DYMO Digital Postal Scale User Manual


DYMO Digital Postal Scale User Manual


Setting Up the Scale

The scale is powered by three AAA batteries.

To set up the scale
  1.  Unpack the scale.
  2.  Set the scale on a firm, flat surface.
Inserting the Batteries

The scale uses three AAA alkaline batteries. The scale automatically turns off after three minutes of inactivity.

To insert the battery
  1. Turn the scale over.
  2.  Remove the battery compartment cover.
  3.  Insert three AAA batteries as shown. Make sure to insert the batteries correctly. Inserting the batteries backwards can damage the scale.
  4. Replace battery compartment cover. Remove the batteries if the scale will not be used for a long period of time.
Turning On the Power

The scale has an Auto Shut Off feature which automatically turns off the scale after three minutes of inactivity.

To turn the scale on

Press on the front of the scale.When the scale is first turned on, wait a few seconds for the scale to stabilize before weighing items.

To turn the scale off

Press on the front of the scale to turn the scale off. The scale turns off automatically after three minutes of inactivity.



Using the Scale

Always wait for 0 g, 0.0 oz, or 0.00 oz to display before placing an item on the scale platform.After placing an item on the scale, wait for several seconds for the weight to appear. When the scale is ready, a o appears to the left of the weight. Place an item on the scale platform.


Using the Tare Feature

You can weigh small items or items that cannot be easily placed on the scale platform by placing the items in a container and using the Tare/Zero button to eliminate the weight of the container.

To use the Hold feature
  1. Place the item on the scale.
  2. After a few seconds, remove the item from the scale.
Changing the Units of Measure

Your scale can display weight in English units. The default unit of measure is English metric. Each time you turn on the scale, the scale defaults to the unit

Caring for the Scale

With proper care and handling, your scale will give you years of service.

  •  Avoid lengthy exposure to extreme heat or cold.
  • Only operate the scale on a stable, vibration free surface.
  •  Exposure to dust, dirt, moisture, vibration, and air currents; and proximity to other electronic equipment can affect the reliability and accuracy of your scale.
  •  Avoid rough treatment, as this may permanently damage the internal sensor and void your warranty.

Technical Specifications

Model                                                    P3
Capacity                                                  3 pounds (1.3 kg)
Weight Increments                               0.05 oz (1 g)
Under half the capacity                        ±0.1 oz
Over half the capacity                            ±0.2 oz
Units                                                            lb/oz (kg/g)
Auto Shut Off                                             After three minutes of inactivity
Operating Temperature                            50° – 104° F (10° – 40° C)
Power                                                             3 AAA alkaline batteries

For information about our other scale products, visit www.dymo.com.




Sanford, L.P., d/b/a Dymo (“Dymo”) warrants the Dymo scales to be free from defects in design, materials and
workmanship for one year from the date of purchase promptly repair or replace it at our cost. This warranty does not cover accidental damage, wear and tear or consequential or incidental loss.


This warranty covers this product only and only against defects in design, materials or workmanship. If, after inspection of your returned product, we find that the product is defective in design, materials or workmanship, we shall at no charge to you repair or replace the product at our discretion, and return the product to you. You are responsible for the full cost.


This warranty does not cover loss of or damage to a computer or other devices connected directly or indirectly to this
Dymo product. This warranty does not cover any defect or loss which would not have occurred if instructions in the owner’s manual had been followed.  This warranty is in lieu of all other warranties, express or implied.


DYMO Digital Postal Scale User Manual



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