The PHS 2.0 is designed, manufactured and built in Canada. It’s steel construction and sub 60cm length keep the scale’s weight under 5 kilograms. making it easy to move around the apiary. The PHS 2.0’s design allows you to lift many different types of hives (including Warre, Langstroth and nucleus boxes). It can be used from any direction by using one hand only! After lifting, the PHS 2.0 design keeps the hive elevated, hands free, and sends the weight to the Hivetronics App on your Android or Apple device. The PHS 2.0 is powered by six AA batteries. Enough capacity for the average beekeeper to last a full year without changing batteries.