Bee scale diagnostics and upgrades’s central unit is basically the heart of the scale. It’s a tiny computer that has the ability to connect to the internet via the built-in SIM card. And just like any other computer, it can receive updates with the latest version of the firmware. By updating the firmware, you can add new functions and features for your scale, always keeping it up to date with the latest innovations and developments. This means that your bee scale will always compare to the newest products on the market. Updating your firmware is quick and easy: all you have to do is connect your scale to your computer and upload the new firmware.

In case your computer does not recognise the central unit, it does not have the appropriate drivers for USB serial communication via FTDI chip. Please download the drivers here:

Before you can start the update process, you must download the diagnostic program Diagnostic Tool. Please download the program here:

Download the installer from the title:

Click here to download program

Instructions for installing the diagnostic program

How to update bee scale software

Bee scale diagnostics

A model set-up of a bee scale


Bee Scale for 2 Bee Hives


Sensors under the hive

Weight sensors


Weather sensor for measuring temperature, humidity and pressure

Solar cell

central unit

Presentation of the bee scale