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Digital Scales - Ed Bourgeois's Review
Posted: January 15, 2012, 6:02pm
review rating: 8.5
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Arrow The Digital Scales has 36 Reviews
Arrow The Digital Scales has been rated 9.22 overall by our member reviewers
Arrow This product has been in our review database since November 30, 2001.
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These are some of the best-written reviews for this product, as judged by our members.
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Jerry Kalpin 10.00
Marshall Schmidt 10.00
James Bacci 9.66
Katherine Gingliss 9.44
Bryan Wray 9.25

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 9.8
Product Reviewed: BENCH TOP-PRO
Manufacturer: US Balance Quality: 10
Average Price: Varies Usability: 10
Price Paid: $42.99 Cost vs. Value 9
Where Bought: ebay Aesthetics 10
Owned for: 2 months Overall 10
Writer's Expertise: Professional Would Buy Again: Yes
Similar Items Owned: various, ohaus, digiweigh
Bottom Line: The best all-around versatile scale  I've owned.
Positive Product Points

2000g capacity  
0.1g readings
4" sq SS platform
low profile
versatile
nice keypad
solid build

Negative Product Points

none yet

Detailed Commentary

I was impressed enough with the US Balance "New" BenchTop Pro to write a review about it.  It's a new model. I pretty much like everything about it. Large 2000g capacity with  .1g resolution. It seems heavier built (11.5oz) than most similar sized scales. Not too big or small, 4"x4"SS platform making it very versatile for  my various coffee needs . Can weigh green beans for roasting, bag roasted, CCD/Pourover, .1g resolution for baskets, set a pf on it, fits on my drip tray to weigh shots etc.etc. The display has a nice smooth cover to easily clean. The digits are large and backlit. Good for us seniors. The clear plastic cover can be used as a tray.
Stats:
Maximun Capacity 2000g
Minimum Capacity 0.1g
Weighing Modes g, oz, ozt, dwt, gn, N
Power 2 x AAA
Overall Size 4.5" x 6.3" x 1.2"
Platform Size 3.9" x 4.1"  
Colors black
Calibration Mass 400g

Backlit LCD Display
Stainless Steel Platform for easy clean up
Parts Counting Function
Lid / Weighing Tray
2 x 200g Calibration Weights Included
5 Year Warranty

Buying Experience

It's a new model, found one on ebay. The transaction went smooth. They should be available at other outlets soon

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