The first digital measuring cup and scale combination. The unit measures in weight and volume as the recipe dictates.The 3890 digitally weighs dry ingredients as well as liquid ingredients. Preprogrammed to convert weight to volume for water,milk,oil,sugar,and flour. The weight capacity is 4.4 Pounds (2kg). The volume capacity is 1 liter. The unit weighs in increments of mililiters,cups,fluid ounces,grams,and pounds. The plastic measuring cup runs on one long life Lithium battery(included) The easy to read LCD readout is in the molded handle.A great gift for the Foodies in your life.