Tru-Test XRS2 Stick Reader

$2,200.00 + GST

Maximise individual animal performance and back up critical health, breeding and culling decisions by using the Tru-Test XRS2 Stick Reader to view and capture animal information.

The Tru-Test XRS2 Stick Reader features a large, highly readable screen and alphanumeric keypad for capturing important information from the pasture or pens. Use in conjunction with Z Tags NLIS & Visual tags (1 Piece or 2 Piece) for ultimate management control.

Bluetooth wireless technology connects your reader to your Weigh Scale Indicator and means you can easily share information using your smartphone through the Data Link app.

Managing your data as well as you manage your stock is beneficial for traceability and your bottom line!

Tru-Test XRS2 Stick Reader:

  • Large sunlight viewable 2.7″ LCD screen makes it easy to read
  • Alphanumeric keypad for flexible data entry
  • Fast tag reads with feedback through vibrating handle
  • Customisable alerts, such as cull
  • Add and edit session names to keep track of each session
  • Capture animal information such as condition scores in up to 15 custom data fields.
  • Comes with its own carry bag for protection and convenience



  • Capture information. Capture up to 15 pieces of customised information for each animal, such as breed, sex, date or birth and condition score.
  • Favourite setups. Simple and fast to set up with predefined setups or save your own favourite setups to easily switch between jobs.
  • Compatible with NLIS EID tags. Reads all ISO HDX and FDX-B tags.
  • Large memory. 1 million scanned tag memory.
  • Wireless connection. Bluetooth Class 1 wireless technology to connect to Weigh Scale Indicators or other devices up to 90 meters away.
  • Long life and fast charging battery. Up to 19 hours of push to read operation and 9.5 hours of continuous read.
  • Free software. Easily download information using Data Link for Windows*, Apple* iOS and Android*.
  • Read performance. Reads up to 1,100 tags per minute. Read distance for HDX tags is up to 12 inches and FDX tags up to 13 inches.
  • Alerts. Set alerts for pre-selected animals.
  • Easy to see. Sunlight viewable 2.7″ (41mm x 55mm) colour LCD screen makes it easy to read information.
  • Long reach. 65cm reach length enables you to keep a safe distance when scanning lively animals.
  • Ergonomically designed. Balanced feel in the hand for comfortable use over long periods of time. Weighs only 760g.
  • Rugged design. All Tru-Test producs are proven for the tough agricultural environment, with an IP67 waterproof design.
  • Follow up support Contact Datamars.¬† Will provide direct and qualified assistance.
  • Click here to see the product data sheet.

Suitable for:

Cattle, sheep and deer.


How to install Data Link (video)

Data Link Install (website)

How to get started and scan electronic tags (video)

Record animal data (video)

How to connect your XRS2 to your XR5000 via Bluetooth (video)

User Guide (PDF)

Set-up Guides for the Tru-Test XRS2 Stick Reader can be found here

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