Makerverse Load Cell Amplifier

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SKU: CE08248 Brand: Makerverse Guides (1)
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Reads weight or force from a load cell with 18-bit precision

$4.70 AUD, inc GST
$4.27 AUD, exc GST

In stock, ships same business day if ordered before 2PM
Delivered by Fri, 19th of Apr

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This product is featured in the Makerverse Load Cell Kit. For more technical resources, or to see it in action, head to the Kit Guide.

The Makerverse Load Cell ADC allows you to easily read load cells to measure weight or force. Connect the ADC to a microcontroller (eg. Raspberry Pi Pico) and follow the Makerverse Load Cell Kit Guide to read changes in the resistance of a load cell and convert that to a very accurate weight (after some calibration).

The on-board HX710 uses a custom two-wire interface (Clock and Data) for communication. Any microcontroller's GPIO pins should work and there are many libraries that have been written to make it easy to read data. For the best experience, we recommend following the Makerverse Load Cell Kit Guide which uses the Raspberry Pi Pico PIO.

Construct your own set of scales at home using a bar load cell! The Makerverse Load Cell Mounting kit makes getting started easy: Assemble your load cell, fasteners, a load cell amplifier, and a Raspberry Pi Pico to begin measuring!

Technical Specifications

  • Working supply voltage 2.6 - 5.5V
  • Effective Number of Bits (ENOB): 18 bits
  • Sample rate: 10 or 40 Hz

Resources

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This product is listed in:

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Makerverse>Kit - Spare Parts

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NSW, 2289
Australia

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