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Load Cell Interface for WIM

Very High Speed, Intelligent Load Cell Interface Card

with USB/RS232/RS485

The LCIC-WIM was designed to fit the most demanding real time weighing and force measurement applications.
On the one hand, a very fast load cell interface allows users to capture the data at around 18,000 samples per second.
On the other hand, it is equipped with a powerful processor, 8 I/O, analog output and display that allows it to run embedded applications.
This is for customers that require real-time and immediate response.

IMS Load Cell Interface for WIM

Comes ready with embedded algorithms for these applications:

  • WIM- Weighing Trucks & Trains in motion. Fits HS (high speed) and LS.

  • LIW - Loss In Weight rate controller for continuous feeding to a process.

  • Batching & Filling controller - Stand alone controller for high speed net-weight fillers. Example: Bag filling machine.

  • Checkweigher - Makes the board a stand-alone controller that fits most common Checkweighers. It includes outputs for rejects.

  • Force measurement & Monitoring forces - Our useful monitoring utility, a vital analyzing tool for all dynamic load and force measurement applications.

  • High speed in-motion weighing controller - To weigh packages while passing over a conveyor.

Main Features

  • Very high speed; Internal A/D 52,000 samples per second

  • Updating the PC at streaming mode at a rate of 18,000 samples per second

  • 24 Bit A/D with ± 8 million counts for tension and compression applications

  • Powerful 32 bit / 135 MIPS DSP for high speed onboard processing. OEM applications can be embedded on the board

  • 4 opto-isolated outputs configurable as setpoints, latching alarms or user outputs

  • 4opto-isolated inputs; Input #1 has counter option

  • Analog output 0 to 2.5V,16 bit resolution

  • 8 digit LED display, LEDS to show the board status and I/O status

  • Easily updating of firmware, free to download from our web site

  • On board temperature sensor

  • USB Interface; 2.0 Full Speed compatible

  • RS232/RS485 communications. Ideal for PLC based applications

  • Multiple boards may be connected via USB or RS485

Specifications Load Cell input

  • 5 Volt excitation for up to 10 load cells in parallel (350 Ohm)

  • Compatible with 1,2,3 mV/V strain gage load cells

  • Low noise wide bandwidth amplifier & 24 bit ADC

  • Standard interfaces

  • USB 2.0 Full Speed compatible

  • Combined RS232/RS485.


  • 4 opto-isolated solid state relays rated at 50V, 300mA Configurable as setpoints, latching alarms or user outputs. Each with status LED.

  • Adjustable Analog output (0 - 2.5V) with 16 bit resolution.


  • 4 opto-isolated inputs with 10-30 VDC range. Each with status LED

  • Input #2 configurable as high speed counter

  • Input #1 configurable as sample trigger (option)

Dimensions (mm)

  • Standard OEM model 160 x 100mm (1/2 Eurocard)

  • ABS cased (option) Standard OEM model 160 x 100mm (1/2 Eurocard)

  • ABS cased (option)

Software included:

  • LCIC-WIM Calibration Wizard software is included with each board

  • Drivers and examples for programmers on how to communicate with the board

  • PC application software for easy start-up for each one of our embedded applications


Our LCIC-WIM Monitoring package utility - A vital tool for analyzing dynamic load/force applications

Contact us  |  Tel: 972-48110877


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