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Class 2 digital scale priced so low the manufacturer prevents us from showing the actual selling price on the EK1200i Legal for Trade, NTEP Approved, Class II scale. A&D Weighing has imposed MAP (Minimum Advertised Price) on the EK-1200i and the absolute lowest an Authorized Dealer can post for a price is $290.00. Although MAP policy prevents us from advertising below $290 if you simply click the buy icon your purchase price will be much lower when you add the scale to our shopping cart and shipping is free in the lower 48 states of the USA. Remember, the $290 is an advertised price, NOT your final price.

A&D Weighing EK-1200i offers 1200 gram weighing capacity and increments in 0.1 gram intervals providing outstanding performance, professional features with the quality you demand. EK-1200i compact scale comes standard with RS-232C interface at no additional cost. Plus you can download a free copy of the A&D WinCt balance communication software if you want to export weighing results to Excel. If you're shopping for a new compact scale, you'll find everything you need with the EKi Series from A&D Weighing.

Convenient five button keypad with clearly defined keys simplifies weighing operations. Rigid construction with overload stops protection prevents damage to the weighing sensor for long standing durability The compact size and small footprint saves valuable bench space and is something very few scale companies offer.

Extremely popular for the jewelry market weighing precious metals like gold and silver. AND Weighing EK1200i digital scale integrates with PawnMaster point-of-entry software for those pawn shops that already own Pawnmaster software.

When you're shopping for a legal for trade (LFT) scale compare the value the EK-1200i offers over the competition.

How long is at other scale manufacturer's factory warranty? The EK-1200i is 5 years. Ohaus warranties their scales for only 2 years, while Mettler Toledo gem scales are only 1 year.

What is the scale's TRUE readability in Legal for Trade mode? The EK-1200i is 1200g x 0.1g. Caveat Emptor many jewelry scales on the market might read to 0.1 gram, but are LFT only to 1 gram. Other precious metal scales might read to 0.01g, but they are only LFT to 0.1g and offer very little weighing capacity. If the Weights & Measures Inspector know their job you should expect to weigh down to only what your scale has been approved for weighing. If you look at a CofC the inspector will only allow you to weigh to the the tolerances based on "e" not "d". The EK-1200i offers 1200 grams weighing capacity and the scale is LFT over the entire weighing range by 0.1 grams.

Another factor to consider is how does one locked out the scale and put it into service as a Legal for Trade Scale. The A&D design is very simple and easy. A&D designed the scale with a removable door on the back of the scale that the Weights & Measures Inspector simply puts a wire through and crimps.

If you are selling or buying goods by weight you need LFT. Arizona Weights and Measures doesn't fool around and they can impose Civil penalties under section 41-2115 up to $50,000 for fines in some situations.

If you are selling or buying goods by weight you need a LFT scale in most states. Capital Cash For Gold got a visit from Albany, New York Division of Weights and Measures and cited the gold buyer for using the wrong electronic scales and the owner faces fines up to $70,000. You can get in for using the wrong digital scale to buy precious metals. You can read more about what is legal for trade scales here.

A&D has built an amazing high quality strain gauge electronic scales that performs lightening fast. Unlike other manufacturer's that outsource their scale to the lowest cost manufacturer in China the EK600i is made in AND Weighing company owned and operated factory in Korea.

Haven't heard of A&D Weighing? They are the third largest manufacturer of laboratory balances and scales in the world. Corporate headquarters are based in Japan but US offices in California and Georgia. All EK-i electronic scales are backed with a 5 years manufacturer warranty making it the longest manufacturer warranty in the industry for a high quality lab balance.

Another selling point is AND Weighing fabulous product support. A&D Weighing has a dedicated product support line by calling 1-800-726-4940 6:00 am to 5:00 pm PST. Finally the A&D is simply to use and configure. The product manual is written for the average person to configure their scale verses having to spend $100's calling for scale company help you figure out how to use the weighing device.

Precision Weighing Balances has been an Authorized AND Weighing Distributor for over a decade. See the full line of EK-i balances at the bottom of this web page or click here.

If require a scale to weigh medical marijuana most states require you to weigh on a scale that is legal for trade to 0.01 grams (EK1200i is NOT accurate enough). Some states like Colorado as of March 2016 accept "d" (value of scale division) to 0.01 grams and "e" (value of verification scale division) is 0.1 grams (Example A&D EK-610J, Mettler Toledo JL602-GE or Ohaus AX622N/E). Other states like Oregon and even Minnesota for weighing precious metals require "e" to 0.01 grams and this means you'll need to buy a weighing device were "d" equals 0.001g (Example A&D FX300iN , AND GF-200P or Ohaus AX423N/E). Always check with your particular requirements since State, County and City regulations have changed and enforcement is getting stricter. Just because a store down the street is using a particular model scale does not mean if you buy the same model they will allow you to use the scale since that store might fall under a grandfather clause under the old law.

A&D EK-1200i NTEP jewelry buyer scale

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Brand Model Capacity Readability
A&D EK-1200i NTEP jewelry buyer scale 1200 g 0.1 g
Modes
Add. Features
  • Carats
  • Grains
  • Milligrams
  • Pounds
  • Ounces
  • Pennyweight
  • Grams
  • Troy Ounces
  • KiloGrams
  • Legal For Trade
  • Parts Counting
  • RS-232c
  • NTEP Class II
Comparable Scales

Ohaus Scale Class II AX8201N/E - $1338.75

A&D EK610-J NTEP Class II Scale - $259.77

Ohaus SJX622N/E Class III Scale - $346.50

Mettler Toledo JL6001-GE Class II Approved Scale - $543.00

Mettler Toledo JS8001G/A Silver Scale - $1368.00

My Weigh i-1200 digital scale - $89.50

A&D EK-600i Class III digital scale - $334.00

A&D EK-12Ki Class2 Digital Scale - $503.70

A&D EW-1500i legal for trade scale - $331.50

Ohaus Scout SJX6201NE Class III Scale - $481.10

A&D EK6100J NTEP Class II Scale - $254.97

Mettler Toledo JP32001G/A Troy Ounce Weighing - $3372.00

Mettler Toledo JL602-GE Class II NTEP Scale - $543.00

Ohaus SJX323N/E Class II Carat Scale - $730.00

Mettler Toledo JS6002G/A gold weighing balance - $1500.00

Ohaus SJX1502N/E NTEP Class II - $364.00

Mettler Toledo JS3002G/A LFT Scale - $1280.00

Mettler Toledo JS4002G/A Class II balance - $1392.00

A&D FX120iN NTEP Class 2 approved scale - $757.50

A&D FX200iN NTEP Approved Legal For Trade - $791.25

A&D FX300iN NTEP approved class 2 scale - $813.75

A&D FX1200iN NTEP type approved scale - $761.25

A&D FX2000iN NTEP medical marijuana dispensary - $791.25

A&D FX3000iN weigh medical marijuana - $810.00
MSRP: $540.00
YOU PAY $290.00
A&D Electronic Compact Balances
 
Digital Balance
  • Easy to read at any angle large (16mm in height) backlit display

  • 9 built-in weighing units plus counting & percent mode

  • Multiple weighing units and ACAI counting function

  • Triple weighing range for EW-i series

  • Fully digital calibration

  • Highly portable
Legal For TradeFor years the EK/EW series have been top selling products.  Now the new EK-i Compact Balances have been designed to carry on their tradition with enhanced capacities and resolutions, and EW-i series comes with attractive triple ranges of weight.  New electronics, wider selection of capacities & resolutions, and remote-zeroing have been included in a low profile rugged housing & RS-232C as standard equipment. certified balances

All EKi-Series incorporate "ACAI" Automatic Counting Accuracy Improvement.  This exclusive A&D software feature enhances your counting ability.

ACAI works automatically when using the counting function.  ACAI redefines the unit weight as you count providing you stay within the ACAI range of 10 to 20 counts.  When the ACAI is activated the "ACAI" font segments on the LCD will blink.  To understand the parts counting mode and ACAI better click here.


 A&D EK-1200i TYPE APPROVED NTEP SCALE
Your Cost The Manufacturer won't let us advertise a price below $290.00, but when you click the buy icon your cost will be much lower.
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Before you buy that EK-1200i it might be worth your time to review the A&D EK-610J (600g x 0.01g) for $259.77 or EK-6100J (6000g x 0.1g) for $254.97.

Gram

1200 x 0.1 g

Decimal Ounce

42.330 x 0.005 oz

Decimal Pound

2.6455 x 0.0005 lb

Troy Ounce

38.580 x 0.005 ozt

Pennyweight

771.6 x 0.1 dwt

Carat

6000 x 0.5 ct

Grain Unit

18518 x 2 gn

Counting Min unit weight

0.1 g

Max. Count

12,000 pcs

Counting:
# of samples

5. 10, 25, 50 or 100 piece

Percentage Min. Div

0.1%

Linearity

± 0.1 g

Repeat./Std. Div.

0.1 g

Legal for Trade

YES -  CofC 04-019A1
Only the EK-610J, EK-6100J, EW-1500i, EW-12Ki, EK-600i, EK1200i, EK6000i and the EK-12Ki are Legal For Trade.

Verification scale division (e)

gram (0.1g), ounce (0.005 OZ), ounce troy (0.005 ozt), pound (0.0005 lb), pennyweight (0.1 dwt), carat (0.5 ct), and grain (2 GN)

Displayed scale division (d)

gram (0.1g), ounce (0.005 OZ), ounce troy (0.005 ozt), pound (0.0005 lb), pennyweight (0.1 dwt), carat (0.5 ct), and grain (2 GN)

Pan Size

133 x 170 mm / 5.2 x 6.7 inches

Tare Range To capacity by subtraction
Stabilization Time 2 Seconds (typically)
Sensitivity Drift ± 20 ppm / °C (10°C ~ 30°C / 50°F ~ 86°F)
Display 7 segment LCD display with backlit
(Character height 16 mm)
Display Refresh 10 times per second
Physical Dimensions 7.5 (W) x 8.6 (D) x 2.6 (H) inches
Operating Temperature -10°C ~ 40°C / 14°F ~ 104°F RH less than 85%
Power

AC Adapter, 100, 120, 220, 240 VAC 50/60Hz
9 hours continuous operation (backlit off) with rechargeable battery pack (optional)

Standard Accessories Manual, AC Adapter, RS-232C interface
Optional Accessories Comparator/Relay Output, Rechargeable NiMH Battery pack, Calibration mass, Carrying Case, Printer

Weight (Approx.)

1.5 kg / 3.3 lb

Cal. Mass (optional)

1 kg

class 2 scaleBrochure approved scale Click Here To Download For More Info
trade scaleData Brief Gram Scales Download For Additional Specifications
Download the Instruction Manual for the EK- Series (1.01 MB) now Grocery Scales  The instruction manual contains detail information regarding calibration, additional features, information regarding optional RS-232C, Current Loop, Comparator/Relay Output and keypad functions.

In the video above we unbox the A&D Weighing EK6100J and show you what comes with the scale and discuss some of the available accessories. We also review the features of the scale, how it operates and how to calibrate the EK scale. Many of the topics discussed are applicable to the EK-1200i so it is a video we recommend you watch to better understand the functionality, capabilities and operation of the EK Series electronic scales.
 
Weighing equipment - The world runs on weights & measures. Almost everything you see & touch is weighed.

In this video we offer an overview of the A&D Weighing EK6100J and EK610J. The EK610J (600g x 0.01g) has the same display, same housing and operates very similar to the EK1200i so we recommend you watch the video to gain more insight on the scale. There are some slight differences mainly the EK1200i only reads to 0.1 gram while the EK610J increments in 0.01 gram increments.

Another difference is weighing platform size for the EK1200i is rectangular measuring 5.2 x 6.7 inches, while the EK610J is a round 4.3 inch diameter platform. Both scales are Legal for Trade and NTEP Approved Class II Scales.

For the EK610J the maximum weighing capacity is 600 grams and "d"(value of scale division) is 0.01 grams and the "e" (value of verification scale division) is 0.1 grams, while the EK1200i "d" and "e" are both 0.1 grams. The EK-610J DOES NOT have a functional RS-232 serial interface so you can not connect the EK-610J scale to a computer or A&D printer, but you could with the EK-1200i.

For the EK6100J the maximum weighing capacity is 6000 grams and "d"(value of scale division) is 0.1 grams and the "e" (value of verification scale division) is 1 gram, while the EK1200i "d" and "e" are both 0.1 grams. The EK-6100J DOES NOT have a functional RS-232 serial interface so you can not connect the EK-6100J scale to a computer or A&D printer, but you could with the EK-1200i.

If you have no plans to connect the EK1200i to a computer for data acquisition or the A&D 8121B printer the EK610J is a better buy for most people since you get greater accuracy than the EK-1200i.
The EK1200-i comes standard with an 120V AC Adapter. So you'll need to plug the scale into a power receptacle. What happens if you need to operate the scale and there is no electrical outlet available?

Well there is an answer to your dilemma, but it requires you to purchase the optional EKW-09i rechargeable battery pack. When fully charged you'll have approximately 9 hours of scale operating time. Watch the video above to see how to install the optional EKW-09i rechargeable battery pack. Installation is the same for the EK-1200i.
Now you can add a layer of protection against accidental spills when mixing inks, dyes or other weighing application when a person's fingers might not always be clean. The optional protective cover (part number is AX:3005824-5S available in the optional accessories section) is chemically-resistant.

This form fitted clear transparent plastic cover in-use cover is easy to install on the EK-1200i and other EK/EW models with the 5.2 x 6.7 inches rectangular platform requires you to remove the weighing pan support to install the clear plastic cover and this video shows how this is done.
The optional EJ-12 hard shell transport case features die cut foam specifically designed for holding AND Weighing EK-1200i digital scale. This carrying scale is convenient for transporting the digital scale or just storing your scale when not in use to lessen the chance of damage to the precision measurement weigh sensor. Whether the scale is turned On or Off if one applies an excessive load or shocks the platform you can permanently damage any scale. The optional EJ-12 case is a low cost scale insurance policy to protect your scale.
 
Portion Control
Simply to use keypad with tactile push buttons
Don't get caught off guard by weights and measurement because you don't have a Legal-For-Trade balance for your jewelry, tobacco, coffee or candy store resulting in a cease and decease order.  Stay in business and become compliant for your state/county weighing requirements with a Legal-For-Trade balance.  The EK-610J, EK-6100J, EK-600i, EK1200i, EK6000i, EK12Ki, EW-1500i & EW-12Ki are Legal-For-Trade and found to comply with the applicable technical requirements of Handbook 44, "Specifications, Tolerances, and Other Technical Requirements for Weighing and Measuring Devices."  You can review the actual CofC 06-054 and Certificate Number 04-019A1 here.
Electronic Weighing ScalesKeypad calibration, parts counting, percent weighing, HI/OK/LO comparator, remote zeroing, full-scale tare, large 5/8" high LCD and stability indicator.

Full display segment check after pressing "ON" button to power up scale. All display segments checked for correct operation to ensure operator is aware of any potential data recording errors.

Weighing units are clearly indicated on the display to ensure correct unit of measurement is recorded.  In addition, user can select the weighing mode(s) needed, and lock out those weighing modes you desire "not to be use."  Other low cost portable toploading scales offer a small little arrow pointing to the weighing mode which is silk-screened on the display face plate.  The A&D EKi-Series displays ounces as "oz", pounds as "lb", etc clearly on the large bright LCD display.  Avoid operator errors in recording data & ensure the correct unit of measure when multiple weighing modes are enabled with the EKi-Series.

 
Purchasing a Legal for Trade NTEP Approved digital scale can be confusing with so many different models on the market. Just visit http://legal-for-trade.balances.com/ and you'll see we offer over 200 different Legal For Trade Scales. Watch the YouTube video above as we compare the A&D Weighing EK1200i, Ohaus Scout SJX1502N/E and Citizen CZ1200. These 3 models are Class II weighing devices with a verification scale division (e) equal to 0.1 grams.
 

A&D EKi Series Compact Balances
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Options

Comparator Output Interface $160.00
AD-8920 - Universal Remote Display $250.00
AD-8121B Multi-Function Printer $850.00
Rechargeable Battery $209.00
Carrying Case $65.00
Protective In-Use Cover (each) $15.00
Anti-Theft Lock $73.00

TB:164 - 220V AC $55.00
USB to 9 pin RS-232 Converter for EK Series $53.00
RS-232 to pc cable (9 pin connector - DB9) $35.00


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  External Weights Weighing Mass Mass Weights External Calibration
Calibration Weights

1000 g ASTM Class 6 (± 100 mg) cal mass $40.00 - NO Cal Cert.
1000g ASTM Class 2 (± 5.0 mg) with NO Cert $119.00
1000g Calibration Weight Class 1 with NVLAP (± 2.5 mg) $232.00
500 g ASTM Class 6 (± 50 mg) cal mass $20.00 - NO Cal Cert.
500g ASTM Class 2 (± 2.5 mg) with NO Cert $102.00
500g Calibration Weight Class 1 with NVLAP (± 1.2 mg) $287.00
300g ASTM Class 2 (± 1.5 mg) with NO Cert $82.00
300g ASTM Class 1 (± 0.75 mg) with NVLAP Cert $194.00
200 g ASTM Class 6 (± 20 mg) cal mass $15.00 - NO Cal Cert.
200g ASTM Class 2 (± 1.0 mg) with NO Cert $80.00
200g ASTM Class 1 (± 0.50mg) with NVLAP Cert $235.00
1g-1000g 13 piece Class 1 Mass Set with NVLAP Cert $2763.00
1g-500g 12 piece Class 1 Mass Set with NVLAP Cert $2063.00
1g-200g 10 piece Class 1 Mass Set with NVLAP Cert $1112.00
9 pc. Weight Set (100 g - 1 g) Class 1 with NVLAP $1042.00
1mg-100g 21 Piece Class 1 Weight Set with NVLAP Cert $1955.00
Cal-Paks 1kg, 100g, 2g Class 1 with NVLAP $623.00

Note: See our complete line of certified weights and weight sets here
Counting Scale
Back side of scale offers standard RS-232 & sprint bubble indicator
RS-232 cable can be purchased at any computer store: Modem cable DB9(F) to DB9(F) or interfacing with a PC I/O 25 pin connector then a Null Modem cable DB9(F) to DB25(F)
Select from 18 Compact Balances to meet your specific weighing needs
Model

Cap (g) x Read (g)

Legal For Trade (e) Price
EK-120i

120 x 0.01 g

No   $358.80
EK-200i 200 x 0.01 g No   $379.50
EK-300i

300 x 0.01 g

No   $396.75
EK-410i

400 x 0.01 g

No   $445.05
EK-610i

600 x 0.01 g

No   $517.50
EK-610j 600 x 0.01 g Yes 0.1 g $259.77
EK-600i 600 x 0.1 g Yes 0.1 g $334.00
EK-1200i 1200 x 0.1 g Yes 0.1 g $290.00
EK-2000i 2000 x 0.1 g No   $389.85
EK-3000i 3000 x 0.1 g No   $417.45
EK-4100i 4000 x 0.1 g No   $500.25
EK-6100i 6000 x 0.1 g No   $610.65
EK-6100j 6000 x 0.1 g Yes 1 g $254.97
EK-6000i 6000 x 1 g Yes 1 g $409.23
EK-12Ki 12000 x 1 g Yes 1 g $503.70
Triple Range EK Series Compact Balances
Model Cap (g) x Read (g) Legal For Trade (e) Price
EW-150i 30 x 0.01 g
60 x 0.02 g
150 x 0.05 g
No   $331.50
EW-1500i
NTEP Class III
300 x 0.1 g
600 x 0.2 g
1500 x 0.5 g
Yes 0.1 g
0.2 g
0.5 g
$331.50
EW-12Ki
NTEP Class III
3000 x 1 g
6000 x 2 g
12000 x 5 g
Yes 1 g
2 g
5 g
$331.50

 
Are you looking for greater weighing capacity and a digital scale that increments in 0.01 gram intervals? How about a scale that operates on standard AA batteries verses the expensive rechargeable battery battery required for the EK-1200i. Then check out the Ohaus SJX1502N/E since this is a nice scale costs just a few dollars money than the EK1200i. See as we unbox and review all the features of the new Ohaus Scout SJX1502. What comes with the scale, how do you setup the scale, where do the batteries go, found the underhook?? All your questions can be answered by watching this informative YouTube video above.
 
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