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420 Series Digital Precision Balances

420 Series Digital Precision Balances

DETECTO’s 420 series digital precision balance scales are class II legal for trade and can be used for weighing herbs, cannabis, gourmet coffee and tea shops, jewels, and precious metals (gold and silver) in retail business with 10, 20, or 50 mg precision. The 420 series is NTEP and OIML legal for trade (excluding models 420-100 and 420-2000) and features a built-in rechargeable battery included and eight different units of measure. The scales come with a removeable air shield for precise measurement (included with all models except 420-3000). The stainless steel platform size is 5.7 in W x 4.5 in D (145 mm W x 115 mm D) for all models, except for the model 420-3000, which has a larger platform: 7.4 in W x 5.8 in D (188 mm W x 148 mm D). Overall scale dimensions are 8.6 in W x 11.5 in D x 3.2 in H (219 mm W x 292 mm D x 80 mm H).


DETECTO’s 420 series scales weigh in grams, kilograms, metric carats, avoirdupois drams, avoirdupois ounces, avoirdupois pounds, grains, and penny weight. The scales features counting mode, accuracy to 10 milligrams, RS232 serial port for printer output, polycarbonate body with stainless steel tray, nearly one-inch-high (23-mm-high) bold digits with blue backlight, and they are intuitive and easy to use.


The scales can use used for weighing chemicals, powders in laboratories (schools, universities, industrial, and agricultural), hospital use weighing blood bags (blood and blood components), patient medical waste samples, pill counting in hospital pharmacies, ingredients for recipe making, baking (especially pastry shops), soap making, inventory counting for small high value items (electronic components, jewels) with 10, 20, or 50 mg precision, and counting prize tickets and game coins (tokens) at gaming centers.

DP Series Digital Precision Balance

DP Series Digital Precision Balance

DETECTO’s DP series digital precision balance scales are ideal for soil testing, aggregates and asphalt, foodservice weighing, and inventory parts counting. The DP series feature accuracy to 50 milligrams, 13 in x 10 in / 330 mm x 260 mm stainless steel platform, RS232 serial port for printer output, counting mode, 17 different units of measure, built-in rechargeable battery included, nearly one-inch-high (23-mm-high) bold digits with blue backlight, and they are intuitive and easy to use. The stainless steel tray size is 13 in W x 10.2 in D (330 mm W x 260 mm D) and the overall scale dimensions are 13 in W x 15.4 in D x 3.5 in H (330 mm W x 390 mm D x 90 mm H).


DETECTO’s DP series scales weigh in grams, kilograms, metric carats, avoirdupois pounds, avoirdupois ounces, troy ounces, avoirdupois drams, grains, penny weight, mommes, hong kong jewelry taels, taels, hong kong taels, singapore taels, tolas, mesghais, and ticals. They can be used for weighing high-volume or heavy samples with a high degree of accuracy, chemicals and powders in laboratories (with 50-100 mg precision), ingredients for recipe making, baking, and soap making, inventory counting of parts, and soil testing.


DETECTO’s DP series digital precision balance scales have a round 5-pin connector port located on the left side of the scale display that may be used to send weight and associated data to a printer or other RS232 device using an included 6.6 ft (2 m) cable with a DB-9 female connector. The port can be configured to send data continuously, send when a stable weight is obtained, or when the PRINT key is pressed.

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