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Siltec PS500L shipping scale offers 500 pound weighing capacity with 0.5 pound accuracy. A durable bench scale ideal for shipping and receiving. The PS500L is also a great low cost solution to monitoring the weight of weighing people up to 500 pounds. It's difficult if not impossible to find a scale that can weigh a person over 350 pounds without spending $350 - $750. Tell your bariatric physician about this great low cost scale.

The PS500L offer a 12" x 12.4" platform, but the WS-Series offers a larger 15" x 15" base (compare the platform size of the WS500L to the PS500L here). For many people the WS Series is a better choice, since the platform is larger and allows them to stand on the scale more comfortably or provides more room if you are shipping large boxes. Review all the specifications and answers to all your questions here.

The Siltec PS500L has been discontinued by Siltec and no longer in production. We have no remaining stock and will not be getting anymore since the PS500L is no longer being manufactured. Alternative 500 pound scales to consider would be Healthometer 753KL Legal for Trade Scale, Healthometer 498KL digital scale, Healthometer 500KL fitness scale, Weigh South VS2501 Vet Scale, WS600XL10 Bench Scale or CAS PB-500 Portable NTEP Scale. Information on this web page is for reference only for our past customer's that purchased this digital scale and want to review the specification. If you need assistance selecting an alternative model give us a call at 978-521-7095 and a balance expert can assist in alternative models.

Siltec PS500L 500 pounds

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Siltec PS500L 500 pounds 500 lb 0.5 lb
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Comparable Scales

Healthometer ELEVATE-C EMRscale - $992.00

A&D Weighing foor scale FG150KBM - $512.00

Siltec PS5AP 500lb scale - $295.00

Siltec WS500L large platform - $350.00

Healthometer 498KL digital 500LB scale - $321.00

Healthometer ELEVATE-L EMR Scale - $992.00

Healthometer 752KL Medical Scale - $450.00

Adam Equipment CPWplus200M Veterinary Scale - $304.00

Other Brands 400 Pound Digital Scale - $94.95

Weigh South VS2501 Floor Scale - $435.00

Healthometer 753 KL Legal for Trade Wrestling Scale - $565.00

Healthometer 349KLX Medical Scale - $249.00

Weigh South WSI-602 Doctor Scale - $299.99

CAS PB-500 Platform Scale - $365.00
MSRP: $275.00
YOU PAY $275.00
Siltec PS500L bench scale
MODEL: SILTEC PS500L
PWB DISCOUNT PRICE $275.00
The Siltec PS500L has been discontinued by Siltec and no longer in production. We have no remaining stock and will not be getting anymore since the scale is no longer being manufactured. Information on this web page is for reference only for our past customer's that purchased this digital scale and want to review the specification. If you need assistance selecting an alternative model give us a call at 978-521-7095 and a balance expert can assist in alternative models.
CAPACITY: (pounds) 500.0 lbs
READABILITY: (pounds) 0.5 lbs
CAPACITY: (kilograms) 220 kg
READABILITY: (kilograms) 0.2 kg
SELECTABLE WEIGHING UNITS: pound, kilograms
TARE RANGE: To capacity by subtraction
STABILIZATION TIME: 3 SECONDS
OVERLOAD INDICATION: Display indicates "EEEE" when weight exceeds full capacity
DISPLAY TYPE: Large Red LED 4 digits with " - " sign, digit height 0.6 "
POWER REQUIREMENTS: A.C. adapter included or 6 AA batteries
PLATFORM SIZE: 12.25" x 12"
PLATFORM COLOR: DARK GRAY
DIMENSION:
(h) x (w) x (d)
12.0" x 12.4" x 2.4"
NET WEIGHT: (approx.)
(lb/kg)
8.8 lb/ 4.0 kg

Compare the difference in platform size between the PS500L (12" x 12.4" x 2.4") and the WS-Series 15" x 15" x 2.7" (h) x (w) x (d).

For many people the WS Series is a better choice, since the platform is larger and allows them to stand on the scale more comfortably or place oversized carton on the platform. 

The WS500L construction is more heavy duty with the entire scale weighing 22 pounds verse the PS500L only weighs 11 pounds.  For the $45 difference in price between the PS500L verses the WS500L we always recommend the WS500L over the PS500L.  Sure both units can weigh up to 500 lbs in 0.5 increments but the WS500L just does it better.  Since the WS500L has a bigger platform it distributes the load better over the scale.  Our analogy we be no different than a person pulling a camper with a 6 cylinder mini van verses another person pulling the same camper with a pickup truck with a large V-8 engine.  We all know the mini-van won't last long if you plan on towing a camper back and forth across the country for the next several years.  Read more here to help you decide what is best for you.

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Above is a photo submitted by a recent customer and below is the e-mail that was sent along with the image.

Hello Precision Weighing Balances,

Enjoyed talking with you the other day.  So here is living proof that everything is bigger in Texas.  Both pair of shoes are size 16EEEE and they carry a big man.  I'm 6ft. 4.5 inches tall and now I know my exact weight.  The scale works great and I am happy I went with your advice selecting the WS1000L with the 15" x 15" base to accomodate my large shoes.  My neighbor, and good friend, came over last night and weighed in at 425 lbs. 

Your advice also to go with the WS1000L over the WS500L is a smart choice since I never know if I encounter another Texan who is bigger than me and they might be over 500 pounds.  Purchasing a scale that weighs more towards the middle of the scale's weighing capacity makes good sense.  I won't disclose my weight but lets just say I've got him beat by a little bit.  Looking forward to seeing my "Boats" on the web.

 

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