You will want to make sure you have the following before harvest day
That's all you will need to start. If you are unsure where to get these we have set up a store with compatible hardware so you can get it all in one place. If you already have a scale - HECK YA! Just check below for compatibility. 😃
If you don't currently have hardware or want to explore optimal setups, use our What-to-buy suggestions.
Once you have your hardware follow our before harvest day checklist to ensure everything is set up before harvest day.
Based on our experience we have curated a few packages that will ensure you are ready to harvest.
Single plant harvest starter kit
*Pro-tip get two of everything above for faster harvesting.
Tote harvest starter kit
Any OHaus scale with an RS232 port should generally be compatible.
Single plant weighing
Acceptable variants of Defender 5000 D52 (Non-washdown versions ONLY —washdowns require additional setup and routing. Please contact support if you have purchased a washdown variant of the scale)
Ohaus Bench Scale, Defender 5000 Model D52P25RTR1 * Capacity: 50 x 0.01 lb (25 kg x 5 g) * Platform Size: 12" x 14" * Legal for Trade
Ohaus Bench Scale, Defender 5000 Model D52P50RQL2 * Capacity: 100 x 0.02 lb (50 kg x 10 g) * Platform Size: 18" x 18" * Legal for Trade
If you’re interested in using a different scale, please contact us and we can suss it out for compatibility and find the best solution for your setup.
* Tote vs single plant weighing depends on your state allows. Please look up your state laws to decide which you should do.
Supported Adapters and Accessories
*Do not purchase an OHaus Bluetooth adapter. It is not compatible. Only purchase the one above.
OHaus Rechargeable Battery, for operation in areas without power
Every operation is different below are items we've seen operations use.
Bluetooth Scanners - some prefer over using a phone camera for scanning tags.
Note you can't use this with IOS and manually enter plant weights. See more on this here.
Phone camera HPS color correcting lenses