ELB1200 Precision Scale from Shimadzu

Readability (mg) 100
Capacity (g) 1200
Stabilization Time (sec) 1
Repeatability (mg) 100
Pan Size (mm) 170
Internal Calibration No
RS-232 Yes
Bluetooth No
USB No
PS2 No
WiFi No
Ethernet No
Display Alpha Numeric
ISO No
GLP No
GMP No
GCP No
Mobile App No

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How accurate and sensitive is the Shimadzu ELB1200 Precision Scale compared to other 100mg readability balances available?

ELB1200 Readability

With a readability of 100mg, the ELB1200 can handle most basic weighing tasks within your lab. The ELB1200 is part of the Shimadzu ELB series ideal for applications such as laboratory testing and chemical analysis.


How precise is the ELB1200 Precision Scale compared to other 100mg readability balances?

ELB1200 Repeatability

The ELB1200 offers 100mg repeatability. Typically presented as standard deviation and essential to persistently generating the same results when the same weight is put on the lab balance several times, repeatability is one factor that can show accuracy and validity.


What is the response time of the ELB1200 Precision Scale contrary to other 100mg readability balances?

ELB1200 Stabilization Time

The time that the ELB1200 balance takes to stabilize from the time you put your sample on it and displays results is 1.0 second.


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How do you calibrate the ELB1200?

Prevent notable variations when it comes to measuring results. Regular calibration is a breeze on the Shimadzu ELB1200 thanks to its intuitive External Calibration.


What size of samples can I weigh on an ELB1200 with a 100mg readability range?

ELB1200 Pan Size

With a 170mm maximum diameter pan size

Weighing Capacity

With a weighing capacity of 1,200g, the ELB1200 can handle relatively larger samples in comparison with other models.


Other noteworthy features of the Shimadzu ELB1200 Precision Scale

ELB1200 Display ScreenThe ELB1200 comes with a high-resolution Alpha Numeric display, easily documenting measurements without the need to have the unit connected to a computer.

Frequently Asked Questions for the ELB1200 Precision Scale:

Can I connect the ELB1200 to a printer?

Since the ELB1200 does not have a USB cable port then you cannot hook up a USB printer to it. However, you can connect an RS232 printer to the ELB1200 serial port.

Can the ELB1200 be connected to my lab's network?

The ELB1200 does not have a built in Wi-Fi. Unfortunately the ELB1200 is also lacking an ethernet port, so you are unable to connect it to your wired LAN as well.

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Two-way power supply (AC or Battery operation)

Dry battery operation makes it readily portable, with no compromise in accuracy.

High sensitivity and stability 

Internal resolution is 1/40,000. This provides extra capability in accuracy. 

Quick response  

After placing the sample, stable result is quickly displayed. 

Various application modes

Piece counting mode, percent display mode, and specific gravity mode can be called simply by key-touch. 

Specific gravity measurement 

Optional specific gravity kit is available for extra efficiency. 

Digital stability control

Best measurement modes depending on the purpose and environment can be selected with ease.

Optional measurement modes depending on the purpose and environment can be selected with ease.


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Ethernet: No
Mobile App: No
[Lab Balance] Bluetooth: No
[Lab Balance] Capacity (g): 1200
[Lab Balance] Display: Alpha Numeric
[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): 170
[Lab Balance] RS-232: Yes
[Lab Balance] Readability (mg): 100
[Lab Balance] Repeatability (mg): 100
[Lab Balance] Stabilization Time (sec): 1
[Lab Balance] USB: No
[Lab Balance] WiFi: No

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