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Ozeri Pronto ZK24 Digital Scale – weigh homebrew hops, grain & more

Ozeri ZK24 Garden and Kitchen Scale, with 0.5 g (0.01 oz) Precision Weighing Technology

Ozeri ZK24 Garden and Kitchen Scale, with 0.5 g (0.01 oz) Precision Weighing Technology

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  • 0 5 g 0 01 oz precision weighing technology for all your garden herbs and greens, and a max weight capacity of 6000 g 13 22 lbs to help you achieve your diet, health, and wellness goals
  • Automatic Unit Button instantly converts between 5 units of measurements (g, lbs, lbs:oz, oz, ml) and displays results on an easy-to-read LCD screen – e g easily convert 649 5 grams to 1 432 pounds to 1 pound 6 9 ounces to 22 91 ounces to 649 5 ml
  • Precision Tare Button calculates the net weight of your ingredients by automatically subtracting the weight of any pouch or container
  • Accommodative weighing platform for both small and large items, with 2 large buttons that generate an audible click confirmation
  • Automatically powers-off after 2-minutes Features an easy-access battery compartment (no screwdriver needed) Requires 3 AAA batteries Cleans and stores easily

 

  • What’s the Tare Function? Tare allows you to subtract the weight of the container you’re using to get a true weight of the contents.  Add your empty container to the scale and press the tare button.  This zeros out the scale.  Now add the thing you’re weighing and the scale displays just the weight of the contents of your container.  In my opinion the tare function is essential for any good homebrewing scale.
  • Things I like about this scale… It uses easy to find AAA batteries [Search AmazonBasics Batteries]. It has the Tare Feature.  That allows you to essentially zero out your container to get a true picture of the weight of the contents.  Given the specs on this scale (13.22 lb capacity and .5 gram resolution), it should work for grain, hops, other brewing ingredients and more.

Ozeri ZK24 Garden and Kitchen Scale, with 0.5 g (0.01 oz) Precision Weighing Technology – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

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Ozeri Pronto ZK24 Digital Scale – weigh homebrew hops, grain & more

Ozeri ZK24 Garden and Kitchen Scale, with 0.5 g (0.01 oz) Precision Weighing Technology

Ozeri ZK24 Garden and Kitchen Scale, with 0.5 g (0.01 oz) Precision Weighing Technology

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From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • 0 5 g 0 01 oz precision weighing technology for all your garden herbs and greens, and a max weight capacity of 6000 g 13 22 lbs to help you achieve your diet, health, and wellness goals
  • Automatic Unit Button instantly converts between 5 units of measurements (g, lbs, lbs:oz, oz, ml) and displays results on an easy-to-read LCD screen – e g easily convert 649 5 grams to 1 432 pounds to 1 pound 6 9 ounces to 22 91 ounces to 649 5 ml
  • Precision Tare Button calculates the net weight of your ingredients by automatically subtracting the weight of any pouch or container
  • Accommodative weighing platform for both small and large items, with 2 large buttons that generate an audible click confirmation
  • Automatically powers-off after 2-minutes Features an easy-access battery compartment (no screwdriver needed) Requires 3 AAA batteries Cleans and stores easily

 

  • What’s the Tare Function? Tare allows you to subtract the weight of the container you’re using to get a true weight of the contents.  Add your empty container to the scale and press the tare button.  This zeros out the scale.  Now add the thing you’re weighing and the scale displays just the weight of the contents of your container.  In my opinion the tare function is essential for any good homebrewing scale.
  • Things I like about this scale… It uses easy to find AAA batteries [Search AmazonBasics Batteries]. It has the Tare Feature.  That allows you to essentially zero out your container to get a true picture of the weight of the contents.  Given the specs on this scale (13.22 lb capacity and .5 gram resolution), it should work for grain, hops, other brewing ingredients and more.

Ozeri ZK24 Garden and Kitchen Scale, with 0.5 g (0.01 oz) Precision Weighing Technology – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

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Reader Tip: UltraShip 55 lb Capacity Digital Scale w/Removable Face & Power Adapter [Great Grain Scale]

Thanks to HBF Reader Tim for this tip!  [8 Ways to Connect with HBF]My Weigh Ultraship 55 Postal Scale in Black with Power Supply Adapter

My Weigh Ultraship 55 Postal Scale in Black with Power Supply Adapter

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  • CAPACITY: 55 lb Capacity scale
  • MODES: Four weighing modes: oz, lb, g, and kg
  • FEATURES: Tare, hold and programmable auto on/off feature
  • POWER: AC adapter or battery powered
  • INCLUDES: Letter and envelope holder and mailing tube holder

The My Weigh Ultraship Digital Scale is the perfect scale for any home or office for weights up to 55 pounds. From weighing foods, to postcards, letters, parcels, envelopes, mailing tubes, padded packs, small boxes, medium boxes or even large boxes, this scale can handle it all. Its dual range design allows allows it to accurately weigh light letters and heavier packages, meaning you no longer need a scale for heavier and lighter objects. The UltraShip has a programmable auto-off which allows you to set the scale to never turn off automatically after a set amount of time. Additionally, My Weigh Ultraship 55 features an attachable letter and envelope holder, mailing tube holder, patented detachable faceplate on long 2-foot flex cord, HOLD feature, programmable auto-off feature, extra large buttons, improved accuracy, improved durability, more modes, digital auto calibration, and longer battery life.Now combined with My Weigh Ultraship Power Supply Adapter at Lifestyle by Focus for a practical alternative to batteries.

Scale Specifications

Power:
4 C batteries (not included)
AC adapter (not included)
Display: Blue backlit, remote
Tare feature: Yes
Calibration feature: Yes
Hold feature: Yes
Count feature: No
Platform size: 8″ x 6.25″
Scale size: 8.9″ x 8.1″ x 2.8″
Weighing modes: 4
Power Supply Specifications

Input: 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz 0.2A
Output: 9V, 300mA
Certification: UL
Country of Origin: Made in China
Model: IVP0900-0300W


 

I use the Ultraship Ultra-55 for weighing grain.  I’ve owned and used this scale since April of 2009.  It makes for a great grain scale! Read my Hands On Review

Of course, it has a tare feature.  In my book, that’s a requirement of any scale used for brewing.  Tare lets you zero out the weight of the container you’re using.  You put the container on, hit tare, the scale zeros out.  Now you’re just weighing the thing that you’re interested in.

It has a 55 lb capacity and also displays in lbs and ounces.

The feature that really sold me on it is… the removable face.  The face of this removes so that you can weigh large items (like buckets of grain) and still easily read the display

My Weigh Ultraship 55 Postal Scale in Black with Power Supply Adapter – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

Compare: This offering is the UltraShip 55 with no AC Power Adapter

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500 Gram Capacity, .01 Gram Resolution Digital Scale [Hops, Water Salts & More]

Digital Precision Gram Scale, 0.001oz/0.01g 500g Mini Pocket Scale, Portable Electronic Weight Jewelry Scales, Tare, Auto Off, Stainless Steel, White Backlit Display(Battery Included)

500 Gram Capacity x .01 Resolution Digital Scale

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  • HIGH PRECISION: 500g capacity with 0.01g accuracy, high precision sensor system ensure accurate weight readings, this digital gram scale have wide white Back-light LCD display, easy to read.
  • LIGHT WEIGHT & COMPACT DESIGN: This pocket mini scale is so handy in size (Item size :4.6 x 2.5 x 0.7 inch, Platform size: 2.4 x 2.1 inch ) and easy to carry & store, you can carry it everywhere.
  • PROTECTIVE COVER & FREE CARRYING POUCH: The plastic protective cover as a container to hold items to be weighed, and makes tiny pieces easy to contain. Also come with a pouch so it can fit into pocket without scratching the outside.
  • 7 UNITS OF MEASURE: Quickly convert measurement results between g / oz / tl / gn / ozt / dwt / ct in seconds. here you have all the necessary unit measurements to meet your needs. Cooking, mailing packages, weighing jewelry, coins, herbs, and whatever else you need too.

 

Tare Function: Tare allows you to subtract the weight of the container you’re using to get a true weight of the contents.  Add your empty container to the scale and press the tare button.  This zeros out the scale.  Now add the thing you’re weighing and the scale displays just the weight of the contents of your container.  In my opinion the tare function is essential for any good homebrewing scale.

Given the specs of this scale, it should work for weighing hops, water salts, smaller amounts of specialty grains (500 grams is about 17.6 ounces or just over a pound) and other brewing ingredients.

Digital Precision Gram Scale, 0.001oz/0.01g 500g Mini Pocket Scale, Portable Electronic Weight Jewelry Scales, Tare, Auto Off, Stainless Steel, White Backlit Display(Battery Included) – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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5,000 gram/11 lb Capacity with .1 Gram Resolution! by Lan Sheng

Food Scale - LanSheng 5000g/0.1g Multifunction High Precision Kitchen Scale, 7 Unit/Adjustable Shutdown Time/HD LCD/Stainless Steel,for Baking and Cooking(Batteries Included)

5,000 Gram (about 11.02 lbs) Capacity Digital Scale.  .1 gram resolution.

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  • 【Ultra-precision Digital Food Scale】The food scale with ultra-precision count. Minimize the error & anti-fingerprint technology, offers superior performance and easy to use.
  • 【7 Measurement Unit to Satisfy All You Demand】This digital kitchen scale has 7 measurement unit to meet all the food weight that you need: g, oz, lb, tl, kg, water ml, milk ml.
  • 【High Precision】Precision food scale – the margin of error is 0.3g. Prefect for small, water, milk or important projects.
  • 【Excellent Design】Tare function makes measuring food more hygienic and easy. Automatic auto-off and adjustable shutdown time let you enjoy without worry.
  • 【Portable & Easy to Store】Lightweight and small scale can save space for the rest of your kitchen. You can enjoy your professional health butler care at home or travelling.

 

What is Tare and why is it important?  Tare allows you to subtract the weight of the container you’re using to get a true weight of the contents.  Add your empty container to the scale and press the tare button.  This zeros out the scale.  Now add the thing you’re weighing and the scale displays just the weight of the contents of your container.  In my opinion the tare function is essential for any good homebrewing scale.

What I like about this scale…  This has a 5,000 gram capacity.  That figures to about 176 ounces or about 11 lbs.  It also features a .1 gram resolution.  Given the relatively high capacity, that’s a lot of accuracy.  Typically resolution goes down as capacity goes up.  I also like that it has the tare feature, that it features a stainless top and that it uses easy to find AAA batteries.  Given the specifications it should work for weighing gram, hops, other brew ingredients and more.

Food Scale – LanSheng 5000g/0.1g Multifunction High Precision Kitchen Scale, 7 Unit/Adjustable Shutdown Time/HD LCD/Stainless Steel,for Baking and Cooking(Batteries Included) – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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Dr Meter 110 lb Capacity Digital Hanging Scale [Weigh Kegs, Tanks & Bags of Grain]

Dr.meter [Upgraded] FS01 Fishing Scale, 110lb/50kg Digital Hanging Scale with Backlit LCD Display, Measuring Tape and 2 AAA Batteries

Dr.meter [Upgraded] FS01 Fishing Scale, 110lb/50kg Digital Hanging Scale with Backlit LCD Display, Measuring Tape and 2 AAA Batteries


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  • Extreme accuracy: the Dr.Meter fishing scale can weigh both small and large catches alike, from a mere 0.2 lbs to a jaw dropping 110 lbs
  • Memory storage and record comparison: don’t worry about writing your catches down. This scale automatically records your nine most recent measurements
  • Easy adding: not a fan of head mathlet Dr.Meter Do the work for you. Add all of your catches quickly and accurately with the handy summation function
  • Compact and convenient: this scale is as user-friendly as it is precise. An extra-wide, soft plastic handle provides a comfortable grip, even when measuring heavy items
  • Bonus measuring tape: don’t just measure weight- measure length! the included measuring tape is ideal for measuring items in either cm or ft (up to 3 ft)

Large screen, 2″ long LED readout.  600 lb/300 kg capacity with graduation increments of .2lb/.1kg.  Autozero, Tare, Hold and Auto Power Off.

Possible Uses: Weigh kegs, propane tanks and bags of grain.  If you know the tare weight of the keg or a tank you can estimate how much beer or propane remains.  Tare weight would be the weight of the empty keg or tank – sometimes printed on the side, otherwise you can weigh it empty.  A good estimate for the weight per gallon of beer would be the weight of a gallon of water – about 8.34 lbs per gallon of beer.

Dr.meter [Upgraded] FS01 Fishing Scale, 110lb/50kg Digital Hanging Scale with Backlit LCD Display, Measuring Tape and 2 AAA Batteries


Also Consider: Hands On: Ultraship 55 | Hands on: American Weigh AWS-100

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3,000 Gram Capacity Digital Scale w/.1 Gram Resolution, Stainless Platform – $7.99 + free prime ship

Mafiti Digital Gram Scale Digital Kitchen Scale Mini Pocket Pro Size 3000g x 0.1g with LCD Display Stainless Steel Platform for Cooking Baking Jewelry Weight Postal Parel (Battery no Include))

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  • 【Mini Size】 – Please NOTE there are 2 transparent plastic case covered the scale need to be removed before use, and the compact size makes it smaller than our books, takes up minimal space on your kitchen.
  • 【Fashion Design】 – plastic frame ABS and stainless steel plate make the scale durable and lightly. LCD display with blue back-lit make sure you can see clearly in the dark.
  • 【Smart Indication】 – this digital scale equipped with high sensitivity gravity sensor, also can alert users for low battery power, overload, and uneven surface placement.
  • 【Muti-Function】 – four single operate buttons, POWER/ MODE/ TARE/ PCS to make it easily operate and wide weigh range grams, with units between g, oz, ozt, dwt, ct, gn.
  • 【Mafiti Guarantee】 – 30 days money back and Replace instead repair, lifetime customer sale after service. Any problem feel free to contact us.

 

Tare Function: Tare allows you to subtract the weight of the container you’re using to get a true weight of the contents.  Add your empty container to the scale and press the tare button.  This zeros out the scale.  Now add the thing you’re weighing and the scale displays just the weight of the contents of your container.  In my opinion the tare function is essential for any good homebrewing scale.

3,000 grams is about 6.6 lbs.  Considering that and the .1 gram resolution, consider using this scale for hops, smaller amounts of grains/specialty grains, other brewing ingredients and more.  If you’re looking for something for water salts, consider the AWS-100 Digital Gram Scale [Review]

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Mafiti Digital Gram Scale Digital Kitchen Scale Mini Pocket Pro Size 3000g x 0.1g with LCD Display Stainless Steel Platform for Cooking Baking Jewelry Weight Postal Parel (Battery no Include)) – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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American Weigh 100g x 0.01g Digital Scale AND Calibration Weight + Hands on Review

American Weigh Scales 100G X 0.01G Digital Scale, With Seaside 100 G Stainless Steel Calibration Weight

Model AWS-100 Digital Gram Scale with 100 g Calibration Weight by American Weigh

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  • Weighs up to 100 grams in 0.01 gram increments. Units of measure include gram, ounce, carat and grain
  • Backlit LCD display helps make the numbers viewable and easy to read
  • Flip-open lid protects the delicate weighing surface and includes basic instructions
  • Backed by a powerful 10 year warranty, runs on 2 AAA batteries (included)
  • Easy recalibration with included 100g American Weigh calibration weight, ensuring accurate readings at all times

 

This scale is great for weighing hops and water salts.  I’ve owned it tn_cln_img_6915-300x225since December 2014.  Note that I purchased my scale without the calibration weight.  See: Hands on Review

American Weigh Scales 100G X 0.01G Digital Scale, With Seaside 100 G Stainless Steel Calibration Weight – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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Reader Tip: Dual Platform Scale on Woot + Recent Hop Finds

Thanks to HBF Reader Tom for this tip!  [8 Ways to Connect with HBF]

KitchenAid Dual Platform Digital Kitchen Scale, Black

This is unique in that it has two platforms.  One higher capacity/lower resolution and one lower capacity/higher resolution.  My general tip is to use two scales. This unit combines two scales into one.

As of this posting, Woot has this for $24.99. Prices and availability can change quicklyCheck product page for current infoMore About Prices

KitchenAid Dual Platform Digital Kitchen Scale, Black

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22 lb Capacity Digital Scale w/Stainless Top [Weigh Hops, Grain & More]

OFFICESU Digital Kitchen Scale Multifunction Food Scale, 22 lb 10 kg, Silver, Stainless Steel (Batteries Included)

Digital Kitchen Scale Multifunction Food Scale, 22 lb 10 kg

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  • EASY TO USE: The tare option T works well – just put your measuring whatever on it and then press “T”; measure in several formats (grams, kilograms, pounds & ounces, fluid ounces, and milliliters) which will definitely come in handy around your house.
  • EASY TO CLEAN:Cleaning up liquid fouling with a simple wipe of a damp cloth. And the same time, pretty much cut down the amount of dishes need to clean after cooking/baking because only need to use one bowl and simply keep adding the amounts you need with the tare button.
  • EASY TO STORE :The food scale is flat with the perfect size, so quite easy to store. Such a functional little scale let you bake a lot and this has made your life easier. It automatically shuts off after you remove the item from the scale.
  • EASY TO READ: Kitchen scale has an easy to read display and you can choose between grams, milliliters, ounces, and pounds.It is lightweight and small enough to be left on the counter top but big enough to weigh most food items.
  • HIGH PRECISION: This food scale is equipped with high precision sensors to guarantee the accuracy of weighing for baking, postage and small packages. Allow for max.22lb/10kg in weight and 0.05oz /1g in deviation with our kitchen scale.

 

Tare Function: Tare allows you to subtract the weight of the container you’re using to get a true weight of the contents.  Add your empty container to the scale and press the tare button.  This zeros out the scale.  Now add the thing you’re weighing and the scale displays just the weight of the contents of your container.  In my opinion the tare function is essential for any good homebrewing scale.

22 lb/10 kg capacity.  .05 oz/1 gram resolution.  Given the specs of this scale it should work for grain, hops, other brewing ingredients and more.

Kitchen Scale 22lb by 0.05 oz Weight Grams with Easy Clean Stainless Steel – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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