HoMedics SC-300 Scale Instructions

Written by irene a. blake
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The HoMedics SC-300 Scale is an electronic bathroom scale that shows a person's weight as a digital readout. The scale can show the readout in pounds, 25 to 350; or in kilograms, 12 to 160. Because the scale is digital, it requires little of the manual setting required with a mechanical or dial-type scale, such as turning a dial to zero. Instead, simply select a unit of measurement and stand perfectly still on the scale while it determines your weight.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy


  1. 1

    Turn your HoMedics SC-300 scale over. Slide the "KG/LB" switch to kilograms or pounds as desired. Turn the scale back over and place it on a level floor.

  2. 2

    Prepare the scale to take readings: Step on the scale completely, step off, and wait 30 seconds.

  3. 3

    Remove your clothing. Clothing adds weight, making any reading slightly inaccurate.

  4. 4

    Step on the scale to take the measurement. The weight will appear on the display as a number.

Tips and warnings

  • If "Err" or "0.C" appears on the SC-300 display, reweigh yourself. The scale was unable to provide a reading.
  • If "LO" appears on the display, replace the battery. Turn the scale over, remove the battery compartment cover and pop out the old battery, using a screwdriver to pry it free if necessary. Insert a new 3-volt CR 2032 lithium battery, positive side up, in the empty spot, and then push the cover back into place.
  • To clean your scale, simply wipe it with a slightly damp cloth. If it has a stain, wipe it with a slightly soapy cloth, and then with a damp cloth to rinse away the soap residues.
  • Never place your scale on soft surface such as carpeting or a rug.
  • Storing your scale with chemicals, or with items stacked on top of it, can result in inaccurate readings and other damage.
  • Using the scale for items that weigh more than 159kg. or 160kg can damage it.
  • Never clean the scale with detergents, abrasives or harsh chemicals.

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