Product Description

DETECTO's IBFL500 In-Bed Scale with Fixed Base is an invaluable aid that are used in hospitals for weighing bed-bound patients. Patients can be comfortably weighed from the bed to the scale on the reliable, flame-retardant stretcher that is gently lowered to the bed level.

  • Maximum weight capacity of 500 lbs
  • Fiexd wide base for added stability when the patient is being weighed
  • High-quality, heavy duty base design is easy to transport via integral wheels
  • Sure-Check® flame-retardant, anti-bacterial 6 ft long stretchers which are placed underneath the patient and hydraulically lifted inches from the bed for weighing
  • Hydraulic lift mechanism adds safety and assurance for the raising and lowering of the stretcher to meet the patient's bed height
  • Integral stretcher carrying straps and cup plus "easy stow" hoops make the IBFL500 ready for transport
  • Full-Swivel ball bearing casters with rear locking pair for security during weighing
  • Powered by 6 AA batteries (not included) or optional AC adapter
  • Fit through 36" wide doorways easily, despite the heavy-duty frame design
  • 2-year warranty


High-performance model 750 Digital Indicator interface with the hospital's computer system, and easily transfer patient data when extra care is needed to tend to the bed-bound patient.

  • Large 0.75-in/19-mm high LCD digits for big, bold readouts
  • EMR/EHR-ready serial connectivity
  • Body Mass Index calculation
  • ZERO key allows staff to easily subtract the weight of bedding
  • LOCK/RELEASE key for weight retention
  • EMR/EHR Ready


Please Note:

  • The IBFL500 In-Bed Sacle is NOT for patient transport
  • 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.


IBF500 In-Bed Scale with Fixed Base
500 lb x 0.2 lb / 225 kg x 0.1 kg
Door Width Clearance
Fits through 36"
Under Bed Clearance
72" Sure-Check® 44XL fabric
Lift Mechanism

6 AA Alkaline, Ni-Cad or NiMH batteries (not included)

or optional 100 to 240 VAC 50/60Hz 12 VDC 1A wall plug-in

UL/CSA listed AC adapter (model number 6800-1045)

Shipping Weight
207 lb
Country of Origin USA


Manufacturer Detecto Scales
Latex Free Yes
Weight Capacity 500 lb / 225 kg
Country of Manufacture United States
Item Ships From Missouri




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.


This warranty does not apply to peripheral equipment not manufactured by Detecto; this equipment will be covered by certain manufacturer’s warranty only.


This warranty does not include replacement of expendable or consumable parts. This does not apply to any item which has deteriorated or damaged due to wear, accident, misuse, abuse, improper line voltage, overloading, theft, lightning, fire, water or acts of God, or due to extended storage or exposure while in purchaser’s possession. This warranty does not apply to maintenance service. Purchased parts will have a ninety (90) day repair or replacement warranty only.


Conditions Which Void Limited Warranty

This warranty shall not apply to equipment which:

A.) Has been tampered with, defaced, mishandled or has had repairs and modifications not authorized by Detecto.

B.) Has had serial number altered, defaced, or removed.

C.) Has not been properly grounded according to Detecto’s recommended procedure.


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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