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Starrett Introduces Enhanced, Highly Accurate Electronic Indicators

High accuracy to +/– 0.00005 in. and IP67 protection from hostile shop environments

Published: Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 11:57

(L.S. Starrett: Athol, MA) – The L.S. Starrett Co., a leading global manufacturer of precision measuring tools, gages, and metrology systems, has introduced a new line of full-featured electronic digital indicators, an enhanced version of its 2900 series.

The new indicators, including 2900 electronic and W2900 electronic wireless models, are made in the United States and feature true absolute sensor technology that minimizes the chance of data loss; glass scales; high accuracy to +/– 0.00005 in.; and IP67 protection from hostile shop environments, including coolant, chips, and dirt. The indicators are also now available in fully wireless models including a newly designed 4 in.- (100 mm) range model. All indicators feature rechargeable batteries.

“Our new line of over 40 new electronic indicator models provides the utmost in features, accuracy, and reliability with true absolute sensor technology,” says Tim Cucchi, Starrett product manager for precision hand tools. “And they are made right here in Athol, Massachusetts, to renowned Starrett quality standards.”

Starrett 2900 and W2900 indicators offer users a choice of features, from basic to advanced or selectable resolution. All models feature data output for statistical process control (SPC).

The indicators have an intuitive design and layout that is easy to learn and use, in addition to positive, tactile button activation and a large, easy-to-read LCD display. Selectable resolution models, fixed ratio measurement systems, one micron resolution, and metric-only versions are also available. Models have long battery life but are also rechargeable, have origin set and zero set, counting direction switching (±), true absolute sensor technology in 2900-1 and 2900-6 models, and are compatible with 25 series indicator backs. All indicators are CE-compliant.

Starrett 2900 series indicators are equipped with RS232 output and compatible with 2900 SCM, SCU, and SCKB cables, while Starrett W2900 series indicators, which have all the same features and capabilities of the 2900 series, are fully wireless and equipped to send data for SPC analysis at the push of a button with no cables required. Both the 2900 and W2900 series are available in 1/2 in.-, 1 in.-, and 2-in. ranges, as well as new 4-in. range models, inch-metric models in 1/2 in., 1 in., 2 in. (12 mm, 25 mm, and 50 mm), and metric-only models in 12 mm, 25 mm, and 50 mm ranges.

Starrett 2900 series indicators are ideal for use with industry data-collection devices and systems such as Starrett DataSure 4.0, the most scalable, secure, robust data-acquisition solution with unprecedented range and capabilities, and for leveraging data for SPC and Industry 4.0 applications.

See complete specifications of Starrett 2900 indicators.

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