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Old 05-24-2020, 02:31 AM
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2500g is NOT 5.5oz.
2500g is about 5 POUNDS.
Something is WAY out of WHACK with those calibration instructions.
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2500g is NOT 5.5oz.
2500g is about 5 POUNDS.
Something is WAY out of WHACK with those calibration instructions.
GH,

It's most likely that my memory is out of whack.

Let me see. From "Calibrating the Scale."

"1. To Calibrate, or balance, Scale, press CAL for three seconds. Once the display shows "CAL", stop pressing button.

2. Press CAL button again. Place an item that weighs exactly 5.5 lb. (2500 G) on scale. Press CAL button again. The display will show "0". Keep the item on the platform.

3. Place another item weighing 5.5 lb. on platform. Press CAL again. The display will show "ACC", meaning the Scale is successfully calibrated."


Yep, it looks like I need to calibrate my memory. Hmm...

Good catch, GH!


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Thanks!

Yeah, I read the instructions for one scale: "To calibrate the scale, put an object weighing 2500g (5.5 oz) on the scale. Remove it, and put another object weighing the same amount. Your scale is now calibrated."

WTH? I have to come up with two identical objects? What good are *you,* scale manufacturer?

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Sounds like bad Chinese English to me.
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Sounds like bad Chinese English to me.
That, and the fact that the price is *one cent* below the "Free Shipping" amount.
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Jay, sorry for the delay. I’ve been distracted with home projects.

That’s the one. I’ve had mine about 10 years, so the label looks a bit different. It’s perfect for rockets. The “TARE” button is great if you want to measure something where you want to zero out the weight of a container, like if you are measuring epoxy by pouring into a cup.
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That, and the fact that the price is *one cent* below the "Free Shipping" amount.


Add this to your order. You'll need it chasing rockets this summer.

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