apex Digital Scales with Sonar Height Rods

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DETECTO’s APEX-SH series eye-level digital physician scales feature touchless sonar height rods and an extra-wide, flat platform measuring 17 in W x 17 in D x 2.75 in H. The apex® scale automatically captures patient weight and height readings and displays both onscreen without pushing a single button. The apex® features 600 lb x 0.2 lb / 300 kg x 0.1 kg capacity, 0.75-inch-high LCD weight readouts, units locking into kilograms or pounds, BMI calculation, AC or battery power (AC adapter included on some models), 1 RS232 serial port and 1 micro USB-B port, HL7 IEEE 11073 compliance, and Wi-Fi/Bluetooth and Welch Allyn connectivity available.


Capacity: 600 lb x 0.2 lb / 300 kg x 0.1 kg (lb or kg selected upon initialization at start-up)
Platform Size: 
17 in W x 17 in D x 2.75 in H / 43.2 cm W x 43.2 cm D x 7 cm H
Weighing/Height Units:
 Pounds/Inch (lb, in) or Kilograms/Centimeters (kg, cm)
Power: 12 AA batteries (not included) or AC adapter (included with some models)
Height Rod: Sonar touchless height rod
Height Rod Measures: 
24” (2’) – 86” (7’2”) x 0.2 in / 60 cm – 218 cm x 0.5 cm
Overall Dimensions: 
17 in W x 19.5 in D x 89.5 in H / 43 cm W x 49.5 cm D x 227.3 cm H
Ports: 1 RS232 serial port and 1 micro USB-B port
Device Connectivity: HL7 IEEE 11073 compliant (standard); Welch Allyn® device connectivity available on some models (CVSM, CSM, and LXI); Wi-Fi/Bluetooth models also available for wireless EMR/EHR
Net Weight: 32 lb / 14 kg
Shipping Weight: 
41 lb / 19 kg
Shipping Dimensions:
 58 in x 20 in x 6 in / 147 cm x 51 cm x 15 cm
6 buttons (Power, Lock/Release, Zero, BMI, Up Arrow, Down Arrow)
Country of Origin: 
Display Type: Dual-row, seven-segment, clinical-blue LCD
Number of Characters: Weight: 5 digit, 0.75 in (19 mm) high / Height/BMI: 4 digit, 0.4 in (10 mm) high
Operating Environment: Operated Temperature Range: 14 to 104 ºF (-10 to +40 ºC) / Humidity: 0 to 90% non-condensing
Digital Filtering: StableSENSE® Adjustable Filtering
Construction: Column – aluminum white powder coated; base – steel; indicator enclosure – ABS


  • 0.75-Inch-High LCD Weight Readouts
  • Units Locking into Pounds or Kilograms
  • Wi-Fi / Bluetooth Models Available for Wireless EMR/EHR
  • Mother / Baby Function Factors the Weight of Infants and Toddlers Held by an Adult
  • 10 Different apex Models Available
  • 1 RS232 Serial Port and 1 Micro USB-B Port
  • 6 Easy-to-Use Buttons
  • 600 lb x 0.2 lb / 300 kg x 0.1 kg Capacity
  • BMI Calculation
  • Dual Integral Wheels
  • HL7 IEEE 11073 Compliant (standard)
  • Measure Weight and Height Without Pushing A Single Button
  • Platform Size: 17 in W x 17 in D x 2.75 in H
  • Touchless Sonar Height Rods
  • Welch Allyn Connectivity Available for Electronic Medical Records


apex Clinical Scales Bulletin (English)

Bulletin for DETECTO’s apex Clinical Scales featuring the touchless sonar or inline mechanical height rod.

apex/icon Peripheral Communication Protocols

Bulletin illustrating the Peripheral Communication features of the apex and icon Digital Clinical Scales.

Sonar Height Rod Benefits

Single-page, full-color flyer illustrating the power and benefits of DETECTO’s Sonar Height Measurement.