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 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 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.