Turns-Counting Dial offers max capacity of 10 turns.

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Suited for industrial and instrumentation applications, 7/8 in. Model 2696/2694 features ¼ in. or 6 mm diameter shaft along with 7/8 in. diameter bushing in satin chrome housing. It includes positive action locking mechanism and optimal turning tightness. With operating temperature of -55 to +71°C, dial is intended for bench-top power supplies, medical electronics, and industrial automation equipment.

Original Press Release:

BI Technologies Enhances Locking Mechanism and Turning Accurateness of Analog Turns Counting Dial

Economical turns counting dial ideal for industrial, instrumentation applications...

LAS VEGAS, NV (May 15, 2007) - Providing design engineers an economical device for precision rotary indication, TT electronics BI Technologies Electronic Components Division has enhanced the design of its analog turns counting dial. Designated the Model 2696/2694, the 7/8" diameter turns-counting dial features enhanced turning tightness and an improved locking mechanism to meet the requirements for a variety of industrial and instrumentation applications.

According to Frank Pipitone, vice president of variable products for BI Technologies Electronic Components Division, the redesigned turns counting dial offers customers improved performance as well as shorter lead times. "With new tooling and an improved assembly process, we were able to add the design enhancements and still deliver within four weeks at competitive pricing," said Pipitone."

The Model 2696 /2694 turns counting dial is ideal for a wide range of panel applications, including instrumentation, bench-top power supplies, medical electronics and industrial automation equipment.

With a maximum counting capacity of 10 turns, the Model 2696/2694 turns counting dial features a positive action locking mechanism. Shaft diameter is 1/4" or 6 mm, along with a bushing diameter of 7/8", in a satin chrome housing. Operating temperature range is -55°C to +71°C.

For more information about BI Technologies' Model 2696 turns counting dial, contact BI Technologies at 714-447-2518, by fax at 714-388-0046; by mail at 4200 Bonita Place, Fullerton, CA 92835; or visit:


BI Technologies has been an innovator and leader in electronic components for more than 50 years. The company is a global manufacturer of trimming and precision potentiometers, position sensors, turns-counting dials, chip resistor arrays, resistor networks, integrated passive networks, transformers, inductors, hybrid microelectronics and custom integration products for communication, computer, automotive and industrial applications.

BI Technologies serves a global customer base with manufacturing locations in the United States, Mexico, Scotland, Japan, China and Malaysia.

TT Electronics plc is a global electronics company manufacturing a broad range of advanced electronic components, assemblies and sensor modules for the automotive, industrial, telecommunication, computer and aerospace markets.

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For more information, contact:

Frank Pipitone,
VP of Variable Products
BI Technologies

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