Getting Started with Load Cells

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Resources and Going Further

For more information about the load cells, check out the resources below:

For more information about setting up load cells and how to integrate them into your next project, check out our HX711 hook up guide:

Load Cell Amplifier HX711 Breakout Hookup Guide

July 22, 2016

A hookup guide for the HX711 load cell amplifier breakout board

You may also be interested in learning about the OpenScale.

OpenScale Applications and Hookup Guide

July 22, 2016

OpenScale allows you to have a permanent scale for industrial and biological applications. Learn how to use the OpenScale board to read and configure load cells.

Need even more? Check out this awesome article wheatstone bridges and load cell types.

For some inspiration, check out the SparkFun IoT Beehive:

And stay up to date with the OpenScale by following it on GitHub:

Can’t get enough about how load cells work? Check out this article for more in depth information.