Core® Portable Compact Balance

Brand: Adam Equipment

The Core weighing scale series offers outstanding value, providing easy operation and a portable solution for any basic precision weighing tasks. An innovative stackable design saves space and can easily be stored in school supply cupboards and prep rooms until needed, ideal for busy science classrooms or laboratory environments.

Offering precision results, Core is suitable for weighing compounds in science classrooms, samples at a field lab, ingredients in food labs and specimens at veterinary offices. The Core includes a convenient weigh-below hook, facilitating below-balance weighing for tasks requiring density and specific gravity measurements.
  • Balances stack efficiently and safely to save space (120 mm pan size only)
  • Color-coded keys facilitate quick recognition of the most frequently used buttons
  • Dual tare keys operate with either the left or right hand
  • Security slot for optional Kensington-type lock and cable to help prevent theft
  • Large, grade 304 stainless steel pan allows swift cleaning
  • Rugged construction stands up to industrial use
  • Three-point ShockProtect feature helps prevent overload damage to internal components
  • Hook included for weighing below the balance
  • Removable draft shield (120 mm pan size only)
  • Auto power-off to save energy
  • Audible overload alarm warns when capacity is exceeded
  • Zero-tracking feature ensures display returns to zero reading
  • Vivid, backlit LCD easily visible in any lighting conditions
  • Programmable backlight can be set to "always on," "always off" or "light only when weighing"
  • Operates with AC adapter (included) or batteries (not included)



  • 200 to 5,000 g


  • 0.01 to 1 g

Pan Size

  • 4.7” ø / 120 mm ø
  • 5.7” ø / 145 mm ø

Stabilization Time

  • 2 s


  • RS-232, USB


  • External Calibration


  • Backlit LCD with 0.7” / 18 mm High Digits

Power Supply

  • 12 Vdc 150 mA Adapter / 6 x AA Batteries

Operating Temperature

  • 0° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)

Housing Material

  • ABS Plastic

  • Weighing 
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