Why do you need a pet chip reader/scanner?
You can scan the chip number and it the number is shown on the display. A chip reader is indispensable for vets, shelters, breeders, private and public animal wellfare organisations and private pet owners.
Readers in comparison
|direct scan to PC|
|Android and iOS App||*|
|last scanned number can be shown on display|
|reading distance up to 8cm|
|frequency 134 kHz|
|charging on USB interface|
|contents of delivery:|
|User's manual DE/EN|
|charging EU plug||optional||optional||optional|
|Software CD||optional||not required*||optional|
|warranty 3 years|
What reader /scanner should you choose?
The answer depends on your use case.
All of our readers are durable and very easy to use. They can be placed in robust cushioned cases, which are oncluded in the delivery. All of them store the scanned numbers within the internal memory. They can be charged or connected to your PC with the included USB cable. If you want to charge your device without a PC you can use the plug of your amartphone or tablet pc or you can buy a USB plug at chiphandel.de for a small additional price. (EU plug only!)
Reader Plus Extra - Professional device for a small price
Do you work in a animal wellfare organization, as a vet or at authorities which find lost animals the reader Plus Extra is the right choice.
The reader Plus Extra can scan different standards so you can be sure that nearly every chip within the EU can be identified.
The reader Plus Extra is suitable for you if you want to transfer the chipnumber directly to your PC after scanning. You can connect the device via USB cable or via Bluetooth and send the number to your software so you don't have to type. Of course you can collect up to 1200 numbers first and send them completely to your PC. You can download the software for free HERE.
The reader is excellent for mobile use. You can download the PetScan App for your Android and iOS device and connect your reader via Bluetooth.
The display is backlit so even under bad light conditions you can see everything.
Do you have animals with HDX ear tags? The reader Plus Extra is just perfect then.
Reader F1 MINI - mini sice, maxi features
Do you need a small device which you can put in your pocket?
Then you should decide to buy the reader F1 Mini.
The following two features make it perfect for mobile use: The last scanned number can be displayed again, even after the device has been turned off. A flashlight is built right in and the extra large display is backlit. The device can read FDX-A and HDX chips or ear tags and stores up to 2700 numbers which can be transfered to your PC without any extra software. You can connect it to Windows, Linux, Mac or even Android OTG because it is nahdled like a USB memory stick.
Reader Halo - The round allrounder
Do you use BioTherm chips or do you want to scan your own pets with a very simple to use device, you can choose the reader Halo. It has an ergonomic form and the scanning process is similar to stroking your pet. It also stores 2700 numbers and you can download the software HERE