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GF-200P pharmacy scale offers the same reliability as the GF-200 lab balance with additional embedded software conforming to US National Conference on Weighing & Measurement requirements for Class II balances - certified for both Weighing and Pill Counting for prescription filling.  A&D offers an extensive line of pharmacy weighing solutions which comply with most Federal, State and local USP Regulations.

The GF-P pharmacy balance can increase pharmacy efficiency and patient safety in the smallest to the largest pharmacies – assisting with processing prescriptions by counting, weighing or compounding.  Pharmacy employees can process compounds efficiently and accurately by enabling the pharmacist to quickly re-zero after the addition of each ingredient in a compound.  A digital pharmacy scale virtually ensures that the pharmacist adds the correct amount of each item. The GF200P DOES NOT come with any software to connect to the National Drug Code (NDC) database.

The corner pharmacy knows they cannot be all things for all people and typically don’t have the expertise or capital to go head-to-head with the giant retailers who excel in large scale merchandising and managing.  To stay competitive and to differentiate from the big store pharmacy chains many independent pharmacies focus on the art and science of compounding.  Specialty compounding prescriptions allow people to work with their doctors to devise ways to make taking medicine less of a problem.

The following 2 models of prescription counting scales offer varying weighing capability and readability uniquely designed to cover a broad range of pill counting uses.

GF-200P 210g x 0.001g (NTEP Class II e=0.01g d=0.001g)
GF-300P 310g x 0.001g (NTEP Class II e=0.01g d=0.001g)
minimum unit mass for Counting mode is 3e

For those pharmacist not interested in the pill counting feature and solely interested in compounding prescription medications we recommend you take a look at the Sartorius GD503 and Mettler-Toledo JL1503-CA03 Balance or Mettler Toledo JS703-C/A before you make your final decision.  Sartorius GD503 (100g x 0.0001g - yes 4 decimal places) and Mettler JS703C/A (140g x 0.001g) all feature an all glass 3 door glass draftshield, while the A&D GF-200P has the all plastic draftshield.  The plastic draftshield can hold greater static electricity over glass, which could lead to erroneous weighing results.  Another issue, is the A&D GF-200P's plastic draftshield is only 3.6" high from the weighing platform to the top of the removable cover, and yes the A&D can only be entered from lifting off the top verses the other 3 balances (GD503, JL1503-CA03 and JS703C/A) offer greater draftshield height and you can enter from the two sides or top.  Now A&D does offer a replacement for their low cost plastic draftshield which is the optional GX-10 Glass Breeze Break, but this is an additional $275.00.

Finally the Sartorius GD503 come standard with the calibration mass and the Mettler Toledo JB703-C/A-F has internal motorized calibration, while on the GF-200P you guessed it - the external calibration is an additional expense since it is an option with the A&D.  The A&D GF-200P is a popular digital balance for the pharmacy compounder, but we provide this information since we receive so many phone calls asking the benefits of one prescription compounding balance over the next that we hope this information helps in your buying decision.  As always if you have additional questions give us a call and we will gladly help you.

Free shipping UPS Ground in the lower 48 states on all AND GF pharmacy scales at www.balances.com

A&D Weighing GF-200P Pharmacy Balance

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Brand Model Capacity Readability
A&D Weighing GF-200P Pharmacy Balance 210 g 0.001 g
Modes
Add. Features
  • Pounds
  • Ounces
  • Grams
  • Troy Ounces
  • Legal For Trade
  • Parts Counting
  • RS-232c
  • NTEP Class II
Comparable Scales

Sartorius ENTRIS323-1S chemical weighing - $705.28

Sartorius Practum 213-1S milligram balance - $1014.60

A&D Weighing GF300P Prescription Scale - $1186.00

A&D Weighing GF-1200N Class 2 Scale - $1155.00

A&D Weighing GF-2000N Class II Balance - $1186.00

A&D Weighing GF-3000N NTEP Scale - $1290.00

Other Brands 200g cylindrical mass with NVLAP - $181.00

Sartorius Secura 213-1S milligram - $1738.91

Ohaus AX223N/E Class II Ext Cal - $1381.25

Sartorius Quintix 213-1S milligram scale - $1649.00

Mettler Toledo JS703C/A carat balance - $1739.00

Ohaus SJX323N/E Class II Carat Scale - $619.00

Mettler Toledo JS1603C/A diamond scale - $1899.00

A&D Weighing FX700CT Milligram Balance - $999.97

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

A&D Weighing FX300iN NTEP approved class 2 scale - $813.75
MSRP: $1385.00
YOU PAY $1066.00
AND GF-200P Legal For Trade Precision Toploading Pharmacy Balance

A&D GF-200P Pharmacy Balance

Your Cost $1066.00
Free UPS Ground shipping in the lower 48 states of USA
Weighing Capacity

210 g

Minimum weighing value

0.02 g

Repeatability/Std. Dev.

0.001 g

Linearity

± 0.002 g

Certification
Download certificate Class II prescription balance scale for prescription weighing and counting version
(NTEP Class II e=0.01g d=0.001g)
minimum unit mass for Counting mode is 3e
Tare Range

To capacity by subtraction

Stabilization time (Typical in FAST)

Approximately 1 second. Review the test data on response time

Sensitivity Drift

2ppm / C (When automatic self calibration is not used)

Weigh Modes

g, oz, lb, lb:oz, ozt, ct, mm, dwt, GN, TL, t, MS, PC, %, and DS

Operating Temperature

5C~40C / 41F~104F RH less than 85%

Sensing Method

Super Hybrid Sensor (SHS)

Display Type

Vacuum Florescent Display (VFD)

Display Refresh

5 times/s, 10 times/s or automatic (Selectable)

Pan Size
128 x 128 mm / 5 x 5 inches
Counting mode Min unit mass
0.03 g
Number of sample
10, 25, 50 or 100 pieces
Percent mode Min 100% reference mass
0.100 g
Min 100% display
0.01%, 0.1%, 1% (Depends on the reference mass stored)
Breeze Break Dimensions
mm
Internal: 145(W) x 145 (D) x 90(H) mm *
inch
Internal: 5.7(W) x 5.7(D) x 3.6(H) in *
Standard Interface
External calibration weights
(optional cal mass for external only)
200g
100g
Calibration
Calibration requires the purchase of one of the masses listed above for the specific model.  The GF Series like many of the other A&D balances offers the ability to select different masses that best meets your weighing application for calibration.  To learn more about the selectable calibration setting click here.  We also offer a large selection of calibration masses here.
External Dimensions
210(W) x 317(D) x 86(H)
Power (AC Adapter )
100, 120, 220, 240 VAC (AC adapter) 50/60 Hz All balances shipped with 120V AC Adapter. Other voltages add $25.00
Net Weight (Approx.)
3.8 kg / 8.4 lb
Standard Accessories

  Manual, AC Adapter, WinCT

Optional Accessories
RS-232C Cable, SW-128 Foot Switch, Cover, All Glass Draft Shield, Printer
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Download the GF Series Instruction Manual (1.94 MB) now.  You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view.  The instruction manual contains detail information regarding calibration, additional features and keypad functions.
** Specifications subject to change without notice
* GF-200P & GF-300P come standard with plastic breeze break or can be purchased with optional GX-10 Glass Breeze break
** Specifications subject to change without notice
Caveat Emptor - Balance requirements vary from state to state.  The requirements are dictated with each state's pharmacy law and regulations.  Determining the requirements involves perusing each state's pharmacy law and regulations to determine the requirements.  Precision Weighing Balances suggests contacting the agency that authorizes your pharmacy license for approval of this balance prior to making the purchase.  Although this balances is approved on a national level as a pharmacy balance, state and local agency may supersede with their own regulations.  It is the purchaser's responsible to verify using the above balance is in compliance with your pharmacy license requirements.
A&D GF-P Series Toploader Pharmacy Balances
Download the User Manual (2.0 MB)

(select the model & any of the options below and then click the "BUY HERE" image)

Options

Universal Specific Gravity Kit $139.95
GX-13 - Density Determination Kit $595.00
AD-100-2 Digital Scale Anti-theft Device $73.00
USB to 25 pin RS-232 Converter $77.00
GX-02 USB Option (replaces RS232 port with USB port) $150.00
GX-04 Comparator Output $265.00
GX-06 Analog Output $840.00
GX-10 Glass Breeze Break 6.4(W) x 7.7(D) x 8.2(H) inches $275.00
SW:128 - Foot Switch $75.00
AX-073003691-S - In Use Cover $21.00
AD-8121B Multi-Function Printer $850.00
RS-232 to pc (9 pin connector - DB9) $49.00
RS-232 to pc (25 pin connector - DB25) $50.00
AD-1682 Rechargeable Battery Pack $645.00
AD-1683 - Static Eliminator $1195.00
AD-8920 - Universal Remote Display $250.00
AD-8922 - Remote Controller $600.00

  External Weights Weighing Mass Mass Weights External Calibration

Optional Calibration weight and weight sets.

100g ASTM Class 1 (± 0.25 mg) with NO Cert $72.00
100g ASTM Class 1 (± 0.25 mg) with NVLAP Cert $139.00
200g ASTM Class 1 (± 0.50 mg) with NO Cert $80.00
200g ASTM Class 1 (± 0.50 mg) with NVLAP Cert $235.00
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 100g, 10g, and 20mg Class 1 with NVLAP $337.00
Cal-Paks 100g, 10g, and 200mg Class 1 with NVLAP $337.00
Cal-Paks 100g, 10g, 2g Class 1 with NVLAP $355.00
Cal-Paks 200g, 20g, 200mg Class 1 with NVLAP $355.00
Cal-Paks 200g, 20g, 2g Class 1 with NVLAP $372.00

Note: See our complete line of certified weights and weight sets here.
Weighing Pan
YWP06G Weigh Pan 3.25" Dia. x 0.75" depth $25.00
Select from 2 Pharmacy Balances to meet your specific weighing needs
Model

Cap (g) x Read (g)

Price
GF-200P

210 x 0.001 g

$1066.00
GF-300P

310 x 0.001 g

$1186.00

 
In the video above we show the difference between the A&D FX-300iN which is NTEP Approved and Legal for Trade and the A&D FX-300i which is NON-NTEP (you don't want to buy the FX-300i). If you are a pharmacists needing to meet the requirements for maintaining your pharmacy license the A&D FX-300iN complies for making weight measurements on a Class II prescription balance. Pharmacies are required by law in many states to have pharmacy prescription scale in their facility even if they are not compounding. The FX300iN meets definition of a Class "A" prescription scale meeting the weighing sensitivity requirement of 6 milligram or 0.01 grains. Oregon marijuana dispensary are required to have in their retail stores a legal for trade scale with a verification scale division of "e"=0.01g and again the FX-300iN meets these regulations.
 
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Handbook 44 for 2006 <http://ts.nist.gov/ts/htdocs/230/235/h44-06.htm>, in section 2.20 UR.3.1 Use Requirements Table 8 on page 2-39 states for class II scales with scale divisions from .001g to .05g inclusive the recommended minimum load is 20d

 

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