USER MANUAL 19 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 15.3. Pieces counting function (PCS) 12.05 g T 0.00 g 5 23.04 g PCS MENU T PCS oFF PCS on 5 0 pcs 12 12 pcs T T The function allows counting identical pieces, e.g. pills or buttons included into weighed portion. Measurement is performed in two phases: - first phase – calculating the mass of single item basing on a sample containing defined amount of pieces: 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 or 500 pieces, - second phase – counting pieces in weighed portion. The function has the following options: -PCS OFF – switch the function off -PCS on – switch the function on -PCS ... – recover last used unitary mass, -PCS 5, 10, 20, ... , 500 – amount of pieces in a sample, -PCS SEt – set any amount of pieces in a sample, -PCS MJ – set unitary mass directly, -out – leave menu without changes. Comments: 1. It is recommended that mass of single piece is greater than reading unit and mass of sample used in first phase is bigger than 100 reading units. 2. Err-PCS message indicates that a sample was not put on a pan or a mass of single piece is less than one reading unit (it is possible to count pieces knowing that errors will be bigger).