Connecting and configuring a weighing machine (RS232)

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Connecting and configuring a weighing machine (RS232)

This chapter has general information about how to configure a weighing machine and connect it via cable to the 14" touch cash register. The cash register has to be properly configured prior to being connected and used. The process is valid for weighing machines with an RS232 interface using the CAS communication protocol.
 

 

Before you connect

1.Remember to remove the arresting screw from the bottom of the weighing machine that is attached to its body and prevents it from becoming damaged.

2.Connect the weighing machine via the enclosed power supply.

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Weighing machine configuration

Switching off economy mode

1.Turn the weighing machine on and while it is starting up (the countdown is displayed on the screen) press ACCOUNT. This will display AUTO OFF.

2.Use SAVE to set the value to 0 and save the setting with TARE.

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Settings for communicating with the cash register

1.If the weighing machine is turned on, turn it off.

2.Turn the weighing machine on again and while it is starting up (the countdown is displayed on the screen) press the button 4. It will display rS mode off.

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3.Use SAVE to set the value to ON and save the setting with TARE.

4.Turn the weighing machine off and on again. While it is starting up press TARE.

5.Enter the PIN 0000 and confirm it with TARE again.

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6.Now use SAVE to go to the function F12 and confirm it with TARE again.

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7.Use SAVE to go to the function CAS and confirm it with TARE. Finally, press ZERO to save all the changes that have been made. The weighing machine restarts and after the countdown it will be ready to use.

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Connecting to the touch cash register

1.In the Dotypos Marketplace application download and install the Scale driver.

2.Connect the weighing machine with the touch cash register via the enclosed USB to RS232 and NULL MODEM cables.

 

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Always connect the USB to RS232 cable to the enclosed NULL MODEM. Otherwise the weighing machine’s electronic parts could be permanently damaged!null modem

 

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Sometimes the weighing machine has to be connected to the touch cash register via a powered USB switch. In this case, the MODEM NULL cable is connected to the USB switch and the USB switch is then connected to the touch cash register’s USB port. You should receive an appropriate USB switch along with the touch cash register.

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Driver settings

1.Run the weighing machine application Driver settings from the touch cash register desktop.

2.Click in the application on ASK FOR AUTHORIZATION.

 

Dotypos settings

1.Run Dotypos and in Item management select the weighted product.

2.In product preferences, select General and then the weight unit. It is recommended that you use kg. Then the selling price will be for one kilogram.

3.In product preferences, in Price enable the option Requires entering the quantity (weight).

Now, when an item is charged, the weighed quantity will be automatically entered. Confirm this quantity by pressing Enter.

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