6550, Portable

Availability: In Stock

DETECTO’s 6550 portable wheelchair scales offer time-saving and patient comfort benefits. The 6550 features 1,000 lb / 450 kg capacity, optional Wi-Fi for EMR/EHR, vertical fold-up storage, two-way built-in ramps for accessibility from both sides, large 32 in x 36 in / 81 cm x 91 cm platform, clinical-grade accuracy to 0.2 lb / 0.1 kg, battery or AC power, and up to 99 tares (optional) to store wheelchair weights for efficient patient weighing. The ramps rest on the floor for easier patient access. With only one hand you can quickly slide the release lever and fold down the 6550’s column down for easy transport or vertical storage. The platform is only 2.2 inches/56 mm high for easy patient accessibility and comfort while weighing either standing or in a wheelchair. Enjoy the time-saving benefits of this scale, by using the convenient pushbutton or keypad tare to remove the wheelchair weight. OIML EC Class III model available.


6550 Capacity: 1,000 lb x 0.2 lb / 450 kg x 0.1 kg
6550KGEU Capacity: 
300 kg x 0.1 kg or 350 kg x 0.2 k
Platform Size:
 32 in x 36 in x 2.2 in / 81 cm x 91 cm x 5.6 cm
Ramp Size:
 36 in (91.4 cm) W x 7.9 in (20.2 cm) L each
Cable Length:
 6 ft / 1.8 m coiled cable, 14 ft / 4.2 m fully extended (from scale to indicator)
Optional model MV1PWR AC adapter or 6 C batteries (not included)
LCD Display Dimensions: 
3.5 in W x 3 in H / 89 mm W x 76 mm H backlit blue LCD
19 key, color-coded, sealed membrane
RS232 serial, USB and optional wired and Wi-Fi Ethernet
Operating Temperature:
 14 to 104 ºF / -10 to +40 ºC
Net Weight:
 100 lb / 45 kg
Shipping Weight:
 120 lb / 54 kg
Country of Origin:
UPC Code:
5,000 divisions, max.
Display: 5 digit, 7 segment, 7/8 inch (22.23 mm) high LCD weight digits


  • 1000 lb/450 kg Capacity
  • 2-Way Easy Access Ramps
  • 6 C Batteries (Not Included)
  • BMI Calculation
  • Easily-Collapsible Column with Quick Release Lever
  • EMR/EHR Ready
  • Integral Wheels Ease Transport
  • Low-Profile 2 inch/56 mm High Platform
  • OIML EC Class III Model Available
  • Ramps Rest On Floor for Easier Patient Access
  • Single-Pass Weighing with Keypad and Pushbutton Tare
  • Spacious 32 in x 36 in / 81 cm x 91 cm Platform
  • Vertical Mode for Transport and Storage
  • Wi-Fi and Ethernet Optional


6550 Wheelchair Scale Bulletin (English)

Bulletin for DETECTO’s 6550 portable wheelchair scale featuring two-way built-in ramps and vertical fold-up storage.

EMR/EHR Connectivity Flyer

Flyer for all DETECTO scales using the MedVue indicator illustrating the EMR/EHR connectivity features.