Display pulls away from base to prevent shadowing from large plates or bowls. Convenient indicator displays how much capacity is left on the Scale. Zero function allows for zeroing scale before adding additional ingredients. Measures in 1/8-oz (US) and 1-g (metric) increments for greater accuracy. Easy-to-read, large display numbers. Platform can be removed and washed by hand only. Thin profile allows for easy storage. 2 AAA batteries included. 5 pound capacity.