|Dimensions||460mm x 440mm x 1270mm|
|Adaptor Specifications||12V 1A 2.5mm tip +ve|
|Battery Life||Upto 3000 weigh ins (or 55 hours continuous use) from full charge|
|Weight of scale||15kg|
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What is the M-100?
The Marsden M-100 is premium-quality Class III Approved column scale, with a 300kg capacity, 50g accuracy and an integrated height measure. It has a unique space-saving ‘corner’ design, easy to use functions and is the complete measuring solution for hospital wards, outpatient clinics and GP surgeries.
How can I calculate BMI?
With an integrated height measure, the M-100 can easily be used to calculate a person’s BMI. Simply allow the patient to stand on the scale and raise the height measure to the correct height. Then press the BMI key to enter into BMI mode.Enter the height using the keypad and weight, height and BMI will all appear on the screen.
To find out more about how to calculate BMI with the Marsden M-100, watch the video above.
BMI is recognised worldwide as the most common way to assess whether a person is overweight or not. It is calculated by dividing a person’s weight in kilograms by the square of their height in metres. To find out your BMI you can also use this BMI chart.
What is a Class III Approved scale?
A Class III Approved scale like the M-100 is built, tested, verified and calibrated in order to meet a specific standard. If a scale is used in the determination of mass in the practice of medicine for the purpose of monitoring, diagnosis and medical treatment’ it must be Class III Approved. These scales are rigorously tested by an EU notified body to provide the user with assurance that it is accurate, reliable and fit for purpose. Find out more here.
Additionally, guidelines have been set out to determine the weighing accuracy of the scale required for different medical applications. The M-100’s 50g accuracy makes it suitable for weighing children, and weighing adults prior to critical treatment. Find out more about scale accuracies here.
Who uses the M-100?
As a premium medical scale with height measure, the M-100 is perfect for GP surgeries, health centres and hospitals. Paediatric departments like this scale because of the precise 50g increments suitable for when young people are weighed. Outpatients departments benefit from the scale’s easy to use functions and clear, precise weighing. With its 300kg capacity, almost any patient can be weighed on this scale.
Why should I choose the M-100?
Choose the M-100 with manual height measure if you need a complete measuring solution for hospital wards, outpatient departments and obesity clinics. The scale has a 300kg capacity and graduations to 50g. The height measure gradations are 1mm.
The M-100 features a unique space saving ‘corner’ design meaning it can easily fit into fit into the corner of a room. The larger than standard platform makes it easier for patients to stand on the scale.
An internal rechargeable battery means the M-100 can be used absolutely anywhere regardless of where your power sockets are. A mains adaptor is also supplied, however.
Babies can be weighed on the M-100. The mother can step onto the scale holding her baby, with her weight tared off.
Additionally, Bluetooth or Wifi connectivity can be purchased - allowing instant transfer of patient weighing data to a central database. If you are planning to ‘go paperless’ - either now or in the future - choosing Bluetooth or Wifi connectivity will help you future-proof your scale. For more information about wireless connectivity please speak to our team on 01709 364296.
The TP-2100 Printer is a popular optional extra with this scale - it means patient weight, height and BMI data can instantly be printed out. This product can be selected from the accessories list.
To see the M-100 Column Scale in action, watched the video above, filmed at Selby’s Pharmacy, Lindfield, Sussex above.