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What does it mean when my Boflex body fat scale reads Lo then turns off

My scale readout is now blank? Do I have to buy a new battery?

First, did you notice of the scale had a "lo" or "bat" display before it went blank? If so this means the battery needs to be replaced. If you did not get the battery indicator, did you "miss" seeing this? Has it been a week since you were on the scale? If you stand on the scale regularly and did not receive the battery indicator then you can try the reset procedure above.
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Aug 22, 2014 | Health & Beauty

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Model 9114 salter scale shows Lo. I have changed the batteries but it still only shows Lo.

I had the same problem and, suspecting that the metal contacts weren't making proper contact with the batteries, I used a long nosed pliers to gently bend all ten contacts towards to the batteries (there are eight small tabs in the battery compartment, and two on the battery cover). If you don't have a long nosed pliers a small screwdriver should do it if you held the fixed part of each set of contacts so it doesn't detach during the process.
Unfortunately, it worked, but only for one weigh, and then it reverted to "Lo". This happened twice, so I telephoned the Salter Customer Service Helpline (01732 360783) who recommended a reset, which is done by removing the batteries, standing on the scale for 20 seconds, and replacing the batteries. That also only worked for one weigh, so they are looking into it further and I'll post the results here, but in the meantime I hope one of the above solutions will work for others.

Jan 21, 2014 | Salter Stainless Steel Electronic Bathroom...

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Have a Health o Meter bfm588dq-81. Getting a Lo lite - replaced the 4 1.5v batteries and still get the Lo lite????

I have not found a manual anywhere currently because the manual is no longer on Health-o-meters website, only the current supported scale. However, I have one and can tell you what I know on how to operate it.

First Remember you ALWAYS have to tap (slightly touch the middle of the scale to initiate it to calibrate ON to ready to take your weight) the scale and you then wait for the little lines at the top and bottom to flash on and off, and then show a 0 on the scale where the Weight will be once you have stepped on the scale. However, make sure your feet are slightly moist (if you just woke up and your feet are dry wipe them with a moist cloth first) for a good contact on the pads that will send the small signal through one leg and back down to the other to measure your body fat and hydration levels.

For those having problems with false readings or Lo readings after changing batteries (Lo means the batteries are low and to change if you haven't done so), make sure batteries are good even if you just bought them by checking them in a Battery Output checker, which you can get at the store...or check the expiration dates on the battery, things can sit around at the store for a while some times especially at small grocery or convenience stores.

Then if you are still getting false or Lo readings, you need to do a Factory Reset by flipping over the scale and look toward the top where you will see a small hole with raised letters, not colored, that show RESET under the small hole. Get a tooth pick or some about the same diameter and put it in the hole and press the little button. You can feel it when you get the toothpick--- or whatever you are using---in the middle of the button and it slightly depresses. Hold it down for at least a count of "One Thousand one to One Thousand ten," which means ten seconds. That should do it.

Then you need to make sure your settings are set by holding down the number on the front end that you will use to save your data, and hold down the Set/Save button on the top front at the same time. When it starts flashing the 5 for Feet in the Height either change that with the History button by pressing it until you get the correct number or leave it by pressing Set/Save button again. Use the Set/Save button to Save and Move to the next item to Set/Save and the History button to Change the number or item such as Gender from Female (the Default is 5Ft 3in Female who is 18 years of age and the Goal starts out at 100 but you can save a Goal Weight or not by choosing YES or NO then set the Goal if you Choose YES).

The Date and time are set by just holding down the Set/Save button until it flashes in the little yellow box in the bottom left of the screen. Then use the buttons the same way as you did above.

By the way when you see H with numbers after you have weighed Saved (To Save: hit Save while the numbers are on the screen) and once they disappear you just press your number again hit History to Scroll through your history... the H stands for Hydration percentage.

Hope this helps.

Sep 08, 2011 | Health-O-Meter Health o Meter BFM588DQ-81...

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Scale keeps showing lo no weight

Try taking the battery out and putting it back in, also there should be a small reset button. You will need a toothpick to push the reset button. Allow time for the scale to reset before stepping on it.

Apr 19, 2011 | Homedics Digital Scale

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What does "lo" mean on

it mean low carpet hight

Dec 14, 2010 | Vacuums

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When you step on the scale the readout says "LO". Does this mean low battery, and if so I can't find a battery to replace.

Yes it means battery needs replacing. Check oringinal papers that came with scale to see if you need to order special battery. Otherwise go to a battery store that recharges batterys. They usually carry most makes. Take your battery with you so you can match right one.

Dec 10, 2009 | Taylor & Digital Scale Lithium Scale

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Scales showing Lo after battery has been replaced

Anytime you have trouble with a Taylor scale - they have a lifetime replacement warranty. You need to call their 800 number and pay for 1 way shipping and they will send you a new one.

Jun 04, 2009 | Taylor & Digital Scale Lithium Scale

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I replaced the batteries in my 7542 scale and it keeps showing err or Lo. What can I do?

have you replaced the batteries with duracell or energizers? I ask this because sometimes when it comes to this type scales using a lower name brand type of battery isnt strong enough for it or there just may be a malfunction in that product. Let me know if this helps and good luck!

Jan 24, 2009 | Taylor & Digital Scale Lithium Scale

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Error message

Try this, I have the same problem and I just got off the phone with Taylor, this is what they told me to do and my scale is now working again.
1. take the battery out.
2. put the scale on a flat, hard surface
3. stand on the scale for 10 seconds
4. put the battery back in, be careful not to touch any buttons or turn the scale on
5. put the scale back on the flat, hard surface
6. put one foot on the scale and apply pressure until the display comes on
7. take your foot off of the scale
8. wait for the the display to go blank
9. now stand on the scale to weigh yourself.

This worked for me. Hope that it works for all of you.

Dec 29, 2008 | Taylor Dgtl Body Fat Scale

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ERR comes up when standing on scale?

This link allows you to ask questions and request a users manual....I hope this helps.

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