[Homeroast] Weight vs. Volume

Byron - Sweet Maria's Coffee byron at sweetmarias.com
Mon Dec 15 12:11:15 CST 2014


Hi Phil,
It's very constant. You can continuously replace the same item on the
platform and it always registers the same weight (occasionally +/- 0.1g).
The weight registers very fast too.

On Mon, Dec 15, 2014 at 10:03 AM, Phil Palmintere <phil.palmintere at gmail.com
> wrote:
>
> Byron,
>
> Since you use the Escali Pico HP PR500s daily, can you please comment on
> its
> consistency?  That is, does the scale report the same weight on the same
> sample measured back-to-back?  Say, use 2 plastic cups for containment
> vessels, zero the scale using one plastic cup & weigh a sample of beans,
> then zero the scale using the 2nd plastic cup & pour the sample of beans in
> - does the scale consistently report the weight being the same, +/- a tenth
> of a gram or so?
>
> The reason I ask is the scale I wish to replace has a 0.1 gram read-out,
> but
> using the procedure above, it will vary worst-case a full gram, which of
> course is not consistent (doesn't surprise me - it was an impulse buy for
> under ten bucks at Harbor Freight, which of course is known for inexpensive
> and poor quality tools).
>
> Thanks
> Phil
>
>
>
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> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Weight vs. Volume
>
> Just thought I'd chime in here. We recently got our shipment of Escali
> scales so they are back in stock. The Escali Pico HP PR500s is a great
> little scale with a small footprint. We use one in our warehouse break room
> for brewing coffee with the Technivorm a few times a day. It's been going
> strong for a year or so. The battery lasts a long time too. If you plan to
> travel with it, there's no cover to protect the weighing platform but the
> build quality is excellent and wouldn't expect it to fail under normal
> abuse.
>
> http://www.sweetmarias.com/store/roast-coffee/roasting-supplies/scales.html
>
> On Sat, Dec 13, 2014 at 10:43 AM, Little Paul <middle.aged.kid at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > I wish SM would sell a pocket scale.  The one I like is a 200g x 0.1g
> > jewelry pocket scale about 1/2"x2"x4" in size.  Perfect for weighing
> > into the basket and it fits under the machine to weigh shots.
> > Paul
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