COMPASS™ CX Portable Scale (Ohaus CX Series)

Energy-Efficient Portable Scale Suitable for Workplace and in-the-Field Weighing

Designed with energy efficiency in mind, the Compass CX series offers a battery life of up to 1,000 continuous hours, allowing for uninterrupted operation. Featuring a slim, stackable and light-weight design, the CX fits ideally in lab, industrial, education, and even household settings. The streamlined two-button operation means that the balance can be operated easily, and large backlit LCD display enables easy viewing of weighing results.

  • Alkaline batteries provide up to 1,000 hours of continuous use, making for energy efficient weighing in the workplace, classroom, etc.
  • Large backlit display increases readability in low-light conditions and makes it easier to view results from a distance.
  • Energy-saving auto shut-off feature
  • Slim, space-saving design allows for stackable storage for up to four scales.

Item No. 1067-22 1067-25 1067-28
Mfr. Item No. CX221 CX2200 CX5200
Capacity x Readability 220g x 0.1g 2200g x 1.0g 5200g x 1.0g
Span Calibration Mass (Not Included) 200g 1 kg 2 kg
Stabilization Time (s) 1.5 1.5 1.5
Weighing units

g, N, oz, lb:oz


ABS housing and stainless steel pan

Tare Range

Full capacity by subtraction

Application Modes


Power requirements

3-AA alkaline batteries (included) or optional AC adapter


User-selectable external span / Digital with external weight

Typical Battery Life

1,000 hours

Display Type

Liquid crystal display (LCD) with backlight

Display Size

0.71 in. digits / 18 mm

Pan size W x D

5 × 5.6 in / 128 × 142 mm

Balance Dimensions W x D x H (in/cm)

5.3 × 7.9 × 1.6 in. / 135 × 201 × 41 mm

Net Weight

1.1 lb / 0.51 kg

Item No. Product Description Capacity Mfr. Item No. Unit of Measure Your Cost Purchase
COMPASS™ CX Portable Scale
220g CX221 Each
Buy 1 $165.16/EA
Buy 2 $161.00/EA
Add to Cart 2 In Stock 2 In Stock
COMPASS™ CX Portable Scale
2200g CX2200 Each
Buy 1 $164.37/EA
Buy 2 $160.25/EA
Add to Cart 1 In Stock 1 In Stock
COMPASS™ CX Portable Scale
5200g CX5200 Each
Buy 1 $195.13/EA
Buy 2 $190.21/EA
Add to Cart 1 In Stock 1 In Stock
AC Adapter
AC Adapter Each
Add to Cart 1 In Stock 1 In Stock