Model MB130
Baby Scale
User Manual
8535-M155-O1 Rev B
02/13
CARDINAL SCALE MFG. CO.
PO BOX 151 • WEBB CITY, MO 64870
PH (417) 673-4631 • FAX (417) 673-5001
www.detectoscale.com
Technical Support:8535-M155-O1
Ph: 866-254-8261
Rev•Btechsupport@cardet.com
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
SPECIFICATIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
KEY FUNCTIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
DISPLAY ANNUNCIATORS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
SCALE ASSEMBLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
INSTALLING/REPLACING THE BATTERY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
AC POWER ADAPTOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
ERROR MESSAGES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
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FCC COMPLIANCE STATEMENT
This equipment generates uses and can radiate radio frequency and if not installed and used
in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause interference to radio communications. It
has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A computing device pursuant
to Subpart J of Part 15 of FCC rules, which are designed to provide reasonable protection
against such interference when operated in a commercial environment. Operation of this
equipment in a residential area may cause interference in which case the user will be
responsible to take whatever measures necessary to correct the interference.
You may find the booklet “How to Identify and Resolve Radio TV Interference Problems”
prepared by the Federal Communications Commission helpful. It is available from the U.S.
Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402. Request stock No. 001-000-00315-4.
PROPER DISPOSAL
When this device reaches the end of its useful life, it must be properly disposed of. It must not
be disposed of as unsorted municipal waste. Within the European Union, this device should
be returned to the distributor from where it was purchased for proper disposal. This is in
accordance with EU Directive 2002/96/EC. Within North America, the device should be
disposed of in accordance with the local laws regarding the disposal of waste electrical and
electronic equipment.
It is everyone’s responsibility to help maintain the environment and to reduce
the effects of hazardous substances contained in electrical and electronic
equipment on human health. Please do your part by making certain that this
device is properly disposed of. The symbol shown to the right indicates that
this device must not be disposed of in unsorted municipal waste programs.
COPYRIGHT
All rights reserved. Reproduction or use, without expressed written permission, of editorial or
pictorial content, in any manner, is prohibited. No patent liability is assumed with respect to
the use of the information contained herein.
DISCLAIMER
While every precaution has been taken in the preparation of this manual, the Seller assumes
no responsibility for errors or omissions. Neither is any liability assumed for damages resulting
from use of the information contained herein. All instructions and diagrams have been
checked for accuracy and ease of application; however, success and safety in working with
tools depend to a great extent upon the individual accuracy, skill and caution. For this reason
the Seller is not able to guarantee the result of any procedure contained herein. Nor can they
assume responsibility for any damage to property or injury to persons occasioned from the
procedures. Persons engaging the procedures do so entirely at their own risk.
Serial Number ______________________
Date of Purchase ___________________
Purchased From ____________________
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RETAIN THIS INFORMATION FOR FUTURE USE
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INTRODUCTION
The Model MB130 Baby Scale is a 44lb (20kg) capacity battery-operated baby scale. The
scale is equipped with a removable baby tray to allow weighing small children. With a 9-volt
battery (not included) the scale can be used as a portable scale or with the included 9VDC AC
Power Adapter the scale can be used in a fixed location.
This manual contains information on the operation of this scale. Please read it before
attempting to use the scale and keep it handy for future reference.
SPECIFICATIONS
Capacity:
22/44 lb (10/20 kg.)
Division:
11 to 22 lb x 0.01lb (5 to 10 kg x 5g)
22 to 44 lb x 0.02lb (0 to 20 kg x 10g)
Tray:
Removable to allow scale to weigh babies or small
children
Weight Units:
lb/kg
Function Keys:
ON/ZERO/OFF, UNIT, and HOLD
Stabilization
Time:
1 to 2 Seconds
Operating
Temperature:
41° to 95°F (5° to 35°C)
Display:
1.0" (25 mm) LCD display with 5 active digits
Power
Requirements:
9-volt battery (not included) or
9VDC AC Power Adapter (included)
Power Saving
Feature:
Auto Shut-off after 2 minutes
Dimensions:
Tray:
Scale:
22” L x 11 1/4” W x 3 3/4” H (560 x 286 x 96 mm)
12 5/8" L x 12 1/4" W x 1 5/16” H / (320 x 310 x 33 mm)
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KEY FUNCTIONS
KEYS
ON/ZERO/OFF
1. Press this key to turn the scale ON.
2. Press this key to zero the scale before starting the weighing operation or to zero off
the weight of an item (i.e. blanket, pad or toy) on the scale (± 2% of full capacity).
3. Press this key and hold for 3 seconds to turn the scale OFF.
HOLD
1. Press this key to hold the weight value while weighing.
2. Press this key again to disable the weight hold function.
UNIT
1. Press this key to change the weighing units from lb to kg or kg to lb.
DISPLAY ANNUNCIATORS
W
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The W annunciator is located in the top center of the display. An arrow will be
turned on to indicate the weight is at zero and the scale is ready to use.
HOLD
The HOLD annunciator is located at the top right of the display. An arrow will be
turned on and 6! be shown on the display for a few seconds to indicate that the
weight from the last weighing operation is being held and the baby or child can be
removed from the scale. This feature is useful if the baby or child is very active.
NET
The NET annunciator is located in the right corner of the display. An arrow will be
turned on to show that the weight displayed is net weight. Net weight is
determined by zeroing the weight of an item from the scale such as blankets, pads
or toys. This insures that only the baby’s or child’s weight is displayed.
kg
The kg annunciator is turned on to indicate the weight shown is in kilograms.
lb
The lb annunciator is turned on to indicate the weight shown is in pounds.
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SCALE ASSEMBLY
1. Install tray from the rear of scale, sliding it to the front of scale (toward the display). Note
that arrow on tray should point to front of scale.
2. Turn scale upside down to screw tray and platform together properly.
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SCALE ASSEMBLY, CONT.
3. Hand-tighten the screws to secure the tray to the platform
4. Scale assembly is finished. Turn scale over to begin weighing operations.
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INSTALLING/REPLACING THE BATTERY
1. Turn scale upside down to locate battery
housing.
2. Remove battery housing from scale.
3. The scale uses a 9VDC battery.
4. Install the 9VDC battery.
5. Replace battery housing in scale to
complete procedure.
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AC POWER ADAPTOR
1. Locate AC Power adaptor jack at rear of scale.
2. Install AC Power Adaptor into jack on rear of scale as shown below.
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ERROR MESSAGES
„ Low Battery
This message indicates that the battery should be
replaced soon. If the battery voltage drops too low,
continued use with a low battery can affect weighing
accuracy. Remove the old battery and replace with
a new battery for operation.
„ Over Load
The load is over the scale capacity. Reduce the
load and try again. If the trouble still exists, please
call your scale service representative.
„ Over Zero
The load is over the limit the scale can zero when
powering on. Reduce the load and try again. If the
trouble still exists, please call your scale service
representative.
„ Under Zero
The load is under the limit when powering on.
Power OFF scale and try again. If the trouble still
exists, call your scale service representative.
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