Core Portable CQT 251 Precision Scale from Adam Equipment

Readability (mg) 100
Capacity (g) 250
Stabilization Time (sec) 2
Repeatability (mg) 100
Pan Size (mm) 120
Internal Calibration No
RS-232 No
Bluetooth No
PS2 No
WiFi No
Ethernet No
Display Alpha Numeric LCD
Mobile App No

With a plethora of choices available when procuring a 100mg readability Precision Scale, Lab.Equipment is here to make unit selection a breeze for you! See how the Adam Equipment CQT 251 suits your needs. If it does not make your cut, go through our review, FAQ, and comparison of the CQT 251 to other Precision Scales below to discover the right lab balance unit for your protocols.

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How accurate and sensitive is the Adam Equipment CQT 251 Precision Scale against other 100mg readability balances available?

CQT 251 Readability

With a readability of 100mg, the CQT 251 is capable of handling most basic weighing tasks within your lab. The CQT 251 is part of the Adam Equipment Core Portable series recommended for applications such as laboratory testing and chemical analysis.

How precise is the CQT 251 Precision Scale in comparison with other 100mg readability balances?

CQT 251 Repeatability

The CQT 251 offers 100mg repeatability. Often presented as standard deviation and important to consistently generating the same results when the same weight is placed on the lab balance several times, repeatability is one factor that can prove accuracy and validity.

What is the response time of the CQT 251 Precision Scale compared to other 100mg readability balances?

CQT 251 Stabilization Time

The time that the CQT 251 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 CQT 251?

Avoid notable changes when it comes to measuring results. Easily calibrate the Adam Equipment CQT 251 thanks to its intuitive .

What size of samples can I weigh on a CQT 251 with a 100mg readability range?

CQT 251 Pan Size

With a 120mm maximum diameter pan size

Weighing Capacity

In comparison with other analytical balances in this category, the CQT 251 has a weighing capacity of 250g, smaller than most other balances offered. If you often need to weigh larger samples then you should consider other models.

Other significant features of the Adam Equipment CQT 251 Precision Scale

CQT 251 Display ScreenThe CQT 251 comes with a high-resolution Alpha Numeric display, easily documenting measurements without the need to have the unit wired to a computer. Accreditations of the Adam Equipment CQT 251 Precision Scale

The CQT 251 is compliant to ISO regulations.

Frequently Asked Questions for the CQT 251 Precision Scale:

Will the CQT 251 connect to your printer?

Since the CQT 251 does not have a USB cable port then you cannot hook up a USB printer to it. The CQT 251 also does not have an RS232 port available to connect a serial printer.

Can I connect the CQT 251 to my lab's network?

The CQT 251 does not have a built in Wi-Fi. Unfortunately the CQT 251 is also lacking an ethernet port, so you are unable to connect it to your wired LAN as well.

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The Core is an outstanding value, providing easy operation and a portable solution for any basic precision weighing tasks. An innovative stackable design saves space, so the Core lends itself well to science classrooms or busy labs.

Offering precision results, Core is suitable for weighing compounds in science classrooms, samples at a field lab, ingredients in food labs and specimens at veterinary offices. The Core includes a convenient weigh-below hook, facilitating below-balance weighing for tasks requiring density and specific gravity measurements.


  • Balances stack efficiently and safely to save space (120mm pan size only)

  • Color-coded keys facilitate quick recognition of the most frequently used buttons

  • Dual tare keys facilitate operation with either the left or right hand

  • Security slot for optional Kensington-type lock and cable to help prevent theft

  • Large, grade 304 stainless steel pan allows swift cleaning

  • Rugged construction stands up to industrial use

  • Three-point ShockProtect feature helps prevent overload damage to internal components

  • Hook included for weighing below the balance

  • Removable draft shield (120mm pan size only)


  • Auto power-off to save energy

  • Audible overload alarm warns when capacity is exceeded

  • Zero-tracking feature ensures display returns to zero reading


  • Vivid, backlit LCD easily visible in any lighting conditions

  • Programmable backlight can be set to "always on," "always off" or "light only when weighing"


  • Operates with AC adapter (included) or batteries (not 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): 250
[Lab Balance] Display: Alpha Numeric LCD
[Lab Balance] GCP: No
[Lab Balance] GLP: No
[Lab Balance] GMP: No
[Lab Balance] ISO: Yes
[Lab Balance] Internal Calibration: No
[Lab Balance] PS2: No
[Lab Balance] Pan Size (mm): 120
[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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