Pick-to-Light Module: PTF-6A-1
212 mm x 50 mm
This display type is a Pick to Light module with alphanumeric display. Compared to the four-digit PTF-4A-1, two more characters are available here. The six-digit display is also suitable for displaying additional staff information or for operator guidance at picking stations in a Pick-to-Light system.
This compartment display variant is used in process sequences in which an alphanumeric display is required. This includes even the product properties, container units and process steps. After order activation via a scanner, HOST system or conveyor system, the compartment displays light up with the corresponding removal quantities and, if applicable, employee information.
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The most important terms in logistics
The withdrawal is confirmed with the acknowledgement button. The +/- keys can be used to correct shortages and take inventory. Various individual functions can be triggered via the function button. The information displayed and the sequence on the compartment display are controlled by LUCA-Server and can be individually designed.
Why different names?
The method Pick-to-Light involves classic order picking with the help of compartment displays. The Pick-to-Light display shows the picking quantity directly at the storage compartment. The Pick-to-Light system usually receives the confirmation of the removal 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 articles that have just been picked to different orders. The method is classically used with a picking trolley (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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