The Phoenix has an extra large, sturdy platform and speaks in clear unaccented English. The Phoenix uses strain gauge technology to be incredibly accurate and precise. The talking feature can be turned on or off (for those times you may not want to hear it). This scale is perfect for anyone with poor eyesight, or for those mornings when your eyes are a bit fuzzy. This scale is well suited to every personal weighing need. Its large stable platform makes it easy to stand on for people of any size. It's talking feature makes it perfect for anyone with poor eyesight, for fuzzy eyed mornings, or for anyone that is not physically able to read a scale's display (NOTE - this model does not have our 'step n weigh' feature - to turn it on you must press a button - which can be done with your foot). The extra large LCD display is again designed for easy reading. The scale is accurate for people of all weights - so whether you weigh 40lbs or 400lbs these scales have been designed for your needs. Specification: 10 User Memory personal data storage Works in both weigh only and body fat modes Easy to use and program Pleasant, easy to hear voice commands Easy to use and program Extra large digital display Extra Durable large stable platform Scuff resistant matte foot pads Reads in pounds & kilograms accurate within 1% of actual weight. Weight Capacity: 440 lb (200 kg) Reads to: 0.2lb/0.1kg with Required 4 x AAA batteries (included).