Scale Set Up, Tare Set Up in Linga POS

Scale Set up, Scale Item Set up, and Tare's

Connecting the scale to iPad

-          Ensure the scale is plugged into a power source and connected to the black Sunix box which should be plugged into the same network as your iPad.

-          On your iPad navigate to Operations -> Hardware Settings -> Scale.

-          You will see your scale on the list if you have successfully connected it to the network.

-          Tap on the scale to edit the settings. They should be as follows:

o   Channel Number = 1

o   Bits per second = 9600

o   Data bits = 7

o   Parity = Even

o   Stop bits = 1

-          Tap on save and you will receive a message that the scale was successfully connected.

 

Creating a Tare

A Tare is the empty weight of a container. You would use a Tare if you had for example 3 different sized bowls for yogurt (S,M,L). The Tare will deduct the weight of the container from the weight of the product.

-          Navigate to Products/Items -> Tare Group

-          Click on “ + Tare Group

-          Name the group

-          Click on the “ + “ to add different levels in this group. Ex/ S,M,L.

o   Sequence number starts with the first being 1 then 2,3,etc.

o   Name would be Small, Medium, Large, for example.

o   And the weight of the empty container.

-          Then click save. Now, you can create your scale item and attach this.

 


Create Scale Item with Different Sized Containers

-          Navigate to Products/Items -> Products/Items

-          Click on the “ + Menu Item “ button.

-          Set the item up just the same as any other item.

-          The only exception to the set up is the Measure Type.

o   Select SCALE for Measure Type

o   Select the appropriate Tare Group

o   Leave the Default Tare unchanged

o   Select your measure of weight and price per unit of weight

 

  

 

Create Scale Item with One Size Container

 

-          Navigate to Products/Items -> Products/Items

-          Click on the “ + Menu Item “ button.

-          Set the item up just the same as any other item.

-          The only exception to the set-up is the Measure Type.

o   Select SCALE for Measure Type.

o   Select the appropriate Tare Group.

o   Change the default tare to the appropriate Tare.

§  This will eliminate the need to select a tare on the iPad.

o   Select your measure of weight and price per unit of weight.

 


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