Relay Control: Manage Relay Timers/Schedules
Relay Timers/Schedules allow the configuration of relays to trigger at set times to match your schedule. This is useful for signalling shift changes or the beginning/ending of break periods.
To use the relay triggers/timers you must purchase and install a TimeIPS® Relay Control unit from our secure website. You can install one TimeIPS® Relay Control unit per TimeIPS® Clock and activate of up to three devices for a specified amount of time.
Using the left pane Main Menu » Administration, click on: Clocking » Relay Controls
Click on the Manage Relay Timers/Schedules button or the Timed Relays icon at the top.
Add a New Relay Timer
- Select an Action to occur at the specified time.
- Select one or more Relay Channels to be affected by this timer rule. To select multiple relay channels, hold down the Ctrl key while clicking.
- Select the Time the relay channel(s) specified above should occur.
- Select the Duration, in seconds, before the timer action reverses itself. If not specified, the action will not be reversed.
- If you would like the timer to Repeat for the duration specified above after a given amount of minutes, specify that value in the first box. If the repeating should stop after a set amount of minutes, specify that time in the second box. Both fields are optional.
- Select one or more Days when this timer will work. To select multiple days, hold down the Ctrl key while clicking.
- Select the TimeIPS® Clock Stations that are allowed to trigger this event. To select multiple TimeIPS® Clocks, hold down the Ctrl key while clicking. You may wish to name your stations in the Clock Configuration area.
- Click the Create Timer button.
The created Relay Timers appear at the bottom of the page where they can be Edited, Deactivated, or Deleted.
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