With a collapsible column stand built-in for the MedVue® weight indicator, the DETECTO's model 8550 Portable Digital Stretcher Scale offers precision weighing for stretchers, gurneys, and wheelchairs. The scale's heavy-duty steel construction provides optimal durability for quick and accurate weighing in ER situations yet is light enough that it is easily portable to lift up and roll by nursing professionals. The scale's relatively low net weight, wheels, guide handles, slim profile, and all combine to make it easy to maneuver. For a Portable Digital Stretcher Scale with with Remote Indicator, consider model 8500.
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High 800 lb / 360 kg capacity digital scale for stretchers and wheelchairs
Easily-collapsible column with quick release lever for transport and vertical fold-up storage requiring minimal floor space
Spacious 60" W x 32.5" D platform accommodates all common stretcher types
Low-Profile 2" high platform for easy patient accessibility
Two-way-access ramps rest on the floor making it easy to roll patients onto the scale platform
Textured mat surface for superior traction
Two integral wheels and two guide handles for vertical transport mode
Sturdy steel construction for optimal durability
The MedVue® indicator's Hold/Release key can hold the patient's weight after leaving the scale for better patient care
The single-pass weighing feature saves time by allowing you to enter the stretcher or wheelchair tare weight using the numeric keypad on the indicator. You may also use the convenient pushbutton tare feature to remove the stretcher or wheelchair weight if you don't know the weight already.
350-degree swivel mounting bracket for the MedVue® weight indicator included
Powered by 6 C batteries (not included) for easy mobility or optional AC adapter
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.
800 lb x 0.2 lb / 360 kg x 0.1 kg
60" W x 32.5" D x 2" H
Ramp Dimensions (Each)
7.5" W x 32.5" D x 2" H
76" W x 38" D x 44.8" H
Optional model MV1PWR AC adapter or 6 C batteries (not included)
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.