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Time America TA520 Data Collection Terminal:


  • Eliminates Manually Generated Time Card Data 

  • Costs Less Than Other Automated Timekeeping Products 

  • Links Directly To Your Existing Computer System 

  • Sturdy Molded Plastic Construction 

  • 12 Programmable Function Keys 

  • Alphanumeric Keypad 

  • Accept/Reject Tones 

  • Signal Control 

  • Four Forms of Background Communications 

  • Magnetic Stripe, Bar Code, Or Optional Proximity Reader 

  • Data Input Validation 

  • Supervisor Editing 

  • Lockout Scheduling 

  • Employee Messaging 

  • Transaction Print 

  • Bar Code Wand/Gun Port

TAís TA520 Time & Data Terminal can record employee time, monitor productivity, control access and monitor inventory in a multitude of industries including restaurants, hospitals, health care facilities, banks, manufacturing, retail, hospitality, and many others. 

The TA520 functions as a simple to use data collection point for employee information. It can be linked to a variety of existing computer networks in your organization to complement the management information systems you already have in place. By automating your data collection process, you can eliminate the manpower and mistakes associated with conventional time cards thereby reducing both payroll costs and errors. 

The TA520 guarantees accurate, reliable input. Employees simply enter information through the TA520ís keypad, by swiping a magnetic stripe, bar code, or optionally by proximity badge. Employee feedback is provided through audible accept/reject tones and displayed messages. 

Communication between the TA520 and your computer is accomplished by one of TAís polling and programming utilities or integrated time and attendance systems. The TA520 automatically transfers data to your computer. In turn, the computer is used to program the TA520. Each of the TA520ís 12 function keys can be programmed to ask up to six levels of information. Each piece of information can be validated and stored in the terminalís memory until requested by the host computer. The TA520 can be programmed to prompt employees for data input, display employee messages, validate job costing entries, restrict employee punching via a schedule, regulate employee access to restricted areas, control a bell, allow supervisor punch lookup/editing, and much more. The TA520 collects this data and transfers it to your computer via RS232 serial, RS485 LAN, internal dial-up modem or optional Ethernet communications. 

The TA520 is constructed of injection-molded plastic that provides a tough, yet lightweight and attractive case. The TA520ís internal lithium battery keeps your data safe and the time/date accurate even if power is out for weeks. 

What kind of data would you like to collect? Accurate tracking and reporting of employee time is essential to determining productivity. The TA520 provides an easy and cost effective means of gathering this type of data. If the data youíre after can be mag-striped, bar coded or entered through a keypad, the TA520 can time stamp it, record it, and feed it to your computer, while performing other tasks at the same time. Put the power of automated data collection to use in your business!

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