Remote Displays Are Ideal for Vehicle Scales

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Salter RD-65 Remote Display

One accessory that is almost a necessity with a truck scale is the remote display or as it is also known, a scoreboard. This assists the operator and driver allowing them to see the weight of the truck from a distance.

The Salter Brecknell High intensity LED remote display is visible up to 150 feet. The bright DOUBLE ROW LED display offers many great features, competitive pricing, while providing you with quick set up. This IP65 rated display, has 5 inch high double row digits, ready to display up to 6 digits. The enclosure is gray powder painted mild steel with a no glare lens. It offers unit switching between lbs and kg along with (G) gross and (N) net annunicators.

The RD-65 LED display is standard ready to communicate via RS-232, RS-485 or current loop. There are 5 protocols preprogrammed into the RD-65, with configurable data formats and adjustable baud rates. Out of the box it is ready to communicate with Salter Brecknell indicators. Included standard with every display is a 120V transformer with 15′ cable, 25′ communication cable, sun visor and eye hooks.

Calibration of a Truck Scale

Now that you’ve bought a truck scale, completed the foundation, have the scale installed, what’s next? Before your truck scale can be used for obtaining weight measurements, it must first be calibrated to your digital weight indicator and approved by your state. Your local scale service company will take care of this by bringing their test truck to the scale test site. The test truck holds certified calibrated test weights that are placed on the scale platform for testing and calibration. The test Continue reading

Truck Scale Digital Weight Indicator Cardinal 225

Truck Scale Indicator

Truck Scale Indicator

Cardinal’s 225 Navigator features transflective technology which allows the display to be viewed under any lighting conditions from direct sunlight to total darkness. One-inch-high (25 mm) weight characters make viewing easy. View up to 3 scales with total weight simultaneously with the optional dual scale input board; no special software is needed with Cardinal 225 Navigator digital weight indicator.

Entering, viewing, and storing truck names is easy with the 225 Navigator’s convenient Truck ID menu.  Complete alphanumeric descriptions for truck and material prompts make storing and recalling tare weight values quick and simple.