Product Description

Detecto's economical DR400C and DR550C platform scales are lightweight and portable, making them perfect for mobile clinics and home care nurses!

  • 2.2" high, low-profile platform for easy portability
  • Slip-resistant rubber mat to ensure patient safety when weighing
  • Auto Shut-Off after 2 minutes conserves battery power
  • Simple four-key operation is easy to use even for novices
  • Pushbutton Tare will zero out the load on the platform
  • Pounds and kilograms conversion with Units key
  • The indicator's versatile mounting bracket and coiled cable allows the display to be positioned on the floor or tabletop for quick mobile weighing use or you may permanently mount it on the wall using the included screws


  DR400C DR550C
Capacity 400 lb x 0.5 lb / 180 kg x 0.2 kg 550 lb x 0.2 lb / 250 kg x 0.1 kg
Scale Base Platform Dimensions 11.9" W x 12.3" D x 2.2" H
Weight Indicator Dimensions 8.8" W x 3.6" D x 1.8" H (minus bracket)
Scale Base Platform Construction Mild steel with rubberized mat Stainless steel with rubberized mat
Display Type Liquid Crystal Display, 4 digit, 7 segment
LCD Display Dimensions 2.9" W x 1.1" H overall LCD size
LCD Digit Dimensions 0.9" H x 0.4" W per digit
Cable Length (indicator to base) Coiled: 33.4" - Fully Extended: 117.5"
Connectivity Port RS232 serial  
Power 6 AA 1.5V batteries (not included) or UL listed 9V 100mA DC adapter (included)
Tare 100% of full scale capacity
Zero Established on power up routine and maintained by auto-zero circuitry
Operating Temperature 40°F - 105°F (5°C - 40°C)
Operating Humidity 25% ~ 95% RH
Shipping Weight 13 lb


Manufacturer Detecto Scales
Country of Manufacture China
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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