Pick-to-Light Display: PTF-3N-4

PTF-3N-4 Pick-to-Light Display with three-digit display and keys


130 mm x 50 mm

In addition to the standard Pick to Light functions, this compartment display has a display with a three-digit, numerical quantity display. Depending on the required process sequence, it is possible to use this display to indicate a target compartment on a tray, for example. It can be combined with other components in a PTF system. It is considered standard in a Pick-to-Light system.

Depending on the picking process and the required quantities, this compartment display variant is used. The maximum number of pieces that can be displayed is 999. Of course, it is possible to display pack quantities by prefixing characters, such as U (as in outer packaging).

More information in the main article: Pick-to-Light

Alternatively, in the Multi-Order-Picking process itself, target compartments (orders) on a picking cart could be displayed on this compartment display. Furthermore, Pick to Light additional functions (such as shortage correction or zero passage control) can be activated in the system via the +/- keys or F key.

Why different names?


The method Pick-to-Light is a classic picking 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 incorrectly and thus often confused with 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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