Sonix Repeller Reviews: Their high frequency sound waves are intolerable to rodents and insects by ultrasonic electronic pests and insect repellent equipment. But it cannot end all of your pest problems if you simply plug one of these devices. Until investment in one system, it is important to understand exactly what these devices can do.
In 2001, the Federal Trade Commission sent a notice to makers of ultrasonic pest control equipment that claims of efficacy must be backed up by scientific evidence.
In summary, ultrasonic pest repellers emit high-frequency sounds that manufacturers say minimize household pest infestation, but laboratory studies have shown that the majority of such devices do not perform as advertised, in violation of FTC guidelines.
Two ultrasonic pest controls, a pet-collar unit and a large unit for household use, were evaluated for their effectiveness in repelling fleas and ticks in a choice chamber. There was a mistake. The research further expands and confirms previous findings that ultrasound is unsuccessful in controlling household and animal pests.