BCS EliteBody Composition

Scale Comparison Chart

By February 6, 2017 No Comments
  BCS Elite Series Tanita BC-418 PKG InBody Model 230 Seca Model 514
Measurement time 15 sec 60 sec 1-2 min 17 sec
Training required for testing and interpretation 5 min 30-60 min Online Training Multiple Options
Electrode positioning (static is preferred as it enables consistently accurate measurements) Static Dynamic Dynamic Static
Accuracy (body fat) +/- 2% +/- 2% +/- 1.8% +/- 2%
Pre-test requirements for accurate results (%BF) 1 11 6 4
Recent meal OK To Test No Test No Test No Test
Recent exercise OK To Test No Test No Test No Test
Full bladder OK To Test No Test No Test No Test
Edema No Test No Test No Test No Test
Scale weight capacity 700 lbs 440 lbs 550 lbs 660 lbs
Edema volume monitoring via changes in intra/extra cellular fluid N Y Y Y
3-window LED displays weight, body fat %, BMI Y N N Yes
5-page graphic report includes weight, percent + total body fat, percent + total body water, percent + total muscle mass, BMI, fat free mass, visceral fat Y N N N
Printout formats available 2 1 1 3+
Activity-based caloric burn rates Y N N N
Bariatric patient report Y N N Custom
Select plain paper or graphic printout at any time Y N N Custom
Athletic patient report Y N N Custom
Print full-page graphic report without computer Y N N Y
FDA registered Y Y Y Y
Qualifies AMA CPT Code 0358T Y Y Y Y
Designed and manufactured in USA Y N N N
Warranty 1 yr 1 yr 1 yr 2 yr
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