CB Compact CB 501 Precision Scale from Adam Equipment

Readability (mg) 100
Capacity (g) 500
Stabilization Time (sec) 2
Repeatability (mg) 100
Pan Size (mm) 130
Internal Calibration No
RS-232 No
Bluetooth No
PS2 No
WiFi No
Ethernet No
Display Alpha Numeric LCD
Mobile App No

With a lot of choices available when acquiring a 100mg readability Precision Scale, Lab.Equipment is here to help you find the most fit unit for your application! Find out how the Adam Equipment CB 501 suits your needs. If it does not make your cut, go through our review, FAQ, and comparison of the CB 501 to other Precision Scales below to find the perfect lab balance unit for your application requirements.

Lab.Equipment offers 185 Precision Scales from all 8 Precision Scale manufacturers like Adam Equipment. Not like other single distributor shoving a product catalog in front of your face displaying the exact same buzz words, terminologies, and propriety lingoes each manufacturer has “made up” to baffle us persevering lab staffs, we cut through the noise with true descriptions carefully written for you. We provide apples-to-apples comparisons of analytical balance performance. Trust us to help you save valuable time and ensure you acquire the best Precision Scale for your needs whether it is with this Adam Equipment CB 501 or not.

How accurate and sensitive is the Adam Equipment CB 501 Precision Scale compared to other 100mg readability balances available?

CB 501 Readability

With a readability of 100mg, the CB 501 can handle most simple weighing tasks within your lab. The CB 501 is part of the Adam Equipment CB Compact series ideal for applications like laboratory testing and chemical analysis.

How precise is the CB 501 Precision Scale against other 100mg readability balances?

CB 501 Repeatability

The CB 501 offers 100mg repeatability. Frequently presented as standard deviation and critical to consistently generating the same results when the same weight is put on the lab balance multiple times, repeatability is one factor that can show accuracy and validity.

What is the response time of the CB 501 Precision Scale in comparison with other 100mg readability balances?

CB 501 Stabilization Time

The time that the CB 501 balance takes to stabilize from the time you put your sample on it and displays results is 2.0 seconds.

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How do you calibrate the CB 501?

Avoid notable changes when it comes to measuring results. Experience hassle-free calibration of the Adam Equipment CB 501 thanks to its .

What size of samples can I weigh on a CB 501 with a 100mg readability range?

CB 501 Pan Size

With a 130mm maximum diameter pan size

Weighing Capacity

The CB 501 provides a weighing capacity of 500g capable of handling comparatively larger samples compared to other models.

Other notable features of the Adam Equipment CB 501 Precision Scale

CB 501 Display ScreenThe CB 501 comes with an intuitive Alpha Numeric display, easily recording measurements without the need to have the unit wired to a computer.

Frequently Asked Questions for the CB 501 Precision Scale:

Can I connect the CB 501 to a printer?

Since the CB 501 does not have a USB connection then you cannot attach a USB printer to it. The CB 501 also does not have an RS232 port available to connect a serial printer.

Can I connect the CB 501 to my lab's network?

The CB 501 does not have a built in Wi-Fi. Unfortunately the CB 501 is also lacking an ethernet port, so you are unable to connect it to your wired LAN as well.

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CB balances can manage most small tasks, such as measuring compounds in chemistry classes, portioning at food service establishments, or weighing small animals. Compact and portable, the CB can easily be transported to the field, or from bench to bench in a science classroom. The CB is powered by battery or an optional AC adapter. A sealed keypad and one-piece housing make the CB simple to clean. The grade 304 stainless steel pan can be wiped down quickly and accommodates either single items or bulk powders.


  • Large, grade 304 stainless steel pan allows swift cleaning

  • Lightweight design simplifies transport and portability

  • Sealed keypad protects against dirt and spills

  • Level indicator and adjustable feet ensure proper balance setup for optimum weighing results


  • External calibration allows for verification and adjustment with weights

  • Simple operation allows quick startup and use with little or no training

  • Zero-tracking feature ensures display returns to zero reading


  • Vivid, backlit LCD easily visible in any lighting conditions


  • Low-battery indicator alerts users when batteries need replacement

  • Operates with AC adapter (not included) or batteries (included)

Since the 1970’s, the Adam Equipment Company has been proving its credibility across the globe through high-quality and economical weighing equipment for a spectrum of industries. One of the trusted names in the market and ISO 9001 certified, Adam Equipment manufactures a range of leading-edge weighing instruments including analytical balances, compact balances, counting scales, and veterinary scales with 2-year warranty for scientific, industrial, medical, and educational sectors to mention a few. From its headquarters located in the United Kingdom, the company has expanded its facilities and operations across Europe, North America, Asia, Africa, and Australia.

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Ethernet: No
Mobile App: No
[Lab Balance] Bluetooth: No
[Lab Balance] Capacity (g): 500
[Lab Balance] Display: Alpha Numeric LCD
[Lab Balance] GCP: No
[Lab Balance] GLP: No
[Lab Balance] GMP: No
[Lab Balance] ISO: No
[Lab Balance] Internal Calibration: No
[Lab Balance] PS2: No
[Lab Balance] Pan Size (mm): 130
[Lab Balance] RS-232: No
[Lab Balance] Readability (mg): 100
[Lab Balance] Repeatability (mg): 100
[Lab Balance] Stabilization Time (sec): 2
[Lab Balance] USB: No
[Lab Balance] WiFi: No

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