DO NOT DROP SCALE! Caution!

DO NOT DROP SCALE! Caution!
Model 6500
Low-Profile Portable
Wheelchair Scale
Operating Instructions
This scale weighs approximately 40 pounds. Damage to the Load
Cells can occur if scale is dropped or allowed to fall from the
transport position. If damage to scale is determined to have been caused by falling or
dropping scale, the warranty will be voided!
Caution!
Lowering Scale from
Transport Position to Floor
1. From transport position, stand close to scale with your feet 8 to
12 inches apart.
2. Firmly grasp handles on scale.
3. While stepping back, lower scale to floor, keeping your back
straight and bending your knees until you're in a squatting
position.
Never bend at the waist with your legs straight!
DO NOT DROP SCALE!
Lifting Scale from Floor to
Transport Position
1. Stand close to scale with your feet 8 to 12 inches apart.
2. Keeping your back straight, bend your knees until you're in a
squatting position.
Never bend at the waist with your legs straight!
3. Firmly grasp handles on scale and lift straight up. Don't twist to
either side. Keep scale close to you, not at arm's length.
4. Use your leg muscles as you lift. Keep your back upright and in
its natural posture. Lift steadily and smoothly without jerking.
For storage, lay scale flat for maximum protection against damage.
Model 6500 Low-Profile Portable
Wheelchair Scale Operating Instructions
Scale Preparation
1. Install six (6) “C” size batteries or if ordered with scale, plug the small connector end of the
AC power adapter cord into the power jack located on the back of the MV1 and then plug
the AC power adapter into the proper electrical outlet. IMPORTANT! DO NOT connect an
AC power adapter to the indicator if alkaline batteries are installed.
2. Install the indicator on the scale bracket and then connect the load cell cable.
3. Place the scale on any hard, level, flat surface or low-cut carpet.
4. The scale is now ready for operation.
NOTE: For more information on installing the batteries (or the AC power adapter),
mounting the indicator on the scale bracket, connecting the load cell cable, and setup
and operation, refer to the MedVue Model MV1 Medical Weight Analyzer Owner’s
Manual, 8555-M512-O1.
Basic Operation
WARNING! Only the attendant may move the wheelchair on and off
the scale platform. Attendant must assist patient onto and off the
scale platform or into and out of chair. NEVER leave a patient
unattended while they are on the scale platform. Failure to
maintain control of the patient and/or wheelchair at all times
can result in serious injury to you and/or the patient.
To Weigh
1. Press the ON/OFF key to turn the MV1 on.
2. Press the ZERO key to zero weight display. The ZERO, GROSS and lb or kg
annunciator will turn on to show that the scale is ready for use.
3. Assist patient onto scale and read weight display.
4. If a printer is connected to scale, press the PRINT/ENTER key to print a ticket.
5. Assist patient off scale.
Zero Weight Display
1. In Gross Weight mode (GROSS annunciator on), press the ZERO key.
2. Weight display will return to zero. The ZERO and STABLE  annunciators will turn
on to show a stable, center-of-zero gross weight condition.
Metric Conversion
Press the UNITS key to toggle between pounds and kilograms. The lb or kg annunciator
will turn on to show the weighing unit selected. In addition, the height units will change from
feet/inches to centimeters. NOTE: This is only available if configured in Calibration Setup.
0065-M509-O1 Rev B
06/15
CARDINAL SCALE MFG. CO.
203 E. Daugherty, Webb City, MO 64870 USA
Ph: 417-673-4631  Fax: 417-673-2153
www.detecto.com
Technical Support: Ph: 866-254-8261  [email protected]
Printed in USA
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