8 years, 2 months ago.

Electronic scale

Hi everyone, I have a project to do and I must develop an electronic scale with an mbed, it's my first project with this tool, so could you give me some idea or if you had already résalise that project show me how. Thank you

2 Answers

8 years, 2 months ago.

No one is going to do your homework for you.

To get you started:

You will need a load cell or some form of mass sensor. How you read the value from it depends on the sensor used, if it's analog then that's easy, if it's digital then there may be a library available already.

It is than some basic c / c++ programming to scale the value to give the units you want and output that on a serial port or to a display. How you output it on a display depends on the display you use.

Accepted Answer
8 years, 2 months ago.

Google "hx711" - Its a load cell to SPI IC and there are plenty of cheap boards that you can buy to interface to an mbed to get started.