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Insect Vacuum (Bug Catcher) Review

The recent UK heatwave meant I had my windows open continuously – letting all manner of bugs, insects and spiders sneak into the house. As a semi-devout vegan, I can’t bring myself to squish them. So, instead I ordered an Insect Vacuum (Bug Catcher).

Order one here… Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/33usdpj Amazon US: https://amzn.to/2H1Vb8E

TRANSCRIPT


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Whatup nerds? I’m Jay Shareef.
Welcome to another episode of Tech Tuesdays.

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Every Tuesday, I’m going to give you a quick update

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on the various gadgets and bits of
tech I’ve bought over the last week.

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And I’ve got a really quirky product
to share with you today.

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Regular viewers will already know that I’m
an agoraphobic Aspie, and a germaphobe.


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That means i spend a lot of time cooped
up at home doing various nerdy things.

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Now in the UK we’ve been enjoying
a heatwave in the last few weeks.

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That’s been quite annoying for me for two main reasons:

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Firstly, I hate the heat – and I’m well aware that people
of my particular hue are supposed to love the heat.

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I really hate hot weather!

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Secondly, because I’ve been keeping the windows open,

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a lot of creepy little insects have been
finding their way inside the house.

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Now, not just flies and mosquitoes but spiders.

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Big Ugly. Hairy. Spiders!

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I hate creepy crawlies even
more than I hate hot weather.

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And I’ve noticed them all over the house.

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I even saw a few just wandering on my bed.

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Now, as a semi-devout vegan,
I can’t bring myself to just kill them.

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But I do want all the creepy crawlies OUT of my house.

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So I bought myself a bug vacuum and here it is.

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By the way i’m not going to do unboxing videos anymore.

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I know they’re very popular on YouTube.

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But, personally, I find unboxing
videos extremely tedious.

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So, instead I’m just going to jump
straight to reviews from now on, OK?

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So here’s what I received from Amazon.

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They did say it would take about a week, however.

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But this arrived in just a couple of days.
So, that’s quite impressive.

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But, firstly we’ve got this big black dildo-looking part.

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That is the vacuum motor. It’s
charged via a normal micro USB cable.

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Basically, the same charger and cable
I’d use for my android smartphones.

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And the main reason I got this particular
model is because it’s charged via USB.

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Weirdly, there are two buttons on the main unit.

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One is to turn the vacuum on and off.

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If you press the button it turns itself on…

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/vacuum sound/

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And as soon as you let go the vacuum turns off.

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The other button is to turn this little LED light on / off.

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I’m really not sure what the hell
that’s supposed to be for.

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The description suggested it would be to help you see creepy crawlies in the dark.

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But I’m thinking that shining a light on them would
just make them run away and harder to catch.

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Anyway the idea seems to be that you vacuum an insect into this tube.

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And then you stick this cover over the end.

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Trapping the bug inside.

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Then you just take the whole thing
outside and empty it into your garden.

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Now this is a reasonably strong vacuum
and I think we should give it a little test.

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So, I found a creepy crawly. This is a moth that’s
sneaked into my bathroom and is trying to hide.

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I hate moths.

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Basically, to me, they’re satanic butterflies.

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Anyway, what you do is you sneak up on it…

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Press the button…

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/vacuum sound/

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And… success!! It’s now trapped inside the tube.

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Stick the lid on top. And now the
evil moth isn’t going anywhere.

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This little insect vacuum is really lightweight, by
the way, and I’ve always got it by my desk now.

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Because you never know when
emergencies might strike!

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By the way, the description on
Amazon says it kills the bugs too.

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That’s not true it’s just a vacuum, not a bug zapper.

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So, anyway, that’s the insect vacuum.

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There’s a link in the description,
in case you want to get one for yourself.

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Oh, and feel free to comment below
about how spiders aren’t insects.

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And, also, be sure to tell me that
house spiders can’t survive outside.

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Because, obviously, I don’t know those things.

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So, please point them out to me
in the comments below… smartarses.

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This has been another episode of Tech Tuesdays.

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I’ll be back again next week with more.

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Later nerds!

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