Logging and capturing data from NCI Standard Protocol.


This data is being extracted with help of the "Advanced Serial Data Logger" software only. It may not applicable for other software titles.

DescriptionData typeColumn name
WeightfloatWEIGHT
Weight unitsstringWEIGHT_UNITS
Status code: high byteintegerSTATUS_HI
Status code: low byteintegerSTATUS_LO

COM port settings

COM Port Number: Select the port to which your instrument is connected.
Baud rate: Baud rate is configurable (1200, 2400, 4800 or 9600). 9600 (recommended)
Data bits: 7 (data bits will be fixed at seven)
Parity: Even. (recommended)
Hardware flow control: Use DTR - enabled.
Software flow control: Disabled (none).

How to configure the logger for the NCI Standard Protocol.

1. Download and install the "Scale data parser" module.
2. Create or modify existing configuration.
3. Go to to the "Modules - Query Parse Filter" page
4. Select the corresponding parser module.

The parser for NCI Standard Protocol

NCI Standard Protocol (unipsarser.dll)

NCI Standard Protocol (unipsarser.dll)


The communication setting

Note: Your COM port settings above should match the RS232 settings on the scale.

How to write data from the NCI Standard Protocol to a database.

Please, visit our tutorials section for examples.

How to capture data from USB scale or balance?

Usually the scale vendor provides a driver that can create a virtual COM port for the usb scale. Our serial data logger fully supposts virtual COM ports.

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