Products - Rescue Group

FriendChip (Avid and ISO FDX)

The Avid FriendChip provides permanent, unique identification for companion animals, livestock and wildlife. The 9-digit encrypted Avid ID encoding enforces unique microchip code and deters identity fraud. The Avid FriendChip is not affected by X-rays or MRI and will outlast the life expectancy of most pets. The Avid FriendChip is preferred by clinicians around the world.
Microchip Comparison
  Avid FECAVA ISO FDX-B
Resonant Frequency 125 kHz 125 kHz 134.2 kHz
Technology FDX-A FDX-A FDX-B
Unique ID Yes No No
Encrypted Yes No No
# Characters 9 10 15
Code Format Alphanumeric Hex Numeric

FriendChip Mini (Avid and ISO FDX)

The Avid FriendChip Mini provides permanent, unique identification for cats, birds and other small breed animals plus wildlife. The 9-digit Avid encoding is encrypted to prevent duplication or cloning. The Avid FriendChip Mini has all the features of our regular in a smaller 10mm size.
Microchip Comparison
  Avid FriendChip Mini ISO FDX-B FriendChip Mini
Resonant Frequency 125 kHz 134.2 kHz
Technology FDX-A FDX-B
Unique ID Yes No
Encrypted Yes No
# Characters 9 15
Code Format Alphanumeric Numeric

MiniTracker 3 (Universal FDX with Bluetooth®)

The Avid MiniTracker 3 is engineered for convenience and performance, providing the user with the ideal solution when portability and cost are important. The Avid MiniTracker 3 is small enough to carry in your pocket. Its patented Multi-Mode technology enables it to read id tags from different manufacturers. The MiniTracker 3 is configured to read and display any AVID, FECAVA, TROVAN and ISO (FDX-B) coded radio frequency identification tags.

The ID code is displayed on the Mini Tracker 3's 16 character LCD.

In the operational mode, the MiniTracker 3 emits two beep tones to signal an identification tag has been read. When not in use, four beep tones sound every three minutes to warn the user that the unit is still on.

Read Distance varies depending upon orientation and size of ID Tag.

Application Notes

Documentation

MiniTracker I (Avid)

The AVID Mini Tracker is engineered for convenience and performance, providing the user with the ideal solution when portability and cost are important. The AVID Mini Tracker is small enough to carry in your pocket. Its patented Multi-Mode technology enables it to read id tags from different manufacturers. The Mini Tracker is configured to read and display any AVID or FECAVA coded radio frequency identification tags. The ID code is displayed on the Mini Tracker's 16 character LCD or downloaded via an optional RS-232 to a computer.

In the operational mode, the Mini Tracker emits two beep tones to signal an identification tag has been read. When not in use, four beep tones sound every three minutes to warn the user that the unit is still on.

Read Distance varies depending upon orientation and size of ID Tag.

Power Tracker VI (Universal FDX)

The AVID Power Tracker VI is a portable, water-resistant, hand-held identity tag reader. Its patented Multi-Mode technology enables it to read ID tags from different manufacturers. The Power Tracker VI can read AVID, FECAVA, TROVAN and ISO FDX-B coded radio frequency identification tags. The ID code is displayed on the Power Tracker’s 16 character LCD and can be downloaded via RS-232 to a computer. Optional emulation software is available to provide an automatic interface between the reader and a computer.

In the operational mode, the Power Tracker emits two beep tones and visual LED flashes to signal that an identification tag has been read. When not in use, four beep tones sound every three minutes to warn the user that the unit is still on.

Read Distance varies depending upon orientation and size of ID Tag.

Software

Avid Power Trackers are compatible with any software that supports serial port communications. Please consult our customer service representatives at 1-800-336-2843 Option 3 for Avid's premium software solutions.

Avid Reader Wedge for Microsoft Windows® 7, 8, and 10

The Avid Reader Wedge automatically transfers reading results to Windows® as keyboard entries. To install the Reader Wedge, extract the package and run setup.exe.
See the Avid Reader Wedge User Guide for details.