How do I know my transponder has a valid subscription?

How do I know my transponder has a valid subscription?

You can check your MyLaps ProChip FLEX subscription status in 3 ways.  This is done with MyLaps and is not linked to your BMXNZ Portal.  

1. Place the transponder on a flat surface for 10 seconds, then pick up the transponder and shake for 10 seconds. You will see 2 blinks, the first blink indicates the subscription status. Red means Inactive and Green means the transponder is Active.  The second blink indicates battery status: Red means Low Battery and Green means the battery is Ok. DO NOT TRY TO CHARGE YOUR TRANSPONDER as they cannot be re-charged!!!

2. You can also start MYLAPS Connect software and insert the ProChip FLEX transponder in your computer.
Under the Firmware version you can see the status of your subscription.  Download software here: MYLAPS Connect software for Mac or Windows.


Subcription 5 days valid in green – you have active subscription and you can use the transponder.


Subscription expired in red – your subscription has expired and you have to renew your subscription. Click on buy subscription renewal


3. If you log in on <> with your e-mail address and password.

Your transponder has expired and you need to renew your subscription.


Your transponder has a new subscription but the transponder must be activated.
Your transponder has a subscription and is activated.

Steps to renew and activate your transponder

To be able to race with your MYLAPS ProChip transponder you need to make sure it is activated. For that you follow a series of steps to 1. Renew your transponder subscription and 2. Activate the transponder with the renewal. Follow all steps so your transponder is activated properly.

Part 1: Purchase a ProChip FLEX Subscription
  1. Log into your account and select your chip or transponder
  2. Select the number of years you want to add to your subscription (1, 2 or 5 years)
  3. Validate your transponder number and enter your personal information
  4. The payment can be done with CreditCard, iDeal or Sofort Uberweisung
Part 2: Activate the subscription
  1. Download and install the MYLAPS Connect software. This software is now available for MAC as well as Windows!
  2. Connect the chip to the PC
  3. Activate the subscription on your ProChip FLEX by pressing the ‘Activate’ button in FLEX Manager
Creating an account

If you don’t have an account, please create one. Follow the steps and register your transponder. In your profile, click “Subscriptions” and choose a 1, 2 or 5 year subscription.


  1. we got our transponders the other day it say’s on the packaging 1 years subscription
    just asking these units you say they are no rechargers
    as we have bmx club champs this week and have been told to get them
    I havent done bmx for some years
    just asking with the sub can I just activate them no account

    1. Hi, yes, you can just activate them. You cannot ‘recharge’ the battery, but you can renew the subscription when or before it expires next season.

  2. I have 2 transponders that were purchased from here on the 3rd of Feb and we are still unable to activate them. PR-49288 and PS-42442. both are reading synchronizing Subscription….. on mylaps connect then do nothing else. why are they not connecting??

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