Timers may be customized for each bookable resource to allow usage tracking for the resource. Common examples are:
- Hobbs timer
- Tach timer
Flight Instructor Example:
- Flight Hours
- Ground Hours
Meeting Room Example:
An unlimited number of custom timers may be configured which allow detailed tracking of aircraft data for example:
- Hour Meter
- Hook Cycles
Timers are configured on the Bookable / Edit view.
Adding a Timer
- Browse to a bookable resource details view.
- Locate the Timer and Pricing area.
- Click Configure Usage Tracking and Pricing
Click the Add a Timer Link
Configure the timer settings and Save.
Standard: Standard timers will prompt the user for OUT and IN times. Examples: hobbs, tach, flight time A value is required when logging usages.
Incremental: Incremental timers will prompt the user for DURATION. Examples: flight hours, ground hours, landings, RINS, cycles. A value is optional when logging usages.
Counter: Counter timers will increment one count per usage entry. The user will not be prompted to enter a value. Examples: meeting room usages, headset rentals.
Clock: Clock timers work like standard timers with an OUT and IN clock time value. Example: sailboat checkout time out and time in. A value is required when logging usages. Clock timers cannot be used as the basis of time based reminders.
Usage Reportswill enable the timer in various usage reports.
Enable Client Ratingwill cause the timer values to drive the client recency (star) rating metric.
Incremental timers may be configured as
optional. Edit a timer and enable the
Required for Usage setting to make the timer value required when logging usages.
- Instructor Flight / Ground hours:
- Aircraft CYCLES / LANDINGS:
When a required timer is enabled, the Log a Usage process will be blocked if the timer input does not meet the value requirement.
Pricing is controlled for each timer. Ref: Pricing