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OWNER’S MANUAL
CARDINAL SCALE MFG. CO.
8528-M014-O1 Rev G
PO BOX 151 WEBB CITY, MO 64870
10/00
PH 417-673-4631
FAX 417-673-5001
Web Site - http://www.detectoscale.com
Printed in USA
INTRODUCTION
TABLE OF CONTENTS
The PS-6 Digital Portion Scale is a compact
solid scale, designed to fill a variety of
weighing needs. Please read this manual
before attempting to put scale into use and
keep it handy for future reference.
Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Battery Replacement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Automatic Shut-Off Feature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Display Codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
FCC COMPLIANCE STATEMENT
Setup and Calibration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
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.
Setup Review . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
SPECIFICATIONS
Dimensions . .7 1/2" W x 7" D x 2 3/4" H
Weight . . . . . . .4 lb (without batteries)
Construction .Steel enclosure with 304
stainless steel tray
Power . . . . . . .6 VDC four AA alkaline
batteries 115 VAC 50/60 Hz
with optional AC adapter
Display . . . . . .3 1/2 digits in an LCD display
with low battery indication and
LED ¼ ounce indicators
Capacity . . . . .70 ounces x ¼ ounce
Zero . . . . . . . . .Established during power-on
lamp test and maintained
automatically by zero-tracking
circuitry
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.
Tare . . . . . . . . .Key actuated full capacity tare
feature
CAUTION!!
This sensitive weighing instrument is equipped
with a precision transducer. Properly handled,
it will provide years of accurate weighing
operation. Although this instrument is
protected against moderate overloads,
extreme overloading, dropping the instrument,
or subjecting it to physical shock or abuse may
damage or destroy the instrument.
WARNING! 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.
Serial Number______________________
PRECAUTIONS
Before using this instrument, read this
manual and pay special attention to all
"WARNING" symbols:
Date of Purchase ___________________
Purchased Form____________________
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IMPORTANT
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1
INSTALLATION
1. Remove the scale from its shipping container and inspect it for shipping damage. Should
evidence of damage be found, the carrier should be contacted at once. Retain the shipping
container for future storage or shipment of the scale.
2. Install the batteries. Refer to BATTERY REPLACEMENT section. If batteries are not to be
used, plug the optional AC power adapter into the power jack on the back of the scale.
3. Place the scale on a stable, vibration-free location away from direct sunlight and any rapidly
moving air source. If the AC power adapter is being used, make certain the cord is stored
out of the way of normal traffic.
4. Plug the optional AC power adapter (if used) into a 115 VAC 50/60 HZ grounded wall outlet.
5. The scale is now ready for use.
BATTERY REPLACEMENT
This instrument is designed for operation from either
four (4) AA Alkaline batteries or an optional AC power
adapter. A low battery signal is provided in the weight
display to indicate when the batteries should be
replaced. Remember to use only size AA Alkaline
batteries in the instrument.
1. Turn the scale bottom side up and remove the
single screw from the battery compartment cover.
Remove the cover from the base by lifting up and
pulling outward as shown.
2. Remove the old batteries and replace with fresh
ones. Make certain the + and - ends of the
batteries match the positions shown on the scale
circuit boards as shown. Replace the battery
compartment cover and retaining screw.
Battery
Compartment
Cover
Battery
Compartment
Cover
Pull cover
out and up
OPERATION
1. Press the ON-TARE key to turn on the scale.
2. Place the item to be weighed on the scale tray.
Batteries
3. Wait a brief moment, your PS-6 scale shows whole
ounces by digital display. Red indicator lights
illuminate to show the nearest fraction of an ounce.
There are 4 red indicator lights:
0 oz - for weight under ¼ ounce and nearest to 0.
¼ oz - for weight nearest to ¼ ounce.
½ oz - for weight nearest to ½ ounce.
¾ oz - for weight nearest to ¾ ounce.
4. To re-ZERO the weight display, press the
ON-TARE key and proceed. The scale will
re-ZERO until the full capacity (70 ounces) is
reached.
0 oz
¼ oz
½ oz
¾ oz
AUTOMATIC SHUT-OFF FEATURE
This scale is equipped with an automatic shut-off feature that helps prolong battery life by
turning the scale off after a predetermined period of inactivity. To turn the scale back on you
must press the ON-TARE key. The automatic shut-off feature is activated during the setup and
calibration procedure and can be set for 1, 2, 5, 10, or 15 minutes of inactivity before the scale
will automatically shut off. The automatic shut-off feature may be disabled by selecting OFF
during setup and calibration procedure.
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DISPLAY CODES
&$/
CALIBRATION REQUIRED - Indicates improper stored calibration data,
calibration is necessary.
2&
OVER CAPACITY - Indicates a weight exceeding the capacity of scale has
been placed on the scale tray.
(UU
ERROR - NOV-RAM test failure.
(UD
ANALOG FAILURE - This could mean a damaged or defective load cell, a
failed component in the analog circuity of the scale or the platform isn’t on or is
on incorrectly.
SETUP AND CALIBRATION
Your scale has been thoroughly tested and calibrated before being shipped to you and should
not require adjustment. In the event the scale should need re-calibration, the following
calibration procedure should be performed. To maintain the scale’s high degree of accuracy, it
is recommended that a qualified technician with certified test weights re-calibrate the scale.
In order to perform Setup and Calibration, it is necessary to remove the "Do Not Remove"
sticker from the lower right side of the scale. With the sticker removed, locate the Setup and
Calibration switch in the opening closest to the front of the scale. Refer to the figure on the
next page.
NOTE: If operating from batteries, install the batteries making certain that
they are positioned in accordance with the drawing on the circuit board. If
using the optional AC power adapter, insert the plug into the jack on the
back of the scale.
BEGIN SETUP and CALIBRATION
1. Making certain the scale tray is empty, press and hold the setup and calibration switch
located on the lower right side of the scale. Refer to the figure on the next page.
2. Press the ON/TARE key to turn the scale on. Release the setup and calibration switch
when the display is showing 6&$.
SCALE MODEL
The display will show 6&$. Press the hidden key to display the current setting. For a PS-6
the display should show 3. Press the hidden key until 3 is displayed. Press the
ON/TARE key to save the setting.
CALIBRATION
The display will show &$/. Press the hidden key to display the current setting. To calibrate
the scale, press the hidden key until <(6is displayed, then press the ON/TARE key. The
display will change to /2G.
To skip calibration, press the hidden key until QRis displayed, then press the ON/TARE
key to continue the setup.
LOAD WEIGHT
With the display will showing /2G, place a (2) lb certified test weight on the scale tray.
Allow approximately five seconds for the scale to stabilize. Press the ON/TARE key to start
the calibration. Dashes will be displayed from the left to the right of the display
momentarily, then the display will change to X/G.
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SETUP AND CALIBRATION, Cont.
UNLOAD WEIGHT
With the display showing X/G, remove the 2 lb test weight from the scale tray. Allow
approximately five seconds for the scale to stabilize, then press the ON/TARE key to
continue the calibration. Dashes will be displayed from the left to the right of the display
momentarily, then the display will change to $6+.
If (U$ is displayed during the /2G or XOG calibration sequence, remove the test
weight from the scale and verify that it is the correct weight (2 lbs) or insure that
the scale is empty and nothing is touching the scale tray. The display will return to
AUTOMATIC SHUTOFF
With the display showing $6+, press the hidden key to display the current setting. Press
the hidden key until the desired number of minutes of inactivity before the scale will
automatically shutoff is displayed. Values of 1, 2, 5, 10, or 15 minutes or OFF are
available. Selecting OFF will disable the automatic shutoff feature. Press the ON / TARE
key to save the setting.
POWER UP ZERO
The display will show 3X2. Press the hidden key to display the current setting. Press the
hidden key to select <(6to enable orQRto disable. Press the ON / TARE key to save the
setting.
DONE
The scale will briefly display '1(, then reset to the Operation weight mode.
SETUP REVIEW
The Setup Review mode allows you to review and change the Automatic Shutoff operational
parameters as desired without having to enter the setup and calibration mode. To enter the
setup review mode, you need to turn the scale off by pressing the hidden and ON-TARE keys
simultaneously and then pressing and holding the ON-TARE key until the red indicator for 0 oz
begins to flash. After the red indicator begins to flash, release the ON-TARE key. The display
will show $6+, the prompt for automatic shutoff. Refer to the instructions listed in the Setup
and Calibration section for information on how to change the Automatic Shutoff setting.
Location of
Calibration
Switch
Hidden Key
4
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