Highland Portable HCB 602 Precision Scale from Adam Equipment

Readability (mg) 20
Capacity (g) 600
Stabilization Time (sec) 2
Repeatability (mg) 20
Pan Size (mm) 120
Internal Calibration Yes
RS-232 Yes
Bluetooth No
PS2 No
WiFi No
Ethernet No
Display Alpha Numeric LCD
Mobile App No

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How accurate and sensitive is the Adam Equipment HCB 602 Precision Scale against other 20mg readability balances available?

HCB 602 Readability

With a readability of 20mg, the HCB 602 is capable of handling most basic weighing tasks within your lab. The HCB 602 is part of the Adam Equipment Highland Portable series best for applications like laboratory testing and chemical analysis.

How precise is the HCB 602 Precision Scale compared to other 20mg readability balances?

HCB 602 Repeatability

The HCB 602 offers 20mg repeatability. Typically expressed as standard deviation and critical to persistently generating the same results when the same weight is put on the lab balance multiple times, repeatability is one factor that can affirm accuracy and validity.

What is the response time of the HCB 602 Precision Scale against other 20mg readability balances?

HCB 602 Stabilization Time

The time that the HCB 602 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 HCB 602?

Prevent notable variations when it comes to measuring results. Regular calibration is a breeze on the Adam Equipment HCB 602 thanks to its intuitive Internal Calibration.

What size of samples can I weigh on a HCB 602 with a 20mg readability range?

HCB 602 Pan Size

With a 120mm maximum diameter pan size

Weighing Capacity

The HCB 602 brings a weighing capacity of 600g capable of handling relatively larger samples in comparison with other models.

Other remarkable features of the Adam Equipment HCB 602 Precision Scale

HCB 602 Display ScreenThe HCB 602 comes with a high-resolution Alpha Numeric display, easily recording measurements without the need to have the unit wired to a computer. Accreditations of the Adam Equipment HCB 602 Precision Scale

The HCB 602 is compliant to ISO regulations.

Frequently Asked Questions for the HCB 602 Precision Scale:

Can I connect the HCB 602 to a printer?

Since the HCB 602 does have a USB port, you can attach it to a printer. If you already have an RS232 printer, it will also work on the included RS232 port of the HCB 602.

Can I connect the HCB 602 to my lab's network?

The HCB 602 does not have a built in Wi-Fi. Unfortunately the HCB 602 is also lacking an ethernet port, so you are unable to connect it to your wired LAN as well.

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The Highland® offers advanced features in a compact, durable balance that stacks for easy storage. Suitable for many tasks, Highland provides fast, accurate weighing in a number of different environments – from science research in the laboratory or field, to manufacturing operations.

Sturdy ABS construction allows the Highland to stand up to demanding lab use, while Highland's ShockProtect® offers advanced overload protection to keep the balance safe. HandiCal® facilitates internal calibration without the need for external weights.


  • 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

  • Level indicator and adjustable feet ensure proper balance setup for optimum weighing results

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

  • Large, grade 304 stainless steel pan allows swift cleaning

  • Solid ABS housing is durable for industrial use

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

  • Hook included for weighing below the balance

  • HandiCal® internal calibration eliminates need for external weight set

  • USB and RS-232 interfaces provide speedy communication with computers and printers


  • Audible overload alarm warns when capacity is exceeded

  • External calibration allows for verification and adjustment with weights

  • Selectable digital filtering helps minimize effects of vibration and disturbances

  • Parts counting with preset sample sizes

  • Memory accumulation totals results

  • 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"

  • Capacity tracker built into display for easily monitoring possible overloads


  • AC adapter included

  • Rechargeable battery included for operation almost anywhere

  • Programmable auto power-off to save energy

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): 600
[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: Yes
[Lab Balance] PS2: No
[Lab Balance] Pan Size (mm): 120
[Lab Balance] RS-232: Yes
[Lab Balance] Readability (mg): 20
[Lab Balance] Repeatability (mg): 20
[Lab Balance] Stabilization Time (sec): 2
[Lab Balance] USB: Yes
[Lab Balance] WiFi: No

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