BM-500 Analytical Balance from A&D Weighing

Readability (mg) 0.1
Capacity (g) 520
Stabilization Time (sec) 3.5
Repeatability (mg) 0.2
Pan Size (mm) 90
Internal Calibration Yes
RS-232 Yes
Bluetooth No
USB Yes
PS2 No
WiFi No
Ethernet No
Display Alpha Numeric
ISO Yes
GLP Yes
GMP Yes
GCP Yes
Mobile App No

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How accurate and sensitive is the A&D Weighing BM-500 Analytical Balance in comparison with other 0.1mg readability balances available?

BM-500 Readability

With a readability of 0.1mg, the BM-500 is capable of handling most basic weighing tasks within your lab. The BM-500 is part of the A&D Weighing BM series recommended for applications like laboratory testing and chemical analysis.


How precise is the BM-500 Analytical Balance compared to other 0.1mg readability balances?

BM-500 Repeatability

The BM-500 offers 0.2mg repeatability. Often presented as standard deviation and important to constantly producing the same results when the same weight is put on the lab balance multiple times, repeatability is one factor that can confirm accuracy and validity.


What is the response time of the BM-500 Analytical Balance in comparison with other 0.1mg readability balances?

BM-500 Stabilization Time

The time that the BM-500 balance takes to stabilize from the time you put your sample on it and displays results is 3.5 seconds.


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How do you calibrate the BM-500?

Avoid notable changes when it comes to measuring results. Experience hassle-free calibration of the A&D Weighing BM-500 thanks to its Internal Calibration.


What size of samples can I weigh on a BM-500 with a 0.1mg readability range?

BM-500 Pan Size

With a 90mm maximum diameter pan size

Weighing Capacity

With a weighing capacity of 520g, the BM-500 can handle quite larger samples if compared with other models.


Other notable features of the A&D Weighing BM-500 Analytical Balance

BM-500 Display ScreenRecord measurements without the need to have the BM-500 wired to a computer through its high-resolution Alpha Numeric display.Accreditations of the A&D Weighing BM-500 Analytical Balance

The BM-500 is compliant to ISO, GLP, GMP, GCP regulations.


Frequently Asked Questions for the BM-500 Analytical Balance:

Can I connect the BM-500 to a printer?

Since the BM-500 does have a USB slot, you can attach it to a printer. If you already have an RS232 printer, it will also work on the included RS232 port of the BM-500.

Can I connect the BM-500 to my lab's network?

The BM-500 does not have a built in Wi-Fi. Unfortunately the BM-500 is also lacking an ethernet port, so you are unable to connect it to your wired LAN as well.

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  • Readability to 1µg (0.001 mg)

  • Built-in Fanless Ionizer Standard

  • Large Weighing Chamber

  • Automatic Response Adjustment

  • Automatic Self Calibration

  • GLP/GMP/GCP/ISO Compliant

  • AD-1688 Data Logger included


Weighing is at the heart of many laboratory processes and the BM Series(Ion Series) offers the features, performance and standard accessories to bring real convenience to your lab. With the six balances of the Ion Series, you can choose a capacity as high as 520 g or a microbalance with readability down to 1 μg

For over 40 years, A&D Weighing has been providing advanced and accurate measurement instruments for a diverse range of markets including Research, Industrial Protection, Jewelry, and Food Processing. One of the trusted names when it comes to precision measurement and product inspection, A&D Weighing delivers an innovative line of electronic balances, digital scales, weighing indicators and controllers, load cells, and non-destructive measurement equipment. Complying to ISO:9001-2008 standards, A&D manufactures high quality products from worldwide operations in the US, Japan, Germany, Australia, Great Britain, and Korea and serves the Americas from its headquarters in Silicon Valley, San Jose, CA. Trust A&D to prove performance with its 5-year warranty on all microbalances, analytical balances, and precision scales.

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Ethernet: No
Mobile App: No
[Lab Balance] Bluetooth: No
[Lab Balance] Capacity (g): 520
[Lab Balance] Display: Alpha Numeric
[Lab Balance] GCP: Yes
[Lab Balance] GLP: Yes
[Lab Balance] GMP: Yes
[Lab Balance] ISO: Yes
[Lab Balance] Internal Calibration: Yes
[Lab Balance] PS2: No
[Lab Balance] Pan Size (mm): 90
[Lab Balance] RS-232: Yes
[Lab Balance] Readability (mg): 0.1
[Lab Balance] Repeatability (mg): 0.2
[Lab Balance] Stabilization Time (sec): 3.5
[Lab Balance] USB: Yes
[Lab Balance] WiFi: No

http://www.andweighing.com/pdf/Balances/Analytical/ion series/ION Series Instruction Manual.pdf

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