The OHAUS® CS Compact Scale is a lightweight, portable scale perfectly suited for use in laboratory, industrial, education and home use applications. Applications can include forensic testing, quality control, formulation, soil sampling, postal weighing and dietary needs. Easy operation with 2 clearly marked buttons, low battery indicator and auto shut-off feature to conserve battery life, mechanical and software overload protection to protect weighing cell from damage, external push button calibration (calibration masses not included). The CS is designed with superior RF protection to deliver accurate and stable results when used in production areas or near cell phones.¬† Approvals for electrical and emissions include CE listed and FCC Class B Part 15 operation. The CS is designed with a large weighing platform and can adequately handle large samples including oversized letters.¬† In addition, the standard stainless steel platform is removable for easy cleaning. The CS has a low profile design and is truly portable when powered by 3 "AA" batteries (included). A standard AC adapter can also be used to power the CS, when used in a more permanent location.