Once the SMS Scale is leveled and other preparations and settings are done the beekeeper can set the beehive on the scale with an extension or a semi-extension. Then it is necessary to tare so that the weight of packaging would be transferred into TAR and the SMS Scale monitors only the honey income, or NETT worth.
Taring can be done in two ways:
- display monitor
- SMS message
- Taring Via the display monitor is conducted when a beekeeper connects the display to the SMS Scale and turns it on by pressing a button.
When five zeroes appear on the display, he can tare by pressing the button for 7 seconds. After that all the measurements that the display shows will be NETT.
- Taring via SMS message is quite simple and is done when the beekeeper sends an SMS message to the scale with the following contents:
After that he will receive an SMS message with information of the measurements including the weight of TARE, and the NETT worth is 0 kg. SMS Scale for beehives of various weights will also display different TARE values.