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How to Calibrate a Tanita Jewelry Scale

Updated February 21, 2017

A Tanita jewellery digital scale can display weights in gram, ounce, carat, troy, penny or grain measurements. Calibrating a scale ensures the scale is weighing and measuring correctly and the weight displayed on the screen is correct. A scale should be calibrated before its first use, as the scale can become unbalanced due to shipping. After the first use, you should calibrate the scale at least weekly.

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  1. Place the Tanita jewellery scale on a flat, even surface.

  2. Turn on the scale.

  3. Press the "CAL" button for three seconds.

  4. Place the 200-gram calibration weight on the scale when the display screen flashes "CALlb."

  5. Remove the weight from the scale when it displays "200.00g." If the scale displays "Err," repeat the calibration process.

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Things You'll Need

  • 200-gram weight


About the Author

Kallie Johnson

Kallie Johnson began her writing career in 2009, contributing to various online publications. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She enjoys writing home and garden topics and considers herself an expert on do-it-yourself home improvement topics.

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