DocuClock Frequently Asked Questions
is using DocuClock?
DocuClock is especially attractive to cost-conscious traders because the alternative to having its own date/time validator is using an expensive clearing house or using the BRASS system which costs several thousand dollars per month.
DocuClock stacks up against all competition in accuracy, features and durability (a life of more than one million stamps), and blows most OATS-compliant systems out of the water on price. Some of our competitors' systems start at over $2000!
DocuClock has a rugged dot-matrix impact print head. It will print through most multi-page carbon and carbonless form sets.
The accuracy of DocuClock depends on the computer's clock. ClockWatch software (optional) should be installed if you want to synchronization you computer's clock with the atomic clock. Accuracy with ClockWatch software installed can be +/- 1 second from UTC.
If the Automatic sense mode is enabled, then a slip is printed whenever a paper is introduced to the printer. No key presses or computer input is necessary. To print in the automatic mode the DocuClock program must be running on the computer.
ClockWatch software set your computer¡¯s clock to the atomic clock over the Internet. ClockWatch Pro is included with DocuClock.
DocuClock Software runs on computers running Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003. It will currently not work on other platforms.
What connections do I need to make to get DocuClock up and running?