Product Description

DETECTO's new apex® eye-level digital clinical scales are the pinnacle of patient measurement efficiency and stylish design. The sonar digital height sensor is unique in the clinical scale industry and extremely reliable for accurate, repeatable height readouts. The sonar height sensor provides the ultimate in time-savings in labor and hygienic operations for infection control.

  • Touchless sonar height rods and an extra-wide, flat platform
  • Automatically captures patient weight and height readings and displays both onscreen without pushing a single button.
  • 600 lbs capacity
  • 0.75-inch-high clinical-blue LCD weight readouts
  • 2 RS232 serial ports and 1 micro USB-B port
  • 6 Easy-to-use buttons
  • BMI calculation
  • Dual wheels for transport
  • AC or battery power (AC adapter included on some models)
  • HL7 IEEE 11073 compliant (standard)
  • Wi-Fi and Welch Allyn connectivity (available on some models)
  • Sturdy column construction, integral bubble level
  • Assembles quickly right out of the box in just a few easy seconds (no tools required)


  apex Digital Sclale with Sonar Height Rod
600 lb x 0.2 lb / 300 kg x 0.1 kg (lb or kg selected upon initialization at start-up)
Platform Size
17" W x 17" D x 2.75" H / 43.2 cm W x 43.2 cm D x 7 cm H
Weight/Height Units
Pounds/Inch (lb, in) or Kilograms/Centimeters (kg, cm)
Power Requirements
12 AA batteries (not included) or AC adapter (included with some models)
Height Rod Type
Sonar touchless height rod
Height Rod Measures
24" (2') - 86" (7'2") x 0.2" / 60 cm - 218 cm x 0.5 cm
Overall Dimensions 17" W x 19.5" D x 89.5" H / 43 cm W x 49.5 cm D x 227.3 cm H
2 RS232 serial ports and 1 micro USB-B port
Device Connectivity

HL7 IEEE 11073 compliant (standard)

Welch Allyn® device connectivity available on some models (CVSM, CSM, and LXI)

Wi-Fi Ethernet models also available for wireless EMR/EHR

Net Weight 32 lb / 14 kg
Shipping Weight
41 lb / 19 kg
Shipping Dimensions 58" x 20" x 6" / 147 cm x 51 cm x 15 cm
Key Pad 6 buttons (Power, Lock/Release, Zero, BMI, Up Arrow, Down Arrow)
Country of Origin USA
Display Type Dual-row, seven-segment, clinical-blue LCD
Number of Characters

Weight: 5 digit, 0.75" (19 mm) high

Height/BMI: 4 digit, 0.4" (10 mm) high

Operating Environment

Operated Temperature Range: 14 to 104°F (-10 to +40°C)

Humidity: 0 to 90% non-condensing

Digital Filtering StableSENSE® Adjustable Filtering


Manufacturer Detecto Scales
Weight Capacity 600 lbs
Country of Manufacture United States
Item Ships From Missouri

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Detecto Scale warrants its equipment to be free from defects in material and workmanship as follows:

  • Detecto warrants to the original purchaser only that it will repair or replace any part of equipment which is defective in material or workmanship for a period of two (2) years from date of shipment. Detecto shall be the sole judge of what constitutes a defect.
  • During the first ninety (90) days Detecto may choose to replace the product at no charge to the buyer upon inspection of the returned item.
  • After the first ninety (90) days, upon inspection of the returned item, Detecto will repair or replace it with a remanufactured product. The customer is responsible for paying for the freight both ways.


A valid return authorization number must be obtained within 30 days of item receipt. Returned merchandise must be in new, undamaged condition and all return shipments must be prepaid. A minimum 25% restocking fee will be deducted.


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