The CARDV2-600 makes a perfect scale for measuring food, spices, medicine, tea, yeast, or other small items. The stainless-steel surface is easy to clean. Place your items directly onto the platform or place them in a tray/container for measuring. Use Mode button to switch unit modes between grams, ounces, troy ounces, and pennyweights. Use Tare button for quick and easy taring. The backlit LCD display helps make the numbers viewable and easy to read, even in dim lighting. Lid can be used as a tray and keeps scale protected from scratches and everyday wear. The CARDV2-600 precisely measures anywhere from 0.1 gram to 600 grams.