Portable Electric Bear Fences For Any Adventure

What’s that clicking sound?

That’s the sound of energy being discharged along the fence wire.

The flow of electricity is regulated by an energizer (also called a charger). It stores electrons in a “capacitor” and then releases them in a “pulse”; after each pulse the capacitor stores up electrons for the next pulse.

Clicking indicates pulses being released by the second. However, each pulse lasts a tiny fraction of a second.

This is meant to allow a bear to get away from the fence once it has taken a shock i.e the connection will last but for a split second so the bear won’t be “stuck” to the fence. The bear will be deterred, shaken, not harmed.

When you hear a clicking sound like a metronome, that’s your Bear Sentry operating normally.

If you hear something else or in addition, like a popping, fizzing or crackling noise, there might be something wrong: go check your set up for a short (see the FAQ “How do I know if the fence is working properly?”)

Leave a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published