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Detecting mosquitoes and kill them

Postby duikkie » Fri Aug 04, 2017 5:27 pm

i have Mosquito bumps all over , and my wife says because i am yummy and irresistible. to all female. but .....

it is Itching to much !!!

i tryed the uv light thing , the sound thing, the deet thing, the clothes on but nothing helps :cry:

so i was thinking what about a bat convertor. i can not hear the mosquitoes any more ( sound lose in the ears, high beeeeeeeeeep)

so i am looking for a ultra sound detection/ converter so i can look for the Stab animal myself and kill them with bare hands

schematic or china thing perhaps ?

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Re: Detecting mosquitoes and kill them

Postby 1024MAK » Fri Aug 04, 2017 5:35 pm

But do these electronic gadgets that are, so say designed to keep mosquitoes away, work?

I'm not convinced, as the rodent repellers don't work...

Anyway, all they appear to be is an astable oscillator running at a frequency just in the upper audio range or just above. Often driving a piezo disc instead of a paper cone loud speaker.

See these You Tube videos

And these:

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Re: Detecting mosquitoes and kill them

Postby duikkie » Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:02 pm

all electronic things don't work , DEET works but you can't cover yourself 24 hours with it

wire-netting the hole house helps but you have always one female that slips in :)

i want to dectect them , if i know where to look. they don't fly to there death , they are smart.

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Re: Detecting mosquitoes and kill them

Postby 1024MAK » Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:48 pm

I have no idea on how to detect them... :(

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Re: Detecting mosquitoes and kill them

Postby duikkie » Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:56 pm

I was thinking about bat. Something of a ultra sound receiver or module

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Re: Detecting mosquitoes and kill them

Postby CMcDougall » Fri Aug 04, 2017 8:54 pm

All these electrical things don't work at all, when you see them on white walls, take a lighter to them!

Go to sleep in a net around your bed works, but the noise of them keep you awake....

someone said you have to take vitamin B12 tablets for a week, then they don't like your taste of blood, hope the Mrs still does.... :lol:
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Re: Detecting mosquitoes and kill them

Postby steve3000 » Fri Aug 04, 2017 9:52 pm

One word: Marmite.

Usually airborne insects target me at the first opportunity. However on the recommendation of a friend, I did a week of marmite on toast for breakfast, before backpacking through south east Asia. Only two mosquitos dared to bite. :)

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Re: Detecting mosquitoes and kill them

Postby Elminster » Fri Aug 04, 2017 9:53 pm

I had visions of you smearing yourself all over with marmite.

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Re: Detecting mosquitoes and kill them

Postby steve3000 » Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:50 pm

Yikes, wouldn't wish that image on anyone... :shock:

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Re: Detecting mosquitoes and kill them

Postby duikkie » Sat Aug 05, 2017 6:17 am

marmite only a wast product in UK ?

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Re: Detecting mosquitoes and kill them

Postby 1024MAK » Sat Aug 05, 2017 6:21 am

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Re: Detecting mosquitoes and kill them

Postby duikkie » Sat Aug 05, 2017 7:46 am

oke by-product then,

The British version of the product is a sticky, dark brown food paste with a distinctive, powerful flavour, which is extremely salty.

not good for old people with high blood presure. and you eat this stuff ?

In the Netherlands, Marmite 125g jar and 200g Squeeze jar are available in most supermarkets and some tiny grocery stores.
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Re: Detecting mosquitoes and kill them

Postby daveejhitchins » Sat Aug 05, 2017 7:52 am

duikkie wrote:not good for old people with high blood presure.
Really . . . You don't eat enough to cause problems :lol:
duikkie wrote:and you eat this stuff ?
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Re: Detecting mosquitoes and kill them

Postby duikkie » Sat Aug 05, 2017 7:59 am

it is 10% salt !! , like salt water

daveejhitchins wrote:
duikkie wrote:not good for old people with high blood presure.
Really . . . You don't eat enough to cause problems :lol:
duikkie wrote:and you eat this stuff ?
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Re: Detecting mosquitoes and kill them

Postby RobGT » Sat Aug 05, 2017 8:48 am

Last year I was in Scotland, the country with all those tiny creepy biting midges. I used Smidge against the midges, as deet products won't help. At home I use this Smidge against mosquito’s and it's working wonderful. My wife uses Vicks VapoRub. Both products are less toxic to human than deet products.

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Re: Detecting mosquitoes and kill them

Postby Elminster » Sat Aug 05, 2017 9:11 am

duikkie wrote:oke by-product then,

The British version of the product is a sticky, dark brown food paste with a distinctive, powerful flavour, which is extremely salty.

not good for old people with high blood presure. and you eat this stuff ?

In the Netherlands, Marmite 125g jar and 200g Squeeze jar are available in most supermarkets and some tiny grocery stores.


It is a health food, you will live to 125 years old. :evil:

I took some on holiday once, locals thought it was chocolate spread and spread it about an inch thick on toast. They were rather surprised when they ate it. :D

Jungle formula and boots are quite good, so they say, but contain deet, Which some people like to avoid (although generally more effective). I remember one of the review found a very effective spray that had no deet.

Need to get some more myself in next week or so.

Interesting article.
http://www.thomson.co.uk/blog/2016/02/a ... wrong-why/


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Re: Detecting mosquitoes and kill them

Postby duikkie » Sat Aug 05, 2017 11:41 am

still not an answer to my Qeustion.

all above is how not to been seen by the mosquit.

i want to see the mosquit !!! then i will kill then by hand or pillow or something else

only my ears are not good, i never hear the mosquitoes even it is beating my ear :(
i never see them because well i am over 18 years old :)

i know that wasp eat mosquitoes, but a wasp nest in ever room of our house will kill any love from the big female :)
i know the spider eats mosquitoes, but allso a problem with .....

i know about bats , so i was thinking bats use ultra sound. so how about that ???

the sound of a mosquito , which freq ?? ( most people can hear them , so a detection of that sound wave must be a posible) a mic with some lights how close you are and then swaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaap

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Re: Detecting mosquitoes and kill them

Postby 1024MAK » Sat Aug 05, 2017 11:55 am

The problems are:
  • What frequently range?
  • How sensitive does the system need to be to be able to "detect" them?
  • What sensor (microphone) is best to use?
  • How to avoid false positives- that is, how to design it so that it is not triggered by normal sounds...
Oh and the damn things keep moving about...

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Re: Detecting mosquitoes and kill them

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Re: Detecting mosquitoes and kill them

Postby duikkie » Sat Aug 05, 2017 12:04 pm

i know i don't hear above 10khz :( but some people hear them so 10khz-30khz)

microphone ? normal range ( because some can hear them)

cutting all sound below ??5khz and above 30 khz ??

mosquitoes sleep day time :)

1024MAK wrote:The problems are:
  • What frequently range?
  • How sensitive does the system need to be to be able to "detect" them?
  • What sensor (microphone) is best to use?
  • How to avoid false positives- that is, how to design it so that it is not triggered by normal sounds...
Oh and the damn things keep moving about...

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Re: Detecting mosquitoes and kill them

Postby Elminster » Sat Aug 05, 2017 1:26 pm

You are probably onto a loser. As you say they are active when you are asleep. So hearing them doesn't help. I can still hear them, even though I am old,but that does really help as they get me when asleep.

Repellants, screens and nets are the only solution know to be effective.

If we come up with some better on here we will all be millionaires. I spend a fair amount of my time in places with malaria, dengue etc. and would love an automated listening killozap robot drone


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Re: Detecting mosquitoes and kill them

Postby duikkie » Sat Aug 05, 2017 1:42 pm

and for sleeping in it :),

Elminster wrote:Or one of these, very fashionable.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Mosquito-Net- ... 2452755976

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Re: Detecting mosquitoes and kill them

Postby 1024MAK » Sat Aug 05, 2017 1:46 pm

Elminster wrote:..would love an automated listening killozap robot drone

Zapping with high voltage, that's something I can do (or rather design and build into a device). It's the detecting, targeting and aiming that are the problems. Especially doing it quickly... :roll:

Oh, and I can get it to say EXTERMINATE!!! in a Dalek voice if you really want :lol:

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Re: Detecting mosquitoes and kill them

Postby Elminster » Sat Aug 05, 2017 1:57 pm

Just remind me not to come round your house in the summer in case I am mistaken for a pest.

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Re: Detecting mosquitoes and kill them

Postby duikkie » Sat Aug 05, 2017 2:03 pm

i am not sure, all know today are to protect us, it is time we become the hunter :D

i hope someone out here is a mosquito spotter, who know by sound what mosquito there is flying :lol:

i know i can't hear them , but the speed of there wigs make a sound, i hope it is Specifically for that animal ?

if you convert with mic and a module in an alarm , at least you know a mosquito is actieve in your room.
(in places with malaria or much mosquitoes this will not help) but in our countries mostly one bite every night it helps
to know.

the problem left is if they are hidding ( no flying) , how to detect that ?

most people don't like sport of hunter the hole night for one mosquito , but if you are like me
and have Itching for one bite the whole weak, then you don't give up :)

i can't have 24/7 DEET on me , it will kill me allso.

Elminster wrote:You are probably onto a loser. As you say they are active when you are asleep. So hearing them doesn't help. I can still hear them, even though I am old,but that does really help as they get me when asleep.

Repellants, screens and nets are the only solution know to be effective.

If we come up with some better on here we will all be millionaires. I spend a fair amount of my time in places with malaria, dengue etc. and would love an automated listening killozap robot drone

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Re: Detecting mosquitoes and kill them

Postby duikkie » Sat Aug 05, 2017 2:05 pm

that is a must :evil: , or switch between that and terminator !!

1024MAK wrote:
Elminster wrote:..would love an automated listening killozap robot drone

Zapping with high voltage, that's something I can do (or rather design and build into a device). It's the detecting, targeting and aiming that are the problems. Especially doing it quickly... :roll:

Oh, and I can get it to say EXTERMINATE!!! in a Dalek voice if you really want :lol:

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Re: Detecting mosquitoes and kill them

Postby duikkie » Sat Aug 05, 2017 2:21 pm

this is what it looks like, after a few days
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Re: Detecting mosquitoes and kill them

Postby BigEd » Sat Aug 05, 2017 2:25 pm

ooyah.

The thing with a big box fan and a fine mesh seemed good to me: they die of dehydration apparently, in the breeze.

The other thing, with yeast and sugar water in a trap, I'm not so sure how convincing it is but it's cheap and easy to try.

I can hear them but only when they are inches from my ear. So, I think they are quite quiet.


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