Product Description

Designed and engineered specifically for weighing obese and unsteady patients!

  • The 6856 features a larger platform and higher capacity than the 6855
  • Balanced and lightweight design that is easy to tip back and transport on its hard, large diameter, heavy-duty rubber wheels, and is narrow enough to fit through standard doors
  • The low-profile platform, convenient padded grips handrail and skid-proof mat add to patient assurance
  • The battery-powered, LCD display features easy-to-use Body Mass Index calculation while weighing
  • EMR/EHR ready via the scale's RS232 serial port
  • Display:
    • 0.75" high digits, high-contrast LCD
    • Body Mass Index calculation
    • LOCK Button holds weight after weighing
  • Platform Size: 24" W x 24" D
  • Scale Height: 41.69"
  • Power: 6 AA batteries (not included) or AC adapter Item# 6800-1045 (optional)
  • Keyboard: Membrane type with 5 keys and 4 directional arrows
  • Weight Capacity: 1000 lbs. / 450 kg
  • Shipping weight: 85 lbs.

Please Note: This item ships motor freight carrier. During the checkout process you will be required to indicate whether your facility requires liftgate or inside delivery services. (These services are described on our shipping information page.) In the order comments please include a name & phone number for the delivery point of contact. Please also include receiving hours and any other delivery requirements or instructions. If additional services necessitate an additional fee, you will be contacted by Customer Service. If you have questions about the motor freight delivery process please contact Customer Service prior to placing your order.


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


(Size: 614.5 KB)



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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