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Serial port data from weigh scales to decode

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I have hooked a PC up to a desktop weigh scale that communicates over serial port (via a usb adapter and virtual com port driver). We get data back when the Print button is pressed.

\xf8\x80x\x00x\x00x\xf8x\x80\x00\x80\x00\x80\x00\x80\x00\x80\x80\x80\xf8\x80xx\xf8x\x80\x00\xf8\xf8x\xf8\x80x\x00\x80x

It looks like hex or something encoded in a strange way (like UTF-16) but cannot make heads or tails of it. Anyone recognise this and know how to decode?

My assumption is that the first to letters will be ST then there will be a weight shown (based on other research). We have played around with various baud rates to no success.

Example solution can be in any dev language (C#, VB, PHP, Python, Javascript preferably).

Thanks!
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