Polling the ABS960+ for data
at the check-in desk interfaces with the OP-960+ to capture the weight for each
of the bags. The computer connection is local and uses the RS-232 port of the
the weight for their check-in system from the operator panel, the client has to
write interface software as part of their passenger processing software system to
request the weight from the scale using a <G><Cr><Lf> command,
in response to which the operator panel will return the weight and status of
"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 ...
Setting a potential free contact
The OP-960+ operator panel has two voltage free contacts, both of which are solid state relays. Wire the +pos from the PLC input to pin 3, and the return to Pin 4. Then set the function of the output 1. If the output is required to be closed above a ...
Changing display from kg to lb
Press and hold the F4 key down to get into the configuration menu (Dip Switch 1, located under the small back cover on the rear of the indicator, has to be on). Under the scale menu, scroll down using the F3 button until you find the menu "Allow ...
How to put the operator panel into “Stream” mode
1. Hold the F4 button to enter the Setup menu 2. Scroll down to RS-232 using F4 button 3. Select using M- key 4. With “Output” highlighted and using F2 key to scroll up or F3 key to scroll down, scroll to “Stream” 5. ...
"Bad addr" message on passenger panel
The command from the operator panel has a standardised format that includes an address byte. The message on the passenger panel indicates that the format received is unexpected. The fault could be with the operator panel, load cell cable or the ...