All in all, I like it.
I bought this model over a number of others because of Countryside"s great price, & because it can scan pretty much everything current. I could have gotten a cheaper model that would scan just the chips I'm using, but thought, well, what if I switch chip brands, or buy a dog with a different chip, or something?
It scans very easily. The display is a pleasant blue, & is bright enough, with numbers large enough, to read easily. And, it not only has an auto shut off, in case you forget, but uses a common 9 volt battery. not a hard to find one, or a bunch of AA or AAA's you never have enough of, when you need them.
The bluetooth function sounds great, & allows you to pair to your bluetooth devices, & save the scanned number, but you can only save the number while it is displayed. I wish it had some storage capability, and it does require a text editor, like notepad at the very least, to transfer the data to, which is great for Windows, but isn't native on Android, so you'll have take time searching for & downloading one you like, to save the up to 15 digit codes. So that feature doesn't necessarily work right out of the box. Still, it was a minor inconvenience.
The other thing is, it is a hit bulky, in the way a really old calculator is a bit bulky. You would think it would be "pocket sized" at least, now days. But it should fit most people's hands.
Also on the plus side, the nice pouch, with test chip key fob. I chose black, but the lime green one would be hard to misplace.
BTW, I actually called Hero's customer service with some initial questions, and they were very pleasant, & helpful, & in the days of Covid, didn't leave me on hold for half an hour before answering!!!