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Salter Colour Digital Kitchen Weighing Scales Slim Colourful Design Electronic Cooking Appliance for Home Kitchen Weigh up to 5kg Aquatronic for Liquids ml fl oz 15Yr Guarantee Green

Last Updated: August 19, 2019 (Refresh Now)
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Ease of Use
 181
scales, easy to store, accurate, easy to clean, scale
+100%
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" ...  They work well, are attractive to look at and easy to store. ... Easy to set to zero, change the unit and switch off.  ...  "
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" ...  Does exactly what it says on the tin and easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  Quick and easy to use and are easliy stored.  ...  "
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" ...  The zero feature makes measuring simpler.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to change from lbs to grms to mls. ... Easy to reset to 0.  ...  "
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" ...  It couldn't be easier!  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  Slim so easy to put away in a drawer, easy to adjust and quick to zero.  ...  "
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Accuracy
 89
easy to use, scales, scale, accurate and easy, accuracy
+99%
-1%
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" ...  Can not complaint at all about this product, very precise and need to keep in mind that you can get scales for double of the price, so well done to Salter!  ...  "
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" ...  Seemingly Accurate scales  ...  "
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" ...  The scales are accurate and come with a battery included so you can get going right away.  ...  "
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" ...  Small and light, well built, accurate in use and really easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Accurate weighing of ingredients and liquids, hard to read display especially to identify whether it's ounces or whatever.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use, accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  Accurate and small enough to fit in the drawer  ...  "
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" ...  Lovely light accuracy reading  ...  "
Product Reliability
 70
months, stopped working, scales, working, lasted
+51%
-49%
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" ...  I am using for few weeks now & no issues so far.  ...  "
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" ...  Great, I've had it for about 3 months now and works perfectly  ...  "
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" ...  Have used these for a couple of months now and they have never failed me.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought these a few months ago, and have used them loads.  ...  "
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" ...  And haven’t stopped using them.  ...  "
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" ...  I’ve been using this everyday for the past few months, I’ve spilt plenty of things on it, and it hasn’t complained at me yet.  ...  "
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" ...  For a number of months it did exactly the job it was supposed to do.  ...  "
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" ...  This one stood out especially with the reliable brand.  ...  "
Cleaning
 62
easy to clean, easy to use, scales, accurate, wipe
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Takes up very little room and just wipes clean !!  ...  "
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" ...  Nice clean design with metric and imperial weighing, zero function and also fluid measurement.  ...  "
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" ...  Super easy to store and clean after use, totally recommend it.  ...  "
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" ...  It's also easy to clean and the battery looks like it will last a long time as energy usage is little to nothing.  ...  "
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" ...  Good design so it is easy to clean and much easier to put any vessel on for weighing.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use, easy to clean, excellent product.  ...  "
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" ...  Lovely design, easy to use and clean, looks great in my kitchen!  ...  "
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" ...  Nice modern design easy to both use and clean can’t fault it!  ...  "
Size
 61
easy to use, compact, size, handy, scales
+98%
-2%
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" ...  Fantastic light and easy to use great for measuring out small amounts.  ...  "
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" ...  This is so light and easy to store as it does not take up too much space.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice and small so easily stored.  ...  "
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" ...  Brilliant product - small and efficient.  ...  "
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" ...  Very practical and a good size on which to weight items.  ...  "
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" ...  Small and works with a variety of bowls on the top.  ...  "
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" ...  The scales are very neat and compact and take up very little space in the draw.  ...  "
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" ...  There a good compact size and will not take up much space if you have limited.  ...  "
Design
 57
design, scales, kitchen, stylish, sleek
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Scales look to be well made and should stand a lot of use.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks good works well  ...  "
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" ...  Smooth look to a stylish unit, sits well on the kitchen worktop.  ...  "
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" ...  Simple to use, sleek and modern!  ...  "
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" ...  Stylish design - does exactly what it was intended to do.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels good looks good quality T product!  ...  "
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" ...  Nice modern finish with the black/brushed metal.  ...  "
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" ...  Look good in kitchen as well.  ...  "
Battery Life
 46
battery life, scales, batteries, durability, changed
+57%
-43%
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" ...  Small and neat , does the job not had long enough to test battery life  ...  "
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" ...  Only rated at 3 star because the product is new and I don't know how long the battery will last as for versatility, it worktop scales, you are not going to be weighing bags of spuds or scrap metal  ...  "
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" ...  Haven’t had it long enough to rate durability or battery life, but seems a great little scale.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice and easy to use but cannot really comment on the battery life I have not had them long enough  ...  "
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" ...  Batteries last a long time.  ...  "
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" ...  it’s now October and i’ve already had to change the battery (much sooner than with any other electronic scales I have owned).  ...  "
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" ...  Batteries last a long time too.  ...  "
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" ...  The scale is easy to use and light and original battery is still going strong.  ...  "
Build Quality
 43
sturdy, well made, scales, metal, looks
+74%
-26%
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" ...  Feel a bit flimsy, but perform perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the design and the quality of the scale, it looks sturdy and weighting is precise.  ...  "
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" ...  Light cheap well made reliable  ...  "
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" ...  Feels good looks good quality T product!  ...  "
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" ...  Had one before was great so bought another when it broke after 4 years of use great as does so many weights  ...  "
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" ...  Upgraded from plastic one and I'm very pleased.  ...  "
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" ...  I don't care if it works, it just looks and feels wonderful.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought these as the old glass ones smashed, these are still going strong after a couple of drops!  ...  "
Price
 35
good, value for money, well worth, worth the money, scales
+94%
-6%
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" ...  good product, reasonable price  ...  "
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" ...  And paid a dizzying 200% premium above the price of the cheapest range scales.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Good price too.  ...  "
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" ...  Would have been nice with a bowl but for the price you cant argue  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent value for money  ...  "
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" ...  Recommend these scales good value for the money I paid  ...  "
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" ...  Why spend more?  ...  "
Baking
 34
cooking, ingredients, weighing, scales, bowl
+97%
-3%
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" ...  You can use it with different measurements so it makes baking easier.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to zero, change units etc and accurate enough for cooking.  ...  "
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" ...  Used for Cooking / baking .  ...  "
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" ...  You can zero to add all ingredients so no extra mixing bowl needed as recipes can made in one.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for what I need - only do a little bit a baking etc.  ...  "
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" ...  very pleased makes baking so much easier no more guessing  ...  "
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" ...  I use it for baking and it's perfect  ...  "
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" ...  Weigh ingredients directly in the mixing bowl.  ...  "
Storage
 30
storage, slim, drawer, container, scales
+100%
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" ...  Accurate and small enough to fit in the drawer  ...  "
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" ...  I’m using it to weigh food items for portions.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s dynamic design is a saviour if you don’t have much storage space!  ...  "
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" ...  Due to being so small and slim they fit perfectly in a drawer not taking up too much room at all.  ...  "
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" ...  Attractive and slim enough to fit happily in the drawer i’m really liking these scales so far  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent space saving product  ...  "
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" ...  Small enough to put away if you don't have much space.  ...  "
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" ...  Provides various weights at a click of a button, looks great, takes up small amount of space.  ...  "
Ease of Cleaning
 29
easy to clean, easy to use, scales, easy to store, use and clean
+97%
-3%
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" ...  So easy to use and keep clean.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use, easy to clean, excellent product.  ...  "
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" ...  Love that it is easy to clean and simple to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to to clean, fit in the cupboard.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to store and clean.  ...  "
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" ...  Only slight minus is when you wipe them over they never look completely clean.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for quick, reliable measurements and really to easy to wipe clean afterwards.  ...  "
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" ...  Super easy to keep clean, easy to read dial too.  ...  "
Controls
 28
buttons, zero, easy to use, scales, pressing
+43%
-57%
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" ...  Now today they refuse to tun on without inserting a new battery, and even when they do the tare/ power button doesn’t work.  ...  "
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" ...  The off button does not work and as a result since buying it only a few weeks ago, I have gone through 2 sets of batteries.  ...  "
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" ...  Buttons stopped working after 6 months.  ...  "
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" ...  it helped with my issue (zeroing button was not working)  ...  "
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" ...  Very sensitive - pressing the buttons alters the read out!  ...  "
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" ...  The only I received is super flimsy and the button that changes the scale of measurement does not work at all.  ...  "
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" ...  The buttons are very flimsy and don't seem to reset properly, got some error messages and different weights for the same thing so I have sent it back.  ...  "
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" ...  Buttons are not stable.  ...  "
Delivery
 26
product, price, arrived, fast, delivered
+100%
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" ...  I’m happy it was delivered promptly and hope it serves me for the next many years.  ...  "
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" ...  Very fast delivery.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent quality price and delivery  ...  "
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" ...  Great product, fast delivery as expected  ...  "
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" ...  arrived on time works as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  They arrived the next day and were well packaged!  ...  "
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" ...  Great product and fast delivery  ...  "
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" ...  Good product, arrived on time and as described.  ...  "
Food Items
 22
zero, kitchen, cooking, bowl, weigh
+100%
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" ...  The ability to place the container on the scales first and then add ingredients, zeroing at each addition, is a great feature.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to switch between the different measurements when you are following a recipe and to add and weigh different ingredients.  ...  "
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" ...  This is used every day in our kitchen, for breakfast (measuring oats, to lunch and dinner - and we are good cooks and eat well, so use it at most meals to measure ingredients.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect for cooking and meal prep while being a nice size to store away.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect for weighing food in the kitchen.  ...  "
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" ...  A great asset to the kitchen of keen , experimental cook.  ...  "
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" ...  You can change units, measure foods accurately and quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  It's so easy to use and great for meal prepping.  ...  "
Capacity
 20
room, take, useful, house, scales
+100%
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" ...  This is a must in every kitchen  ...  "
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" ...  Been super useful to have in the kitchen  ...  "
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" ...  Essential in the kitchen.  ...  "
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" ...  Seems to be accurate and takes up so little room.  ...  "
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" ...  Weight of the same parcel according to the Post Office’s in-house scales: 1.96kg  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect kitchen tool.  ...  "
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" ...  Brilliant and they take up so little room!  ...  "
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" ...  Handy for smaller weights in the kitchen & up to 5kgs, say for parcel post.  ...  "
Weight Tracking
 17
scales, scale, weighing, portions, inaccurate
+82%
-18%
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" ...  A great scale - seems accurate and very compact.  ...  "
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" ...  Obviously it will be accurate to the gram, but I also like that it can handle more weight.  ...  "
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" ...  Good set of scales, seem to be accurate and durable, though I'm at a loss how you can weight mL and fluid ounces, as they are a volume measure!  ...  "
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" ...  Has all possible weighting scale.  ...  "
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" ...  Very happy with my new scales, great to be able to weight all ingredients at the same time by zeroing out the weight and less mess to clear away.  ...  "
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" ...  This scale is so useful to keep track of the portions I need to eat for my diet  ...  "
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" ...  Like the fact that you can use this scale with/without a bowl when you weigh.  ...  "
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" ...  Mrs loves them, she weighs out her portions of food and stuff as she's keeping track of what she's eating.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 17
small, read, screen, scales, larger
+41%
-59%
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" ...  The display screen is a bit small and hard to read when in shadow, otherwise its a brilliant little asset to the kitchen.  ...  "
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" ...  As far as I can tell from peering at them there may have been small drops of water that have gotten into the display and killed the scales - and if kitchen scales can’t cope with a bit of fluid from being wiped with a damp cloth then there’s a design flaw.  ...  "
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" ...  Additionallly, the setting display is very small, it is very hard to see what the weight type is, when there is a bowl on it it's quit hard to see the weight.  ...  "
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" ...  Display read EEEE - seems to be a common fault judging by online comments.  ...  "
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" ...  My only complaint is that it's somewhat small, and larger objects obscure the screen during use.  ...  "
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" ...  Had display problems in November which we put down to battery but now they are totally dead.  ...  "
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" ...  This raises the plate so that I can see the display.  ...  "
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" ...  They began to display random weights after a year of use.  ...  "
Overall performance
 14
well, easy to use, speed, performance, long
+100%
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" ...  Does the job.  ...  "
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" ...  Does the job  ...  "
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" ...  Firstly, my order arrived at great speed and was well packaged so no damage could occur in transit.  ...  "
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" ...  They are easy to use and very practical for the job needed.  ...  "
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" ...  Does the job.  ...  "
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" ...  However, the item does its job perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use and does the job very well  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with some instructions but its very easy to use and it didn't take me long to get up to speed.  ...  "
Fit
 14
slim, scale, kitchen, scales, cupboard
+100%
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" ...  Easy to to clean, fit in the cupboard.  ...  "
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" ...  Don't drop them though, as probably wouldn't survive a fall.  ...  "
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" ...  It fits well into our kitchen draw so it's always to hand.  ...  "
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" ...  Due to being so small and slim they fit perfectly in a drawer not taking up too much room at all.  ...  "
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" ...  The first benefit is that most of your bowls will fit on this scale.  ...  "
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" ...  Great little pair of scales that fit easily into storage cupboard and you can use any other container to weigh what you need by zeroing the empty container on the scale and then adding whatever you need to weigh so you know exactly the weight of ingrediaents etc.  ...  "
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" ...  Fit for purpose.  ...  "
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" ...  Good Quality scales, nice and slim so can fit them in the cupboard easily would recommend.  ...  "
Marketplace
 13
amazon, seller, described, scales, purchased
+77%
-23%
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" ...  Firstly, good price and delivery as I’d expect from amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  exactly as described  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly as described  ...  "
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" ...  Will definitely buy from this seller again.  ...  "
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" ...  would order again any day  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly how described  ...  "
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" ...  It’s quite small but Exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent thank you  ...  "
Returns
 12
replace, unable to return, amazon, way, seem
+25%
-75%
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" ...  A shame I can't return this anymore.  ...  "
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" ...  I am trying to return them but there doesn't seem to be an option to do so.  ...  "
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" ...  They accept that I purchased the scales from Amazon and have the order number, but have so far refused to replace the scales as I do not have the confirmation of order email from Amazon or the receipt which came with the order. ... The 15 year guarantee is apparently worthless!  ...  "
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" ...  Stopped working within a month, unable to return.  ...  "
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" ...  this product broke after a few uses and I was unable to return it via Amazon  ...  "
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" ...  Sending mine back  ...  "
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" ...  Terrible product and no way to return  ...  "
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" ...  Unable to return  ...  "
As Gift
 9
christmas, bought, present, friend
+100%
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" ...  This one, I got for a friend as a gift.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought these scales as a Christmas present for my Grand Daughter and she loved them.  ...  "
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" ...  Just in the nick of time for Christmas  ...  "
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" ...  Bought as a gift so hopefully will be fine.  ...  "
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" ...  A much wanted Christmas present  ...  "
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" ...  Bought as a gift and heard no negatives to it.  ...  "
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" ...  Purchased as a present for my Granddaughter at uni she finds them invaluable  ...  "
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" ...  Bought as a gift for a friend.  ...  "
Weight
 8
light, use, shown, months, good
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Weight is very good.  ...  "
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" ...  Light and compact, with adjustable weight and volume settings.  ...  "
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" ...  Obviously it will be accurate to the gram, but I also like that it can handle more weight.  ...  "
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" ...  Still works great after 7 years, light weight, and looks smart in any kitchen  ...  "
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" ...  As the entire base is part of the sensor, pressing the buttons adds weight.  ...  "
Comfort
 8
sensitive, works, weights, looks, lift
+75%
-25%
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" ...  They are difficult to weigh and these are very accurate and sensitive so I’m happy.  ...  "
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" ...  Don't drop them though, as probably wouldn't survive a fall.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels good looks good quality T product!  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use ergonomic and practical  ...  "
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" ...  I don't care if it works, it just looks and feels wonderful.  ...  "
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" ...  These scales as brilliant, they are very sensitive which is fantastic as a Type 1 diabetic as I need to be certain of the weights of my food, really happy with these and would definitely buy again if anything were to happen to these  ...  "
Calorie Tracking
 7
weighing, scales, scale, portions, calories
+100%
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" ...  The scale allows you to calculate your calories per meal.  ...  "
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" ...  I’m using it to weigh food items for portions.  ...  "
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" ...  to weighing food  ...  "
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" ...  It is really useful and very easy to use for keeping a check on all of my calories whilst I am trying to lose a little weight 😊  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this scale to measure my kittens food portions.  ...  "
Color
 6
kitchen, nice, love, small
+100%
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" ...  Probably should have chosen a nicer colour though .  ...  "
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" ...  Nice to have colour choice.  ...  "
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" ...  The snazzy green colour matches the other equipment in my kitchen plus they have a long guarantee.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the colour!  ...  "
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" ...  Very good kitchen scales and love the colour.  ...  "
Product As Described
 6
described, salter, exactly
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Exactly how described  ...  "
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" ...  It’s quite small but Exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  It does exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly as described  ...  "
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" ...  exactly as described  ...  "
Features
 6
light, features, feature, store, easy to store
+100%
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" ...  auto-off function , easy to clean and to store.  ...  "
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" ...  However its mostly the ‘weigh’ feature that stands out  ...  "
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" ...  Brilliant, So many good features, oz’s mils etc, great time saving  ...  "
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" ...  This scales has many more features than our now old broken one.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the negative weighing feature too  ...  "
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" ...  Light and easy to store  ...  "
Memory
 4
space, design, small, slim, handy
+100%
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" ...  It’s dynamic design is a saviour if you don’t have much storage space!  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use and small for ease of storage  ...  "
Drying
 4
liquids, making
+100%
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" ...  With this product you just keep adding the items making sure to put the next item on to Zero then all the dry ingredients can be added to whatever mixture you are making.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought these to replace some old scaked, they are great and measure liquids (ml) as well as dry food!  ...  "
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" ...  and if you want to add dry to liquid or other way round, you just need to change the mode and it does that too. ... Wipe with a damp cloth and dry keeps it looking lovely.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for dry products and liquids.  ...  "
Heating
 3
weighing
+100%
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" ...  to weighing food  ...  "
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" ...  Great little gadget for weighing your food potions.  ...  "
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" ...  Makes for quick work when food prepping  ...  "
Screen Protection
 3
screen, scales, glass, well made, hard to see
+67%
-33%
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" ...  The screen is very easy to read and the product feels very durable and well made.  ...  "
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" ...  A magnifying glass helps.  ...  "
Programs
 3
kitchen
+100%
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" ...  I think the scales must have been left on top of the microwave when it was in use.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that its that small I can store at the side of my microwave.  ...  "
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" ...  A great asset to the kitchen of keen , experimental cook.  ...  "

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