Universal Radio-frequency Identification (RFID) Reader


The Pocket Reader series offers two durable and versatile radio-frequency identification (RFID) reader models that are ideal for companion animal veterinary practices, pet rescue shelters, and low-volume manual scanning operations. Additionally, they can serve as effective back-ups for large automated systems.

The pocket reader also has the added value ability to scan Bio-Thermo Technology enabled microchips to provide body temperature readings quickly and conveniently, a feature patented by Destron Fearing.


  1. Antenna and reader are built into one hand-held unit to provide ease of use, as well as excellent read range, and read speed capabilities:
    • Up to 3" (7.7 cm) read range for Pocket Reader
    • Up to 4" (10.2 cm) read range for Pocket Reader EX
  2. Both models read all ISO-compliant microchip/tag technologies (11784/11785)
  3. A liquid crystal display exhibits the encrypted microchip number when successfully scanned.
  4. If microchips are enabled with Bio-thermo technology, Pocket Readers can also display temperature data.
  5. Scanned tag information can be transmitted to a computer via cable connections if needed.
  6.  Readers feature a communication port for custom applications, while an extra serial device can be attached to data logging.
  7. Powered by 4 AA or AAA batteries, each reader can operate for up to 8 hours or capture up to 10,000 scans per set of battery.
  8. If the memory function of the reader is enabled, the reader is able to store up to 2,048 tag IDs.
  9. Rugged and dust-proof construction is designed to perform reliably in harsh conditions, including the temperature range of 32° to 122° F (0° to 50° C).
  10. One year warranty.

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