OpenScale Applications and Hookup Guide

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Resources and Going Further

Google is your friend. Checkout the Scale Manufacturer’s Load Cell Application Guide. Also search for ‘beehive load cell’ to see how users are monitoring the growth and health of beehives.

Check out the SparkFun Beehive project, which makes use of the OpenScale to monitor a hive located at the SparkFun headquarters, using the link below.

SparkFun Internet-Connected Behive

Please report typos, inaccuracies, and especially unclear explanations to us by commenting on the tutorial. Suggestions for improvements are welcome and greatly valued. For firmware requests or bugs please post an issue on the github issues page of the OpenScale repo.

Need some inspiration for your next project? Maybe the Internet of Things (IoT) Industrial Scale will give you some ideas.

IoT Industrial Scale

October 10, 2016

What does a baby elephant weigh? How much impact force does a jump have? Answer these questions and more by building your very own IoT industrial scale using the SparkFun OpenScale.