Scalecom and Weight Settings

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The application called ScaleCOM first needs to be setup and reading live weights.

For help with the setup of the actual ScaleCOM application please go to ScaleCOM Weight Application Setup

Otherwise once ScaleCOM is showing live weight readings perform the below configuration in SMSTurbo to pull the weights into SMSTurbo tickets.

ScaleCom Interface Settings

ScaleCom Interface Type is selected from the drop box. Choices are TCP/IP which will require an IP address In the appropriate Scale Number box along with the Port to be used ( is typical). File writes the indicator output to a shared file or Clipboard to be read by other computers using SMSSQL. IDENTICAL SETTINGS MUST BE USED IN THE SCALECOM APPLICATION SETUP. Do not use ScaleCom on the drop down turns off the weight capture in SMSSQL.

Decimal points for weights allows for fractional weights in tons, kg or lbs.

Confirm Weight is Read Only, when checked, confirms that weights were from scale readings not manually entered.

ScaleCom Summary Mode, when checked, if scale is sending multiple weights, adds weights for total.

Show Scale Window, when checked the scale pop up windows will appear when Turbo is first launched if that scale is configured for either a com port or a TCPIP connection.

Otherwise  labels will appear on the bottom left for each scale connection defined.

Keep Scale Windows in SMS Window. If checked the scale pop up window will NOT be able to be dragged out of SMS screen.

If not checked the window can be dragged outside of the main Turbo screen.

Use Save and Close to record changes. Use Cancel to Close without recording changes.

For more information on ScaleCOM please view the section called  ScaleCOM Weight Application Setup