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I followed the instructions on the scale (I don't have a manual). It turns on when I tap it but won't register anything when I stand on it. When I finally get it to try and process it the Err0 message pops up and it turns off. Help!
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Should the weight on the scale exceed the scale`s capacity, you may see an error message “Err.” Electronic sensors are sensitive. Be careful not to drop or jar the scale. Place it gently onto floor surface, and store where it will be protected from impact.
My screen says “O_Ld. What does this mean? This error code indicates that your scale has been overloaded with excessive weight.
“e” is the stated accuracy (or certified reliability) of a scale when the scale display has extra units added in order to expand the resolution.
Check and make sure the floor where the scale is being used is level. If scale is still reading incorrectly, it may be out of calibration. To double-check take a known weight and place it on the scale to see what it is reading. If the scale is not within tolerance, the scale may need to be calibrated.
Inaccuracies in weighing systems can result from the loads themselves, as well as the way the load is applied and supported: Improperly aligned and twisting loads can cause the load cells to interpret the force as weight and output changes inaccurately.
Low Battery Power Affects Accuracy

Low batteries and poor battery connections are the leading cause of scale malfunction and inaccurate readings when recording measurements on digital scales. For accurate measurements, it is essential that the scale`s components receive the required amount of power.

An “Er 4” message is displayed when there is a cellular network transmission issue. Your scale will record and store your weight, but may not be able to transmit your weight to your Omada account. Your scale will transmit previously stored weights once coverage is restored.
If your scale is showing an Er 2 or rEAd error code, there are a few troubleshooting steps you can try: Make sure your scale has all 4 feet on a flat surface. The scale will not work on carpet, and may show incorrect weights if any of the feet are not level. This can occur on uneven floors including tile.
You`ve Gained Muscle Mass

If you`re gaining muscle while losing fat, the scale may not show any weight change. In fact, it may even show some weight gain, since muscle is denser (takes up less space) than fat. Solution: Find a more accurate way to measure your progress.

#1 Every time a digital scale is moved it needs to be calibrated. Initializing the scale resets the internal parts allowing the scale to find the correct “zero” weight and ensure accurate readings. If the scale is moved and you do NOT calibrate it, you are likely to see fluctuations in your weight.
The error estimate on a single scale reading can be taken as half of the scale width. For example, if you were measuring length with a scale marked in millimeters, you might quote the reading as 17.0 mm ± 0.5 mm. If you measured the same length many times, you would expect the error on the measurement to decrease.
Common sources of error include instrumental, environmental, procedural, and human. All of these errors can be either random or systematic depending on how they affect the results.
If the scale is not regularly checked, condensation or moisture can build up on the load sensor or cables. This can affect electrical inputs and outputs to become coupled and cause interference in the signals being sent from the load cell to the display indicator.
Bathroom scales are fickle devices. They can give you a different weight from day to day, or even moment to moment. Sure, the human body fluctuates over the course of the day and there are some crappy scales out there, but even relatively good scales can seem to be wildly inaccurate.
Over time, scales can lose accuracy due to plain old wear and tear due to regular use and age. Scales must maintain their original balance for accuracy. Over time, however, they tend to lose this balance and they will require recalibration.
To calibrate a scale, the technician utilizes certified test weights to apply the recommended applied load amount to the scale, then ensures that the scale indicator displays the correct amount of weight. The key to proper scale calibration is having the correct tools for the job.
The battery cover is not an orderable part for any scales. Yes, some newer models allow you to replace the battery. The Lithium battery should last for approximately 10 years with an average family of 4 weighing once per day.
In most cases, when your scale doesn`t turn on, it can be fixed by simply replacing the batteries. If they have been replaced but it still doesn`t work, a wire has likely come loose or there is another problem with the electrical connection within the unit.

One of the most common culprits for inconsistent readings is an improperly calibrated scale. That`s because, over time, the wear and tear of regular use can cause a scale to lose its accuracy.

Depending on the device and Android version, the location of this setting varies but is generally at Menu > Settings > Language & keyboard > Touch Input > Text Input. Under Finger touch precision, tap Calibration tool or Reset calibration.
No scale is 100% accurate, even at the doctor`s office. Bathroom scales are subject to wear and tear. To test your scale`s accuracy, take an item you know to be a certain weight and weigh it.
So just because your scale is older, it doesn`t necessarily mean you need a new one. It`s probably still functioning just fine unless it was jumped on, dropped, or treated badly. 3) All digital scales are reasonably accurate, no matter what the brand.
A scale factor error is when measurements consistently differ from the true value proportionally (e.g., by 10%). It`s also referred to as a correlational systematic error or a multiplier error. Example: Scale factor error A weighing scale consistently adds 10% to each weight.
The reason is that in legally regulated environments, only verification scale intervals of e ≥ 1 mg apply and, hence, there are no maximum permissible error tolerances of less than 0.5 mg.

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I just bought a brand nbew ww54 weight watchers scale but not matter what I do it’s not giving me the right weight (65 to 70lbs, I’m 180) and always reads ERROR for the body analysis measurements???I followed the instructions and even had someone else follow the same instructions and got the same. I put a new battery in, no change! Used a level to make sure the floor was level, no change! My feel were completely on electroydes no change! Most I’ve ever spent on a scale recommended by weight watchers and I’m so dissapointed.
ANSWER : Did you make sure it was set to lbs instead of kilograms?

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The control screen operates by a battery which is charged by cycling. We were in a car accident and it was unused long enough to run down the battery. When this happened before, we cycled till it was charged and then it worked. Now though, it is stuck at a level that we can hardly peddle at–not long enough to charge the battery. Any solution?
ANSWER : Hello.

You may need to pull the battery out and take it to a re-conditioner. In Australia a company called battery world can test the battery, re-condition or replace if needed.
if there is a way of using a external charger on it this may give you enough power to adjust the pedal resistance, be sure to disconnect the battery from the bike before charging and use the correct type of charger for that batteries voltage and chemistry
You can try manually releasing the pedal pressure by removing the wheel and releasing the resistance wheel or belt. With out a model type I do not know exactly how to do this, although it is fairly easy to see when the main wheel is off the bike.

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ANSWER : One of the electronic components on the boards are pulling the rest of the electronics down. This will require taking it in and having it serviced.

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