Friday, June 22, 2018

Bathroom Scales: Compare


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Pros
complete and accurate assessment of current fitness level; storage of up to 4 personal profiles; easy to read screen; visual characterization of BMI makes it easy to read/understand
accurate body weight readings; easy to use and read; good warranty; environmentally-friendly; large platform can accommodate a wide variety of food sizes
Cons
only stores most recent measurement in your personal profile; accuracy of body fat percentages can vary unless instruction manual is closely followed; short warranty; should not use if you have a cardiac pacemaker or other medical devices that could be impacted by electrical current
needs enough light to run (artificial light has to be a certain wattage and no more than 8ft away from the scale); does not calculate body fat percentage or BMI; does not store weight measurement records
Type
Digital
Digital
Price
$50 - $60
$55.19
Warranty
1-year limited warranty
3-year limited warranty
Weight Capacity
330 lbs
330 lbs
Dimensions
Measures 12.2" x 11.8" x 2.1" (L x W x H) and weighs 4.7 lbs
Measures 12" x 13" x 1.9" (L x W x H) and weighs 5.1 lbs.
Fitness Indicator Measurements
Measures body weight, fat mass and BMI.
Only measures body weight.
Measurement Accuracy
Weight is measured in .2 lb (.1 kg) increments. Body fat percentage is measured from 5 - 60% in .1% increments. BMI is rated from 7.0 to 90.0 in .1 increments.
Weight is measured in .2 lb (.1 kg) increments under 200 lbs (100 kg) and in .5 lb (.2 kg) increments between 200 - 330 lbs (100 - 150 kg).
Multiple User Profiles
Stores up to 4 user profiles and will display previous measurements for comparison. It also has "guest" setting that allows others to use the scale without storing their information.
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Power Source
Powered by 4 "AA" batteries. Battery life is approximately 1 year when used 4 times a day.
Features built-in solar cell that can draw power from ordinary household light in addition to sunlight.
Product Design
The scale comes in chrome/silver with a large LCD screen and has a sleek, modern look.
The scale is white and has a rectangular shape. There is a small black circle around the 1.2" LCD display screen.
 
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