Bench Scale for Industrial Applications

Multifunctional Bench Scale

for Standard Industrial Applications

  • Maximum Capacity       25 lb (12.5 kg)
  • Readability                     0.001 lb (0.5 g)
  • Readability (Certified)  0.005 lb (2 g)

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DEFENDER™ 5000 - D52

Multifunctional Bench Scale for Standard Industrial Applications

The OHAUS next-generation Defender 5000 Series multifunctional bench scale is ideal for a multitude of applications, including production, packaging, inventory and shipping. Built durably and equipped with advanced features such as maximum configurability print output, GMP/GLP data output, library/user management and multiple connectivity options - the Defender 5000 is designed to simplify demanding industrial and commercial applications.


Weighing, Parts Counting, Percent Weighing, Check Weighing, Dynamic Weighing (Display Hold)


Backlit Liquid Crystal Display (LCD),256 x 80 pixels


Internal power supply with power cord (included) or rechargeable battery (sold separately as an accessory)


Easy access communication ports including RS232 and Micro SD slot (included),second RS232/RS485/USD device, Ethernet and WiFi/Bluetooth, Discrete I/O and Analog Output (sold separately as accessories); GLP/GMP data output with real-time clock


ABS plastic (TD52P) or stainless steel (TD52XW) indicator, 304-grade stainless steel platform with sand gray powder-coated steel frame, aluminum load cell, non-slip adjustable rubber feet

Design Features

User-configurable resolution up to dual range 15,000d/3,000e (25000d/5000d for NTEP),150% overload capacity protection, checkweighing symbols with selectable operation and audible signal settings, menu lock switch, multiple selectable operating languages, selectable environmental and auto-print settings, stability indicator, overload/underload indicators, selectable adjust contrast settings, auto-dim display, auto-off, brightness adjustment, screensaver, auto tare

Maximum Capacity25 lb (12.5 kg)
Readability0.001 lb (0.5 g)
Readability (Certified)0.005 lb (2 g)
Platform Size12 in x 12 in (305 mm x 305 mm)
Legal for TradeMeasurement Canada Approved;  NTEP Certified
PowerAC Power (Included);  Rechargeable Battery (Not Included)
Battery Life20 Hours with Rechargeable Battery
CommunicationRS232 (Included);  2nd RS232/RS485/USB (Available as an Accessory);  USB Host (Available as an Accessory);  WiFi/Bluetooth (Available as an Accessory);  Ethernet (Available as an Accessory)
Dimensions4.6 in x 23.1 in x 12 in (118 mm x 588 mm x 305 mm) (HxLxW)
DisplayDot matrix LCD with white LED backlight
Net Weight19.8 lb (9 kg)
Outputs3 In/4 Out digital I/O;  4 - 20mA
Platform ConstructionStainless Steel
Protection RatingNot Applicable
Second Scale InputNot Applicable
Tare RangeTo capacity by subtraction
Units of MeasurementCustom;  Gram;  Kilogram;  Metric Tonnes;  Ounce;  Pound;  Pound:Ounce;  Tonne
Working Environment14°F – 104°F, 80%RH, non-condensing (-10°C – 40°C, 80%RH, non-condensing)