BPI-216N/L Online Documentation

Hardware Reference (hookup and configuration info, dimensions, detailed specs)

Programmer's Reference (screen layout, formatting instructions)

BPI-216 Basic Specs Read the product description, or buy online

"Classic" Manual (PDF) Pretty-print version of documentation

Revision History

Mounting holes, July 2017 Mounting holes, spec'd at 2.5mm, were 3mm on some older units. All new displays conform to 2.5mm spec.

PCB Revision, Jan 2014 Cuttable jumpers substituted for DIP switches. (Rolling update thru 2016.)

Microcontroller update, Nov 2010. Switched from OTP to flash controller to overcome supply issues.

PCB Revision, PN Change to BPI-216, May 1999. PCB footprint reduced; double-row connector eliminated, backlight switch/pads added.

Instruction Prefix, Sept 1995. Changed char code 254 from instruction 'toggle' (allowing grouping multiple instructions) to instruction 'prefix' (single instruction). Earliest models to use prefix marked "3A."

Introduction, July 1994 (as PN BPK-216)


Scott Edwards Electronics, Inc. warrants this product against defects in materials and workmanship for a period of 90 days. If you discover a defect, we will, at our option, repair, replace, or refund the purchase price. Return the product with a description of the problem. We will return your product or its replacement via standard shipping. Expedited shipping is available at the customer's expense.

Disclaimer of Liability

Scott Edwards Electronics, Inc. is not responsible for any special, incidental, or consequential damages resulting from any breach of warranty, or under any legal theory, including lost profits, downtime, goodwill, damage to or replacement of equipment or property, and any costs or recovering, reprogramming, or reproducing of data associated with the use of the hardware or software described herein.

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