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Zareba 5-Mile AC-Powered Charger

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The Zareba AC-Powered, Five-Mile Charger can serve as your trusted animal control ally. This innovative, light-duty electric fence charger is capable of providing an uninterrupted electrical current for farm fence lines up to five miles in length during peak operating conditions. This charger is equipped with a one-amp fuse, along with a fused panel for maximum down-line protection in the event of unexpected power surges, as well as a weather-resistant cabinet to prevent the elements from damaging its internal circuitry. The Zareba AC-Powered, Five-Mile Charger can perform flawlessly in the most demanding operating conditions.

  • 5-mile range in ideal conditions
  • High-power, low-cost
  • Extension power cord for easy placement
  • Input voltage: 110-120 VAC, 60 Hz, 1VA
  • Output Joule rating: 0.1
  • Pulsating AC current output energizer
  • 1 year limited warranty

Note: This product may require up to 2 additional days for order processing prior to shipping

Specification Description
Product Type: Electric Fence Controllers
Warranty: 1-Year Limited
Brand: Zareba
Power Type: Electric
Manufacturer Part Number EA5M-Z
Zareba 5-Mile AC-Powered Charger is rated 2.7 out of 5 by 6.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Terrible product. Not what was pictured online Bought. Waited a week to arrive in store. Once I went to pickup it was not what I ordered online. Was advised was an old picture!! It was half the size of what was online. Terrible.
Date published: 2017-05-27
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Install issues: at least 30', but no more than 20' I bought this fence charger for a three-sided dog run along side of my house. The concern I have with this fence charger is in the instructions to install it. It says not to run an extension cord to it, so that means I need to plug it in at the house. No problem. It says to mount it under shelter. Again, no problem because I have an outlet on the covered porch. Now what do I do about the grounding system? Instructions say it should not be more than 20 ft from the fence controller. The problem is that the ground systems also needs to be at least 30 feet from the house because of "stray voltage", because that's were I have buried phone wires and an underground copper line for my propane tank. So where do I put the grounding system? Go figure. So, I still keep my dog on a tie-out for now, until I have time to discuss this on the phone with a help line. I suggest people figure out the installation issues before purchasing one, to make sure you can meet the requirements.
Date published: 2017-02-24
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not Worth The Effort This charger worked for two or three days and died.
Date published: 2016-10-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent when used within reason and properly gro The picture and description refers to the older model, it has actually been redesigned and is now the EA5M-Z. If you go to Zareba's website you will see it is .1 joules, 1VA and 6350 volts unloaded. You can expect a 20% drop when actually installed, so figure somewhere around 5000 volts. We have about one acre fenced in for our pair of goats. We have 48in 4x4 sheep fencing and one strand of hot wire at about 55 in high. We only have concerns with the goats getting out along about a 500 ft length of the fence line. With 17g aluminum wire and one 8 ft galvanized ground rod completely buried, we used 12g wire to make the ground and hot jumper connection. The lead goat (the one who started jumping the fence and is the reason for the addition of the electrified wire) jumped up to the fence and touched her nose briefly to the hot wire before yelping and taking off. She hasn't gotten close to the fence since. Have reasonable expectations of what this can do and get a significant ground system (grounding is more important really than the acre or joule rating within reason).
Date published: 2014-08-13
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Can I use this with 17g aluminum wire? Is this continuous current?

Asked by: Karakus
This fence charger provides a pulsating output. We recommend using between 9 and 20 gauge galvanized or aluminum wire.
Answered by: American FarmWorks Support
Date published: 2017-01-19

says weather-resistant - is it actually waterproof?

Asked by: KarenLN
This charger is not waterproof. It should be mounted either inside or in a waterproof enclosure.
Answered by: American FarmWorks Support
Date published: 2018-04-16

What size animals does this take care of

Asked by: Terrylw
This product can be used to keep out wildlife and pets, including dogs, rabbits and fowl.
Answered by: American FarmWorks Support
Date published: 2017-10-21
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