• Timing Task 1

    Here we’ll guide you through building a simple race to get you comfortable with how Zone4 Timing works. Intro This intro Timing Task is designed to give you a general overview on using the Zone4 Timing system for a simple race. This task is built to be highly structured so…

  • Using the Scheduled Start Time for Timing

    When building your race file you will assign racers or start groups scheduled start times. By default these times are only for scheduling purposes and will not be used for timing. If you want to override the default setting and use first navigate to the Settings page and below “Race…

  • I’m Timing a Race. What Zone4 Timing Hardware do I need?

    Are you timing a race for your local sport club or community organization and are not sure what you need for that race? Use this guide to determine what your needs are. Note that these are recommendations.Some sports or events may not fit perfectly into this criteria. Do I need…

  • I’m Timing a Race. What Info do I need from the Organizer?

    You are timing a race. Sure you know the sport and maybe some of the basic requirements, but you need to get a bunch of info from the organizer in order to plan ahead and build a race file. It would be nice to have a list fo things to…

  • What to do when Summits are no longer communicating with your ServerBox.

    If you lose communication with a summit during an event use these steps to re-establish communication. Note that Summits store data on the device. Even if you have lost communication the summits will still be recording times. These times will be transmitted once a connection is re-established. You will know…

  • Timing Sprint Heats

    Timing sprint heats requires a good knowledge of sprint race logistics and timing gear. Also on sprint days communication with various volunteers is extremely important. This is a summary of using Zone4 Timing software for sprint heat timing. Other important documentation is. Preparing for Sprint Days  Sprint Heat Formats   Timing…

  • Race day Preparation

    Let’s make sure you race goes off without a hitch. Being prepared is the first step to a successful event. Being prepared means knowing what equipment you need, knowing your race, learning about your events location and having a plan for both before and during the race. Recommendations Have a…

  • My race isn’t on pavement. How do I attach the Timing loop?

    Not every race takes place on a paved course. You may need to use the timing loop on a variety of surfaces such as grass, dirt, gravel or snow. Here is a quick guide to the different methods for using a timing loop on these surfaces. Grass Tent pegs are…

  • How do I use a Wet Weather Kit?

    It’s the day of the big race and you’ve come prepared, but the weather has turned ugly. You need to make sure all the Zone4 equipment is working properly despite the rain. Thankfully we’ve got you covered with our Wet Weather Kit– all you need to bring is a drill….

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