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The OHAUS DefenderTM 5000 Series is a feature-rich line of bench scales, combining a stainless steel D51XW indicator with a square, all-stainless steel washdown base and a stainless steel column. Ideal for production, packaging and general commercial and industrial weighing applications where full washdown protection is required, the Defender 5000 offers a multifunctional indicator with multiple weighing units and software modes to meet the requirements of industrial and lab applications. With rugged steel construction, comprehensive yet intuitive software and multiple connectivity options, the Defender 5000 can meet the needs of demanding industrial operations.

Standard Features Include:

  • All stainless-steel construction with IP66/NEMA4X protection for indicator, with loadcells protected to IP67
  • 10,000-12,500d default resolution
  • 1:5,000 NTEP Certified / Measurement Canada Approved resolution
  • Quick display of results using large LCD with high-contrast white backlight
  • Temporary display of 10x readability in weighing mode with quick key press
  • Easy to operate with 4-key membrane keypad with raised tactile keys
  • Weighs in one or more units: kg, g, lb, oz, lb:oz (decimal), metric tonnes and user-definable custom unit
  • Multiple weighing modes including Counting, Percent Weighing, Dynamic/Animal Weighing, Checkweighing, and Display Hold.
  • Internal universal switching power supply with hardwired line cord – optional NiMH internal rechargeable power pack available
  • Includes RS232 interface with GMP/GLP data output including date and time
  • Optional interfaces include DC relay control kit, AC relay control kit, 2nd RS232 and RS422/485

The Defender 5000 Offers Multiple Features and Easy Configuration:
To meet different operational needs, the Defender 5000 includes a suite of configurable software:

  • Counting mode for packaging and inventory control, enabling counting into a container or out of a container for bulk operations. Supports a maximum counting resolution to 1:300,000 (minimum APW equal to 0.1d), selectable auto-optimization of average piece weight (APW). APW data can be displayed at any time using a quick key press.
  • Percent Weighing mode for formulation and mixing applications, with display of reference weight with quick key press.
  • Dynamic/Animal Weighing with selectable weigh times from 0-60 seconds
  • Checkweighing function for packaging and weight checking, with display of results using LCD display and red/yellow/green LEDs. Audible beeper can be configured to prompt when weight is within range, under, over, or under or over range.
  • Target weight values can be displayed at any time using a quick key press.
  • Display Hold mode for weighing large packages holds last stable weight on display until cleared
  • The Defender 5000 weighs in one or more user-selectable units: kg, g, lb, oz, lb:oz (decimal), metric tonnes and user-definable custom unit
  • It supports GMP/GLP data output with date, time user ID, project ID and scale ID. The Defender 5000 features selectable print options for data and print format
  • To limit operator access to functions, the Defender 5000 offers both software lockouts for menu items as well as individual key functions.

Additional information

Maximum Displayed Resolution

D51XW10WR3 – 1:10,000
D51XW25WR3 – 1:12,500
D51XW50WL4 – 1:10,000
D51XW100WL4 – 1:10,000
D51XW250WX4 -1:12,500

Capacity x Certified/Approved Readability

D51XW10WR3 – 25 lb x 0.005 lb
10 kg x 0.002 kg

D51XW25WR3 – 50 lb x 0.01 lb
25 kg x 0.005 kg

D51XW50WL4 – 100 lb x 0.02 lb
50 kg x 0.01 kg

D51XW100WL4 – 250 lb x 0.05 lb
100 kg x 0.02 kg

D51XW250WX4 500 lb x 0.10 lb
250 kg x 0.05 kg

Maximum Certified Resolution

D51XW10WR3 – 1:5,000
D51XW25WR3 – 1:5,000
D51XW50WL4 – 1:5,000
D51XW100WL4 – 1:5,000
D51XW250WX4 – 1:5,000

Indicator Model



13.8 in / 350 mm stainless steel 26.8 in / 680 mm stainless steel
Construction Stainless steel indicator, removable weighing platform, column, base construction and loadcell

Safe Overload Capacity

150% of maximum capacity


NEMA 4X/IP66 for indicator, IP67 for loadcell

Weighing Units

lb, oz, lb:oz, kg, g, metric tonnes, custom unit


Static Weighing, Dynamic Weighing, Counting, Checkweighing, Percent Weighing, Display Hold


1 in / 25mm high 6-digit, 7-segment bright white backlit LCD


4-button membrane switch

Stabilization Time

Within 2 seconds

Auto-zero Tracking

Off, 0.5, 1 or 3 d

Zeroing Range

2% or 100% of capacity

Calibration Span

1kg or 1lb to 100% of capacity / 3-point linearity (0-50% – 100% fixed)


100-240 VAC / 50-60Hz internal universal power supply


RS232 and external tare input

Operating Temperature Range

14°F to 104°F / -10°C to 40°C


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