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TP Series, Rice Lake Precision Balance

  • External weight calibration
  • Large, 16.5 mm-high backlit liquid crystal display (LCD)
  • Selectable modes: Weight, Unit, Count and Percentage
  • 12 units of measurement
  • Mono-metal tuning fork sensor (MMTF) provides quick response and stability
  • 20-step bar graph display
  • 115 VAC adapter included (230 VAC optional)
  • One part in 620,000 resolution
  • RS-232 interface for connecting to
    printer or PC
  • Plastic housing on models <1,000 g, plastic top and die cast bottom on models >1,000 g


  • Rechargeable battery
  • Under-hook weighing

Practical. Portable. Precise.

The simple, straightforward design of Rice Lake’s TP Series balance creates for an effortless user experience. Equipped with the unique Mono-Metal Tuning Fork Sensor (MMTS), this balance series brings remarkable response time and exceptional stability to any setting.

User Friendly:

Functions that are easy to use and understand come standard with the TP Series balance. Enhance productivity with modes such as unit counting and percentage weighing. Adapt to any type of standard with the ability to weigh in 12 different measurement units.


The compact and manageable size of the TP Series balance is suitable for even the most limited of space. A footprint smaller than a sheet of paper makes it perfect for crowded work environments.


Each balance performs with incredible sensitivity and stability by relying on its dynamic tuning fork sensor. Plug in and go without waiting for stabilization.

  TP-220^ TP-820 TP-3200 TP-8200 TP-12K
Part # 107244 107245 107246 107247 107248
Capacity 220 g 820 g 3,200 g 8,200 g 12,000 g
Resolution 0.001 g 0.01 g 0.01 g 0.1 g 0.1 g
Operating Modes Counting, Percentage, Limit Function (Checkweighing)
Repeatability 1 division
Linearity 1 division
Operating Temperature 41° F to 95° F (5° C to 35° C)
RS-232 Specifications Baud rate - 1200/2400/2800/9600; Data bits - 8, Connector - DIN 5-Pin
Pan Size

Ø 4.6 in
(116.8 mm)

6.6 in x 5.5 in
(167.6 mm x 139.7 mm)
7 in x 6.2 in
(177.8 mm x 157.5 mm)
Dimensions 9.2 x 7.1 x 6.6 in
(including windshield)
(235 x 182 x 170 mm)
9.2 x 7.1 x 2.9 in
(235 x 182 x 75 mm)
10.1 x 7.5 x 3.4 in
(265 x 192 x 87 mm)
Est. Ship Weight 2.9 lb (1.3 kg) 6.2 lb (2.8 kg)
Calibration Weight 200 g 800 g 3,000 g 8,000 g 12,000 g
Power 120 VAC adapter
Battery Option Nickel Cadmium battery, 12-hour run time, 24-hour charge time
Warranty Five-year Limited Warranty
Return Policy Rice Lake Standard Policy
Decimal Ounce 7.7 x 0.00005 oz 28 x 0.0005 oz 110. x 0.0005 oz 280 x 0.005 oz 420 x 0.005 oz
Decimal Pound 0.48 x 0.00001 lb 1.8 x 0.00005 lb 7.0 x 0.00005 lb 18 x 0.0005 lb 26 x 0.0005 lb
Troy Ounce 7 x 0.00005 ozt 26 x 0.0005 ozt 100 x 0.0005 ozt 260 x 0.005 ozt 380 x 0.005 ozt
*Pennyweight 140 x 0.001 dwt 520 x 0.01 dwt 2,000 x 0.01 dwt 5,200 x 0.1 dwt 7,700 x 0.1 dwt
Carat 1,100 x 0.01 ct 4,100 x 0.05 ct 160,000 x 0.05 ct 41,000 x 0.5 ct 60,000 x 0.5 ct
Momme 58 x 0.0005 mom 210 x 0.005 mom 850 x 0.01 mom 2,100 x 0.05 mom 3,200 x 0.05 mom
Grain Unit 3,300 x 0.02 GN 12,000 x 0.2 GN 48,000 x 0.2 GN 120,000 x 2 GN 180,000 x 2 GN
Tael 5.8 x 0.00005 TL 21 x 0.0005 TL 85 x 0.001 TL 210 x 0.005 TL 320 x 0.005 TL
Tola 18 x 0.0001 to 70 x 0.001 to 270 x 0.001 to 700 x 0.01 to 1,000 x 0.01 to
Measurable Unit Weight In Counting Mode 0.03 g 0.03 g 0.3 g 3 g 3 g
^ Weighing Chamber
*Pennyweight is not an NTEP supported unit of measurement

Resources / Downloads

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Part # Description List Price Cart
163606 Balance,TP-6200NT 6200g x 0.1g (e) [0.01g (d)]. 7 x 6.2 in (177.8 x 157.8 mm) pan size, 120 VAC, NTEP Class I

List Price: $1,455.00



Part # Description List Price Cart
107249 Battery,Rechargeable TP TP-220, TP-820

List Price: $105.00

107237 Battery, Rechargeable TC-4200, TC-6200, TP-3200 and TP-8200, TP-12K 32 Hour Run time Nickel Cadmium, 12 hour charge time

List Price: $105.00

107250 Cover,In-use 2200g to 12K TC or TP Balance

List Price: $27.00

107240 Cover,In-Use Dust Small TC or TP Balance, 220g to 1200g

List Price: $27.00

109236 Hook,Underweighing TS & TP-220 and TP-820 Balance

List Price: $27.00

109292 Hook,Underweigh 2200-12K Rice Lake, TC and TP

List Price: $27.00

42566 Pwr Supply,Adapter 60Hz 4.5W Input 12VDC/1.0A 2.1x5.5x11mm Female Output QB MB QBG Balance QBX Counting Scale Class 2 Transformer for Model UM124 100 to 240 VAC

List Price: $68.00

42168 Adapter,230 Volt EU Plug QB MB TC AND TP Series Balance

List Price: $74.00

107251 Manual,Operating TP Rice Lake Balance

List Price: $16.00

75351 Software,WinWedge 32 Std TAL

List Price: $325.00

115303 Cable,RS-232 5-Pin DIN to DB9 Female

List Price: $98.00

Replacement Parts

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To locate a dealer in your area, please call us at 1-800-472-6703 or fill out a request online.

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