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Cord Antenna System

Portable PIT Tag detection system for fish and terrestrial monitoring. Deployable in pass-by or pass-through oreintations. Includes an IS1001 reader and flexible direct burial cable.

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The durable cord antenna, with waterproof connectors and protective housing, can take on a variety of shapes and sizes. Arrange the cord antenna in pass-by or pass-through orientation to best suit the monitoring location. Quick and easy to deploy, use the cord system to detect PIT-tagged fish and wildlife in streams, caves, wildlife crossings, and other unique places. Whether you have one, two, or multiple antenna locations, the cord system is a versatile PIT-tag monitoring solution.


Portable Enclosure – The portable enclosure houses the IS1001 reader. It includes external DC power ports, an internal power switch, antenna cable connector, vents, reader mount and cover plate. Dimensions: 19” x 13.5” x 6.7” (48.26 x 34 x 17 cm) Weight: 11.5 lbs *with IS1001
IS1001 Reader – Choose between the 12V or 24V IS1001 reader. See page 13 for more information on the reader.
IS1001 LED Board – The LED board incorporates LED lights indicating power, scan, tuned, and tag detected, a buzzer with adjustable volume, and a reset button.
J-Box – The J-Box provides the junction between the portable enclosure and the cord antenna. It includes a 30-inch antenna cable and heavy-duty connectors for the cord antenna. Weight: 3 lbs
Cord Antenna – The cord antenna includes a 50-foot cable loop in protective conduit with waterproof connectors. Each end of the cord antenna plugs into the J-Box creating an antenna loop up to 25 feet in length. Weight: 18 lbs
DC Power Cable – for application of DC power to the external power ports on the portable enclosure.

IS1001 Data Logger Board – the board stores real-time data on an external USB flash drive. It provides the ability to synchronize pairs of IS1001s and access data locally via the on-board RS-232 port. This board contains status LEDs, a buzzer, and a reset button.
CAN Bus Ports – Synchronize or multiplex cord systems when multiple antennas are in close proximity. Contact us for more information about configuration options.
AC power- Option for AC power in addition to DC power
Type: Pass-through

Waterproof: Yes

Warranty (from date of purchase): 1 year

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Cord Antenna System Specification Sheet

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