In this article, we will take a closer at the SportDOG SportTrainer 875 & 1275 e-collars. Our post includes the Pros, Cons, and suitability of these dog training collars. Now, without further delay, let’s dive into our reviews!
SportTrainer 875 Remote Training Dog Collar:
- Comes with a handheld transmitter.
- Has a 1/2 mile range (880 yards) in the middle of the transmitter and the collar.
- Comes with 10 selectable stimulation ranges with low/medium stimulation ranges
- Has the option to use vibration and tone for training.
- Has an expandable collar or transmitter system which can be used to train as many as 3 dogs with the similar handheld remote.
- Allows you to incorporate add-a-dog collar (the SDR-AF model collars) and add additional dogs to the mechanism.
- Fits dogs 8 pounds or greater with neck sizes 5″ – 22″.
- Features a readable LED screen where you can see the selected dog, static stimulation level, mode, and battery status.
- Comes with large plus/minus buttons to speedily shuffle the dogs and stimulus levels
- Has a collar and transmitter with DryTek technology which makes both of them waterproof and submersible to 25 feet.
- Uses rechargeable lithium-ion batteries that take 2 hours to charge and work for 5-70 hours per charge.
- Has customizable transmitter functions.
- Contains an operating guide, training DVD, and a customer care center for support.
- Is designed with severe/harmful conditions and things in mind such as the heat, rain, cold, snow, mud, dust, wind, and the field.
- Charging pins and jacks are less secure.
- There may be a decrease in range if you are using the collar on a location with more objects and greenery than an open field.
Apart from the above-given minor cons, the Sports Trainer 875 is a high quality e-collar trainer .
The SportDOG SportsTrainer 1275 has all the same Pros and cons as the 875 model except some key differences including:
- Has an extended 3/4 mile range (1320 yards).
- Has stimulation ranges including low, medium, and high.
- Can control as many as 6 dogs with the transmitter.
- Works using an SDR-A collar receiver.
- Works for 140-160 hours per charge while the remote transmitter will still work for 50-70 hours.
- Hunters and dog owners who stay outdoors with their dogs for long periods of time
- Those who:
- Want to operate collars at long distances.
- Want to train, re-train, and communicate with multiple dogs using the same device.
- Have dogs heavier than 8 lbs.
- Have dogs with neck sizes of 5″ – 22″.
- Need to switch between static, vibrate, and tone.
- Need an LCD screen display instead of an analog transmitter with a dial.
Not suitable for:
- Those who:
- Need a more basic collar and transmitter.
- With a limited budget.
- Will use the collar and transmitter in their yard and don’t need to use the extra features.