Processing Magazine

Checkweighing applications made easier

January 5, 2009
Weight indicator features a full “spectrum” of rich colors and graphics on its brilliant 640 x 480 pixel interactive touch-screen backlit LCD. The unit is loaded with inclusive features and applications ready out of the box! Complete onscreen ticket configurability, unlimited truck storage ID’s, lightning-fast digital fill control management, color-coded checkweighing operations, and up to ten scales monitored onscreen simultaneously are just a few of the many features. The unit also houses two ColdFire® Processors, 64 MB of user memory and color-coded QWERTY keyboard for easy data entry. The versatile weight indicator is also loaded with connectivity features such as, 3 serial ports, USB connection, and Ethernet connection, just to name a few. Truck storage is easier than ever with the unlimited amount of ID’s. Filter and sort truck storage reports directly onscreen with the 825 Spectrum’s large 5.25 inch wide x 4 inch high LCD. Databases may be easily uploaded or downloaded from the indicator to PC by portable USB drive, Ethernet, serial or USB connection using the Spectrum’s file manager. Now, multiple scales, symbols, and any amount of data needed onscreen simultaneously is possible. Whether one scale readout or ten scales plus totalizer are needed, the graphics display allows all of the information to be viewed onscreen without scrolling. The weight indicator is perfect for multi-platform truck scales with three axle weights plus total or entire tank farms for viewing ten scales simultaneously.