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Get a scale output as a system input

Posted on 2004-08-01
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Hi,
I need a detect a scale reader and pass it to a computer. Then I need to use it as a input of my java system. But i don't know how can i do this. If someone know how to track the measurement of digital scaler and send it to a computer, please let me know
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by:cooljai1
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If the particular equipment has an RS232 port, you can connect that to the serial port of the computer and then get that input from the java program. What is the make/model of the system?
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Can you get the output from your digital scale ?
If you can't then you can't use it for input to your java program.
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by:sadhee
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Still i don't have a scaler. I haven't decided what to purchase for as it. If you have any idea about a particular scale, which can perform this, guide me.
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I think this would help
http://www.acculab.com/downloads/acculab-vi-series-operations-manual.pdf
All VIR models have the RS 232 feature.
http://www.scalesgalore.com/andfc.htm
You can also try the above model
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