Product Description

Designed and engineered specifically for weighing obese and unsteady patients!

  • Detecto's model 6856MHR features a larger platform and higher weight capacity than model 6855MHR
  • With a balanced and lightweight design, the scale is easy to tip back for transport on its hard, large diameter, rubber wheels yet narrow enough to fit through standard doors
  • Low-profile platform, convenient handrails with padded grips, sturdy steel construction, and skid-proof mat add to patient assurance and stability
  • Battery-powered, LCD display features easy-to-use Body Mass Index calculation while weighing
  • EMR/EHR ready via the scale's RS232 serial port
  • Mechanical Height rod measures up to 78"
Model 6856MHR
Weight Capacity 1000 lb x 0.2 lb (450 kg x 0.1 kg)
Platform Size 24" x 24" (61 cm x 61 cm)
Mechanical Height Rod Measures Range
30" to 78" (76 cm to 200 cm)
Mechanical Height Rod Graduations 0.25" (0.5 cm)
Mechanical Height Rod Dimensions
0.5" W x 43" H

0.75" high digits, high-contrast LCD

Body Mass Index calculation

LOCK button holds weight after weighing

Power 6 "AA" size batteries (not included) or optional AC adapter
Connectivity RS232 serial
Keyboard Membrane type with 5 keys and 4 directional arrows


Manufacturer Detecto Scales
Weight Capacity 1000 lbs
Country of Manufacture United States
Item Ships From Missouri


Warranty: 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.

Freight Shipping

Please Note: This item ships via motor freight carrier. Shipping fees often have to be re-quoted when purchasing this item. Our website estimates freight charges based on delivery to a location with a truck height dock. Examples of additional services include liftgate service, inside delivery, call ahead service, or limited access. If you would like to know the total delivery charges in advance of placing an order, we recommend requesting a quote for this item prior to placing your order. At quote or order submission, please make note of your receiving hours and specific delivery needs. Customer Service will reach out to you if additional details are needed. If you have questions about the motor freight delivery process please contact Customer Service.


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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