Loading and Unloading -Tare- Your Scale with the POINT Keypad
Tare Mode from the POINT keypad
If you don't know what the Tare mode is, you are not alone. Most people not well versed in the "scale" terminology don't understand what a Tare is. In the easiest way possible to describe a tare, it allows you to "temporarily" zero the scale while you have weight on the scale, without losing reference to your "total" weight on the scale. This total weight is called "Gross" weight.
Commonly users will Tare the scale during a "loading" process of their scale application, or unloading process of their scale operation. This allows you to see "only" the weight you are placing onto or out of the scale, instead of having to do the math yourself.
To Tare the scale....
1. Press the "Play" symbol button on the keypad.
The scale will temporarily Zero itself.
2. Place weight onto the scale (loading), or take weight off of the scale (Unloading).
3. Once you are done loading or unloading, press the "Stop" symbol button on the scale.
Point will then switch back to the Gross Weight (Total Weight) on the scale.
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