DYNATRAP Mosquito Trap Owner’s Manual


ALL-WEATHER CONSTRUCTION INDOOR/OUTDOOR RAIN OR SHINEThank you for purchasing the DynaTrap® mosquito trap!This product may be covered by one or more U.S. patents or pending patent applications. See DynaTrap Patents and TrademarksIMPORTANT: READ CAREFULLY IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONSINSTRUCTIONS PERTAINING TO A RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRIC SHOCK, OR INJURY TO PERSONS

WARNING: when using electric appliances, basic precautions should always be followed, including the following:

  1. Please read all instructions before using the DynaTrap® Mosquito Trap and keep for future reference.
  2. To disconnect, turn all controls to the off (“O”) position, then remove plug from outlet.
  3. To reduce the risk of injury from moving parts or electric shock, always turn unit off and disconnect plug before servicing or cleaning.
  4. Do not position the unit near heat, gas, oil or other flammable materials.
  5. Place out of reach from children.
  6. To reduce the risk of electrical shock, do not put appliance in water or other liquid.
  7. Never operate this product if it has a damaged cord or plug, if it is not working properly, if it has been dropped or damaged, or if it has been dropped into water or other liquid.
  8. Connect only to a circuit that is protected by a ground-fault circuit-interrupter (GFCI).
  9. The electrical adapter provided with this product is equipped with a 2-conductor cord and a 2-prong plug as a safety feature. If the plug does not fully fit in the outlet, contact a qualified electrician. To reduce the risk of electrical shock, only plug into a properly installed outlet. Do not attempt to defeat this safety feature.
  10. Do not insert fingers or any foreign objects into the unit while it is connected to an electrical outlet.
  11. Collected mosquitoes within the unit may contribute to fire, so clean mosquitoes from the unit frequently.
  12. Do not clean this product with water spray. Do not place where it can fall into water, or near flammable materials.
  13. Do not touch fan while in motion.
  14. Do not abuse cord–never carry or hang unit by cord or yank it to disconnect from receptacle. Keep cord away from sharp edges.
  15. If using outdoors, use only extension cords with a tag stating, “Suitable for Use with Outdoor Appliances.”
  16. Use only extension cords that have plug and receptacles that match the product plug. Replace or repair damaged cords.
  17. Only use attachments recommended or sold by the manufacturer.
  18. This appliance is provided with double insulation. Use only identical replacement parts. See instructions or Servicing of Double-Insulated Appliances.


Please read these instructions before using the DYNATRAP® Mosquito Trap and keep for future reference.

  1. Unpack unit. Save carton for off-season storage (if needed).
  2. Plug cord into an outlet or UL listed extension cord as described in “IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS”.
  3. The unit will turn on automatically when plugged in.
  4. If hanging or mounting the trap place approximately 3­6 feet above the floor/ground level for optimal catch rate and easy access for cleaning.
  5. or best catch results leave unit on at all times, except when cleaning or servicing.
  6. Catch rate activity will be higher at night. For best catch results it is recommended to keep the unit away from competing for light sources.
  7. It is recommended to place the unit at least 20 to 40 feet away from where people will be sitting.
  8. This unit is all-weather resistant – designed for outdoor use including rainy conditions. Intended for household and commercial, indoor and outdoor use.
  9. SERVICING OF DOUBLE-INSULATED APPLIANCES – In a double-insulated appliance, two systems of insulation are provided instead of grounding. No grounding means is provided on a double-insulated appliance, nor should a means for grounding be added to the appliance. Servicing of a double-insulated appliance requires extreme care and knowledge of the system and should be done only by qualified service personnel. Replacement parts for a double-insulated appliance must be identical to those parts in the appliance. The symbol must be identical to those parts in the appliance. A double-insulated appliance is marked with the words “DOUBLE INSULATION”, “DOUBLE INSULATED” or the symbol:


This device complies with part 18 of the FCC rules. This product may cause interference to radio equipment and should not be installed near maritime safety communications equipment or other critical navigation or communication equipment operating between 0.45-30 MHz. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

  • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
  • Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
  • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
  • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.


Frequent cleaning will prolong the life of the unit, ensure fire prevention and provide for more efficient operation.

  1. Be sure to clean the unit at least once per week.
  2. Unplug the unit.
  3. For weekly cleaning, twist the cage clockwise, and remove the damper by grasping the crossbar near the edge of the damper. Pull up firmly. Remove any buildup from the inside of the retaining cage and fan with a brush. Replace damper, snap firmly into place.
  4. When replacing the retaining cage ­ DO NOT press/push against the screen windows.
  5. Clean prior to off-season storage.


Flying mosquitoes are attracted to the unit by the UV light. The fan then pulls the mosquitoes into the screened base, trapping them until they dehydrate and die. The base can be removed, allowing the contents to be periodically emptied into the trash. Monitor the mosquitoes trapped in the retaining cage, through the see-through screen, and empty when the compartment becomes full.



Possible cause:

Bulb does not illuminate and fan does not spin. No electrical power. 1. Check plug, receptacle, fuse or circuit breaker.
Bulb illuminates, but fan does not spin. Shorted fan. UNPLUG UNIT: Examine fan to see that it is free from foreign material, dirt or buildup of dead mosquitoes. Clean unit as in “CLEANING” section.
Fan spins, but bulb does not illuminate. Burnt out bulb.* The UV-Lamp has an expected lifespan of 20,000 hours and is not replaceable. If lamp fails to illuminate before 20,000 hours of operation, call customer service at 877-403-8727.


DYNAMIC guarantees to the original purchaser that this product is free from defective materials and workmanship. This warranty is limited to remedy any defective part for a period of one year from date of original date of purchase. Retain your original receipt as proof of purchase. This warranty does not apply to the light bulb, nor to, in our judgment, misuse or abuse. If this unit has been altered, no warranty is in force. This warranty does not apply if this unit is purchased outside the United States, excluding Canada and Mexico. In no case shall DYNAMIC be liable for any accidental, punitive, consequential, or any other damages of any kind for breach of this or any other warranty, expressed or implied, whatsoever. Some states do not allow limitation on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights that vary from state to state.


41076 Retaining Cage

To see all replacement and accessory parts available for your DynaTrap, visit www.DynaTrap.ca.


Dynamic Solutions Worldwide, LLC69 N. Locust St., Lititz, PA 175431-877-403-8727 (TRAP)www.dynatrap.ca

Imported by/Importé par:Woodstream Canada Corporation25 Bramtree Court, Unit 1Brampton, ON L6S 6G2© Dynamic Solutions Worldwide, LLC

FOR HOUSEHOLD, INDOOR AND OUTDOOR USE100 – 240 V~ 50/60 Hz 0.4 A max.This device complies with Performance Standards forLight-Emitting Products, 21 CFR, Part 1040, Chapter 1,Subchapter J, Radiological health.


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