Speedrite 12000i 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 is ideal for large and medium sized farms away from the public. Can be used with a remote/fault finder to make working on fences more efficient, but remote is not included.
Batteries sold separately. Can be controlled with a remote control (see under accessories tab below) but sold separately.
- 16 stored joules.
- 12 released joules.
- 6.89 joules in moist soils.
- .60 joules in dry soils.
- Requires 36 ft of ground rod (To order, see accessories tab above.) in the ground.
- Includes a battery lead set.
- Has a 110v plug on a 5' cord.
- 2 prong plug.
- Includes an on/off switch.
- Draws 11 watts per hour.
- Draws 1100 mA per hour on the fast setting and 600 mA per hour on the slow setting.
- Use a 90-120 watt solar panel.
- Will last 2.5* days when set to the fast pulse and 4* days when set to the slow pulse. Assumes being drawn down to 40% between recharges.
- Indicator lights show output voltage and battery condition.
- Backlit LCD screen displays output voltage, battery voltage and earth voltage.
- Has multiple pulse settings.
- 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 pulse at night and slow during the day. Use for nocturnal livestock and predators or when visitors are more likely to be around.
- Slow at night and fast during the day. Use when pressure is higher during the day than at night (diurnal livestock).
- 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.
- Manufactured by Tru Test.
- Can be controlled with a remote control (see under accessories tab above) but sold separately.
- 5 miles of a 5-7 strand fence
- 40 of the 164' sheep/goat nets
- 20 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.
- Low-impedance units work effectively with high weed/grass loads, but not as well with dry soils or poor conductors.
- Safe to use with all polywires, polyropes, tapes and electrified nets.
- Modular so it can be easily repaired.
- Mount the energizer at desired location, inside, away from risk of fire.
- Connect insulated cable (stripped back 2-3" on ends) to the fence terminal on energizer, run the cable to the fence line and connect.
- Then run a second length of cable from the ground terminal (with ends stripped again) on the energizer to the ground rod.
- Secure to ground rod with a clamp.
- Plug into outlet and test fence with a fence tester.
- Warning: High joule unit. Use with caution.
- Make sure the energizer is turned off before working on the fence or the energizer.
- Use on size appropriate fences
- 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 the fence is at fault, then you must find the fault(s) and fix them. Here's how to start this process:
If you have a Fault Finder you can simply touch the fence with the Fault Finder at various points along the electric fence(s). The Fault Finder will tell you at each point which direction to go in to locate the problem. Move in that direction testing as you go and you will arrive at the problem.
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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Robert M from Missouri
Very wet spring in Missouri, having problems keeping miles of sheep fence hot. Replaced a 10j unit with this 12j and immediately had an increase in voltage BUT far more important to me, this charged was able to 'brown off' leaves FAR better.