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Prime Day Has My Favorite Bug Zapper Discounted by $50

Prime Day is the perfect time to pick up those random gadgets you've needed for a long time.

James Bricknell Senior Editor
James has been writing about technology for years but has loved it since the early 90s. While his main areas of expertise are maker tools -- 3D printers, vinyl cutters, paper printers, and laser cutters -- he also loves to play board games and tabletop RPGs.
Expertise 3D printers, maker tools such as Cricut style vinyl cutters and laser cutters, and traditional paper printers Credentials
  • 6 years working professionally in the 3D printing space / 4 years testing consumer electronics for large websites.
James Bricknell
dynatrap bug zapper hanging on a garden veranda
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I know, I know. Bug zappers aren't the most glamorous technology to write about. It's not exactly a 4K TV for $230, but this Prime Day the Dynatrap half-acre bug zapper is only $93, saving you $51 off its baseline price. 

Since moving to Virginia from the desert of California, I've had to deal with mosquitoes on a scale hereto unknown. Seriously, they are everywhere. The Dynatrap fits in really nicely with its hammered bronze-looking aesthetic and has managed to kill entire generations of bugs in my backyard. 

I've tried to keep it as far as I can away from our sitting areas, the box recommends 20 to 40 feet away but that's hard to do when it needs power. Even from where it's placed, the Dynatrap works exactly as you would hope. While some of the big moths and fireflies escape its clutches, those pesky biting bugs don't. I've not been bitten while sitting outside since I bought this.
Right now there is a $51 saving, so it's well worth buying one this Prime Day.