Speedrite 1000 Energizer
Advanced low impedance electric fence energizer offers uncompromising performance and a no-nonsense approach to livestock control.
Dual purpose: can be plugged in or used with a 12v battery. This unit offers unique power settings with different pulse rates to help conserve battery power and make the fences safer for unknowing visitors.
Batteries sold separately.
- 1.4 stored joules.
- 1 released joules.
- 0.87 joules in moist soils.
- .35 joules in dry soils.
- Requires 3' of ground rod (To order, see accessories tab above.) in the ground.
- Comes with a 110v plug-in adapter with a 6' cord and a 12v battery adapter.
- Comes with wiring harness to connect energizer to fence and energizer to ground rod.
- Includes an on/off switch.
- Has 4 pulse settings to adapt to various situations.
- Slow setting- approximately 2.5 seconds between pulses. Use where unknowing visitors may accidentally touch the fence or where livestock/predator pressure is low. 25 pulses per minute.
- Fast-day and slow at night. Use when pressure is higher during the day than at night (diurnal livestock).
- Fast- night and slow during the day. Use for nocturnal livestock and predators or when visitors are more likely to be around.
- Fast setting- Pulse rate is approximately 1.5 seconds. Use when animal pressure is great and where no visitors may contact the fence. 40 pulses per minute.
- Draw from a 12v battery is 90 milliampere(mA) per hour when set on the 'fast pulse' setting and 53mA when set to the 'slow pulse' setting. With this energizer a 12v 100 ampere hour, deep cycle battery will last 28* days when set on the fast setting and 47* days when set on the low setting. *Assumes being drawn down to 40% between charges.
- Use a 10-20 watt solar panel.
- Draws 1 watt per hour.
- Indicator lights show output voltage and battery condition.
- Manufactured by Tru Test.
- 2 mile of 3 strand cattle fence
- 3/4 mile of a 5-7 strand sheep fence,
- 10 of the 164' sheep/goat nets
- 4-5 of the 164' poultry nets. All distances are dependent on amount of grass/weed load on the fence.
Can be used as a solar energizer
- See options under accessories tab above.
- Versatile, can be used as a plug-in energizer or as a battery energizer.
- Adapts from one style to the other in a few seconds.
- Easily moved around.
- Quickly mounts to a wall or fence post.
- The decision is yours as to pulse rate and battery consumption based on your needs.
- Mount the energizer at desired location. If using as a plug-in unit, it must be inside, away from risk of fire.
- Connect the Fence earth terminal (green) to the ground rod(s).
- Connect the fence output terminal (red) to the fence.
- Connect the energizer to the mains/battery with correct adapter.
- Turn energizer on to desired pulse setting.
- Check the voltage on the fence with a fence tester.
To Reduce Risk & Liability
- Never place your head or upper spine near an electrified wire. Accidental head or neck contact can occur when pushing a voltage probe into the soil. Be careful when doing so to avoid head-to-wire contact!
- Never attempt to step over or climb through an energized fence of any kind.
- Never encourage anyone to touch an electric fence.
- Test the energizer first
- Turn off energizer.
- Disconnect ground wire and the fence wire.
- Turn energizer back on.
- With fence tester, put the ground probe (or clamp) to the ground terminal on the energizer and the metal loop (or positive clamp) at the top of the tester to the fence/positive terminal. The reading you get tells you how well the energizer is working without any other variables. If there is a very low voltage (under 4000v) or no voltage, then the energizer may have a problem. If the voltage is high (greater than 4000v) then the trouble lies with your fence. Most energizers put out between 5000v and 8000v when there is no load (i.e. no fence hooked up).
- Check that the 110v outlet is "live" by using a plug-in drill or test light.
- If the test light works and the energizer does not, call Premier.
- If it's a 12 volt energizer carry the unit to a nearby vehicle and attach the input cords carefully to the vehicle's battery.
- If the energizer now works, then your fencer's battery needs to be recharged or replaced.
- If the energizer does not work, then you should call Premier re. repairs.
If you lack a Fault Finder…
- Walk or drive along the fence looking for any point in which the energized wires touch the soil, a steel post or a steel wire. On HT wire fences, check the wires at braces to see if they are touching a hot wire. On netting, look for a hot wire touching the metal stake at the bottom of the plastic posts. Also look for damaged insulators.
- If the fence can be separated into several parts (by switches or by disconnecting parts of it), you can locate the problem by beginning at the far end and then progressively turn off or disconnect the sections of fence. When the voltage on the remaining fence rises sharply, you've located the section(s) that's causing the problems.
- The alternative to (2.) is to begin at the fencer and progressively turn on sections of the fence. When the voltage suddenly drops you can assume that the problem is in the section most recently connected.
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Cheyne H from California
I keep pigs on a 2-3 wire pen using Intellirope on a spool. This Energizer powers the fence from a Deep Cycle Marine battery very well. I like the multiple settings (slow/fast shock, night/day, + battery check) and it's light weight and durability. They have lasted me multiple years (going on 3) and I ordered another one for rotations.
Jonathan H from Mississippi
First one I've ever owned. However I used dozens of these over my 5 years at Polyface Farm. They work flawlessly year after year! Extremely durable!
David B from Tennessee
I purchased this as my 2nd energizer for a 2nd mobile chicken coup/mesh net fence. The original was a Stafix X1 and the Speedrite 1000 appears to be an OEM'd version of the Stafix, but for less money (about $30 when shipping is taken into account). Both units are rock solid and I couldn't ask for more functionality. It drives the mesh net fence easily at 8kv+ even when there are a number of spots it is in contact with wet grass. I will be purchasing the Speedrite's exclusively in the future, presuming they remain less costly than the Stafix.
Jose B from Ohio
The energizer works as advertised. I run 3 100feet electric fence sections to keep my sheep eating around the house. I have it running directly from a garage outlet, no battery, and it keeps the sheep inside and away from the fence. It works every time. I also bought 3 sections of a 100ft electric fence for sheep which I will review separately.
Benjamin G from Kentucky
This energizer is a great value, and has all the leads to connect it to the fence, ground and power source. I love that it is ac/dc so you can use it multiple ways. I currently have two and will be buying more in the future.