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Are you struggling with inefficient weighing processes in your industrial or commercial settings?

The Ohaus Defender™ 5000 - Metal Indicator is your solution, enhancing accuracy and productivity in production, packaging, inventory, and shipping operations. Built with robust materials and advanced features, this multifunctional bench scale is tailor-made for the demanding environments of industrial weighing. Its seamless integration and user-friendly interface make it a top choice in the bench scale market.

Key Benefits:

  • High Precision: Achieve precise measurements with a maximum capacity of 500 lb and readability up to 0.02 lb, ensuring you meet all your industrial weighing needs.
  • Versatile Applications: From parts counting to dynamic weighing, the scale supports various modes, such as per cent and check weighing, catering to diverse industrial tasks.
  • Advanced Connectivity: Features comprehensive communication options, including RS232, Micro SD slot, and optional WiFi/Bluetooth, facilitating easy data management and transfer.
  • Durable Design: Constructed with a 304-grade stainless steel platform and a powder-coated steel frame, it ensures longevity even in harsh environments.
  • User-Friendly Features: Equipped with a large backlit LCD, audible signals, and multiple language settings for straightforward operation and configuration.
  • 5-Year Warranty: Enjoy peace of mind and long-term reliability with a comprehensive 5-year warranty on your investment.

Investing in the Ohaus Defender™ 5000 solves your weighing inefficiencies and transforms how your business operates. Feel the satisfaction of streamlined processes and reliable performance every time you use this scale. With its durable construction and cutting-edge technology, this bench scale provides peace of mind and returns on investment through enhanced productivity and precision. Make the smart choice for your industrial weighing needs with the Defender™ 5000 - Metal Indicator, and watch your business thrive.

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: 500 lb (250 kg)

  • Readability: 0.02 lb (10 g)

  • Readability (Certified): 0.1 lb (50 g)

  • Platform Size: 31.5 in x 23.6 in (800 mm x 600 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: 37.9 in x 48.6 in x 23.6 in (963 mm x 1,234 mm x 600 mm) (LxHxW)

  • Display: Dot matrix LCD with white LED backlight

  • Net Weight: 105.8 lb (48 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.