Mini scale for Cafelat Robot

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IMAWriter

Postby IMAWriter » Feb 08, 2019, 6:43 pm

This will tare, the cover is removable to use as a weigh tray, so tare, and you're basically waterproof. Easily fits underneath for Robot shots.
https://www.amazon.com/Smart-Weigh-Prec ... B00GTX3LAI

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Smart Weigh High Precision Ultra Slim Digital Portable Pocket Scale with Counting Feature, Jewelry Scale, Food Kitchen Scale, 600 x 0.1 grams
Style Name: ZIP600
Rob
LMWDP #187
www.robertjason.com

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danetrainer

Postby danetrainer » Feb 08, 2019, 7:11 pm

Rob, could you snap a pic of it in your Robot and post it? Id like to see how it fits.

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IMAWriter

Postby IMAWriter » Feb 08, 2019, 9:33 pm

I do not have it yet...comes Sunday via Amazon Prime. Measures 4.5 x 2.5 x 0.6 inches.
That middle measurement is the important one, I believe. I think that's around maybe 6.7 centimeters?
Rob
LMWDP #187
www.robertjason.com

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IMAWriter

Postby IMAWriter » Feb 08, 2019, 9:35 pm

4.1 rating out of 5 (about 470 reviews) uses AAA batteries, has 1 minute auto shut off, countdown, etc.
Rob
LMWDP #187
www.robertjason.com

jpender

Postby jpender » Feb 08, 2019, 10:05 pm

I have a 500x0.01g scale that at 4.4" would fit, in theory. It was also around $15 on amazon. A good scale that has proven itself to be both accurate and reliable over a period of many years. I've traveled with it, dropped it. It keeps working very well.

It appears the price has gone up a bit:

https://www.amazon.com/American-Weigh-S ... 0012TEQMG/

Nate42

Postby Nate42 » Feb 08, 2019, 10:24 pm

I have one of these: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0026 ... UTF8&psc=1 . Fits well, and does the job just fine. I will say though that the first one I bought was DOA, didn't function at all. Second one has been fine.

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IMAWriter

Postby IMAWriter » Feb 09, 2019, 1:53 am

jpender wrote:I have a 500x0.01g scale that at 4.4" would fit, in theory. It was also around $15 on amazon. A good scale that has proven itself to be both accurate and reliable over a period of many years. I've traveled with it, dropped it. It keeps working very well.

It appears the price has gone up a bit:

https://www.amazon.com/American-Weigh-S ... 0012TEQMG/

Your scale is a wee bit too wide..the space between the Robot's "legs" accommodates barely just 9.8 cm..or just under 4". So, though yours may fit "in theory", factually...no can do!! :lol: :wink:
Rob
LMWDP #187
www.robertjason.com

vit

Postby vit » Feb 09, 2019, 4:15 am

Nate42 wrote:I have one of these: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0026 ... UTF8&psc=1 . Fits well, and does the job just fine. I will say though that the first one I bought was DOA, didn't function at all. Second one has been fine.


Can you say how long it stays turned on?

I bought a small pocket/jewelry scale from ebay (it was more or less the smallest available) for a few $ for usage with Flair, because the width of drip tray within the stand base is also limited.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/500g-0-1g-Mini ... ctupt=true

Tried it once. Precision is ok, but I turned it on about 40s before I started the pull, and it turned off about 30s into the pull. So this one not recommended.

Nate42

Postby Nate42 » Feb 09, 2019, 10:16 am

vit wrote:Can you say how long it stays turned on?


Around a minute. Its a little annoying, in that you need need to turn it on right before you start your shot. I've never had it turn off on me during a shot though, unless I left it sitting awhile before I get started.

baristainzmking

Postby baristainzmking » Feb 09, 2019, 11:18 am

I have this exact little scale for the robot. Here is how it looks.

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