We’re delighted to announce that you can now connect the Brecknell 6700U USB scale or the CAS SW-RS USB scale to your Square Stand for iPad (2021, 2020, 2019), iPad Air (2019), and iPad Pro 10.5".
With a USB scale you can get weight readings automatically and check out your customers faster.
To connect your scale you must use a specific cable and have the latest version of the Square app on your iPad (version 5.84).
Also, please ensure that you have correctly set up items to sell by weight and have connected the scale to your device by following the steps below.
To connect a USB scale to your Square Stand:
For Brecknell 6710U and CAS SW-RS scales, you’ll need the right cable depending on your Square Stand model prior to getting started. This can be purchased through Square Shop.
- Plug in the 9 pin male end of the cable into the port on your scale.
Note: For Square Stand for iPad (2017, 2018), iPad Pro 9.7", and iPad Air (1, 2), you need to connect the 9 pin male end of the Serial-to-HID adapter into the port on your scale and plug the Micro-USB end of the cable to the adapter.
- Insert the USB-A end into the Hub of your Square Stand
To check the connection, open the Square Point of Sale app and tap the three horizontal lines on the navigation bar.
- Tap Settings > Hardware > Scales.
- The connected scale should appear in the app menu as USB Scale. Keep in mind your Square Point of Sale app can only connect to one scale at a time.
Note: Brecknell 6700U and CAS SW-RS are supported with the following Square Stands:
- Square Stand for iPad (2017, 2018), iPad Pro 9.7", and iPad Air (1, 2)
- Square Stand for iPad (2021, 2020, 2019), 10.5" iPad Air (2019), iPad Pro 10.5”
Not sure which iPad model you have? Identify your iPad here.
Where can I buy the Brecknell scale or CAS SW-RS scale and cables?
You can purchase the Brecknell 6700U series scale on Square Shop. If you already have the scale, you can order the USB cable separately. This USB cable will allow you to connect your Brecknell 6700 series scale or CAS SW-RS scale to your Square Stand.
Is the CAS PD-2Z Scale supported with Square Stand?
The CAS PD-2Z Scale is not currently supported with iOS devices.
Will I be able to connect my Brecknell scale to a Square Register or Terminal?
Yes, the Brecknell and CAS SW-RS scales can be used with Square Register, Square Terminal and Android tablets. Visit our Support Center to learn more about hardware compatibility.
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