Cord is really short, if you don't have an outlet in your eave, order an outdoor extension cord.
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications
CE
UL, CSA
Manufacturer warranty
1 year(s)
2 year(s)
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
119.00 $
60.95 $


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