active bed bug monitors

BBAlert Passive bed bug monitors now available

August 22, 2010

I updated this post on passive monitors yesterday, to add up to date information on and photos of the BBAlert Passive Monitor, designed by David Cain of 

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Bed bugs or not? Introducing the Bed Bug Beacon

March 12, 2010

Got bed bugs?  Sometimes it can be hard to tell, but determining whether you have them may be getting easier. The Bed Bug Beacon is an inexpensive active bed bug monitor for at-home use. It looks like David James, creator of the Packtite, has come up with another winner.  Like the DIY dry ice monitor […]

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Bed bugs in NightWatch active bed bug monitor (photo)

September 15, 2009

This photo shows bed bugs trapped in a Nightwatch active bed bug monitor. Flickr Photo: “Bedbugs in NightWatch trap.” You can see another shot of the Nightwatch with bed bugs in it from a greater distance here. All Rights Reserved by David P. James Thanks, David, for allowing us to share your photos with Bedbugger […]

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Post-recall, Nightwatch good to go

July 16, 2009

Remember the recall of Biosensory’s Nightwatch active bed bug monitors? The manufacturer has let me know they are back in action. I am posting much of their press release below for those who are interested. My apologies for the dearth of posts recently — I have had some health concerns which kept me away from […]

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Nightwatch active bed bug monitor recalled

May 31, 2009

On May 21st, Biosensory, maker of the Nightwatch active bed bug monitor, distributed a recall letter to Distributors and pest control operators. The letter, which you can download in PDF form here, reads, This letter is to notify you that BioSensory, Inc. is voluntarily recalling its initial production run ofthe NightWatch™ Bedbug Monitor and Dragonfly […]

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New interview with David Cain and more on the bbalert (TM) system

May 4, 2009

Check out this new and fascinating podcast from New York vs. Bed Bugs, where Renee Corea of New York vs. Bed Bugs and David Cain of (and well known to our Bedbugger Forum users) talk about the recent Pestex 2009, new bbalert™ passive and active bed bug monitors, new treatment options (including oxygen depletion), […]

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New bed bug monitor #2: the CDC 3000

October 23, 2008

We heard some time ago that there was more than one new bed bug monitor in development. Nightwatch is expected to ship mid-November. But a second new bed bug monitor, the CDC 3000, or Cimex Detection Case, so named because it comes cleverly packed into a portable (!) non-descript black handled case, will be launched […]

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Bed bug trap on its way, finally

July 30, 2008

You may be interested in our more recent FAQ on Bed Bug Monitors, which offers a comparison of various models of active and passive bed bug monitors. While most claims of an effective bed bug trap have to date been much ado about nothing, a new product which seems to be the real deal is […]

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