What does the Mosquitron actually do? It is a small catcher that emits a safe UV light attracting insects. It actually zaps the bugs with phototaxis wavelengths instead of just batting away at the bugs. They fall into the bottom of the catcher, where you can unscrew it and empty it out. It works on a USB power outlet, so it saves you the time of having to replace batteries and finding a wall outlet. It does not work on just mosquitos, as indicated by the name, but on a variety of bugs.
First impressions: I first tried the Mosquitron at home, though I bought it with the intention of using it while camping during the summer. I waited until it was darker outside (around dusk) and took it out of the package. The first thing I noticed was how light it was. It was very compact in the packaging, which is a plus for me because I know I will be able to slip it into any bag I pack for camping. Knowing that I would be going camping about two weeks after this product arrived, I wanted to test run it and make sure it worked. I set it up in my bedroom on the bureau, plugged it into my power bank (purchased way before I considered buying the Mosquitron) and let it run. Two days after, I turned it off to check the bug catcher at the bottom, and boy, was I surprised with how many bugs I found! At the same time, I was also impressed by how well the catcher seemed to work (especially since I was not aware that there were more than a few bugs around my house).
Why I like it: I love Mosquitron mainly because it actually traps and kills bugs, which is something that you do not see. Unlike using bug sprays, citronella candles, etc. the Mosquitron uses absolutely no chemicals. It is a safer, healthier alternative to becoming bug free. It is compact and portable and can go from home to campsite (though it can go anywhere) with no known issues. It makes no noise (at the very least, no noise that would be heard by humans), and the small blue light that it emits is enough to ignore. After having cleaned it for the first time, I can sleep anywhere confidently knowing that I will not be eaten alive or even remotely disturbed by bugs.
Tips: Let it run for two or three days undisturbed before you clean it for the first time. From there, you should consider cleaning it once a week. You may be surprised at what (and how much) you catch! Also, always make sure you have a USB connection handy. It could be a laptop, a power bank, etc. and any USB works.
Final thoughts: It is easy to set up, easy to use, easy to clean and easily portable. Why didn’t I purchase this sooner? It will make your life a lot easier, I can promise you that. It is a lot healthier that bug sprays, and unlike bug sprays, the Mosquitron actually KILLS bugs. It doesn’t get much better than this!
You can order the Mosquitron here. Enjoy the 50% Off white it lasts.