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ADE Lou KE 1729 Digital Spoon Scale Operating Manual

ADE Lou KE 1729 Digital Spoon Scale FEATURE


ADE Lou KE 1729 Digital Spoon Scale

ADE Lou KE 1729 Digital Spoon Scale PRODUCT

About ADE

For ADE, everything began as a factory producing scales and slicing equipment for steelyards. ADE Germany GmbH is a global manufacturer and a supplier to the hospitality and food service industries as well as clients in the consumer goods and healthcare industries. We look back after 85 years of business history, even though we would rather look forward.

Dear Customer!

You have chosen to purchase a high-quality product from the brand ADE, which combines intelligent functions with an exceptional design. These kitchen scales are a practical companion for the kitchen and household. The many years of experience of the brand ADE ensures a high technical standard and proven quality. We hope you are happy with your scales and wish you success when weighing! Your ADE Team

General information

About this manual
This operating manual describes how to safely use and care for your products. Keep this operating manual in a safe place in case you would like to refer to it later. If you pass this item on to someone else, pass on this manual as well. Failure to observe the recommendations in this operating manual can lead to injuries or damage to your product.

Explanation of symbols

  • This symbol, combined with the word DANGER, warns against serious injury.
  • ADE Lou KE 1729 Digital Spoon Scale-fig 6This symbol, combined with the word WARNING, warns against moderate and mild injuries.ADE Lou KE 1729 Digital Spoon Scale-fig 7
  • This symbol, combined with the word NOTE, warns against material damage.

    ADE Lou KE 1729 Digital Spoon Scale-fig 8

  • This symbol signifies additional information and general advice. 

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Intended Use

The scales are designed for weighing seasonings, herbs, etc. The maximum load capacity of 300 g must not be exceeded. The scales are unsuitable for commercial use e.g. in catering or medicine. The scales may not be used as a spoon.


  • This item can be used by children 8 years of age and above, as well as by persons with reduced physical, sensory, or mental capacities or lacking experience and knowledge if they are supervised or have been instructed in the safe use of the item and understand the dangers that may arise.
  • Children must not play with the item.
  • Cleaning and user maintenance must not be carried out by children unless they are 8 years of age or older and are being supervised.
  • Batteries, when swallowed, can be life-threatening. Therefore, keep the batteries and scales out of the reach of small children. If a battery is swallowed, medical assistance must be sought immediately.

DANGER for children

  • Keep children away from packaging material. Risk of choking if swallowed.

RISK of fire/burning and/or explosion

  • Risk of explosion if batteries are improperly exchanged. Replace the batteries only with one of the same or a similar type. Take note of the “Technical Data”.
  • Batteries must not be recharged, reactivated by other means, dismantled, thrown into fire, or short-circuited. Otherwise, there is an increased risk of explosion and leakage; furthermore, gases may escape!
  • Avoid contact of the battery fluid with skin, eyes, and mucosa. In case of contact, rinse the affected areas right away with plenty of clean water and consult a doctor immediately.

BEWARE of material damage

  • Do not overload the scales and take note of the “Technical Data”.
  • Only use the spoon scales for weighing.
  • Protect the scales from strong impacts and vibrations.
  • Remove the batteries from the product, if it is used up or is not going to be used for a long period. Avoid damage that may result from leakage.
  • When inserting and changing batteries, pay attention to the correct polarity (+/-).
  • Do not subject the batteries to extreme conditions by e.g. storing them on heaters or exposed to direct sunlight.

Increased risk of leakage!

  • Clean the battery and device contacts, as needed, before inserting the battery.
  • Only use batteries of the same type. Do not use different types of used and new batteries together.
  • Do not make any modifications to the product. Only allow repairs to be carried out at a specialist workshop. Improper repairs may considerably endanger the user.
  • Do not use the scales near devices that generate electromagnetic radiation, such as mobile phones, radio equipment, or the like. This may lead to incorrect data display or malfunction.
  • Do not put any objects on the scales, when you store them e.g. in a cabinet. Heavy objects may damage the sensitive measurement electronics or the scales themselves.

At a glance (scope of delivery)

ADE Lou KE 1729 Digital Spoon Scale-fig 1

  1. Spoon attachment as a weighing surface with a scale (tablespoon, teaspoon, millimeter)
  2. ON/OFF/TARE button
  3. HOLD button
  4. Battery compartment
  5. MODE button
  6. Display

Scope of delivery

  • Digital spoon scales
  • Battery type LR03 (AAA), 1.5 V (2x)
  • Operating Manual

Inserting/changing batteries

  1. Slide the battery compartment lid to the side in the direction of the arrow.
  2. Insert the batteries as shown on the bottom of the battery compartment. Observe the correct polarity (+/-).
  3. Slide the battery compartment lid back into place until stops.

Suggestions for changing the battery:

  • Battery should be changed, if “LO” or nothing appears on the display.
  • Only use the battery type specified in the “Technical Data”.
  • Always exchange all of the batteries at the same time.
  • Dispose of old batteries in an environmentally friendly manner, see 


  • “Disposal”
  • − Fit on the spoon attachment.


  1. Take the spoon scales in your hand and hold them horizontally.
  2. Press ON/OFF/TARE to switch on the scales.
  3. After “0.0” is displayed select the measurement unit (oz or g) by MODE.
  4. Put the item to be weighed in the spoon attachment and read the measurement result on the display.
  5. Press and hold ON/OFF/TARE for approx. 3 seconds to switch off the scales.

Otherwise, the scales switch off after approx. 3 minutes when not in use.

TARE Function

  1. Proceed as described in “Weighing” (points 1 – 4).
  2. Press 1x the ON/OFF/TARE button to zero indication on the display.
  3. Add a new item to be weighed and read the result. The process can be repeated as often as needed until the capacity limit (300 g) is reached.

Hold function

With the hold function active, the weight of the item is further displayed after the weighed good is removed from the spoon attachment.

  1. Proceed as described in “Weighing” (points 1 – 4).
  2. Press the HOLD button.
  3. Remove the weighed item and read the result.

Resetting the scales
Only required if abnormal or false values are displayed.

  1. Remove the batteries and wait for a moment.
  2. Insert the batteries correctly again (+/-).

CleaningADE Lou KE 1729 Digital Spoon Scale-fig 2

Clean the scales immediately after use, especially after contact of the scales with fat, seasonings, vinegar, and other heavily spiced and/or colored food items.

  • − Wipe the scales with a soft, slightly moistened cloth.
  • − The spoon attachments can be removed for easier cleaning and cleaned in washing-up liquid.
  • − Avoid contact with citric acid.

Fault and remedy

No function.

  • Are the batteries empty or have they been inserted incorrectly?

“O-Ld” will be shown on the display.

  • The maximum capacity of 300 g was exceeded.

“LO” is shown on the display.

  • The batteries are flat and must be replaced.

Technical Data

  • Model
    • Spoon scales “Lou”
    • KE 1729 (blue)
    • KE 1730 (green)
  • Battery
    • 2x LR03 (AAA)/1.5 V
  • Rated current: 10 mA
  • Measuring range: max. 300 g
  • Indicator division: 0.1 g
  • Dimensions: approx. 55 x 228 x 23 mm

Distributor (no service address)

  • Waagen-Schmitt GmbH Hammer Steindamm 27-29 22089 Hamburg, Germany

Our products are constantly being developed and improved. For this reason, design and technical modifications are possible at any time.

Declaration of Conformity

These scales have been manufactured by the harmonized European standards. It conforms to the provisions of the EU directives cited below:

  • EMC Directive 2014/30/EU
  • RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU in the currently valid versions. This declaration loses its validity if modifications are made to the product without our approval.


The company Waagen-Schmitt GmbH guarantees for 3 years from the purchase date the cost-free rectification of defects based on material or fabrication errors through repair or exchange. In the event of a guarantee claim, please return the product with the proof of purchase (stipulating the reason for the claim) to your dealer.

DisposalADE Lou KE 1729 Digital Spoon Scale-fig 3

Disposing of the product
Dispose of the product by the regulations that apply in your country.

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In this way, valuable materials contained in the device will be recycled and the burden on the environment avoided. Hand in the old device at a collection point for electronic waste or a recycling depot. For more information, contact your local waste disposal firm or your local administrative body.

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All batteries must be handed in at a collection point in your community, suburb, or the retailer. Such batteries can thus be disposed of in an environmentally friendly way.

FAQS About ADE Lou KE 1729 Digital Spoon Scale

What function does a digital spoon scale serve?

Scoop up items with a spoon while holding it horizontally.

Exactly how precise are measuring spoons?

Most likely off—at least a tiny bit.

Which four standard measurements do measuring spoons have?

With 4 important spoon sizes, including 1 tablespoon (15 ml), 1 teaspoon (5 ml), 1/2 tsp (2.5 ml), and 1/4 tsp (1.25 ml), this set provides the accuracy you need.

What type of spoon is employed for medicine?

the Sure-DoseTM medication fork

What is the capacity of a digital scale?

the mass or weight of a thing.

What is the capacity of a measuring spoon?

A little spoon has a capacity of 5 milliliters and a large spoon of 15 milliliters.

What dimensions do measuring spoons have?

1 tablespoon, 1 teaspoon, 1/2 teaspoon, etc.

Are measuring spoons for liquid or dry ingredients?

both moist and dry substances can be used.

Can I measure my medication with a spoon?

Never administer medicine using flatware utensils that are intended for eating.

Measurement spoons were created by whom?

Fannie Farmer invented the first measuring spoon in 1896.

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