EAN-130000000000987   EAN-13 barcode 0000000000987
UPC-A000000000987   UPC-A barcode 000000000987
UPC-E00009807   UPC-E barcode 00009807
Product NameDigiweigh Industrial Counting Scales, Capacity 3kg / 0.1g, 11.25 X 8.5 in. Stainless Steel Platter
CategoryOffice / School Supplies
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ B000I8BXOQ
Width12 inches    (convert)
Height4.5 inches    (convert)
Length12 inches    (convert)
BindingOffice Product
  • 3 Separate displays for total weight, unit weight and piece count
  • Varies counting modes and tare (add) functions
  • 10 group preset memory function
  • Programmable alarm for certain weigh or quantity
  • Built in Rechargable Battery and Charger included
Long DescriptionThe Professional 3 kg x 0.1 gram Parts Counting Digital Scale has all the tools to save your small, medium or large business time in counting any parts of the uniform weight. The Scale instantly tells how many pieces are on it based on the Average Piece Weight (APW). The APW can be manually entered into the scale memory or it can be determined by the scale itself, based on the weight and quantity of samples you placed on it. This Scale can be successfully used in a wide range of applications and industries to efficiently control the inventory. Some examples are: Manufacturing and Quality Control, Shipping and Receiving, in the Warehouse, Agriculture, Food Service, Healthcare, Construction and the list can be continued. The Scale is very simple in use, no special training is required, no excessive time to figure out how it works. It instantly responds to all user commands. This Parts Counting Digital Scale can save your business many hours of work. 5 Years Manufacturer Warranty.
Created09-12-2012 2:46:13am
Modified12-09-2016 5:40:03pm
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This symbology was developed by the MSI Data Corporation and is based on the Plessey Code symbology. MSI is most often used in warehouses and inventory control.

This is a continuous non-self-checking symbology meaning it has no predetermined length and there is no validation built into the barcode itself. If you want to validate the data stored in the barcode, you would need to use a check digit. Mod 10 is the most common check digit used with MSI but you can also use mod 1010 or mod 1110. It is allowed but generally not a good idea to omit the check digit all together.

There is a start marker which is represented by three binary digits 110 (where 1 is black and 0 is white). There is also a stop marker which is represented by four binary digits 1001. The remaining markers represent the numeric digits 0-9 (no text or special characters) and each digit is represented by twelve binary digits. Below is a table that describes all of the possible markers. The start and stop markers are the main difference between MSI and Plessey. That and the fact that MSI only covers digits 0-9. You can read these stripes as a binary values where 110 is binary 1 and 100 is binary 0. The stop marker simply has an extra bit on the end.

Character Stripe Bits Binary Value
START 110 1
0 100100100100 0000
1 100100100110 0001
2 100100110100 0010
3 100100110110 0011
4 100110100100 0100
5 100110100110 0101
6 100110110100 0110
7 100110110110 0111
8  110100100100 1000
9  110100100110 1001
STOP 1001 0 + extra stripe

 To create a graphical barcode using this process, you can simply string together a series of 1 and 0 graphic images once you have calculated what your barcode should look like using the table shown above. You can view the source code of this page if you want to see how we created the example shown below.

Code [start]375[stop]
Bits: 110 100100110110 100110110110 100110100110 1001

This is just an example of one way to perform the graphic encoding. It is often easier to just draw the lines instead of tacking together individual images. If you would like to create free MSI barcodes, please visit our barcode generator page. You can save the images you make and use them as needed.