Compact Max - Microchip Reader

Key Features

  • Best-in-class reading performances
  • Extremely easy to use
  • Slim and elegant design
  • Pocket size, lightweight
  • Long Lasting, rechargeable, lithium battery
  • Bright color display
  • Store up to 4’000 microchip codes
  • Easily transfer codes to a PC

Product Overview


The best of Datamars reading technology packed in a highly compact form factor! Thanks to its peripheral antenna, COMPACT MAX features best in class reading distances in a size small enough to fit comfortably into your pocket.

COMPACT MAX reads FDX-B (ISO) and FDX-A/Fecava microchips. The scanner can be connected to a PC through its USB port and transfer microchip codes during or after the reading session, thanks to its internal memory. The connection is plug and play, with no set-up needed.

COMPACT MAX has been designed with ergonomics and usability in mind. Its intuitive icon-based interface means reading microchips has never been easier.

From puppies and kittens to seniors, COMPACT MAX delivers the identification you need.

Find Technical Specifications here.

Scanning pets for microchips


Once the reader is switched on, hold it close to the animal and press the “ON/Read” button

  • COMPACT MAX will emit an audible “beep” when the scanner successfully detects a microchip
  • To stop scanning if no tag is found, press the “ON/Read” button once again
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