Bulkweigh Controller works with scale automation system.

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Designed for use with oneWeigh scale automation system, oneWeigh 780 Bulkweigh Controller provides control of hopper system and calculations needed for accurate target weights and rapid draft cycles. Unit connects to PC workstation via Ethernet, enabling operation from any workstation on network and remote diagnostics via Internet. Also able to connect to plant control systems, NTEP-certified system can operate in automatic stand-alone mode in case of PC failure.



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John Deere Agri Services Announces New 780 Bulkweigh Controller for oneWeigh(TM) Scale Automation System



The new NTEP-Certified oneWeigh 780 Bulkweigh Controller works with all types of bulk scales to deliver speed, precision, and reliability for loading and unloading grain, coproducts, and processed goods.

ALPHARETTA, Georgia - John Deere Agri Services announces the new oneWeigh 780 Bulkweigh Controller featuring the latest hardware advancements for fast, precise, and reliable bulkweighing operations. The new controller has been certified by The National Type Evaluation Program (NTEP) and works with the oneWeigh scale automation system to provide agribusiness facilities ease, speed, and accuracy for loading and unloading grain, coproducts, and processed goods.

The oneWeigh 780 Bulkweigh Controller works with all types of bulk scales to provide precise control of the hopper system and quick calculations for attaining accurate target weights and rapid draft cycles. The controller uses Ethernet connectivity as the only necessary connection to a PC workstation. This setup enables operation from any oneWeigh workstation on a network and monitoring capabilities via the Internet for remote diagnostic needs. The 780 Controller can also connect to plant control systems using a variety of industry-standard networks and can operate in fully-automatic stand-alone mode in the event of a PC failure.

"We are pleased to offer our next generation oneWeigh 780 Bulkweigh Controller as the newest bulkweighing tool in a long line of industry-leading scale automation solutions from John Deere Agri Services," says Steve Day, oneWeigh product manager. "When it comes to bulkweighing operations, it's all about efficiency, accuracy, and rock-solid dependability; the 780 Controller delivers all of that to help facilities move to a higher level of automation and eliminate inefficient, time-consuming, manual processes."

"The 780 Controller features rugged, industry-standard hardware components and is compatible with standard computer equipment rather than requiring proprietary hardware, which allows for low cost of ownership and easier ongoing maintenance and updates," adds Bruce Binnix, engineering specialist with John Deere Agri Services.
For more information, call 1-800-393-8971 or send an e-mail to AgriServices@JohnDeere.com. Information about the oneWeigh system can be found at www.JohnDeereAgriServices.com.

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