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#5774398 - 06/04/15 04:52 PM Digital scale note
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I was reloading this morning when my phone rang. I answered it on Bluetooth. As soon as I answered the scales jumped by 2.0 grains and continued to fluctuate. I immediately stepped away. I never talk on the phone while loading anyway but was expecting this call. My stuff will stay in the other room from now on.

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#5774409 - 06/04/15 05:02 PM Re: Digital scale note [Re: wp75169]
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Registered: 02/25/09
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Yep, I found that out too.
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#5774582 - 06/04/15 07:09 PM Re: Digital scale note [Re: wp75169]
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Confirmed. Ran a test with 2 cell phones. Only one was with the person measuring powder approx 1.5 feet away from the electronic scale. Grains fluctuated the entire time, but peaked at 2 grains when everyone hung up.

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#5774696 - 06/04/15 08:25 PM Re: Digital scale note [Re: wp75169]
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Yep....Most of the digital Chinese scales don't have proper RF shielding.
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#5774747 - 06/04/15 09:09 PM Re: Digital scale note [Re: Vern1]
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Originally Posted By: Vern1
Yep....Most of the digital Chinese scales don't have proper RF shielding.



Didn't even consider the manufacturer. It's a more expensive Lyman. But I bet it's made in China. I'm gonna look.

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#5775323 - 06/05/15 11:38 AM Re: Digital scale note [Re: wp75169]
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Registered: 09/16/09
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I run a high end Sartorious scale, and it doesn't do it as near as bad as my previous scales. But I still keep my phones and other items that will mess with the scales.
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