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MSI-4260M Port-A-Weigh Marine Crane Scale

  • LCD display
  • IP66 cast aluminum
  • Top lifting eye with lower link interface
  • Battery operated, six (6) D cell 1.5V alkaline batteries

(Contact MSI for application consultation)

  • Rugged Remote (control for On/Off, Zero, Tare and other functions)
  • RF modem install for connectivity to MSI-8000, MSI-8000HD, MSI-8004HD, TranSend™ and LaserLight2 remote display. Typically 100 to 300 ft, line of sight; for longer range consult factory.
  • Wi-Fi communication is available for specialty applications


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NTEP Logo LOGO Measurementcanada Approved BW

WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm California Proposition 65

The MSI-4260M Port-a-Weigh crane scale is the most robust scale on the market for marine and industrial weighing, able to capture weight with ± 0.1% accuracy with a standard 5,000 lb capacity.

An IP66 aluminum enclosure stands up to moisture in marine and washdown environments. Sensitive electronic components are sealed off and well-protected, including the MSI-4260M’s sleek and vibrant LCD display. Featuring programmable brightness control, the display ensures users have access to the weight data they need—in any light condition.

In highly regulated marine applications, meeting safety requirements is crucial. The NTEP-Certified MSI-4260M features a 200% Safe and 500% Ultimate Safety Factor, minimizing the risk of accidents from overloading. The MSI-4260M is built to perform reliably for every catch with extended battery life up to 1,000 hours. A brightly lit battery display indicates when the unit is at 25%, 50%, 75% and full power. Timed auto-off and auto-sleep modes conserve power when the unit is not in use, meaning users are never surprised by a dead battery.

Choose equipment that works as hard as you do with the MSI-4260M crane scale, designed with dockside weighing in mind.

± (0.1% +1d) of applied load

Max NTEP Approved Class III: 2,500 Divisions
Max NTEP Approved Class IIIL: 5,000 Divisions
Max Non NTEP Approved: 10,000 Divisions

IP66 cast aluminum

Lifting Eye, Link & Hook:
Top lifting eye with lower link interface

Design Overload:
200% Safe / 500% Ultimate

Power: Turns Unit ON or OFF
Zero: Zeros applied load up to 100% of capacity (limited range in NTEP configuration),
Tare: Tares applied load and displays weight in Net mode
User: Programmable as test, total, unit, peak hold, net/gross, view total and print

Five-digit,  1.75in (44.5 mm) LCD with programmable brightness control

Displayable Units:
Pounds or kilograms selectable

COZ, Battery Level, Net, Total, lb/kg, Stability, RF and Setpoint LEDs

Battery operated, six (6) D cell 1.5 V alkaline batteries

Operating Time:
Up to 1,000 hours of battery life with typical use, less with RF modem option

Temperature Range:
Operating: -20° F to 122° F (-28 °C to 50 °C)
Certified: 14 °F to 104 °F (-10 °C to 40 °C)

Auto-Off Mode: 
Powers off after the scale is not used for the set time (in minutes); 15, 30, 45, 60 or OFF selectable

Auto Sleep Mode:
Power down during non-use after the set time (in minutes) and powers up with weight change or any key press; 5, 15, 30 or OFF selectable 

Service Counters:
Counts number of lifts over percentage of capacity and lifts over capacity

OFF, LO, HI-1 or HI-2 selectable

Radio Link:
802.15.4 at 2.4 GHz

Radio Effective Range:
Typically 100 to 300 ft line of sight

One-year limited

NTEP CC 19-122: 500 to 70,000 lb
Measurement Canada AM-6198: 500 to 5,000 lb

Resources / Downloads

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Which Crane Scale is the best fit for my Application? Email MSI Crane Scales|Overhead Weighing Systems Articles
When to Use a Dynamometer to Measure Tension Email MSI Crane Scales|Tension Dynamometers Articles

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MSI-4260M Marine Port-A-Weigh Catalog Page Download Email

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MSI-4260M Port-A-Weigh Crane Scale Technical Manual A Download Email MSI Crane Scales No
ScaleCore Connect Software Manual B Download Email MSI Crane Scales|Overhead Weighing Systems No

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Overhead Weighing Systems Questionnaire Download Email

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MSI-4260M Marine Replacement Parts Page Download Email

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The Overhead Weighing Solutions Buyer's Guide Request Download Email Systems Integration/Load Cells|Tension Dynamometers|MSI Software|MSI Aircraft Load Monitoring|MSI Crane Scales|Overhead Weighing Systems

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The MSI-4260M is the Ultimate Crane Scale for Commercial Fishing View Download Email MSI Crane Scales
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Part # Description List Price Cart

List Price: $5,310.00


List Price: $5,640.00



Part # Description List Price Cart
139381 MSI-8000 Remote Display RF Handheld (Requires an MSI Crane Scale or MSI-7300 equipped with a RF modem)

List Price: $1,415.00

173014 MSI-Rugged Remote Control Non-CE for Products with XBEE Radios

List Price: $355.00


List Price: $1,541.00

159221 MSI CRANE CART (48.50)

List Price: $1,340.00

178004 4in LASERLIGHT2 MSI RF Includes ScaleCore RF Kit and Tilt Mounting Bracket

List Price: $2,535.00

178006 6in LASERLIGHT2 MSI XBEE RF Includes ScaleCore RF Kit and Tilt Mount Bracket

List Price: $3,005.00

176956 MSI-4260B/4260C/9600HT & 6360 WIFI Opt. Kit. WIFI Modem Will Allow For Connectivity With Scaleconnect App.

List Price: $490.00

178281 8004HD Display AC, RedGrn 1.5in Dual Color LED Display, 85~264VAC

List Price: $2,120.00

Replacement Parts

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