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Cost Comparisons of Electronic Fencing System Batteries

Cost Comparisons of Electronic Fencing System Batteries

After compiling data, we have created a relative cost comparison chart showing battery costs of electronic dog fencing systems. This chart can be very helpful in deciding what model you choose to purchase. The chart is arranged to highlight the prices of each battery annually as well as comparing the frequency of average replacement.

Many companies in order to maximize profits have patented hard to find, expensive “proprietary” batteries in order to have full control over their market.

DOGTEK chooses to use long lasting, inexpensive batteries that are readily available everywhere. By doing so, we benefit our customers by saving them money and time from purchasing unneeded proprietary batteries sometimes as often as every month.

Life expectancy of the CR2 batteries in DOGTEK’s systems are 6 months under normal conditions and usage. The retail price of one of these easily found CR2 batteries $2. So on average, annually, the batteries for our EF-4000 Electronic Dog Fence will be $4. Compare that to another model averaging over $95.

 

DOGTEK®EF-4000

Perimeter Technologies®Ultra Fence

PETSAFE®PRF-3004W

Innotek®SD-2000

Invisible Fence®Boundary Plus®

HighTechPet®HC-8000

             
Battery Costannualy $4.00 $39.80 $48.00 $53.70 $70.00 $95.88
Battery Type CR2
(standard)
PTQ1001
(proprietary)
RFA-67
(proprietary)
RFA-18-11
(standard)
PowerCap
(proprietary)
B-3V8
(proprietary)
Battery Price $2.00 $9.95 $4.00 $8.95 $17.50 $7.99
Battery Life 6 months 4 months 1 month 2 months 3 months 1 month
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  1. JamesJanuary 30, 2012

    That’s good to know! I actually used to have the Innotek fence and the battery lasted way less than 2 months.

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