These battery powered weighing scales have a large digit display and/or audio spoken output of the weight. The maximum weight capacity of the scales varies, most provide a choice of metric or imperial measurements. Some are sold with bowls.
When choosing a measuring utensil ensure it uses the measurement units you prefer. For example, metric grammes or imperial ounces. If a bowl is provided, check the capacity and if it is dishwasher safe. Some of the scales can be used with your own bowls but ensure they don't obscure the display. A larger base will provide scope for using a wide range of bowl sizes.
Some scales have a 'Tara' function, this allows the scales to be zeroed without being emptied.The RNIB advises that some talking scales can be unreliable so it is worth reading reviews on the Internet.1
A possible alternative to talking scales are traditional scales with weights which Sue, a blind chef, recommends. She has other helpful tips for choosing kitchen equipment, measurement conversion tables and recipes.2
You may find measuring jugs and spoons helpful, depending on the measurement unit you want.
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