Pendulum 4 systems with HandPunch biometric terminals: how do I prepare / adjust for the Daylight Saving Time (DST) change?

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HP-1000, HP-2000, HP-3000, HP-4000

For Pendulum version v4_00b30 or higher installations using ONLY HandPunch readers, set the DLS Starting Date and DLS Ending Date to the current year’s start and end dates for Daylight Saving Time. Ensure Apply Day Light Savings is set to Y for “yes”.

Save, then close.

Pendulum Devices setting screen

You will then need to poll / program each HandPunch terminal to send the updated DST dates:

Poll clocks screen

For Pendulum version v4_00b20 installations using ONLY HandPunch readers, a patch is available. Note: if you previously applied this patch, there is no need to re-apply.
Click here to download the patch (ZIP file, 1.5 MB)
Click here to download the installation instructions (PDF format)

If you have a system using HandPunch terminals and purchased after January 1, 2006, for information and assistance with the DST change please contact Acroprint Technical support via email or by calling 1-800-334-7190 (Canada: call 1-866-514-3249).

If you have a system purchased prior to January 1, 2006, system upgrades are available. Please contact Acroprint Systems Sales for further information.


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