What is the M-550BT?
The M-550BT an entry-level Class III Approved medical floor scale with Bluetooth connectivity. It’s our most affordable telehealth scale, and with simple features and a bright, clear display, it’s very easy to use. Due to its Class III certification, this product only weighs in Kg/g.
What is a Class III Approved scale?
Class III Approved scales are built, tested, verified and calibrated to meet a specific standard. The NAWI directive has stated that all scales which are ‘used in the determination of mass in the practice of medicine for the purpose of monitoring, diagnosis and medical treatment’ must be Class III Approved. An Approved scale is rigorously tested by an EU notified body to assure the user of accuracy and reliability.
What are Bluetooth scales?
Marsden Bluetooth scales are medically approved weighing scales fitted with a Bluetooth module, that allows the scale to send weight (and height and BMI) data wirelessly to an external device.
Marsden Bluetooth scales are most commonly used in telehealth initiatives, where the simple protocols have meant they can be set up to transmit patient weight to purpose-built capturing software, quickly and easily. It allows a patient to stay at home without having to visit their GP or hospital, with their weight remotely monitored when required. Currently, Marsden does not supply any software to capture the data from the scale.
Many businesses, hospitals and Trusts are now purchasing scales with wireless connectivity in order to ‘future-proof’ them.
Who uses the M-550BT?
This is Marsden’s most affordable Class III Approved scale with Bluetooth, ideal for GP surgeries as well as telehealth initiatives to aid weighing in the community.
The affordable price has meant that many GP surgeries have been able future-proof their weighing equipment, preparing for when patient data recording is wireless. The M-550BT is also perfect for telehealth initiatives, allowing patients to be monitored in their own home and their weight readings transmitted to a central monitoring station. Find out more about wireless scales and telehealth here.
Choosing a scale with wireless option means that data can be transferred wirelessly to medical records reducing the risk of human error.
Why should I choose the M-550BT?
M-550BTs are the most affordable Bluetooth scales available from Marsden.
These scales are Class III Approved, so suitable for medical use, and easy to use either as Bluetooth scales or as a standalone, future-proof digital scale. The M-550BT is covered by the Marsden 4 Year Warranty.
Battery power provides around 100 hours’ continuous use, from four AA batteries (provided). A mains adaptor can be purchased above as an accessory.
The scale has Tare, Hold and BMI functions. It has a 200kg capacity and weighs in 200g increments.
For more information about the Marsden M-550BT, call 01709 364296, contact us here or watch the video for the standard M-550 above.Learn More
What is the M-550?
The Marsden M-550 is an affordable, accurate professional digital medical floor scale. This scale is Class III Approved, which means it can be used for the purpose of monitoring, diagnosis and medical treatment. It weighs to a capacity of 160kg and is perfect for GP surgeries. Due to its Class III certification, this product only weighs in Kg/g.
What makes the M-550 a better choice than mechanical scales?
Traditionally, GP surgeries have used mechanical floor scales for consulting rooms. These dial scales can still be seen in use today; however, they are usually only Class IIII and will generally be accurate to 1kg.
With a 200g (up to 100kg) accuracy, the digital M-550 is up to 5 times more accurate than traditional mechanical scales.
The NAWI directive states all scales ‘used in the determination of mass in the practice of medicine for the purpose of monitoring, diagnosis and medical treatment’ must be Class III Approved. Therefore, not only does the M-550 weigh to a greater level of accuracy than traditional mechanical GP scales, it also has a more suitable level of approval for professional medical use.
Who uses the M-550?
The M-550’s high accuracy means this floor scale is ideal for GP surgeries and pharmacies. GPs like the larger base which makes it easier to weigh more frail patients and those less steady n their feet. The M-550 is also popular as a precision bathroom scale: home users wanting medically approved accuracy at an affordable price favour the M-550.
Why should I choose the M-550?
If you need an affordable, professional weighing scale that meets minimum requirements for medical use, choose the M-550.
The M-550 is Marsden’s lowest priced Class III Approved medical scale, yet has a range of convenient and easy to use functions and is also covered by the Marsden 4 Year Warranty.
This 160kg capacity scale is perfect for GP surgeries, who like its larger base, lightweight design and low price. It features hold of weight, Tare and BMI functions. BMI can be easily calculated by using the buttons on the scale to input the height. Then, when the patient stands on the scale, BMI will be automatically calculated and displayed.
The M-550 GP Floor Scale is battery powered, needing just four AA batteries for 100 hours' continuous operation. A mains adaptor can be purchased as an extra.
Watch the video above to see this medical scale in action. If you need more information about Marsden digital weighing scales like the M-550. or if you wish to place an order, speak to the Marsden team on 01709 364296 or contact us here.Learn More
What is the M-700?
The Marsden M-700 is a Class III Approved, 3-in-1 baby, toddler and adult scale, with handrails, seat and removable baby bowl. The M-700 measures a patient’s BMI (when standing on the platform), and weighs to an accuracy of 20g (for babies and toddlers, using the baby bowl or the seat) and 50g (for older children or adults standing on the platform). The capacity of this weighing scale is 150kg (60kg for babies and toddlers).
What are the benefits of a 3-in-1 scale?
The Marsden M-700 is primarily intended for use in GP surgeries in clinics. If, traditionally, scales are required for weighing babies as well as adults, the M-700 means you no longer need to invest in separate scales.
This also means you have one central weighing area for all patients.
What is a Class III Approved medical scale?A Class III Approved medical scale is built, tested, verified and calibrated in order to meet a specific standard. This is set by the NAWI directive which states all scales ‘used in the determination of mass in the practice of medicine for the purpose of monitoring, diagnosis and medical treatment’ must be Class III Approved.
Why should I choose the M-700?
The M-700 is an all-in-one weighing station for patients of all ages.
It has a 60kg x 20g capacity/graduation for babies and toddlers, and 150kg x 50g for adults. It has a large base to stand on, with handrails for those less steady on their feet, and a seat for children to sit on. The baby bowl makes weighing babies quick and easy.
Hold and Tare functions help make weight readings more accurate. Tare can also be used to remove unwanted weight from the scale, such as the weight of a blanket or shoes.
A printer is available for this scale and can be added to your order below. The printer allows you to create a hard copy of patient weight, plus (if height is entered on the indicator) patient height and BMI.
Additionally, this weighing scale has optional wireless connectivity for sending patient weight information to a central database. Contact us to find out more.
This scale is covered by the Marsden 4 Year Warranty.
For more information on the M-700, or any of Marsden's adult and baby scales, contact us here or call 01709 364296.Learn More