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Salter 3861 Aquatronic - Adjustable View Kitchen Scale

WOW everybody with this scale in your kitchen
Multi-view display with brushed stainless steel platform
Measures both wet and dry ingredients
11 pound capacity x 0.1 ounce resolution

"In A Nutshell"
Power2 AAA batteries (included)
Display1.125" backlit LCD
1" digits
Main ColorStainless steel
Tare FeatureYes
Platform Size8.625" x 6.8"
Scale Size9.125" x 7.5" x 0.63"
Weighing Modes4

Included Accessory

  • Two AAA Batteries

Weighing Modes

Mode:GramsCapacity:5000 gResolution:1 g
Mode:Pounds : OuncesCapacity:11 lb : 0.3 ozResolution:0.1 oz
Mode:MillilitersCapacity:5000 mlResolution:1 ml
Mode:Fluid OuncesCapacity:176.3 fl ozResolution:0.1 fl oz

Product Details

Aquatronic Feature Lots of kitchen scales only let ya weigh dry ingredients, but not this one. The Salter 3861 digital food scale can measure both wet and dry ingredients...It's the ultimate recipe scale!

Unique, Adjustable Display The Salter 3861SS has an adjustable display mounted on an arm that can hinge up and over large bowls and plates, or remain flush with the scale

Perfect For Recipes! If you're having a tough time getting consistent recipes, you should try weighing out each ingredient with this Salter kitchen scale. When ya weigh what you're putting into your mixes, you have a better chance of your recipes coming out the same each time. And the best part more measuring cups! Just weigh your ingredient, set the scale back to zero, and weigh the next! This sleek kitchen scale can handle up to eleven pounds of ingredients.

Stainless Steel Platform This digital food scale has a durable stainless steel weighing platform to make cleanup a breeze. Stainless steel doesn't scratch easily and keeps its shine without rusting or tarnishing.

Tare Feature The tare button on the side of the 3861SS kitchen scale can be pressed to "zero out" the weight on the scale. You can then add more weight, and the display will only show the weight of the items you're adding. This sure is useful when ya want to use a plate or bowl to weigh your food.

Energy Saving Auto-Off If ya have ever had the batteries in something run out because you forgot to turn it off, you'll realize what a blessing this feature is. The Salter 3861 will automatically turn off after about 100 seconds of inactivity, saving battery power and money.

It Remembers The Last Unit Ya Used If your application needs weights in the same unit of measurement, (like ounces for instance), it can be a real pain if your scale always turns on ready to weigh in grams. It's a good thing the 3861 turns on displaying the unit of measurement you were using when ya turned it off.

10 YEAR MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY! Salter provides a ten year warranty on this kitchen scale, so if ya have a problem with your 3861 send it in to the Salter warranty center. They'll get a replacement sent right back to ya.

Product Reviews

Overall Customer Rating:
from 2 customer reviews.
Great Scale
I am in total agreement with the review written 05/15 by "Bob from Connecticut". I had almost the same exact situation. I received my order super quickly and both the shipping carton and product box were in pristine condition. However, when I unpacked it the stainless steel plate was bent and slightly lifted off from the base on one side. Each time I turned it on the display literally went crazy and zoomed from 18 pounds to everything in between without me touching a thing! I called customer service and they promptly replaced it. The replacement works great and I love the fact that the display arm moves up and out of the way for easy reading. I specifically chose Salter as my previous kitchen scale was a Salter and it lasted for over 9 years. It seems as if Salter has some quality control issues. I, too, am giving 4 stars for the product but OldWillKnot gets 5 plus stars. They are a great company with exemplary customer service!
Reviewed by: Vicki from Middleton on 3/6/2016
here's my review
I was attracted to the design of this scale: the swinging arm of the display, the low profile. The scale has two buttons: one that works as an On / Off / Tare, and the other which changes the units being measured. I received the scale quickly, well-packed, and set it up. I could not get it to tare, or to turn off, to save my life. I sent Old Will a query, and very quickly received a helpful note with instructions (a quick punch for tare, a longer continuous hold to turn it off). No matter how I tried, that just would not work. I sent in another ticket, updating the folks at Old Will on my lack of success, and to their everlasting credit, they put a new scale in the mail to me right away. The second one works perfectly, and I put it to use the same evening that I received it. I tried weighing a few items of know weight around the house, and it gave the correct weight, so for a consumer's purposes, it seems to work well enough. Lightweight, thin, creative design, and accuracy. Have no idea about longevity, since I've only had a working example for 4 hours, but it's off to a good start. And more importantly, these seem like very good folks to deal with. I would definitely recommend them to a friend. For the star ratings: the first one would get Zero stars, the second one gets 4 stars, and the company gets 5 stars, so we'll call it 4 stars. I like these people.... I wish more companies were like them.
Reviewed by: Bob from Connecticut on 5/20/2015

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