Systems and methods of providing enhanced electric fence diagnostics

Patent No. 9,642,230

Issued: May 2, 2107
Filed: March 14, 2014
Term Extension: 580 days

Inventors: DeMao; Jack (Charlotte, NC), Batti; Steve (Banks, OR), Baxter; Michael (Portland, OR), Roberts; Mark (Beaverton, OR)
Assignee: Electric Guard Dog, LLC (Columbia SC)


An electric fence energizer provides automated reporting of faults and other events as well as fault location to reduce effort in diagnosing faults and intrusion events in electric fences by measuring impedance changes using a time-domain reflectometer. In some embodiments, methods determine the location of a fault in distance from the energizer and provide timely and appropriate condition information.

Reference to Related Applications

This application claims one or more inventions which were disclosed in Provisional Application No. 61/787,425, filed Mar. 15, 2013, entitled "SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF PROVIDING ENHANCED ELECTRIC FENCE DIAGNOSTICS". The benefit under 35 USC .sctn.119(e) of the United States provisional application is hereby claimed, and the aforementioned application is hereby incorporated herein by reference.


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