Dillon EDXtreme Crane Scale2024-04-16T14:28:40-05:00

Dillon EDXtreme Crane Scale

The EDXtreme digital dynamometer crane scale is an industry-leading force measurement tool. Based on extensive research and testing, it offers some of the highest accuracy, capacity, and durability of any dynamometer crane scale on the market. With user-defined functions and sophisticated communication options, the EDXtreme is a versatile and excellent choice for almost any industry or application.


Mechanical or Digital

2,500 lb to 550,000 lb

Unit of Measure
lbf, kgf & Newtons

Low/med/high (5000 resolutions)

Memory Storage
Up to 255 logs

Data Export

Operating Range
-4° F to 158° F (-20° C to 70° C)

Every 12 months

Proof Load

Seven display modes including live and peak

Capture Rate
10Hz, 100Hz and1000 Hz

±0.1% of instrument capacity

Dot-graphic LCD display supports full text and 1” high digits

Suitable for continuous outdoor use



What is the difference between the AP, EDjunior, and EDXtreme crane scales?2024-03-22T17:33:29-05:00

The AP is a simple mechanical crane scale with a dial face. The EDjunior is a basic digital crane scale. The EDXtreme is a digital crane scale with extra features such as data logging, custom units and optional remote viewing. There are some specification differences as well.

Can I record and export readings?2024-03-22T17:33:50-05:00

EDXtreme units have a serial output for interfacing with PC’s to capture real-time data.

Do any of the crane scales offer data logging?2024-03-22T17:34:10-05:00

Yes, only the EDxtreme offers data logging.

Does the EDXtreme offer remote communication?2024-03-22T17:34:29-05:00

Yes, the “Non Radio” Version of the EDxtreme offers “wired” remote communication. The “Radio Ready” version of the EDxtreme offers both “wired” & “wireless” remote communication.

How do I know if I have the “Non Radio” or “Radio Ready” version EDXtreme?2024-03-22T17:34:51-05:00

Please feel free to contact us with the serial number of the EDxtreme and we will confirm which version you have.

Can a “Non Radio” version EDXtreme be converted to a “Radio Ready” version?2024-03-22T17:35:10-05:00

Yes. Please contact our service department for a formal quote.

Can the older version EDXtreme work with the current version Communicator?2024-03-22T17:35:29-05:00

No. both the EDxtreme and Communicator must have the same version software.

Can the older version Communicator work with the current version EDXtreme?2024-03-22T17:35:49-05:00

No. both the EDxtreme and Communicator must have the same version software.

How do I know if I have the current version EDXtreme and Communicator?2024-03-22T17:36:28-05:00

The most current version EDxtreme and Communicator will have a “red” power button.
The older version EDxtreme and Communicator will have a “yellow” power button.
Another indicator is that any EDxtreme and Communicator purchased after April 2013 has the current software.

Are Certificates of Calibration included?2024-03-22T17:36:55-05:00

Yes, traceable to NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology).

How often should the EDXtreme crane scale be calibrated?2024-03-22T17:37:16-05:00

We recommend calibration every 12 months.

Where do I send my EDXtreme crane scale for calibration?2024-03-22T17:37:40-05:00

Dillon/Quality Plus, Inc.
214 E. Kansas St.
Liberty, MO 64068

What is the warranty period?2024-03-22T17:41:30-05:00

On new units we offer a 24-month limited warranty on parts and workmanship. On repairs, our warranty is 30 days.

Can we use our own shackles on the EDXtreme crane scale?2024-03-22T17:41:52-05:00

It depends on the unit you have. Some units require certain shackles to guarantee accuracy. Send us some info and we’ll let you know what will work with your unit, or give us a call if you need an immediate answer.

What is the difference between a dynamometer and a crane scale?2024-03-22T17:42:13-05:00

A typical crane scale is designed to measure hanging loads. A dynamometer can measure tension vertically, horizontally or anywhere in between. Add a hook to a dynamometer and you have a crane scale with versatility.


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