Navigator® XT Portable Balances

Category Laboratory Balances
Manufacturer Ohaus
Country of manufacture the United States

The Navigator XT has a winning combination of modern features including touchless sensors that provide hands-free operation, a large backlit LCD, ultra-fast response time and superior overload protection. With maximum capacities up to 16kg, and legal-for-trade certifications (select models only), Navigator XT offers best-in-class features, versatility and performance that fit a wide range of industrial, food and laboratory weighing applications.

Weighing, Parts Counting, Percent Weighing, Checkweighing, Totalization, Display Hold

Backlit Liquid Crystal Display (LCD)

AC adapter (included) or 4 AA batteries (not included) and rechargeable battery (select models only)

RS232, USB or Ethernet with integrated cable (available as accessories)

ABS housing, stainless steel pan, transportation lock, security bracket, calibration lock switch, two touchless sensors, up-front level indicator

Design Features
User-selectable communication and print settings, mechanical and software overload/underload protection, auto shut-off


  • The legal-for-trade Navigator XT (select models only) stabilizes in under a second, and can accommodate samples up to 16kg on its large weighing pan.
  • Operate the balance with the two touchless sensors that free up your hands for the handling of samples while limiting keypad wear and tear.
  • The mechanical overload protection system safeguards the balance from damage when loads of up to 400% of its rated capacity are placed on the pan
Key Attributes
Capacity 1600-16000g (model dependent)
Readability 0.1-5g (model dependent)
Calibration External
Draft protection None
Data output port RS232 and USB
Warranty 2 Years


Manufacturer Specifications
Stabilization Time ≤ 1 second
Tare Range Full capacity by subtraction
AC Power 12VDC 0.42A AC Adapter (Included) 100-240V 0.25A, 50-60 Hz
Calibration User-selectable external span or linearity calibration/ Digital with external weight
Application Modes Weighing, Percent Weighing, Parts Counting, Check Weighing, Display Hold, Accumulate/Totalize
Weighing Units* Gram, Kilogram, Pound, Ounce (decimal or fractional), Pound:Ounce (decimal or fractional), Ounce Troy, Grain, Newton, Carat, Pennyweight, Hong Kong Tael, Singapore Tael, Taiwan Tael, Tical, Tola
Display Type Backlit LCD: 6-digit 7-segment with white LED backlight
Display Size 0.78 in / 20 mm digits
Checkweigh Indicators Over-Accept-Under-LCD Annunciators
Keypad 4 mechanical keys, raised and with tacitile feedback plus 2 touchless sensors
Leveling Adjustment Front-mounted level bubble with illumination / adjustable leveling feet with skid-resistant rubber pads
Overload Capacity 400% of rated capacity
Power Conservation User-enabled auto power-off after 5 minutes of inactivity
Operating Conditions 50°F to 104°F / 10°C to 40°C at 20% to 85% relative humidity, non-condensing
Model NVT1601/1 NVT3201/1 NVT6401/1 NVT10001/1 NVT16000/1
Capacity x Maximum Displayed Readability 1,600g x 0.1g 3,200g x 0.2g 6,400g x 0.5g 10,000g x 0.5g 16,000g x 1g
3.2 lb x 0.0002 lb 6.4 lb x 0.0005 lb 16 lb x 0.001 lb 22 lb x 0.002 lb 32 lb x 0.002 lb
51 oz x 0.005 or 1/8 oz 102 oz x 0.01 or 1/8 oz 256 oz x 0.02 or 1/8 oz 352 oz x 0.05 or 1/8 oz 512 oz x 0.05 or 1/8 oz
1.6kg x 0.0001kg 3.2kg x 0.0002kg 6.4kg x 0.0005kg 10kg x 0.0005kg 16kg x 0.001kg
Displayed Resolution (g)  1:16000  1:16000  1:16000  1:20000  1:16000
NTEP and Measurement Canada Approved Models NVT1601N/1 NVT3200N/1 NVT6400N/1   NVT16000N/1
Capacity x Legal for Trade Readability € 1,600g x 0.5g 3,200g x 1g 6,400g x 2g   16,000g x 5g
3.2 lb x 0.001 lb 6.4 lb x 0.002 lb 16 lb x 0.005 lb   32 lb x 0.01 lb
51 oz x 0.02 oz 102 x 0.05 oz 256 x 0.1 oz   512 x 0.2 oz
46 ozt x 0.02 ozt 93 ozt x 0.05 ozt 233 ozt x 0.1 ozt   466 ozt x 0.2 ozt
8,000 ct x 5 ct 16,000 ct x 5 ct 32,000 ct x 10 ct   80,000 ct x 50 ct
1.6kg x 0.0005 kg 3.2kg x 0.001 kg 6.4kg x 0.002 kg   16kg x 0.005 kg
Legal for Trade Resolution (g)  1:3200  1:3200  1:3200    1:3200
Repeatability / Linearity 0.1g / ±0.2g 0.2g / ±0.4g 0.5g / ±1g 0.5g / ±1g 1g / ±2g
Span Calibration Mass 1 2 lb / 1 kg 5 lb / 2kg 10 lb / 51kg 10 lb / 5kg 20 lb / 10kg
Linearity Calibration Mass 1 2 lb. 3 lb 
1kg, 1.5 kg
2 lb, 5 lb 
2kg, 3kg
10 lb, 15 lb 
3kg, 6kg
10 lb, 20 lb 
5kg, 10kg
20 lb, 30 lb 
10kg, 15kg
Battery Power Internal rechargeable lead acid battery, 6V1.2AH (100-hour typical operation with 12 -hour full charge), or 4C (LR14) batteries (not included)
Pan Size (WxD) 9 x 6.9 in / 230 x 174 mm
Scale Dimensions (wxdxh) 9.5 x 9.8 x 2.9 in / 240 x 250 x 70 mm
Shipping Dimensions (wxdxh) 15.2 x 13.2 x 6.7 in / 385 x 335 x 170 mm
Net Weight 4.3 lb / 2.0kg
Shipping Weight 6.1 lb / 2.8kg

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