Starting a new project, and wondering if the Arduino would be applicable here.
I'd like to have the scale (Aryln Platform Scale), and more than likely a VB desktop app to record the weight.
Can I use an Arduino to capture the weight from the scale and push it Windows via USB for a VB app to capture? Pretty much just need the data coming on a port that I can listen to and VB can take it from there.
Certainly sounds like an application that a arduino could perform. The unknown is if the scale has some means of outputting it's weight measurement as either a digital value via some serial link or via a measurable analog output voltage? A link to the specific datasheet for your selected scale should shed light on that. As far as the PC side, an arduino looks just like any other serial com port attached device, so any PC programming language or applications that can talk to com ports will work fine.