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200g/0.01g + 250g/0.1g, PRO-TEC G-202, replacement Tanita

200g/0.01g + 250g/0.1g, PRO-TEC G-202, replacement Tanita

Ref: prac-tec

  • + free gift spring balance 10g/0.1g (A6-L)   

Price: 72.50 (Including VAT)



A free spring balance 10g / 0.1g when you purchase this item. Click here to see details of free gift.


Pocket balance (for a large pocket)

Model: Prac-tech G-202

Since the famous (original) TANITA brand was discontinued last year (2020) we have had many requests for a sturdy high-quality replacement. This one is German-made, beautifully-designed.

Suitable for weighing very lightweight items such as gemstones (weighs down to 0.01g) AND gold (also weighs down to 0.1g) AND silver up to 250g = about 8oz). Weighs up to 200g in 0.01g increments, or up to 250g in 0.1g increments.

To read an article about weighing and weighing machines click here.

This weighing machine is not approved for use in trade, it must not be used for buying and selling. For approved scales click here.


Backlit display with lots of information, choice of two weighing ranges, pull-off lid doubles as an extra weighing pan, tare, choice of 6 weighing units, auto-power-off (customable), soft zip-pouch with calibration weight, battery (batteries supplied) or USB (cable not supplied).

Switchable to grams (g), ounces (oz), Troy ounces (ozt), pennyweight (dwt), carat (ct), grains (gn).
Pull-off lid doubles as an extra platform, e.g. for pouring in small items that would roll off the main weighing platform.

To read an article about weighing and weighing machines click here.


- Range 1 resolution 0.01g, capacity 200g (e.g. for gemstones)
- Range 2 = resolution 0.1g capacity 250g (e.g. for gold and silver)

Soft zip-case (contains the scale and the calibration weight)

- overall, 160 X 75 X 20mm
- weighing platform, 120 x 128mm95 X 65mm
- in pouch, 100 X 210 X 25mm

In addition to the actual weight -
- 'reading stable' indicator
- battery level indicator (useful to know, not just a 'low batt' warning)
- percentage of capacity used (I can't think of a use for this)

- 2 x AA batteries (supplied)
- auto-power-off can be set to turn off (if not used) in 3mns, 2mns, 1mn, or it can be disabled
- can also be powered with a USB cable (USB to micro-USB, not supplied), which will then work with any computer, mobile device with USB socket, or mains power with an adaptor.

requires a 100g weight - details. The weight is supplied.

Click here for a summary of weights used for weighing gold and silver

Click herefor an online conversion program


This scale is guaranteed for 1 year.

The guarantee excludes:

- flat batteries. New batteries will be charged at £5.00 plus £6.50 for return postage (UK).

- if you lose the battery compartment cover (sorry, we don't have spares)

The guarantee is invalid if there is:

- obvious damage, e.g. dents, holes, cracked casing, weighing platform loose.

- signs of 'foreign material'. That's anything that should not be there, e.g. residues of herbs, chemicals, spilt tea, corrosion from leaking batteries.


Inaccurate readings can usually be fixed by calibrating the scale, this is something you can do yourself with the 100g weight supplied. THIS IS NOT A FAULT, all electronic measuring devices need calibrating every now and again, see calibrating weighing machines. If you lose the weight, we have replacements. Or we can calibrate it for you, for free, if it is returned within six months of purchase; after that, there is a charge of £5.00 + £6.50 postage (UK).