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  Sartorius GP5202 Precision Balance
sartorius gp8201 balance

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The images of this web page shows the GP8201 since the GP5202 using the has body housing, same display, same weighing platform as the GP8201 (8200g capacity but only 0.1g for readability).
All the features of the Sartorius CP Series Toploading Balances at a fraction of the cost.  First-class technology and quality at an affordable price.

Sartorius designed the GP5202 with a big focus on the gold marketplace for the jewelry industry.  The GP5202 comes standard with 6.9" diameter stainless steel dish perfect for weighing bulk quantities of gold rope chains, but the GP5202 is not legal-for-trade.

The new Sartorius GP5202 rivals the competition in the 0.01 gram readability category.  Cutting edge design, loaded with features by Sartorius, a company synonymous for the finest precision weighing balances in the world.

Now made in the USA.  While everything these days seems to be outsourced Sartorius rethinks the business model and now makes the GP Series in the USA.  Engineered in Germany, assembled in Arvada, Colorado and backed by a 2 year manufacturer warranty by Sartorius North America located in Edgewood, New York.

The new GP5202 is redesigned from the ground up with all the features needed for today and ready to support tomorrow's weighing applications.  Features like an integrated backlit with large LCD to display your weighing results even in poorly lighted work areas.  Standard RS-232 for data acquisition output or purchase the optional Sartorius printer for paper printout.

When it comes to precision weighing excellence, few names compare with Sartorius and Precision Weighing Balances is your source for deep discount prices.  Purchase a Sartorius and you'll learn it's a weighing experience.  Fast, stable results and impeccable quality.
Sartorius is a German company and maker of some of the world's finest balances since 1871 when they introduced the world's first pharmaceutical balance.  Only Sartorius shatters the limits when "the Guinness Book of World Records" listed the Sartorius Model 4108 as the most accurate balance in the world.  Sartorius has been proving their trustworthiness thanks to their top-of-the-line technology that ensures maximum accuracy.  Sartorius products are manufactured with ISO9001 standards and have the CE mark.  Sartorius' excellent reputation and image in the technologically sophisticated field of weighing balances make them a global leader.  Sartorius' endeavors to expand its traditionally outstanding position on the market for laboratory weighing balances now targets the jewelry and geologist marketplace.
Balance Information



External Calibration - Click for more info Below Balance Weighing - Click for more info RS232 Standard - Click for more info
GMP/GLP Printout - Click for more info LCD Backlit - Click for more info  

Sartorius Double Lever SystemThe GP5202 produces steady readings using the high stability mode and the unique Sartorius weighing system even if the environmental conditions are not ideal for precision weighing.  The Double Lever System, or DLS, for short based on its special force transmission design.  With this patented system, Sartorius sets the technological standards ­ for the new millennium.  Just like the proven monolithic systems in many of the Sartorius' CP Series and Master proSeries balances, this new "small" system is cut from a single block of a special, highly rugged aluminum alloy using high-speed 21st century milling technology.  The double lever principle offers two decisive advantages: the design in the area of the pan linkage is highly resistant to mechanical stress and therefore has exceptionally high mechanical stability, and the system is about half the size of the monolithic block cell, allowing for a smaller footprint.  Like the monolithic weigh cell, it is cut from a single block of aluminum and no screw fasteners are needed between functional parts.  This keeps the system less sensitive to fluctuations in temperature, and with fewer parts there is less chance of failure.

The Monolithic DLS system offers unbeatable advantages for daily use like Incredibly fast response time and Unfailing reliability and near-zero susceptibility to interference.  The reasons for these considerable advantages are two fold: the number of individual parts has been reduced by more than 70% and the mechanical construction has been designed to last for years of trouble-free operations.
SARTORIUS GP5202 Toploading Balance (external cal)
PWB DISCOUNT PRICE The GP5202 has been discontinued Replaced by Entris6202
Capacity x Readability

0-5200g x 0.01g

Repeatability (std deviation)

 ± 0.01 g

Linearity (g)

 ± 0.02 g

Response Time (average)

1 seconds

Tare Range FULL to Capacity
Selectable Weight Units g, kg, ct, lb, oz, ozt, tlh, tls, tlt, Gn, dwt, mg,
/lb, tlc, mom, K, tol, bat, and MS.
Selectable Application Programs Mass unit conversion by toggling, tare memory, net total,
weighing in percent, counting, averaging
Display Update

0.1 - 0.4 seconds depended upon filter level selected


LCD with backlit

Allowable Ambient Operating Temperature 5 C to 40 C (41 F to 104 F)
85% RH or less
Sensitivity Drift
(10° - 30°C/50°F-86°F)

± 5 ppm / °C

External Calibration

2000g Optional

Pan Size weighing pan

190 x 204 mm / 7.4 x 8.0 in

Dimensions (entire balance)
W x D x H

213 x 342 x 90 mm
8.4 x 13.5 x 3.54 in

Built-in RS-232 Interface


Weighing Below A port for a hanger for weighing below the balance is available.  You can attach a sample using a suspension wire, for example.  Common applications for weighing below the balance includes density determination.
AC Power Source

AC Adapter 120 VAC

Power Consumption

Approx. 16VA (supplied by AC adapter)

Standard Equipment

120V AC Adapter, RS-232 port, weigh below hanger,
6.9" diameter stainless steel dish

Optional Accessories

Printer, RS-232 cable, Carrying case, Rechargeable external battery pack, SartoConnect data transfer software, external calibration mass


2 years manufacturer's warranty

Net Weight, Approx. 3.6 kg / 7.9 lbs.
Click image to learn more about features GMP/GLP Printout - Click for more info   LCD Backlit - Click for more info   External Calibration - Click for more info   RS232 Standard - Click for more info   Below Balance Weighing - Click for more info
Download the Instruction Manual for the GP5202 download manual.  The instruction manual contains detail information regarding calibration, additional features and keypad functions.
sartorius digital balance display
The optimum in logistical design for a keypad in providing the user with easy of use.  Two tare keys (for left and right-handed persons), Keys with positive click action.
The images of this web page shows the GP8201 since the GP5202 using the has body housing,
same display, same weighing platform as the GP8201 (8200g capacity but only 0.1g for readability).

Key   Function
TARE   To zero out
I/O   Turn scale ON/OFF
CF   Delete (Clear Function)  This key is generally used to interrupt/cancel functions for example end application program
CAL   Start calibration applying external calibration mass
F   Function key: Start application program
O   Data output function. Press this key to output data via the RS-232 to Sartorius Printer or a PC
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  sartorius mechatronics division
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Catches the eye at first glance is the distinctive display.  Backlit in blue, with high contrast and exceptionally large numbers (16.5 mm), it is easy to read under any lighting conditions.  The intensity of the backlighting can be adapted to individual preferences.   Stainless steel weighing dish can be used with the GP5202 Sartorius Gem Plus Scale.
german made balance
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  weigh below hook

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Bottom view of GP5202 shows 4 adjustment leveling feet and weigh below cover in the center of scale has been removed.   Weigh below brass hook is located at the bottom of the scale.  You can attach a sample using a suspension wire, for example.  Common applications for weighing below the balance includes density determination.
sartorius toploading scale
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Sprint level bubble indicator and lug for attaching an anti-theft locking device at the rear of scale.   Image taken from the rear of the GP5202 shows standard RS-232 interface
sartarius balance
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  sartorius gold scale
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The GP5202 shown with stainless steel platform removed.  Easy-to-clean high-grade stainless steel weighing pan.   Large weighing pan 7.4 x 8.0 in
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  sartorius hard cover carrying case
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The GP5202 shown with Sartorius YDB02CP Carrying Case.  This hard cover carrying case features die cut foam that specifically for the GP5202 and has cut outs to securely hold the balance, AC Adapter and weighing platform.  Two locking latches with keys assures the safety of your Precision Sartorius Balance.

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