Dune Compact DCT 5000 Precision Scale from Adam Equipment

Readability (mg) 2000
Capacity (g) 5000
Stabilization Time (sec) 2
Repeatability (mg) 2000
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 various choices available when acquiring a 2000mg readability Precision Scale, Lab.Equipment is here to simplify your unit selection process! The Adam Equipment Dune Compact DCT 5000 might be the best solution for improving your lab process and operations, if not, you can surely find the right lab balance unit for your protocols by going through our FAQ, review, and comparison of the DCT 5000 to other Precision Scales so continue reading below.

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How accurate and sensitive is the Adam Equipment DCT 5000 Precision Scale compared to other 2000mg readability balances available?

DCT 5000 Readability

With a readability of 2000mg, the DCT 5000 can handle most basic weighing tasks within your lab. The DCT 5000 is part of the Adam Equipment Dune Compact series recommended for applications including laboratory testing and chemical analysis.

How precise is the DCT 5000 Precision Scale in comparison with other 2000mg readability balances?

DCT 5000 Repeatability

The DCT 5000 offers 2000mg repeatability. Typically expressed as standard deviation and critical to consistently generating the same results when the same weight is put on the lab balance many times, repeatability is one factor that can confirm accuracy and validity.

What is the response time of the DCT 5000 Precision Scale against other 2000mg readability balances?

DCT 5000 Stabilization Time

The time that the DCT 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 DCT 5000?

Avoid noticeable variations when it comes to measuring results. Regular calibration is a breeze on the Adam Equipment DCT 5000 thanks to its intuitive External Calibration.

What size of samples can I weigh on a DCT 5000 with a 2000mg readability range?

DCT 5000 Pan Size

With a 145mm maximum diameter pan size

Weighing Capacity

Offering a weighing capacity of 5,000g, the DCT 5000 is capable of working with comparatively larger samples if compared with other models.

Other remarkable features of the Adam Equipment DCT 5000 Precision Scale

DCT 5000 Display Screen

With the intuitive Alpha Numeric display, you can record measurements without the need to have the DCT 5000 wired to a computer.

Accreditations of the Adam Equipment DCT 5000 Precision Scale

The DCT 5000 is compliant to ISO regulations.

Frequently Asked Questions for the DCT 5000 Precision Scale:

Can I connect the DCT 5000 to a printer?

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

Can the DCT 5000 be connected to my lab's network?

The DCT 5000 does not have a built in Wi-Fi. Unfortunately the DCT 5000 is also lacking an ethernet port, so you are unable to connect it to your wired LAN as well.

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With simple, three-button operation and sturdy plastic construction, the portable Dune compact balance is a smart choice for labs, schools, kitchens, offices, or veterinary facilities. It quickly delivers precision readings on a large display, so results are easy to read.

A streamlined design makes the Dune lightweight and portable, so it is easy to transport from classrooms to the field. Automatic calibration is performed through the keypad, and the Dune provides indicators for overload and low battery.


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

  • Lightweight design simplifies transport and portability

  • Overload protection helps prevent damage to internal components

  • Sealed keypad protects against dirt and spills

  • Large platform removes easily for speedy cleaning


  • Auto power-off to save energy

  • Zero-tracking feature ensures display returns to zero reading


  • High-contrast display is easily visible from a distance


  • 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): 2000
[Lab Balance] Repeatability (mg): 2000
[Lab Balance] Stabilization Time (sec): 2
[Lab Balance] USB: No
[Lab Balance] WiFi: No

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