MS5200 is a digital scale. Yes, it is a digital scale - pleasingly ingenious and simple, and classic because of its Analog display. It is a blend of Analog display but with electronic mechanism. As the person steps on the platform, it weighs as digital scales do- with sharp accuracy and interprets the results on Analog display with easy to read minute reading as mechanical scales do. It have automatic HOLD feature which makes the job of nursing department a fun and allows accurate weighing without holding your breaths for accurate weight results.