Throughout the packaging process, Packaging Associates interact with the Seed-to-Sale software through specialized hardware, including the scanner gun, printers, and scales. This article summarizes the hardware a Packaging Associate can expect to use as part of the packaging workflow.
Hardware used in this workflow must be integrated with the Seed-to-Sale software. Contact the Ample Organics Hardware Support team to Add a New Printer, or visit the Settings module to Add a New Scale or Test a Scale's Connection.
Model: Zebra MC3200
Purpose: The MC3200 scanner gun hosts the Ample Organics Gun App, and allows the user to interact with objects tagged with QR codes–in the packaging workflow, Packaging Associates can expect to scan Locations, Destruction Lots, Totes, Bottles, Orders, and Bulk Lots. Several essential functions in the seed-to-sale process are exclusive to the Gun App.
Visit the MC3200 User Guide.
Inventory Label Printer
Model: Zebra TLP 2824 plus
Label Width: 2.25"
Purpose: The TLP2824 printer is the workhorse of the production facility. Its purpose is to print the QR code labels for all objects that interact with the Scanner Gun and Gun App: User ID tags, Plants, Batches, Locations, Destruction Lots, Seed Lots, Totes, Bottles, Orders, and Bulk Lots.
Visit the TLP2824 User Guide.
Model: Unspecified. A licence holder may use their preferred scale model, provided it accommodates the weight range below.
Weight Range: 0.1g-15kg
Purpose: Used to weight dried cannabis and extracts.
Product and Inventory Label Printer
Model: Epson C7500
Label Width: 1.8" up to 4"
Purpose: The Epson C7500 printer is used in both the packaging and order fulfillment processes to print generic product labels. Please note that this printer only prints one label size at a time.
Visit the Epson C7500 User Guide.
Preprinted Product and Inventory Label Printer
Model: ZT410 (600dpi)
Label Width: Up to 4"
Purpose: The ZT410 printer specializes in printing labels with predefined fields. The 600dpi version prints product labels containing lab report values during the Packaging process. This printer is also necessary as part of the Fulfillment & Shipment workflows
Visit the ZT400 User Guide.