FDA cleared BIA technology

Portable design is well suited for both in-office and remote/travel use

High capacity 600 pounds, ideal for bariatric applications

Oversized platform positioned low to the ground, easy on/off

Within 5% of DEXA, at a fraction of the cost

EMR ready with straightforward digital outputs

On-board printing, no special/costly paper required

The TBF-400 features an industry’s leading weight capacity of 600 lb (270 kg).  The new oversized, low-profile platform is ideal for weighing the elderly and obese.  And the user friendly LED lamp guided navigation make programming a simple operation.  In less than 10 seconds a detailed analysis is provided on the built-in thermal printer, no need for special forms to keep cost of ownership low.  Printed readings include Weight, Body Fat %, Fat Mass, Fat Free Mass, Water Mass, Basal Metabolic Rate, and Body Mass Index.  Convenient indicator lights and graphs help the provider review the results.  The TBF-400 can be configured as a portable model, or with a column kit to present a more clinical design.

EMR ready with multiple outputs, including RS-232, USB and SD card.  When used with Tanita HealthWare Software (sold separately) the body composition data from the TBF-400 can be stored on PC to provide custom data recording, tracking, and analysis for an unlimited number of users.

Method of Measurement
Max. Capacity
BIA (bio-electrical impedance analysis) 600 lb
(270 kg)
0.2 lb
(0.1 kg)
3.1" x 3.6" LCD display
Platform Dimensions
Unit Weight
Power SupplyPrinter
15.3" x 15.6" x 2.2" 18.3 lb/8.3 kg AC adapter (included) Thermal

Features and Specifications:

  • Accurate Body Composition Readings
  • Uses Tanita Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis
  • Gives a printout in just 20 seconds with readings for:
    • Weight
    • Fat %
    • Fat Mass
    • Fat Free Mass
    • Total Body Water %
    • Total Body Water Mass
    • BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate)
    • BMI
    • Bioelectric data (resistance, reactance)
  • Export data using the USB interface
  • Age Range: 7 - 99 years
  • Multiple Modes of Operation:
    • Weight Only Mode
    • Athlete Mode
    • Goal Setter Mode
  • Indicator Displays readings for:
    • Weight
    • Fat %
    • Fat % Judgment (LED Lamp)
    • Fat % Healthy Range
  • Easy-to-use noninvasive technology
  • User Friendly LED Lamp Navigation
  • Easy loading printer paper
  • Compatible with Tanita Health Ware Software
  • Calibrated up to 100,000 uses
  • Outputs
    • USB (Type B)
    • RS-232
    • SD card

Software Capability

Don't run out of thermal paper! Purchase additional thermal paper here.

 Optional Accessory: Tanita Health Ware

Optional Accessory: HR-200 Height Rod

Optional Accessory: USB Cable

Optional Accessory: RS-232 Cable