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How to change the mosquito bat battery?

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Mosquito bats are electric devices that run on batteries and batteries have a specific time limit for which they can be used after a charge. Once the batteries are discharged, you will need to recharge them to use the bat again. But, sometimes the battery is not simply discharged but unusable. There are two reasons behind a battery being unusable, either it is damaged or it has completed its lifespan. Whatever the case is when the battery is unusable, all you need to do is replace it with a new one to use your mosquito bat once again. Replacing the old battery of a mosquito bat with a new one is quite easy and you can do it yourself. We have prepared a step-by-step guide on how to change the mosquito bat battery for you. Let’s have a look at this guide in detail. 

Steps to change the mosquito bat battery

Changing the battery of a mosquito bat is a very easy process. You will need some basic tools such as a screwdriver, a scissor (sharp enough to cut wire), a new rechargeable battery, and some wire taping.

Once you have all the required items with you, follow these steps below to replace the old battery with a new one:

  1. Use the screwdriver to open the mosquito bat.
  2. Use the scissor to cut the wire connecting the battery to the bat carefully. Do not cut the wire too close to the base. The leftover wire should be long enough to connect new battery wires to it. 
  3. Take out the new rechargeable battery. Make sure that the make battery is compatible with your mosquito bat meaning, it has the same power as the old one. Also, mark the positive and negative wires correctly to connect the right wires later.
  4. Attach the wires of the new battery to the wires connected to the charging terminals of the bat. Make sure to connect the wires correctly i.e., the positive wire of the battery to the positive terminal of the bat and vice versa. 
  5. Tape the point where the wires are connected to keep in place safe. Use the right taping meaning, the one that will properly stick to the wires. Also, make sure to tape both the wires i.e., positive and negative charge wires separately. 
  6. Once you have taped the wire, place the battery back into its place on the bat properly. 
  7. Close the mosquito bat properly with the help of the screwdriver.
  8. Once the bat is completely closed, plug the mosquito bat into charging and check if the charging light turns on or not. If the charging is working, charge the battery for some time.
  9. After you charge the bat for some time, it is good to use again.
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It is better to change the mosquito bat battery rather than replace the bat as it saves cost and is also environmentally friendly. There are many common problems and solutions regarding mosquito bats that you can face while using them. You can easily solve these problems at your home with the help of some basic tools and basic knowledge about electronics. 

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But, in case your mosquito bat is not working and you are unable to solve the problem, you can get a new and better one. You can get yourself Mr. Right Mosquito Bat, which comes with super quality and within a pocket-friendly cost. It is made of superior quality mesh and steel, has 6 months warranty, and comes in multiple colors. You can also visit our Mr. Right store to browse more mosquito-repellant products to protect yourself from those pesky mosquitoes. 


Following are some of the common questions and their answers regarding mosquito bats: 

  1. Can we touch the net of the mosquito racket?

    No, the net of the mosquito racket has a power supply in it that is required to kill the mosquitoes. Touching the net bare-handed, when it is turned on, can result in electric shock. Even when you turn off the mosquito bat, it is not safe to touch the net with your hands.

  2. Do mosquito bats give shock?

    Yes, mosquito bats can give shocks. Most mosquito bats have about 2500V DC to  3500V DC voltage discharge running through the nets. So, there are chances of electric shocks, if touched directly with hands.

  3. How many hours should we charge mosquito rackets?

    You need to charge the mosquito rackets for about 2-3 hours to get fully charged. Also, make sure to charge your mosquito bat for about 4-5 hours before using it for the first time. 

  4. Which battery is used in mosquito bats?

    Mosquito bats usually have two types of batteries i.e., lithium-ion batteries and lead-acid batteries. Check the product details of the mosquito bat before buying it to be sure which one it uses.

  5. How much voltage is in a mosquito racket?

    There are numerous mosquito rackets available in the market with different voltages in the nets. The voltage in mosquito bats varies from 2500V DC to 3500V DC.

  6. Can we use a Li-ion battery in a mosquito bat?

    Yes, you can use Li-ion batteries in a mosquito bat. Mosquito bats work on two types of batteries, Li-ion (lithium-ion) batteries, and lead-acid batteries.

  7. How do I know if my electric fly swatter is working?

    Your electric fly swatter is working if it creates a spark whenever its net comes in touch with a fly, mosquito, or any other flying insect. Also, when you press the power button of a well-working fly swatter/ mosquito bat, the power light turns on.

  8. How many amps are in an electric fly swatter?

    Electric fly swatters generally use around 2 amps, which is enough to kill insects.

  9. Can a bug zapper hurt a human?

    Yes, a bug zapper can hurt a human as it uses electric power in its nets to kill the bugs. If you touch the net with your hand, you might get an electric shock. The power used in the net might not kill you, but it can still harm your health. 

  10. Are mosquitoes attracted to light or dark clothing?

    Mosquitoes are attracted to bold and dark colors such as black, red, navy blue, floral, etc. So, it is a better option to wear light-colored and long-sleeved clothing to avoid mosquitoes.

  11. Do LED mosquito traps work?

    Yes, LED mosquito traps work. It has been found in studies that LEDs emit a specific wavelength that is very efficient in attracting mosquitoes.

  12. Do UV mosquito killers work?

    The UV light in the mosquito bats helps in attracting the mosquitoes towards the device, where they are ultimately electrocuted and killed.

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