Weighing is the quickest and most accurate way to measure most dry and solid ingredients for consistently reliable results. With your Cuisinart DigiPad Digital Kitchen Scale, weighing is simple and easy. Designed to meet all your household measuring needs, your scale will provide precise, consistent weighing of cooking/baking ingredients for the best results. Plus, the scale is even great for weighing food if you're on a diet or for weighing oversized letters and packages to ensure you have the right amount of postage. The scale weighs in 1/8 oz. increments up to a maximum of 11 lbs, or can convert from ounces to grams at the touch of a button, weighing in gram increments up to a maximum of 5 kilograms.