Does the system need batteries? Alan Cook November 02, 2017 04:14 Updated Follow No. BrilliantPad requires an electric outlet, and the safe, low-voltage power supply is UL-rated. Related articles Is the system safe? What is the difference between DM100 and DM200? What size dog can use BrilliantPad? Will the motor scare my dog? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.