Technical Data
Scanner Instructions
Packaging Specs

T4S 2013

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T4S2013 - Tags4All Handheld RFID Reader - With Memory - $349.00
Advantages of Tags4All Handheld RFID Reader
• The Tags4All Handheld Reader automatically turns off when not in use, after approx. 60 seconds.
• The reader is lightweight, and fits in your pocket.
• The T4S2013 model has a memory capacity for a maximum of approx. 999 identification numbers.
• Great for reading RFID tags when the printed number on the tag is hard to read.
• Microchip numbers can be transmitted to a computer when a microchip is scanned, or, using the T4S2013 model, retrieved from memory via an USB cable. (included)
• Example: 150 head of cattle/sheep to ship, simply scan all cattle/sheep as they go into truck, connect scanner to computer via USB cable, download list to Microsoft Excel, you now have a list of cattle/sheep shipped.
• Conforms to CE norms and ISO 11784/5.
• This reader reads ISO FDX-B and HDX, which includes cattle, swine, sheep, horses
• Bluetooth option available: call for pricing

Technical Data Tags4All Handheld RFID Reader
134.2 KHz low frequency
Transponder types
HDX compatible (ISO 11784/5)
FDX-B compatible (ISO 11784/56)
Reading range
HDX: 110 mm/4.5 inches
FDX-B: 150-180 mm/6-7 inches
USB port (Bluetooth available) With Software
Power Supply
Rechargeable Lithium/Ion Battery (included)
Temperature range
-10ºC to 60ºC
Dimensions L x W x H:
154 x 80 x 30mm
6 x 3 1/8 x 1 1/4 inches
approx. 140 g

T4S2013 Scanner Instructions

Configuring the Reader
After switching on the reader by pressing the On/Off button (1), you will see the message “Scan” with an arrow above it. Press button 2 to display “Memory”, hit button 4 to “Enable” or “Disable” the memory, or hit button 1 to cancel.

Press button 2 to display the “Language” menu, then button 4 to validate your selection. The reader is initially configured to operate in English.

To change the language, press button 3 and scroll down the languages until the one you wish to use (for example English) is displayed. You must then validate your choice (button 4).

The following message is displayed for 4 seconds:



And then the reader displays:


Once you have selected the language you can switch off the reader by holding down the “ON/Off” button.

Activating the Reader
When the reader is switched off, you can switch it on by pressing button 1. The display shows:


Press the “Validate” button (4) to activate chip search for 20 seconds. The display show:


If a transponder is detected, the reader emits a “beep” and displays the identification number.
If no transponder is detected after 20 seconds, the reader emits 3 “beeps” and displays:

No transponder found!

The T4S2013 Scanner  is powered by a Lithium/ion battery (included). It can be recharged by connecting the reader to a USB port.  An indicator on the right of the display (6) indicates the battery charge level. When the charge is too low the reader displays the following message:

Low Battery

To Download Data to Excel
1. Plug scanner into computer with USB cable (included).
2. Turn scanner on
3. Open “Scanner Terminal” from enclosed CD
(you should copy this program to your computer hard drive)
4. Go to File, and make sure Link to excel.exe is checked off. If it does not give the option to link to excel, make sure there is no checkmark beside “Link to…exe” It will then say, “No application linked to”. Say OK. Go to File, Link to an Application. On the window that comes up, press OK, then immediately open Microsoft Excel. A window should come up saying that Messages will be sent to excel.exe.

Click OK

5. Open Excel, if you have not already done so in step 4
6. In the Terminal window, go to Connection and select Connect
7. Make sure Caps Lock is on
8. Scan a microchip. The microchip number should show up in the RealTrace Terminal and in Excel. Be sure that the Terminal window is still open as well.

To Dump Data into Excel from the Reader Memory
1. Follow steps 1-7 as above.
2. Turn scanner on. When the screen says Press SCAN to send, press the scan button and all the data on the reader will be sent to Excel.
3. You can then erase the data or keep it on the scanner using the prompts on the scanner screen. Make sure you confirm if you want to erase the data or not.

1. Make sure you are connected to the correct COM port for data transmission
2. If you only want the microchip number to transmit, make sure that under Options, Display all the data is not checked off.
3. If the numbers are coming up as grammatical figures, make sure Caps Lock is on.
4. If it does not scan the numbers into the Terminal or Excel, try disconnecting and reconnecting the scanner. On the Terminal go to Connection. Select Disconnect, then go back and select Connect.

T4S2013 Scanner with Memory and Software

6 x 3.25 x 1.25” / 15.5 x 3 x 8 cm
0.4 lbs / 0.2 kg

Individual Scanner Box
6.75 x 4.5 x 2.25” / 11 x 17 x 6 cm
0.8 lbs / 0.4 kg

Case of 12 Scanners
10 x 13.5 x 7.5” / 26 x 34 x 19 cm
9 lbs / 4 kg

Case of 48 Scanners (4x12)
21.5 x 14.25 x 16” / 36 x 42 x 54 cm
38 lbs / 17.5 kg

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