The Workhorse: The Escali Alimento Digital Scale is equipped with a highly accurate, durable sensor which is perfect for kitchen, office and laboratory use. The scale features an elevated stainless steel platform, a large back-light display and easy touch buttons. Elevated Stainless Steel Platform: The elevated stainless steel platform provides better visibility to the display when measuring larger items. Easy to Read Back-light Display: The display is easy to read under any lighting condition and turns off automatically after 30 seconds of inactivity to save battery. Sealed Control Panel: The display and controls are sealed under a protective shield to guard against accidental spills. Tare Feature: Reset the scale to zero weight to measure multiple items or subtract the weight of container. Automatic Shut-off: The scale will turn off after 10 minutes of inactivity to help conserve and extend battery life. AC Power Adapter Available Separately: An optional AC power adapter is available separately and will override the automatic shut-off feature.