The Escali Primo is a non-expensive item for the everyday kitchen work out of the category cheap kitchen scales. When you have to decide about a new kitchen scale and do not want to spend too much money the Escali Primo Digital Multifunctional Scale P115C could be a good choice.
Most color choices in the category cheap kitchen scales
The food scale is a nice small unit and can be placed and stored easily due to the small dimension and little weight. The best thing is the wide selection of funny and interesting colors. Totally are 12 eyes catching colors available. What you like is purely a matter of your taste. You can order it from a plain white or a technical chrome design to very colorful optics in pink, red, blue, yellow, green and further colors. You can explore all colors here to find out which color goes with your kitchen design or your inventory. Most cheap kitchen scales have less colors to choose from.
Technical Kitchen Scales Stuff
The scale is a compact unit of 8 x 6 x 1.25 inches and is equipped with a large and good readable display. You can use it to weigh food or other goods up to a maximum weight of 11 lb or 5 kg in 0.1 ounce or 1-gram increments. It is easy to use with a two-button operation. The left button is for on and off and the tare function. The right button to switch from grams to ounces. It has an automatic shut-off for a long battery lifetime and you will get it including two AA batteries.
Pros and Cons
The display does not have a backlight but the measurements are still good readable. This will become complicated if you place a small bowl or a plate on the scale, which blocks the display and makes it more difficult to read the weight. However, this problem is mainly with all small and cheap kitchen scales.
The accuracy is higher than normally need in a kitchen so that you can also use it for carbon counting. However, better alternatives for dieting and diabetes are special nutrition scales. Cheap kitchen scales cannot have all the featers of a scale especially designed for this. For baking and cooking, it is not necessary to weigh the main ingredients exact. In most cases it will also work well and taste if the flour or butter is 0.1 or 0.2 oz more or less.
The last chosen measure (gram / ounces) before switch off stays after switch on again, so you do not have to take care about this. Only if you would like to change the measurement you must press the right button again. Not all cheap kitchen scales have this feature.
The automatic shut-off to extend the battery lifetime is after 4 minutes not using the scale. This gives you enough time to prepare and weigh your food and ingredients in comparison to other cheap kitchen scales with a shorter switch-off time.
Cheap Kitchen Scales Summary for the Escali Primo
The Escali Primo is an economically priced electronic kitchen scale in a compact design with 12 attention-getting colors adaptable to your kitchen interior. Further easy to use with a two-button operation. If you look for a cheap and good quality scale for everyday use, please click here for low prices and further information as well as for alternative cheap kitchen scales from which you can select your preferred unit.