Detecto 6560 Operating instructions

Detecto 6560 Operating instructions
6560 Portable
Wheelchair Scale
Setup and Operation Instructions
CAUTION! This scale weighs approximately 116 pounds. If you think it is too heavy for you to
lower or lift safely, ask someone to help you. Damage to the load cells can occur if the scale
is dropped or allowed to fall from the transport position. If damage to the scale is determined
to have been caused by falling or dropping scale, the warranty will be voided.
Scale Setup
DO NOT remove Storage Pin or operate Column Release Levers prior to this operation.
WARNING! Attendant must assist patient onto and off the scale platform.
ONLY the attendant should move the wheelchair on and off the scale platform.
NEVER leave a patient unattended while they are on the scale platform. Failure to
maintain continuous control of the patient can result in serious injury to patient
and/or attendant.
Wheelchair Scale Operation
1. To weigh patient, press the ON/OFF key, and then press the ZERO key to zero weight display.
2. Position the patient on scale by pulling the wheelchair onto scale. NEVER PUSH a patient in a
wheelchair on or off the scale. Lock the wheelchair wheels while weighing the patient.
3. When weight reading is steady, read the patient's weight.
4. Remove patient/wheelchair from scale by backing down ramp.
1. From transport position, lay scale on the floor. DO NOT use scale on carpeted floors.
Stand-On Scale Operation
2. Stand close to scale with your feet 8 to 12 inches apart, and firmly grasp handles on scale.
1. To weigh patient as a Stand-On scale, press the ON/OFF key, and then press the ZERO key to
zero weight display.
2. Assist patient onto the scale platform and have them remain motionless for several seconds until
the scale display shows their weight.
3. When weight reading is steady, read patient's weight, and then assist patient off the scale.
3. While stepping back, lower scale to floor, keeping your back straight and bending your knees until
you're in a squatting position. Always keep your back straight, and bend at the knees, until in
a squatting position!
4. Once scale is in position on the floor, remove the Storage Pin.
DO NOT
DROP!
Storage Pin
DO NOT remove Storage
Pin or operate Column
Release Levers until scale is
in position on floor.
Direction of Travel
Correct Storage Position
5. Next, pull Release Levers on both columns toward handrail to release columns from scale base.
Storing the Scale
6. Grasp both columns and lift them away from scale base.
1. Pull Release Levers on both columns up towards the handrail to release columns from the
operating position.
2. Grasp handrail and step forward to lower columns until they are completely against scale base.
3. Press down on center of handrail and listen for a “clicking” sound to make sure the columns are
locked in storage/transport position.
4. Insert Storage Pin in scale before lifting or moving scale.
5. Store scale in an up-right position, preferably near a wall for maximum protection against damage.
7. Step forward to push columns forward until they are completely up-right and in the locked position.
Listen for a clicking sound to make sure the columns are locked in the up-right position.
CARDINAL SCALE MFG. CO.
203 E. Daugherty, Webb City, MO 64870 USA
Ph: 417-673-4631 or 1-800-641-2008
Fax: 417-673-2153
Technical Support: 1-866-254-8261
E-mail: [email protected]
To ensure columns are locked
in storage/transport position,
press down on handrail center
and listen for “clicking” sound.
Printed in USA
0065-0730-1M Rev A 09/18
0065-0730-1M Rev A 09/18
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