3460 Challenger 3 Crane Scale

The Challenger 3 Crane scale is a great mix of features, ruggedness and cost

  • Available Capacities: 250 lb – 15,000 lbs
  • NEMA 4, IP65 Powder coated cast aluminum enclosure
  • 360 degree non bearing swivel hook
  • 5” display
  • Up to 80 hours between charge (removable battery and charger are included)
  • 200% safe overload, 500% ultimate overload


Industry’s standard crane scale for light to medium capacity applications The MSI-3460 now features the ScaleCore measurement module providing industry leading weighing features of previous Challenger designs plus much more. Long range viewing is enhanced with a larger 1.5 inch (38 mm) ultra-bright LED digital display and resolution settings of up to 10,000 divisions for precise 0.1% loading accuracy over a broad capacity range from 250 to 15,000 lb. Product operating time is extended to over 80 plus hours with a single 6-volt rechargeable battery.

The original signature Challenger packaging has been upgraded to NEMA 4 / IP65 levels. Manufactured in the USA in strict compliance with the highest safety standards, Challenger continues to sustain minimum 200% safe and 500% ultimate overload ratings.

A ScaleCore electronics retrofit kit is available for upgrading existing MSI-3260 or MSI-3360 Challengers to new generation MSI-3460.


Accuracy: ± (0.1% +1 d) of applied load

Resolution: 2000 to 3750 d standard (up to 10,000 d available)

Enclosure: NEMA 4, IP65, powder coated cast aluminum

Lifting Eye & Hook: Crosby® or equivalent with 360° non-bearing swivel hook

Design Overload: 200% safe / 500% ultimate

Power: Turns unit ON or OFF
Zero: Zeros applied load up to 100% of capacity (limited range in NTEP Certified/OIML configurations)
Tare: Tares applied load and displays weight in net mode
User: Programmable as TEST, UNITS, NET/GROSS, TOTAL, PEAK HOLD & SETPOINTS Display: Five-digit, 1.5 in (38 mm) LED with programmable brightness control

Displayable Units: Pounds or kilogram selectable

Annunciators: COZ, net, gross, total, peak, low battery, lb/kg, motion, setpoints, ACK IN, ACK OUT, RF

Power: 6 volt rechargeable battery. 115/230 VAC battery charger is included

Operating Time: Up to 80 hours between charging with typical use. Less with optional RF model link

Operating Temperature: -4°F to 122°F (-20°C to 50°C)

Auto-Off Mode: Select for 15, 30, 45, 60 minutes or off

Auto Sleep Mode: Power down during non-use and power up with weight change or any key press

Service Counters: Counts number of lifts over percentage of capacity and lifts over capacity

Calibration: Digital Filtering: OFF, LO, HI-1, HI-2 selectable

Options and Accessories

  • RF rugged remote controller (typical range 50 ft /15 m)
  • Universal direct power supply (115/230 VAC)
  • Audible setpoint alarm
  • NTEP Certified (up to 10,000 lb)
  • RF modem link for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth with optional MSI-8000 RF remote display
  • Retrofit kit: upgrade previous MSI-3260 and MSI-3360 to new MSI-3460 with ScaleCore

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