This ultra-sensitive, super-portable digital scale measures in increments of 0.005 ounces/0.1 gram up to 500 grams. Convenient display hold keeps measurements on the screen when weighing large items, even after they're removed from the scale. Long (5-minute) shutoff time helps hold your place if you're interrupted. Kitchen scale includes parts counting function to count large quantities of small items with accuracy. Add and-weigh tare function lets you add ingredients in sequence. We like to use this scale for measuring small quantities of spices and dried herbs, yeast and salt, and anything under 25 grams. A digital food scale is essential for every baker's kitchen.