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Hi all, I'm getting ready to start the harvest season and I wanted to make sure I was starting it right with my yield monitor.

Last year, when I was getting towards the end of the season I found I had a harder time calibrating it. I have a truck scale at home so I usually check pretty often.

Doing my calibration, I noticed let say combine recorded 10T, I would enter my scale weight which was 10.5T and Actual weight would only go up to 10.2T.

Why wasn't it going up directly to 10.5? I had to trick the data by putting a higher number than my scale weight until actual weight would reach 10.5T.

Is it because I have too much calibration data in my Pro 700? Was thinking of restarting the season fresh with no calibration data from the previous years. Is it a good idea?

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When I calibrate a machine I do it 3 times(moist first). At the top of the clean grain elev there is an inspection door, open it and check the grain contact sensor. It is a black plastic piece about 6X4 inch with 2 screws in the center. The plastic must not be rub threw, it then give a false reading.
 

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The reading is good, everything works perfectly, it's just that my actual weight doesn't change to my scale weight when I calibrate, it always stay a bit lower...
 

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Wonder is it's taking on product moisture and correcting yeild some how, be real sweet to here why this is, plan on calibrating mine tuesday
 

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If you have more than one cal load it "averages" it a bit. You will notice that if you are doing the first cal load that when you enter actual weight it changes to that weight. The more cals you do the more it averages and won't change to the actual weight. I would start fresh this year with new cal loads. You should only need 3 or 4 good cal loads to be really accurate.
 

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If you have more than one cal load it "averages" it a bit. You will notice that if you are doing the first cal load that when you enter actual weight it changes to that weight. The more cals you do the more it averages and won't change to the actual weight. I would start fresh this year with new cal loads. You should only need 3 or 4 good cal loads to be really accurate.
That would make sense as my first year seemed to be ok and I kept all the old data for the second year. There seem to be no place to delete these data though. Will just load a new cal data for all task will do the job?

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That would make sense as my first year seemed to be ok and I kept all the old data for the second year. There seem to be no place to delete these data though. Will just load a new cal data for all task will do the job?

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I'm not 100% sure without being in front of a monitor at the moment, but in the cal screen go into the advanced settings. It seems like there is a place to check or uncheck which cal loads you actually want to use in the calculations.
 
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