OHAUS COMPASS™ CX Portable Balances

Category Laboratory Balances
Manufacturer Ohaus
Country of manufacture the United States

Designed with energy efficiency in mind, the Compass CX series offers a battery life of up to 1,000 continuous hours, allowing for uninterrupted operation. Featuring a slim, stackable and light-weight design, the CX fits ideally in lab, industrial, education, and even household settings. The streamlined two-button operation means that the balance can be operated easily, and large backlit LCD display enables easy viewing of weighing results.

Weighing, Display Hold

Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) with backlight

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


ABS housing, stainless steel pan, transportation lock, slip-resistant feet

Design Features
Stability indicator, mechanical and software overload/underload protection, low battery indicator, auto shut-off


  • Alkaline batteries provide up to 1,000 hours of continuous use, making for energy efficient weighing in the workplace, classroom, etc.
  • Large backlit display increases readability in low-light conditions and makes it easier to view results from a distance
  • Slim, space-saving design allows for stackable storage for up to four scales.
Keys Attributes
Capacity 220-5200g (model dependent)
Readability 0.1g or 1
Calibration External
Draft protection None
Data output port None
Warranty 2 Years
Manufacturer Specifications
MODEL  CX221   CX221P   CX621   CX1201   CX2200   CX2200P   CX5200   CX5200F   CX5200P 
Maximum Capacity 220g 620 g 1200 g 2200 g 5200 g
Readability 0.1 g 1 g
Pan Size 5.6 in x 5 in (142 mm x 128 mm
Battery Life 1001 Hours with Disposable Batteries
Communication Not Applicable
Auxiliary Display Model Not Applicable
Dimensions 1.6 in x 7.9 in x 5.3 in (41 mm x 201 mm x 135 mm)
Display LCD Display with white backlight
In-use cover No
Legal for Trade Not Applicable
Net Weight 1.1 lb (0.5 kg)
Pan Construction Stainless Steel
Power 3 AA (LR6) Batteries (Included);  AC Adapter (Not Included)
Stabilization Time 1.5 s 2 s 1.5 s
Tare Range To capacity by subtraction
Transportation Case Available as an Accessory
Units of Measurement Gram;  Ounce;  Newton Gram; Pound:Ounce; Ounce; Newton
Working Environment 64°F – 77°F, 80%RH, non-condensing (18°C – 25°C, 80%RH, non-condensing)
Auxiliary Display Model Not Applicable

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