The Scarecrow Sprinkler Is An Innovative Backyard Animal Deterrent

Owning a home is the American dream and millions put great pride in keeping not only the interior of their homes looking perfect, but also put great pride in the exterior appearance of their home. For many, a beautifully maintained yard and garden are a source of pride in their home. However, there are always hurdles in maintaining a perfect yard and garden, neighborhood pets and wildlife being the chief destroyers of beautiful landscaping. Homeowners can’t sit home all day however keeping a vigilant eye on their property, so for these folks Contech Electronics developed the Scarecrow Motion-Activated Sprinkler system.

The Scarecrow Sprinkler is a motion and noise activated sprinkler system that offers a humane deterrent to prevent neighborhood pets and wildlife from destroying beautifully landscaped yards and gardens. The system is made of a plastic shaft with metal sprinkler head and includes a 9-volt battery powered motion detector. The Scarecrow weighs just 1.4 pounds and is easily installed and send a gentle, surprising spray of water up to 1,000 feet to deter animals from entering yards and gardens.

The Positives
Scarecrow motion-activated sprinkler for humane animal deterrence. Detects and sprays animals in a 1,000 square foot area day and night. The scarecrow water sprinkler is lightweight plastic shaft; metal sprinkler head. Includes sprinkler, mount, and motion detector; 9-volt battery not included. Setting the Scarecrow up is fast and easy, and doesn’t require any special tools.

The Negatives
Some have said the motion activated sprinkler it has trouble detecting smaller critters. The advertised sprinkler range of scarecrow has been disputed by reviewers.

So What’s The Scoop?
While some users have found that animals such as raccoons are not easily deterred by the system; the vast majority of Scarecrow Sprinkler users found it was not only helpful in keeping rabbits away from their beloved gardens but it also prevented neighboring dogs from leaving “presents” in their yard.

Scarecrow Motion Activated Sprinkler Set.

Scarecrow Water Sprinkler.

2 Responses

  1. Product Scoop says:

    Feel free to share any of your questions or comments concerning this Scarecrow Sprinkler review! Here’s the manufacturer link for the Contech Electronics CRO101 Scarecrow Motion-Activated Sprinkler.

  2. Lisa says:


    We have barking dogs and wanted to use this for noise control only. We were going to cover the eye sensor for motion so it only goes off when the dogs bark.

    Would this work on the Scarecrow?

    Thank you in advance.


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