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MODEL PS-4
DIGITAL PORTION SCALE
OWNER’S MANUAL
8528-M317-O1 Rev A
07/05
CARDINAL SCALE MFG. CO.
PO BOX 151 v WEBB CITY, MO 64870
PH (417) 673-4631 v FAX (417) 673-5001
Web Site - http://www.detectoscale.com
INTRODUCTION
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Thank you for purchasing our Detecto Model
PS-4 Digital Portion Scale. The PS-4 is
equipped with a Stainless Steel platform that is
easily removed for cleaning. With the included
9V DC adapter, the scale can be used in a
fixed location or with a 9V Alkaline battery (not
included) as a portable scale.
Installation …………………..……………….
Unpacking ……………………..…………
Power Supply …………………..……….
Batteries ………………………..………..
Display Annunciators ………..…..………….
Key Functions ………………..…..………….
Operation …..………….…………………..…
Display Messages ………………..………….
Care and Maintenance …………………..…
This manual will guide you through installation,
and operation of your scale. Please read it
thoroughly before attempting to operate this
scale and keep it handy for future reference.
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FCC COMPLIANCE STATEMENT
WARNING! 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.
SPECIFICATIONS
Capacity/
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. Stock No. 001-000-00315-4.
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. 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.
Division
4 lb x 0.1 oz
2000 g x 1 g
Display
LCD, 5 Digit, 0.8” High
Dimensions:
6.69" W x 5.91" D x 1.5" H
(170mm x 150mm x 38mm)
Platform Size
5.87" W x 4.75" D
(149.1mm x 120.65mm)
Zero
Established on power up
routine and maintained by
auto-zero circuitry.
Power
115 VAC 50/60Hz or 230 VAC
50/60 Hz powering a 9 VDC
100 mA wall plug-in UL/CSA
listed power supply or one (1)
9 VDC Alkaline battery
(Battery not included).
Temperature
50 to 95 °F (10 to 35 °C)
Keys
ON/OFF, ZERO, UNITS
PRECAUTIONS
Before using this instrument, read this
manual and pay special attention to all
"WARNING" symbols:
Serial Number_______________________
Date of Purchase ____________________
Purchased Form_____________________
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IMPORTANT
RETAIN THIS INFORMATION FOR FUTURE USE
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ELECTRICAL
WARNING
INSTALLATION
UNPACKING
Before beginning installation of your scale, make certain the instrument has been received in
good condition. When removing the scale from its packing, inspect it for signs of damage, such
as exterior dents and scratches. Keep the carton and packing material for return shipment if it
should become necessary. It is the responsibility of the purchaser to file all claims for any
damages or loss incurred during transit.
1. Remove the scale from the shipping carton and inspect it for any signs of damage.
2. Plug-in the 9 VDC adapter or install the battery. Refer to the POWER SUPPLY or
BATTERY sections of this manual for more instruction.
3. Place the scale on a flat level surface, such as a table or bench.
4. The scale is now ready for use.
POWER SUPPLY
To apply power to the scale using the supplied 9 VDC, 100 mA power supply, insert the plug from
the power supply cable into the power jack on the back of the scale and then plug power supply
into the proper electrical outlet. The scale is now ready for operation.
DO NOT connect the plug-in power supply to
the scale with a battery installed in the scale.
BATTERY
The scale can use a "9V" size Alkaline battery (not included). If you wish to operate the scale
from a battery, you must first obtain and install the battery. The battery is contained in a cavity
inside the scale. Access is via a removable cover on the bottom of the scale.
INSTALLING THE BATTERY
1. Turn the scale over so that the display is facing down and place it upside down on a flat
level surface, such as a table or bench.
Push here
and pull up
2. Locate the battery cover on the bottom of the scale.
3. Remove the cover by pushing in on the tab and pulling up exposing the battery connector.
4. Connect the snap connector to a 9 volt battery and place the battery in the cavity.
5. Replace the battery cover (it will click when locked in place) and return the scale to the
upright position.
6. Check the scale for proper operation.
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DISPLAY ANNUNCIATORS
The annunciators are turned on to indicate that the scale display is in the mode corresponding to
the annunciator label or that the status indicated by the label is active.
O
The O annunciator is turned on when the weight display is stable.
lb oz
Both the lb and oz annunciators are turned on to indicate that the displayed weight is in pounds
and ounces.
g
The g annunciator is turned on to indicate that the displayed weight is in grams.
KEY FUNCTIONS
UNITS
1. Press to change the weighing units to the alternate units of measurement.
2. Press for 3 seconds to enter calibration mode.
ZERO
1. Press to reset the display to zero up to 100% of the scale capacity.
ON/OFF
1. Press and release to turn on scale.
2. Press and release to turn the scale off.
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OPERATION
TURN THE SCALE ON
Press the ON/OFF key to turn the scale on.
The scale will display
then change to the selected weighing units.
SELECT THE WEIGHING UNIT
Press the UNIT key to alternate between the selected weighing units. .
WEIGH
Place the item to be weighed on the scale tray. Wait a moment for the scale display to
stabilize, then read the weight.
TO RE-ZERO THE WEIGHT DISPLAY
To re-ZERO (tare) the weight display, press the ZERO key and continue. The scale will
re-ZERO (tare) until the full capacity is reached.
The membrane keyboard is not to be operated with pointed objects (pencils,
pens, fingernails, etc). Damage to keyboard resulting from this practice will
NOT be covered under warranty.
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DISPLAY MESSAGES
DISPLAY
MEANING
Low battery indication
E2prom Error
::a
::"a
AAAAAa
Zero count under 128
BBBBBa
Under capacity (lower dashes)
Over capacity (upper dashes)
:: a
Zero count over 65,000
+91 a
Calibration span too high
Power-on zero count under
calibration zero (-10%)
77777a
77777a
Power-on zero count over
calibration zero (+10%)
CARE AND MAINTENANCE
The heart of the PS-4 Digital Portion Scale is a precision load cell located in the center of the
scale base. It will provide accurate operation indefinitely if protected against overload of scale
capacity, dropping items on scale, or other extreme shock.
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DO NOT submerge the scale in water, pour or spray water directly on it.
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DO NOT use acetone, thinner or other volatile solvents for cleaning.
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DO NOT expose scale to direct sunlight or temperature extremes.
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DO NOT place scale in front of heating/cooling vents.
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DO clean the scale with a damp soft cloth and mild non-abrasive detergent.
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DO remove power before cleaning with a damp cloth.
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DO provide clean AC power and adequate protection against lightning damage.
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DO keep the surroundings clear to provide clean and adequate air circulation.
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