Dear forum users,
I apologize for my late reply. But I had some electronic problems with my scale which took some time to solve.
After fixing the hardware problem, I can tell you the good news: The scale works fine again and my program (ScalesLV2013_4.vi) works too (if I use P instead of p for the print command and if I use None for the flow control)!
Thank you very much for your help and suggestions!
Could you please tell me what was your hardware problem? I am experiencing the same I guess.
Thanks in advance for your help
I have the same problem that you had with timeout,for the same scale
can you detail me your approach, seeing that I saw your program ScalesLV2013_4.vi.
thank you in advance
Please find attached my code (for LV2016, tell me if you need it for a lower version).
I hope it will work.
Perhaps you have to play a bit with the wait time (20 ms work well for me).
It could also be that your RS232 adapter causes problems. I had this once in a similar case. Since then I use adapter of ATEN which works very well.
thank you for your reply
I have just done some tests, the balance is receiving but it does not answer. in addition for the numbers of octats are always 0, so I think there is a problem with the cable because I use a 25 poles adapter, or with Tiemout, I did not like this type of scale, now I work with Meltter Toledo is much simpler or KERN.
thank you again.
Thank you for the update.
My Sartorius scales is also very old so that in meantime I also use a scales of KERN ;-) So I agree, it is really easier if one uses not too old devices. I am glad to hear that you also found a modern replacement.