BroodMinder-W3 beehive scale is our most accurate scale. It uses 4 force sensors to weigh the entire hive and sits on top of the bottom board for fast, convenient installation.
400-pound total hive weight measurement
0.01 pound (5 gram) resolution
4 Temperature compensated sensors. (2 @ 9.5″ 2 @ 30″ lead length)
Stores weight once per hour for 12 months (user configurable)
Replaceable AA batteries last 2 years
16.5” x 20” x 2.25” Pine construction (assembled version)
Available: assembled, partially-assembled, or as a parts kit
BroodMinder-W3 Beehive Scale is available in 3 versions:
- The “Fully assembled scale” is ready to place under the hive.
- The “Partially assembled, calibrated” version contains all of the parts needed to assemble a hive scale except for the 2×4 support pieces. All of the soldering and electronics are assembled here and the unit is calibrated.
- The “Parts kit, unassembled, uncalibrated” version contains all of the parts needed to assemble a beehive scale except for the 2×4 support pieces. Soldering and calibration are required as described in the user guide.
The BroodMinder-W3 beehive scale assembly guide instructions are here.
Download the BroodMinder Users Guide for additional details and instructions.