Remote Display Setup

A remote display is a display that mirrors the scale weight. It is usually placed on the outside of the truck for viewing from a loader. Fusion can work with any type of remote display as long as it presents itself as a serial device. If your computer doesn't have a serial port, it is possible to find serial to USB converters and serial to Bluetooth converters.

If you use such a converter, there will be some software or drivers that need to be installed and configured so that the remote display ends up looking like a serial device. Please note that every remote display and every converter work differently and we are not able to help with the configuration of this equipment. If you are having trouble with this aspect, please refer the documentation that came with the remote display and/or the converter or call the manufacturer for additional help.

However, once the device is properly installed and configured as a serial port, getting Fusion to work with it should be fairly easy.

tip icon Please consult the Fusion Resource Guide for more information on this topic.

Setup Fields

If you are having trouble figuring out what the Prepend String and Termination String fields should be we refer you to the Fusion Resource Guide which goes into more depth.

If the Scale Indicator window is currently open and connected to the scale system, you can click the Apply button in the Remote Display Setup window each time you make a change. Fusion will immediately try to connect with the new settings. This way you can play with the settings until you get them right faster. Click the OK button when you are done to save these settings.

Getting Here

You can open this window by clicking the appropriate Setup… button in the Physical Computer Management window.

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