The list of commercial sale manufactures MyWeighScales, Tanita Scales, Sterling Scale Company, ProScale and Sartorius. DigitalScale.com features a list of 19 different commercial scale manufacturers.
Digital scales use the strain gauge load cell to convert the force of a given weight to an electric signal. Unlike analog scales, digital ones give weights as an instant digital readout.
To fix a digital scale, troubleshoot the scale, replace the batteries, find the adjustment mechanism, and recalibrate it to show zero when there is nothing on top of it. Digital scales are accurate, but when their batteries become depleted, errors can occur.
Manuals Online offers a wide variety of digital scale manuals online. Some brands include Balance, Brokstone, Conair and Digi Scale. Health-o-Meter body weight scale manuals and EatSmart food scale manuals are available online from each company's website.
Some free digital scale apps are Balance Scale for iOS and Mobile Digital Scale Lite for Android. Balance Scale offers passcode protection and displays weight in both the U.S. system and the metric system. It also features a converter that allows the user to convert between the systems easily.
Cambridge Scale Works offers several types of portable digital scales for industrial use, and Mettler-Toledo International offers portable digital weighing products for a variety of applications. Global Equipment company carries common and specialized portable digital scales, and H & C Weighing Syst
Food scales range in price from under $10 to over $30, as of 2015. Nutritional scales measure foods for dieters, while cooking scales weigh dry ingredients, such as flour, for more precision. Both digital and analog scales are available, as are high-capacity food scales weighing up to 22 pounds.
Some brands of precision digital scales include MyWeigh, Ohaus, Tanita and Detecto. Some of the companies behind these brands have been producing scales since long before digital scales existed.
The EatSmart Precision Pro Digital Kitchen Scale is the number one rated food scale on Amazon, earning 4.7 out of 5 stars from over 7,000 customer reviews. It has high ratings from customers on Best Buy and Walmart's websites. The small size makes it to portion ingredients for one.
Since different brands and models of digital scales require different calibration methods, the only way to perform a completely accurate calibration is to follow the manufacturer's guidelines. Exact calibration procedures are located in the scale's instruction manual or on the manufacturer's website