Pick-to-Light Module: PTF-12A-1

PTF-12A-1 Pick-to-Light Module with 12-digit display and keys


256 mm x 50 mm

As the predecessor model to the PTF-12M-1 variant, this display module is mainly used in running Pick-to-Light systems as an info display for displaying a storage location, batch or article number and, if necessary, zero crossing control or quantity display.

The twelve-digit display itself is also suitable for displaying further employee information or operator guidance. This variant is used in process sequences in which an alphanumeric display is required. These include, for example, product properties, batch/article numbers and sequence steps. After order activation via a scanner, HOST system or conveyor system, the compartment displays light up with the corresponding removal quantities and, if necessary, employee information.

More information in the main article: Pick to Light & Pick-to-Light Systems in 2023

The removal itself is confirmed with the acknowledgement button. Various individual functions can be triggered via the function key. The information displayed and the sequence on the compartment display are controlled by the LUCA-Server and can be customized.

Why different system names?


The method Pick-to-Light is a classic picking method with the help of compartment displays. In this case, the Pick-to-Light display shows the picking quantity directly on the storage compartment. The Pick-to-Light system receives the confirmation of the withdrawal mostly by pressing a button on the module.


The term is often used in English-speaking countries instead of Pick-to-Light . The Pick-to-Light method is a Multi-Order-Picking method that focuses on distributing items that have just been picked to different orders. The method is classically used with a picking cart (Pick-by-Cart).


The Put-to-Light method clearly defines a distribution of goods to the target compartments. A classic example is the replenishment in a flow rack.

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