AUW120 Analytical Balance from Shimadzu

Readability (mg) 0.1
Capacity (g) 120
Stabilization Time (sec) 3
Repeatability (mg) 0.1
Pan Size (mm) 80
Internal Calibration No
RS-232 Yes
Bluetooth No
USB Yes
PS2 No
WiFi No
Ethernet No
Display Alpha Numeric
ISO Yes
GLP Yes
GMP Yes
GCP No
Mobile App No

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How accurate and sensitive is the Shimadzu AUW120 Analytical Balance against other 0.1mg readability balances available?

AUW120 Readability

With a readability of 0.1mg, the AUW120 is designed to handle most simple weighing tasks within your lab. The AUW120 is part of the Shimadzu AUW series best for applications such as laboratory testing and chemical analysis.


How precise is the AUW120 Analytical Balance compared to other 0.1mg readability balances?

AUW120 Repeatability

The AUW120 offers 0.1mg repeatability. Frequently presented as standard deviation and important to consistently producing the same results when the same weight is put on the lab balance multiple times, repeatability is one factor that can affirm accuracy and validity.


What is the response time of the AUW120 Analytical Balance in comparison with other 0.1mg readability balances?

AUW120 Stabilization Time

The time that the AUW120 balance takes to stabilize from the time you put your sample on it and displays results is 3.0 seconds.


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How do you calibrate the AUW120?

Prevent notable changes when it comes to measuring results. Easily calibrate the Shimadzu AUW120 thanks to its intuitive .


What size of samples can I weigh on an AUW120 with a 0.1mg readability range?

AUW120 Pan Size

With an 80mm maximum diameter pan size

Weighing Capacity

Compared to other analytical balances in this category, the AUW120 has a weighing capacity of 120g, smaller than most other balances in-stock. If you usually need to weigh larger samples then you should go for other models.


Other notable features of the Shimadzu AUW120 Analytical Balance

AUW120 Display ScreenThe AUW120 comes with a responsive Alpha Numeric display, easily recording measurements without the need to have the unit wired to a computer. Accreditations of the Shimadzu AUW120 Analytical Balance

The AUW120 is compliant to ISO, GLP, GMP regulations.


Frequently Asked Questions for the AUW120 Analytical Balance:

Will the AUW120 connect to your printer?

Since the AUW120 does have a USB slot, you can connect it to a printer. If you already have an RS232 printer, it will also work on the included RS232 port of the AUW120.

Will the AUW120 connect to your lab's network?

The AUW120 does not have a built in Wi-Fi. Unfortunately the AUW120 is also lacking an ethernet port, so you are unable to connect it to your wired LAN as well.

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AUW models are the newest single-range analytical balances engineered with the UniBloc technology. This provides fast response and superb stability in a 0.1mg analytical balance. Various application functions, two modes of fully automatic calibration and back lit display support any imaginable requirements.

Choice of fully-automatic calibrations: PSC and Clock -CAL

Operator can choose from two types of fully-automatic span calibration methods. "PSC" is initiated based on temperature change detection, and "Clock-CAL" operates at user pre-set times (up to three times a day).

GLP/GMP/ISO calibration report

Calibration report can be automatically printed with the optional electronic printer. Date and time are also output to meet GLP/GMP/ISO requirements.

WindowsDirect function

The balance communicates directly to a PC with Windows® applications. No additional software is needed to interface with spreadsheets, databases, word processing, and laboratory software. WindowsDirect works with Windows® 95, 98, 2000, NT4.0, ME and XP. PC must be IBM PC/AT compatible.

Interval timer

Weighed data can be output to external devices at user pre-set intervals.

Backlit LCD

LCD with backlight can be read with ease and comfort under any lighting condition.

For more than 140 years, Shimadzu Corporation has been manufacturing unique and leading-edge products including analytical measurement instruments such as lab balances, aircraft equipment, engine monitoring systems, medical and laser devices, industrial machineries, and hydraulic systems. Dedicated to creating a positive impact through science and technology breakthroughs, Shimadzu gives prime importance to innovation and technical proficiency in order to provide users with highly-advanced, efficient, and robust cutting-edge solutions. With a global network of distributors and subsidiaries based in Japan, North America, Latin America, Europe, Russia, Middle East and Africa, Asia & Oceania, and China and East Asia, Shimadzu is capable of producing and supplying a wide array of technological solutions to scientific and engineering professionals worldwide.

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Ethernet: No
Mobile App: No
[Lab Balance] Bluetooth: No
[Lab Balance] Capacity (g): 120
[Lab Balance] Display: Alpha Numeric
[Lab Balance] GCP: No
[Lab Balance] GLP: Yes
[Lab Balance] GMP: Yes
[Lab Balance] ISO: Yes
[Lab Balance] Internal Calibration: No
[Lab Balance] PS2: No
[Lab Balance] Pan Size (mm): 80
[Lab Balance] RS-232: Yes
[Lab Balance] Readability (mg): 0.1
[Lab Balance] Repeatability (mg): 0.1
[Lab Balance] Stabilization Time (sec): 3
[Lab Balance] USB: Yes
[Lab Balance] WiFi: No

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