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So what you want is something that can attach to a network, weigh your duck, tell someone something about the weight of the duck, and have it all be above board so that you don't have to be afraid of fleecing your customers? The only thing that I have personally used and have had any experience with that fits your bill is Digis systems. This seems like a ...


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I haven't looked but there probably isn't a networked meat scale. Most equipment like this is attached to a cheap computer that can packetize the data coming off the serial connection. If you have an old pentium computer you just haven't thrown away yet, you could probably roll your own Linux system and write an app in ASM or C to just transport input from ...


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If you have an RS232 scale you have a couple of very decent options for getting the data out of it. You could get an RS232 to USB adapter and write a script of some kind to request and pull the data - probably the easiest option - however it would not have network access, just access from the wired computer. If you genuinely want it to be on the LAN then I'd ...


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What would a network-attached scale even do? You'd have to configure it to report to something, or have something else poll for it (and then you'd still have to configure it, either via DHCP, BOOTP or similar to set its IP address). It'd be a security nightmare, as it'd be like a network attached medical device (or old printer) that never gets updates to ...



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