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I have an instant digital scale capacity 1000 grams. I cannot get it to calibrate. Is there a reset button or goes can I fix this. Putting new batteries in now to wait answer.

I've tried calibrating at 1000, 100 and 500 gas. Suppose to be best.

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Question moved from Cars and Trucks to Scales.

Home scales are not capable of being calibrated. They are done in the factory to a fairly strict standard. Only commercial scales are capable of recalibrations and that has to be done by a technician, stamped and certified by certificate.

The closest is a 'Tare' which guarantees zero. Normally, press on, and momentarily press On again.

Unless you have a certified weight, you have nothing to calibrate against. Even a pound of butter or 2 pounds of sugar, is an approximation. You would need an old scale shop keepers weight with the lead filled hole in the bottom, with the numbered, certified stamp impressed into the lead.

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