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Ohaus Compass™ CX-Series Portable Electronic Scales, 220 to 5,200 g Capacities

Item #: H-CX

Normal Availability: 2-3 business days

Product Description

The Ohaus Compass™ CX Series portable compact scales are lightweight, portable scales perfectly suited for use in laboratory, industrial, education and home use applications. They are powered by 3 AA batteries (included) with 1,000 hour usage time or by the optional AC adapter.

These balances have a large 5.0" x 5.6" (128 x 142 mm) stainless steel weighing platform which is removable for easy cleaning. The large (0.71" / 18 mm) backlit display increases readability in low-light conditions and easier viewing from a distance. The slim design allows for stackable storage of up to four scales. Other standard features include ABS housing, slip-resistant feet, stability indicator, mechanical and software overload/underload protection, low battery indicator and auto shut-off.

The CX221, CX 621 and CX1201 have 220 gram, 620 gram and 1,200 gram capacity, respectively, with 0.1 g readability. The CX2200 and CX5200 have 2,200 g and 5,200 g capacities, respectively, with 1 g readability. Displays options vary with model but include grams, ounces, Newtons, and pounds + ounces.

Dimensions 1.6" h x 5.3" w x 7.9" d (41 x 135 x 201 mm). Weight: 1.1 lb (0.51 kg).

Literature available: Ohaus Compass™ CX series summary sheet, Ohaus Balance Selector Guide.

Accessories: Ohaus plastic weighing bowl (item # H-80850075).

Note:  These Compass™ CX scales are the recommended replacements for the discontinued Ohaus CS-Series of compact scales.


WARNING: OHAUS products can expose you to chemicals including the chemicals listed in this Table, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and/or birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to

These and other Proposition 65 chemicals may be present only in residual amounts, or contained internally in OHAUS equipment, or encapsulated in another material where exposure is unlikely or negligible. This warning is being provided out of an abundance of caution.

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