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Weight Calibration on v3.0 and Newer is as Easy as 1, 2, 3!

by Aug 31, 2012Displays

This year’s weight calibration process may change for many of you who have updated your Ag Leader® Integra and Versa™ displays to v3.0 through v3.4 firmware. The biggest change comes with no longer having to “Flag” a region as a calibration load. We now have the ability to create calibration loads directly from the run screen while simultaneously using Variety Tracking (Capable only with the Ag Leader Integra). This new method is as easy as 1, 2, and 3.

Begin by selecting WEIGHT on the run screen:

1. {image1} You will then reach this “Weight Calibration” page where you will need to select New Load; once pressed you will be taken back to the run screen where you will see your current calibration load counting up pounds in the lower left.  Once you have reached your designated calibration weight (usually between 3,000-6,000lbs) simply hit “End Calibration”.  

2. {image2} Accept the notice which explains that all grain in the combine should be unloaded and included in the actual weight for the scale.  

 

 

 

3. {image3} Once your monitor has completely ended the calibration load you will see a column titled “Weight” which is the total pounds your monitor believes you harvested.  You simply highlight that load and choose “ACTUAL”, which will allow you to enter in the correct weight from your scale. You have now officially completed one calibration load!

The loads will be named with a time stamp but can be renamed to anything you would like. For example, if you did your weight loads by MPH; you could name them 3 mph, 4mph, 5mph, etc.

Along with the new way to calibrate weight loads, we have also released the Automatic Weight Calibration option. With this option checked on your monitor you will no longer have to press Perform Calibration. Instead, the monitor will automatically begin calculating your loads as you enter in the ACTUAL weight total for each load. With this option NOT selected you will need to enter your 4-6 weight loads ACTUAL weight and then push Perform Calibration to finish calibrating your flow sensor.

An important factor in correctly calibrating your combine’s weight loads is to remember to vary the flow rates your flow sensor reads.  This can easily be done by varying your speed or by taking different swath widths. For example if you are harvesting corn with an 8 row head, you would simply take a full swath, then  7 rows, 6 rows, 5 rows, etc. This speed change or swath width change allows your flow sensor to accurately read yields ranging from high to low.

Tech Support can be reached at 515-232-5363 or emailed at support@agleader.com for any questions you may have.

We wish you the best this harvest season!

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