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Beef Stocker USA 2013 Survey of the Animal Identification Industry
 

Responding Company: Tru-Test Group
Survey Section: Handheld


 

Company:

Tru-Test, Inc.
  

 

Manufacture RFID Reader:

Yes XRS Stick Reader
  

 

Available for Purchase:

The XRS Stick Reader is available for purchase through any of its distribution partners. 
  

 

ISO 11785 Compliant:

Yes
  

 

Tag Recommended

ISO compliant tags
  

 

Read Location 1:

Working facility, chute-side, alleyway

 

 

Avg. Read Range :

Average 10 12 inches. 
 

 

Read Location 2:

Pasture, pen

 

 

Avg. Read Range :

Average 10 12 inches. 
 

 

Wired/Wireless:

Bluetooth Class 1; also comes with cable for tethered interface
 

 

Additional Hardware Required:

None 
 

 

Hardware Required to Enable:

The XRS Stick Reader can be used as a stand-alone management tool.  It can also be integrated with Tru-Test EID weigh scales as well as most other manufacturer scale indicators. 
 

 

Software Required:

EziLink software supplied.  EziLink is used to download scanned tags from the XRS to PC or laptop, pre-load Visual ID/EID pairs, upload custom animal alerts to the XRS, create custom data field options, and change/modify reader settings.   
 

 

Software Required to Enable:

None

 

Power:

Internal rechargeable battery up to 19 hours operation, 12v and 110v both power cables supplied with the XRS. 

 

Added Features:

Internal memory of 20,000 tags, 50 sessions, large backlit display, vibration and audible beep on tag read, tag counter, date/time stamp, pre-load animal alerts, pre-load Visual/EID pairs.  Animal data can be downloaded to PC or laptop with supplied EziLink program. 
 

 

Scale Head/Load Bar:

Standard communication interface connects to all Tru-Test EID weigh scales and most other manufacturer weigh scales. 

 

Cost:

$1339
 

 

If No RFID Readers:

 

 

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