….I really resent the Living XL catalog offering me this:
Siltec® Heavy Duty Electronic Platform Scale 500lb. Capacity
Built to industrial specifications from reinforced sheet steel and aluminum, this extra-strong scale has a 1000-lb. capacity. Features include a remote keypad and display module with readout display, on/off switch, lb./Kg switch, and tare control that is linked to the weighing platform by a flexible, six-foot cable. Includes a double-sided mounting pad for easy viewing. Solid-state technology ensures state of the art accuracy and shows weight in increments of 0.5 lb. or 0.2 Kg. The extra-large 15″ x 15″ platform is sturdy and easy to step on and off. Stable readings are fast-in as little as 3 seconds. Runs on either an AC adapter (included) or go portable with 6 “C” batteries (not included). Full one-year warranty on all parts and labor. Repair and calibration service available worldwide. Item #X1136.