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Are you struggling to maintain accuracy and efficiency in your industrial weighing applications?

The OHAUS Defender™ 5000 Bench Scale, featuring a robust plastic indicator, is engineered to tackle the most demanding weighing tasks in production, packaging, inventory, and shipping environments. With its high-precision measurements and versatile functionality, this scale ensures reliable results every time, enhancing operational efficiency.

Key Benefits:

  • Exceptional Accuracy: Offers a maximum capacity of 1,000 lb (500 kg) with readability down to 0.05 lb (20 g), ensuring precise measurements for various industrial needs.
  • Versatile Applications: Supports a wide range of functions such as Weighing, Parts Counting, Percent Weighing, Check Weighing, and Dynamic Weighing (Display Hold) to accommodate different industrial requirements.
  • Advanced Connectivity: Equipped with multiple communication ports, including RS232, Micro SD slot, and options for additional connectivity like Ethernet and WiFi/Bluetooth, making data transfer and integration seamless.
  • Durable Construction: Features a 304-grade stainless steel platform with a powder-coated steel frame and a robust ABS plastic indicator to withstand harsh industrial conditions.
  • User-Friendly Design: Enhanced with a backlit LCD for clear visibility, multiple language settings, configurable resolution, and overload capacity protection for increased usability and safety.
  • 5-Year Warranty: Enjoy peace of mind and long-term reliability with a comprehensive 5-year warranty on your investment.

Imagine the peace of mind and efficiency you will experience with the OHAUS Defender™ 5000 Bench Scale at the heart of your operations. This scale delivers precise measurements and integrates smoothly into your existing processes, reducing errors and increasing throughput. The combination of durability, advanced features, and easy operation makes this scale a vital asset for any business looking to optimize its industrial weighing practices. Embrace the precision and reliability of Liberty Scales and see how the OHAUS Defender™ 5000 transforms your daily tasks into streamlined operations.

Reach out to our dedicated team for further information and personalized assistance. Call us at (661) 888-1919 or email us at We're here to help you every step of the way!


  • Maximum Capacity: 1,000 lb (500 kg)

  • Readability: 0.05 lb (20 g)

  • Readability (Certified): 0.2 lb (100 g)

  • Platform Size: 24 in x 24 in (610 mm x 610 mm)

  • Legal for Trade: NTEP Certified; Measurement Canada Approved

  • Power: Rechargeable Battery (Not Included); AC Power (Included)

  • Battery Life: 20 Hours with Rechargeable Battery

  • Communication: Ethernet (Available as an Accessory); 2nd RS232/RS485/USB (available as an accessory); RS232 (Included); USB Host (Available as an Accessory); WiFi/Bluetooth (available as an accessory)

  • Dimensions: 30.4 in x 47.4 in x 24 in (773 mm x 1,203 mm x 610 mm) (LxHxW)

  • Display: Dot matrix LCD with white LED backlight

  • Net Weight: 86 lb (39 kg)

  • Outputs: 4 - 20mA; 2 In/4 Out digital I/O

  • Platform Construction: Stainless Steel

  • Protection Rating: Not Applicable

  • Second Scale Input: Not Applicable

  • Tare Range: To capacity by subtraction

  • Units of Measurement: Metric Tons; Gram; Kilogram; Pound; Tonne; Custom; Ounce; Pound:Ounce

  • Working Environment: 14°F – 104°F, 80%RH, non-condensing (-10°C – 40°C, 80%RH, non-condensing)
  • Free Shipping: Available across 48 continental USA. Extra charges may apply for residential, farm, or rural areas.
  • Express Shipping: Overnight and faster shipping options available at additional costs. Quotes obtainable via email.
  • Delivery Time: Typically 5 to 7 business days, varying by location and external conditions.
  • Tracking Information: Provided via email upon shipment. Accessible through account login. Additional information available upon request.
  • Return Policy: 15-day return period for unused, original condition products. A 25% restocking fee applies. Buyer covers original and return shipping costs.
  • Customer Support: Contact at (661) 888-1919 or for queries or concerns about shipping.