The Next Generation of Portable Balances for your Classroom

Designed for education applications, the OHAUS Scout with large backlit LCD backed by education software is the ideal balance for your classroom. It is built to endure demanding classroom applications with superior overload protection. Features including faster stabilization time, increased capacity, multiple connectivity options and stackable design make Scout the best weighing experience for the next generation classroom.

Standard Features Include:

  • Superior Overload Protection & Practical Stackable Design for Convenient Storage Integrated superior overload protection system rated at 10 times the capacity protects the balance in demanding classroom environments. Space-saving design allows for stackable storage (excluding 1mg model).
  • Improved Functionality with Bright Backlit LCD and 4 Button Operation Combined with a simplified 4 button operation, the Scout’s large backlit display increases readability in dim lighting conditions, and makes it easier to view results from across a desk or lab bench.
  • Multiple Connectivity Options Available for Data Logging and Communication With expanded connectivity options including RS232, USB Host, USB Device, Ethernet and Bluetooth®, the Scout provides added versatility to your data collection and transfer needs.
  • Fast Weighing Speed and High Resolution Deliver Repeatable and Reliable Results Stabilization time as fast as 1 sec means increased efficiency in your classroom. Equipped with advanced weighing technology, the Scout also ensures repeatable and reliable weighing results.

Additional information




ABS housing & stainless steel pan


User-selectable external span or linearity calibration/Digital with external weight

Tare Range

Full capacity by subtraction

Weighing Units

g, kg, N, oz, lb, lb:oz

Application Modes

Weighing, Density Determination, Mole Weighing

Power Requirement

AC adapter (included) or 4 AA batteries (not included)

Typical Battery Life

80 hours, or
120 hours


RS232, USB Host, USB Device, Ethernet or Bluetooth® (available as an accessory, compatible only with Android OS device)

Display Type

Liquid crystal display (LCD) with backlight

Display Size

20 mm digits

Overload Capacity

10 times the rated capacity

Operating Temperature Range

10°C to 40°C at 10% to 80% relative humidity, non-condensing

Storage Conditions

-20°C to 55°C at 10% to 90% relative humidity, non-condensing


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