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PetSafe Pawz Away® Outdoor Pet Barrier Extra Transmitter

Works with Pawz Away and YardMax dog training collar devices

Item # 481RFA378

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Item # 481RFA378

About the PetSafe Pawz Away® Outdoor Pet Barrier Extra Transmitter

Keep your dog out of the new flower patch

This rock-shaped transmitter is designed to supplement the Pawz Away Outdoor Pet Barrier system. Every time you plant a new flower patch or discover some other area your pet just can't stay away from, you can add another transmitter to establish a no-go zone up to 16 feet in diameter.

Product highlights:

  • electronic barrier keeps dogs away from gardens and trash cans
  • establishes a no-go zone up to 16' in diameter
  • shaped like a rock so it blends into your outdoor landscape
  • powered by 4 D batteries (not included)
  • compatible with PetSafe YardMax and most Pawz Away products
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • MFR # RFA-378

What's in the box:

  • Barrier transmitter (inside plastic faux "rock")
  • Operating and Training Guide

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More details on the PetSafe Pawz Away® Outdoor Pet Barrier Extra Transmitter

Mark G.

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Overview: The PetSafe Pawz Away Extra Outdoor Pet Barrier allows you to expand your system to multiple outdoor areas. The Pawz Away system is a training tool to teach your pet to stay away from any area you want them to avoid. The transmitter (disguised as a rock) works with a receiver collar (not included) which provides audible and static correction when you pet enters the Barrier Area. Pawz Away is designed for dogs and cats at least 6 months old and 5 pounds and up, and is for outdoor use only. This "extra" transmitter is not a stand-alone system, but simply adds an additional barrier area to an existing Pawz Away system.

Transmitter: The transmitter should be placed near the area you want to prevent your pet from gaining access to. The transmitter sends a spherical radio signal to the Barrier Area. You can create a Barrier Area of 2' to 16' in diameter in increments of 2 feet. You can test the barrier area using the supplied Test Light Tool (included in the full Pawz Away system) to avoid touching the contact points on your skin. The transmitter is disguised as a brownish-colored rock to blend in with your landscaping. It measures roughly 7-1/2" in diameter and 4-3/8" in height.

Power Requirements: The Pawz Away transmitter requires four "D" alkaline batteries (not included). Under normal conditions, the batteries will operate the transmitter for up to one year.

Wire Option: You can expand and customize the size and shape of your outdoor barrier by adding an external wire attached to the transmitter. The signal will transmit through the wire, instead of the barrier transmitter, at a range of up to 12 feet from the outside of the wire. You can add up to 150 feet of direct burial-rated Boundary Wire. The wire attaches to two screws on the bottom of the transmitter. A 2-way switch inside the battery compartment of the transmitter lets you select the internal or external antenna.

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Crutchfield asked: Why did you buy this?
My dogs chose a new site to start their "tunnel to China" project. This should shut it down. [ GEORGE  Sep 04, 2018 ]

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