ELB12K Precision Scale from Shimadzu

Readability (mg) 1000
Capacity (g) 12000
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 LCD
ISO No
GLP No
GMP No
GCP No
Mobile App No

With various options available when purchasing a 1000mg readability Precision Scale, Lab.Equipment can make things a lot easier for you! See how the Shimadzu ELB12K suits your needs. If it does not make your cut, read about our review, FAQ, and comparison of the ELB12K to other Precision Scales below to find the best unit for your protocols.

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How accurate and sensitive is the Shimadzu ELB12K Precision Scale compared to other 1000mg readability balances available?

ELB12K Readability

With a readability of 1000mg, the ELB12K is designed to handle most simple weighing tasks within your lab. The ELB12K is part of the Shimadzu ELB series ideal for applications like laboratory testing and chemical analysis.


How precise is the ELB12K Precision Scale in comparison with other 1000mg readability balances?

ELB12K Repeatability

The ELB12K 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 many times, repeatability is one factor that can confirm accuracy and validity.


What is the response time of the ELB12K Precision Scale contrary to other 1000mg readability balances?

ELB12K Stabilization Time

The time that the ELB12K 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 ELB12K?

Avoid notable variations when it comes to measuring results. Easily calibrate the Shimadzu ELB12K thanks to its intuitive .


What size of samples can I weigh on an ELB12K with a 1000mg readability range?

ELB12K Pan Size

With a 170mm maximum diameter pan size

Weighing Capacity

Offering a weighing capacity of 12,000g, the ELB12K is capable of handling quite larger samples compared to other models.


Other significant features of the Shimadzu ELB12K Precision Scale

ELB12K Display ScreenFeaturing a high-resolution Alpha Numeric display, easily document measurements without the need to have the ELB12K connected to a computer.

Frequently Asked Questions for the ELB12K Precision Scale:

Will the ELB12K connect to your printer?

Since the ELB12K does not have a USB connection then you cannot connect a USB printer to it. However, you can connect an RS232 printer to the ELB12K serial port.

Will the ELB12K connect to your lab's network?

The ELB12K does not have a built in Wi-Fi. Unfortunately the ELB12K is also lacking an ethernet port, so you are unable to connect it to your wired LAN as well.

Do you have any questions about the Shimadzu ELB12K Analytical Balance that we missed answering for you here?

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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.


Two-way power supply (AC or Battery operation)

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): 12000
[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): 170
[Lab Balance] RS-232: Yes
[Lab Balance] Readability (mg): 1000
[Lab Balance] Repeatability (mg): 100
[Lab Balance] Stabilization Time (sec): 1
[Lab Balance] USB: No
[Lab Balance] WiFi: No

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