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Seasons Greetings

The staff of Leisure Controls International Limited wish to extend the compliments of the season to all their customers and to remind them to promptly order their December meter requirements as the factory is closing at 12.00pm on Wednesday 24th December 2014 and not reopening until 8.00am Monday 5th January 2015.

Increase in Demand for Timers Used in Student and Rented Accommodation

With the advent of the new student year Leisure Controls International [LCI] has been receiving a steady stream of orders for Timers used to control facilities within rented accommodation, in particular:

  1. Showers - Coin Timers being used not only to control solenoids but also water heaters.
  2. Washing Machines and Dryers - Timers are available to control and charge for their use with the recently introduced DPL Timer which enables the washing machine door to the opened long after the machine and Timer session have finished. Very useful in the case of students returning from the pub to retrieve their washing many hours after loading and starting the washing machine!
  3. Electric Heating - Timers can be used to control and charge for night storage heating and also electric heaters.
Ring or email Pauline at LCI who can help you select the appropriate Timer to satisfy your particular requirement.

Telephone: +44 (0)1258 489075

Limited Edition Pink and Silver Multi-Coin Operated Hairdryer Timers

In order to brighten up sports and fitness club changing rooms and combat the dreary weather we are all experiencing, Leisure Controls International Ltd has manufactured a limited edition batch of pink and silver multi-coin operated hairdryer timers.

These timers, as well as creating a cheerful image, offer more coin and token choices than the well- established Model B hairdryer timer, yet enjoy the same list price!

For more details contact Pauline at:

Andy Murray Mania

Andy Murray’s recent tennis tournament successes have sparked a greater interest in the game with the result that there has been a big increase in the demand for tennis facilities and equipment. Consequently, Leisure Controls International Ltd [LCI] has received a large number of orders and enquiries for their ranges of LT, ET and Wyvern 2000 Timers which incorporate an extensive number of features to facilitate the control of tennis court lighting. Among the most popular are:

1] Coins, tokens, magnetic and smart cards can all be used which allows a tennis club flexibility of operation.

2] Pre-end warning where an auxiliary relay allows wiring to a warning lamp on the court in order to alert players that the session is about to finish. Alternatively, the timer can be programmed to run on for a set time after the session ends.
With both options it allows players to feed the timer before the halogen lamps extinguish which, in some cases, would have to rest for 15/20 minutes before re-starting. 

3] Pre-start time can be programmed in order to give players time to prepare for play before the session commences.

4] Additionally, the Wyvern 2000 range incorporates a peak and off peak facility whereby during peak times a premium session rate can be charged in order to maximise profits during busy periods. Conversely, off peak time can be set where cheap rates can be offered to attract more business during quiet periods.

Finally, Pauline Davis, the sales manager of LCI has been quoted as saying that she is confident that the present strong interest in tennis will continue over the next few months as Wimbledon draws closer.


Growing Interest in Equestrian Pursuits

Throughout Europe the year 2013 has seen a big increase in equestrian leisure activities especially in the highly exacting and skilful area of dressage. As a result Leisure Controls International Limited [LCI] has experienced a big increase in sales and enquiries of coin, token and card operated timers suitable for controlling lighting used on ménages, horse yards and arenas.

LCI's Distributors in Spain and The Netherlands both report seeing growing business with LCI's LT timer range which incorporates many user friendly features, two in particular being of great interest to the equestrian industry, firstly the flexible timing range covering any period between 1 second and 99 hours 59 minutes and secondly the pre-end warning facility which ensures that horse and rider are not suddenly plunged into total darkness.

Chris Yard, LCI's Technical Manager, commented that the interest shown by the equestrian business in LCI's LT meter range is one more example of LCI's broad range of timer and meter products being able to satisfy the diverse requirements of a large number of industries.