SureFlap Dual-Scan Cat Door for Walls

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  • Install the Dual Scan Cat Door through a wall of any thickness
  • Controls who comes in and who goes out
  • Comes in Brown or White
  • Each tunnel extension frames an additional 2" of your wall
  • Pick the cat door and the correct number of tunnels to frame out your wall

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SureFlap Dual-Scan Cat Door for Walls

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  • Install the Dual Scan Cat Door through a wall of any thickness
  • Controls who comes in and who goes out
  • Comes in Brown or White
  • Each tunnel extension frames an additional 2" of your wall
  • Pick the cat door and the correct number of tunnels to frame out your wall
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Cat Flap5 3/4" w x 4 3/4" h6 1/4" w x 6 1/2" h8 1/4" x 8 1/4"04SFdsWall

This SureFlap Dual-Scan Cat Flap and Wall Liner Kit provides the parts needed to install the Dual-Scan SureFlap Cat Door through a wall.

The Dual-Scan version of the SureFlap Cat Door controls access from both inside the house and outside giving you more flexibility than the original SureFlap Cat Flap. Use the Dual-Scan when you have indoor pets than you want to prevent from getting out in addition to keeping outside straus amd wild animals from getting in.

Please make a reasonable estimate of wall thickness when selecting wall liners. The depth of the door itself is 2 3/4". You want enough to get your installation to within 2" of total wall thickness. The cat door itself will provide the final 0"-2" to finish the job. Better to have one too many and return it then to be 1 short on the day of the job.

The DualScan Cat Flap controls which animals enter your home as well as which animals exit. In other words, only cats with a microchip that the Sureflap is programmed to open for will be able use the DualScan Cat Flap to come inside AND go outside. It is compatible with all common microchips available in North America (test before installing) and also works with SureFlap RFID tags worn on a collar. However, if your pet is already chipped no need to pay extra for the collar key.

Haven’t had your cat micro-chipped? You should get it done. If you cat is ever lost—and it does happen-- any vet that he/she is brought to will scan for a micro-chip. If a microchip is found, your cat can be brought home safe and sound. If not.... the odds are very slim. Incidentally, if your cat was chipped some time ago, it may have been a 'free floating' one, in which case, the door may not sense it and you may need to get the cat re-chipped. Newer chips have barbs on them and keep in place. Incidentally, SureFlap has an RFID disc available that may be used while you're waiting for the vet. Just don't use the two, chip and disc, together or you'll confuse the cat door.

SureFlap is compatible with the following commonly used microchips in North America:

  • All 15 - digit (FDXB) 
  • All 10 - digit (FDXA) except those with codes starting 000..., 010..., or 020... 
  • All 9 - digit (Avid Secure/Encrypted Chip) 

Check with your vet if you have a question about the type of microchip you are using. The programming process is extremely simple! Your cat walks through, the door senses the microchip and remembers it.

The DualScan Cat Flap can remember up to 32 different pets.There's a special 'safety mode' that can be set to allow entry for indoor-only cats who accidentally get outside through a different door or window.

The unit is operated by 4 AA Batteries, so there's no need for nearby access to wall power. Typical battery life is 6+ months so change twice a year to be safe. In some cases, batteries have been known to last up to 12 months. There is a low battery indicator light to let you know whenthe battery is getting low if you plan to check regularly. 

In addition to the electronic mode, there is a four-way locking capability that overrides all programming. 

May be installed in a door. There are special accessories--wall liners and mounting adapters--to allow installation in walls, single, double or triple-glazed windows. Note that for double-glazed windows the glazier must use a non-metallic spacer bar around the hole for correct performance.

One last caution: If you want to install this cat flap in a metal door, you'll need to build a wooden collar to keep the cat flap separate from the metal. The installation instructions explain how to do that and how wide the collar needs to be.

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  • Sure flap dual scan review by RG
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    5 5 Sure flap dual scan

    It took some doing, but now I freaking love this door. I bought this door because coyotes have recently become a problem.

    I had to train each cat differently. One was motivated by and out repeatedly with his favorite food. The other (miss independent), she watched the other one, and figured it out, but totally freaked when the lock mechs activated.

    There is a custom feature that delays the locking mech for ten seconds. I used that, which helped tremendously. She would jump, but would already be out or in. Now, when she hears the door click in the morning, she knows she can go outside, and runs to it! I no longer have to use the ten second delay option.

    Now, if we could only get it with Wi-Fi. Then I could get a text msg from my cats, that they are safely in after the door locks. How cool would that be!

    (Posted on 12/23/2015)

  • sound of unlocking mechanism scares cat review by Emmy
    How do you rate this product?
    5 3 sound of unlocking mechanism scares cat

    The door works fine except my cat is scared by the clicking to lock or unlock, therefore I can't get her to go thru the door by herself, which defeats my whole purpose of having the door. i can physically push her through from the inside out, but she refuses to go in from outside. She's not very food oriented so as of yet I haven't tried to bribe her with food.

    I would really like some suggestions because it's starting to look like I spent $200.00 for nothing.

    (Posted on 2/24/2015)

  • Good replacement . . . if your cat isn't skittish review by Hack Attack
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    5 4 Good replacement . . . if your cat isn't skittish

    We bought this cat door because it was reportedly raccoon-proof. So far, so good on that count, although the raccoon has done some minor damage. Unfortunately, we haven't been able to implement the feature that opens the door only for our cat based on her embedded chip because she gets freaked out by the clicking sound that's made when the flap is released. Also, she's scared by the tunnel when coming in from outside (it goes through our garage wall and is rather long). Overall, it's a great cat door, especially if your cat isn't skittish..

    (Posted on 10/24/2014)

  • A n awesome product ... review by Mimi Sandy
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    5 5 A n awesome product ...

    I am so happy with my SureFlap Dual Scan Cat Flap. With the SureFlap, my little girl "Paddington Bear" can now come and go as she pleases without me having to manually lock and unlock the cat flap. I highly recommend this product..

    (Posted on 8/19/2014)

Weight 1.0000
Manufacturer SureFlap
Your Maximum Pet Size Cats
Controls Access From Inside and Outside
# Collar Keys Included 0
Operates On Battery
Flap Opens Pet Must Push
Frame Material Plastic
Wall Thickness Range 2"-8"
Flap Material Acrylic
Flap Design Single, One Part , Rigid, Thin Flap
Flap Colors Clear
Flap Thickness 1/8"
Locks in Two Directions (better for raccoons) Yes
Door Open Type Unlocks for the key signal and pet pushes open
Additional Lock 4-Way Lock
Number Pets 32
Activated By Implanted Chip, RFID
Can Be Installed In Kennel Wall, Walls
Adapter Available for Installation in Wall Yes
Adapter Available for Installation in Plate Glass or Other Weak Material Yes
Warranty Period 1 year
Return Period 30 days
Manufacturer's Restocking Fee 0

How To "Learn" your cat into your DualScan Cat Flap


How to Install in a Door


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