Dendritics 500 Owners Manual

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Owners Manual for

dendritics D500

 

Thank you for using the new dendritics 500, a scale designed and manufactured exclusively for the jewelry professional. A Two-Year Warranty. Made in the USA..  Here is a MS-Word document you can print out

 

 

Exclusive New Design Includes:

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         Compact high capacity scale, securing all parts, including draftshield, calibration weight, weighing pan, and batteries in a portable and convenient 1 lb design.

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         Dual Displays, a first for a jewelry scale, showing weights to customer and vendor simultaneously.

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         Dual Displays, accommodating right handed and left handed users.

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         Weighing pan with two pouring channels, for pouring large and small stones into multiple size bags.

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         Weighing pan, accommodating a full 500 carats of precious stones including amber.

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         Multi position draftshield opening beyond 180 to lie flat on a counter top and well out of your way.

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         A new technology, giving you 1200 operating hours on only six AA batteries, eliminating the need for AC adapters, extension cords and inconvenient set ups.

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         A low battery icon, alerting you to change batteries when the power is low.

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         Automatic shut off after four hours of non-use, allowing extended use.

 

Operating Instructions

To Start

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         Place scale on flat stable surface in a stable environment. Temperature range: 64 to 73 F, 18 to 23 C.

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         Press the long green button to release the draftshield. Lift the draftshield.

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         Press the red button marked i/T, the On/Off/Zero button. Display will show 1888.88.

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         A warm-up count down begins -0- 9, -0- 8, wait until it is finished and displays CAL .

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          CAL  requires the 100g weight to be placed into the center of the pan. Wait.

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        500.00c  will show. Remove the weight and return it to its home. It will show  0.00c .

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         You are ready to begin weighing.

To Weigh

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         Center the item to be weighed in the pan for an accurate weight. OFF-C will show if the item is not properly centered.

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         Wait for the c  , g  , dwt to appear next to the weight to indicate a stable reading.

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         Remove the item and wait for a stable zero reading before weighing the next one.

To Zero the Display

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         Press the red On/Off/Zero button marked i/T until ----- shows. Release the button.

To Change Units to Carats-Grams-Pennyweights

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         Press the black Unit Change button marked D until the desired unit is indicated by c  , g  , dwt on the right side of the reading. It is not necessary to remove items from the pan to get a conversion or change unita.

To Turn Off

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         Press the red On/Off/Zero button marked i/T until the display shows  OFF . Release the button. The scale will also automatically shut off after four hours of non-use.

 

To Change The Batteries

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         This scale requires six AA batteries for 1200 operating hours.

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         The battery icon will flash on the display when the battery power is low and the batteries should be changed.  Weight readings will still be valid until the scale shuts off.

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         The battery compartment is located on the underside of the scale.

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         Press the thumb hole down and slide battery door to the back of the scale.

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         Replace the six AA batteries. Orient batteries according to diagram shown in the battery compartment. 

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        Slide the battery door securely into place and resume weighing.


 

Scale Indications

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         1888.88 indicates Turn On procedure has begun.

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          CAL  indicates waiting for the calibration weight to be placed in pan, 100 grams.

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         ----- indicates waiting for a stable zero weight within range.

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          Err  indicates the weight on the scale is over the limit of 500c, 100g or 64.3dwt.

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         c  indicates a stable carat weight, g  indicates grams, dwt indicates pennyweights.

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         If stable weights do not appear, lower the draftshield, move your scale to a stable surface or environment.

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         Flashing battery icon indicates the batteries need changing.

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         An unchanging display indication requires that your scale be returned for factory repair.

 

Caring for your scale

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         Please read this Owners Manual and calibrate your scale according to the instructions.

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         Allow the scale to settle to room temperature when moving the scale from extreme environments.

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         Avoid temperatures over 143 F /63 C.

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         Calibrate with a 100.000 gram weight only.

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         Wait for a stability indicator to display. The scale will not give stable readings in unstable environments.

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         Prevent small particles from falling into the mechanisms.

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         Avoid shocks, such as dropping it on the floor.

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     Do not attempt to dismantle the scale. Tampering with the scale will adversely affect accuracy and will void your warranty.

 

Scale Specifications

 

Weighing Capacity

500.00 carats   100.00 grams   64.30 pennyweights

Scale Resolution

 0.01 carat   0.01 gram  0.01 pennyweight

Re-Zero Range

0 100 grams

Operating Temperature

64 to 73 F            (18 to 23C)

Storage Temperature

-25 to 145F          (-32 to 63C)

Battery Life

1200 Operating Hours

Automatic Shut Off 

After 4 hours of non-use

Dimensions

6.9" x 7.8" (175 x 200 mm)

Weight including batteries

 1 lb. (800 grams)

Calibration Weight 

100.0000 .0005 grams

 

 

 

IMPORTANT LIMITED WARRANTY

Dendritics Incorporated believes that this balance, when used in accordance with the care and instructions provided, will give a reliable method for determining weights in carats, grams and pennyweights.  Dendritics Incorporated assumes no liability for operator error or misuse of the scale or for incorrect readings.  Dendritics Inc. makes no warranties regarding the  dendritics 500  other than those expressly contained, and all other warranties of any kind expressed or implied, including implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, are disclaimed and excluded by it.

Dendritics Incorporated warrants against defects in material and workmanship for a period of two (2) years from the date of purchase, exclusive of batteries.  In the event of a product failure or defect under normal use and conditions, please return this balance to Dendritics along with proof of purchase, freight paid by customer, and properly packaged to prevent damage in shipping.  The sole exclusive obligation of Dendritics Incorporated for the breach of this two year warranty will be to repair or replace, at no additional charge to the buyer, the defective instrument or any part of the instrument, at our option, which is proved to the satisfaction of Dendritics to have been defective at the time of purchase or which becomes defective in normal use within the warranty period.  The above warranty is void if the balance has been opened or serviced by anyone other than Dendritics or their authorized service representative, or if it has been abused, misused or used for purposes other than those for which it was designed.

FCC / IEC 801-2, 801-3 / EN 55022 / EN50081-1 / EN 50082-1 COMPLIANCE

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with a Class B digital device Part 15 of FCC Rules, IEC 802 and EN5022.  This provides reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential setting. There is no guarantee that interference will not occur.  If this equipment does cause interference to radio and television the user is to correct the interference at his own expense.                                               03/26/01

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