JR 5000 read-out unit


The JR 5000 allows you to record weights against Electronic ID (EID) and Visual tags, to easily capture and analyse animal performance.

The JR 5000 features the proven Superdamp™ IV technology, for accurate live animal weights more quickly than any other weigh scale on the market.

It offers a large colour screen, auto transfer from EID readers and large, durable keypad for data entry.

Key Features:

  • Fast and accurate
  • 2 IDs plus test note per animal
  • 5 way drafting by weight (manual or auto)
  • Store 1,000,000 records in 1,000 sessions
  • 2 year warranty
  • Supplied with all our wider models, to include the Olympic, Cheltenham, Kentucky, Ascot models.

Additional functionality

Wireless communications to Bluetooth EID readers and Bluetooth laptops and PDAs.

Fully EID compatible: Ready to run with almost all panel or handheld EID readers.

Superdamp IV: The fastest animal weighing algorithms on the market, ensuring accurate weight is reached extremely quickly.

Condition code recording

Computer interface: using cable connection to any PC makes downloading and uploading files easy to do.

Data editing

Memory capacity: 1,000,000 records in 1000 weighing sessions.

IP67 approved: The read-out unit is 100% water and dust proof. It can be submerged to a depth of 1m for 30 minutes.

Rugged: Designed and built to withstand the harshest environment and the most punishing use.

Statistics: Basic stats on files available, count, average, min, max, total, standard deviation.

Drafting (Sorting) ranges: Up to five-way drafting.

Internal battery: Runtime (with two loadbars) 14 hours with backlight off, 13 hours with backlight on, with battery level read-out unit.

Stable Light: Bright red light to indicate stable weight achieved.

Large back-lit display: Easy to read large display, backlight automatically turns on or off as light level changes.

Alpha numeric keypad: Easy entry of tag names, file names and field setup, for naming horses with their chip numbers.

Average daily weight gain: Show weight gain for animal performance monitoring.

Character code field: Store detailed information against every weighing record. 3 fixed character code fields.

Report printing: Print reports on statistics, data and file summary via PC or printer.

PC: All PC software provided to give PC compatible weighing read-out unit. On screen help available.

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Size:260 x 225 x 65 mm, 10 1/4” x 9” x 2 1/2” (W x H x D)
Weight:1.75 kg (3.85 lb)
Accuracy:±1% or 2 resolutions (whichever is greater) when used with Tru-Test load sensors. Minimum base resolution 0.5 kg (1 lb) normal, 0.1 kg (0.2 lb) fine.
Battery:Charging Time = 5 hours in normal conditions.
Run Time = 13 hours with backlight off in daylight, 10 hours with backlight on.
Auto turn off = 15 minutes.
Power requirements:C16 connector for power. Use supplied mains power adapter only.
Display:7″ sunlight viewable transflective LCD.
Waterproof:IP67, 100% water and dust proof, submergible to 1 m for 30 minutes.
Environmental:Water, dust and shock proof: IP67 (Submersible to 1 m for 30 minutes)
Drop: 1 m onto concrete
Operating temperature:-10 to +40 ºC (+15 to +105 ºF).
Storage temperature:-20 to +35 ºC (-5 to +95 ºF).
Load bar capacity:2 x Tru-Test standard C16 load bar/cell connectors.
Power for up to 8 load cells (350 Ω each).
Serial communications:USB 2.0 series A host for flash drive and peripheral devices.
USB series Mini-B for cable connection to computer.
Up to 2 serial ports (RS232). (Note: Requires adaptor cable supplied only as an optional accessory.)