Core Portable CQT 5000 Precision Scale from Adam Equipment

Readability (mg) 1000
Capacity (g) 5000
Stabilization Time (sec) 2
Repeatability (mg) 1000
Pan Size (mm) 145
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 options available when procuring a 1000mg readability Precision Scale, Lab.Equipment can make things a lot easier for you! Learn how the Adam Equipment CQT 5000 suits your needs. If it does not make your cut, read through our review, FAQ, and comparison of the CQT 5000 to other Precision Scales below to discover the best unit for your protocols.

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How accurate and sensitive is the Adam Equipment CQT 5000 Precision Scale compared to other 1000mg readability balances available?

CQT 5000 Readability

With a readability of 1000mg, the CQT 5000 can handle most basic weighing tasks within your lab. The CQT 5000 is part of the Adam Equipment Core Portable series recommended for applications such as laboratory testing and chemical analysis.

How precise is the CQT 5000 Precision Scale in comparison with other 1000mg readability balances?

CQT 5000 Repeatability

The CQT 5000 offers 1000mg repeatability. Often presented as standard deviation and essential to constantly generating the same results when the same weight is placed on the lab balance multiple times, repeatability is one factor that can affirm accuracy and validity.

What is the response time of the CQT 5000 Precision Scale contrary to other 1000mg readability balances?

CQT 5000 Stabilization Time

The time that the CQT 5000 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 5000?

Avoid noticeable variations when it comes to measuring results. Easily calibrate the Adam Equipment CQT 5000 thanks to its intuitive .

What size of samples can I weigh on a CQT 5000 with a 1000mg readability range?

CQT 5000 Pan Size

With a 145mm maximum diameter pan size

Weighing Capacity

The CQT 5000 provides a weighing capacity of 5,000g capable of working with relatively larger samples compared to other models.

Other notable features of the Adam Equipment CQT 5000 Precision Scale

CQT 5000 Display ScreenBuilt with an intuitive Alpha Numeric display, simply document measurements without the need to have the CQT 5000 connected to a computer.Accreditations of the Adam Equipment CQT 5000 Precision Scale

The CQT 5000 is compliant to ISO regulations.

Frequently Asked Questions for the CQT 5000 Precision Scale:

Will the CQT 5000 connect to your printer?

Since the CQT 5000 does not have a USB cable port then you cannot hook up a USB printer to it. The CQT 5000 also does not have an RS232 port available to connect a serial printer.

Can I connect the CQT 5000 to my lab's network?

The CQT 5000 does not have a built in Wi-Fi. Unfortunately the CQT 5000 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): 5000
[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): 145
[Lab Balance] RS-232: No
[Lab Balance] Readability (mg): 1000
[Lab Balance] Repeatability (mg): 1000
[Lab Balance] Stabilization Time (sec): 2
[Lab Balance] USB: No
[Lab Balance] WiFi: No

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