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Metric instead of pounds

My scale switched to metric weight instead of pounds when the batteries died.

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  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2009

    Mine went to "stones" and I would really prefer pounds and I would even be fine with metric. I cannot figure out how to reset>

  • leighinvegas Apr 05, 2009

    Mine has switched to stones and I can't figure out how to reset it to pounds

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You didn't mention brand name or model number, so not sure about your specific case. However, on my scale, there is a switch or button near the battery compartment. It allows you to change the measurement between stones, pounds and kilograms. 

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