"Not enough weight" message displayed when trying to calibrate
This message is displayed when the scale Analogue to Digital
(A to D) converter doesn't see enough change from zero to the calibration
weight value. Normally this is a problem
when using only 40 kg for calibration.
Things to try:
- Try using 100 kg for calibration (increase the
- Check that the load cell cable from the indicator to
the scale base junction box is connected and in good condition. If it's damaged
then one could be able to get a zero calibration but not see the change in
weight when span calibration is being done, and therefore the indicator will advise
that the weight is too small.
- Go into the scale diagnostic screen and check that the
A to D reading increases with the addition of weight applied to the scale.
"Difference is too small" message (during calibration)
The reason for the message is that the change in analogue output from the scale base between zero calibration and the span calibration value is too small. The most likely reason is that the amount of weight placed on the scale for span calibration is ...
Changing display from kg to lb
Press and hold the F4 key down to get into the configuration menu (Dip switch 1 needs to be on, located under the small back cover on the rear of the indicator). Under the scale menu, scroll down using the F3 button until you find the menu "Allow ...
Scale shows incorrect weight
Place a weight of around 40kg in the centre of the scale, note the reading, then move the weight to the four individual corners. Are the weight readings for the corners the same to within +/-0.2 kg? If yes, recalibrate the scales. If no, check the ...
Weight reading is drifting
Confirm that this happens when a weight is placed on the scale and not touched, and nobody is moving around the scales (movement of the floor/desk can be transmitted to the scale if these are touching the scale, which will appear as if the weight ...
"Error Data Nil" message
The "Error Data Nil" message on the passenger panel means that power is applied, but no RS-485 data is received at the passenger panel. The centre two pins of the connector and cable are used for the communications. This issue can be associated with ...