Your scale came with a 5 year guarantee...
Re-soldering is actually pretty easy thing to do...
If you have a circuit pack holder.. or three hands
(but it is important not to overheat anything
Bright light, magnifying eye-wear, electronic
gage (rosin core) solder, low wattage soldering
iron, solder sucker or wick
If you already have the equipment available...
well ventilated ... non-combustible (or melting)
flooring, chairs and work-surfaces...
A single burn hole in your favorite jeans, carpet,
vinyl floor or chair will render the COSTs as
(not to mention the BURN under the jeans hole)
Your local friendly electronics store has these
TOOLs... New (
also that light gage solder)...
Watch your costs... (
A NEW HOMEDICS might be cheaper.
If you have EVER soldered... you know what solder looks like when it becomes molten (shiny)... At that moment you can take a
WOOD toothpick (not the PRECISE TOOL but adequate) and push the old wire from the soldering hole... MAKING the hole
ready to receive the new wire...
It is important not to OVERHEAT
HoMedics ProgressTracker SC 372 Instruction Manual Page 3
Me... (I soldered for a living)...
I would buy a NEW scale...
And a bottle of wine... Life is short.
(and the Salvation Army is looking for that scale of yours)
Carnac the Magnificent