Ariadne - Technical description
A650 is designed to record finishes for marathon. Timing inputs can be received from the system time of the PC where Ariadne is running, from Timy or via manual input from timing by stopwatch.
Finish events received via the PC timeclock or via the Timy timeclock are stored in table T650-Timing-event and displayed in F654. Valid finish events can be assigned to a startnumber, invalid finish events can be disqualified. Valid finishes are displayed in the subform F652.
A facility is provided to generate a finish event via the PC timeclock (Button Start), and a facility is provided to receive finish events from the Timy clock via the serial port. And a facility is provided to enter manually a finish events, read from a stopwatch.
The finish event times are recorded in hh:mm:ss,ms format. With each finish a indicator can be set wheter or not an offset time must be added to the finish time.
When the Timy communication is on, a running time that is updated every 1 second is received from Timy and displayed in the Running time textbox. When a Timing event is received from Timy, this is displayed in the timing event textbox, and stored to T650, and becomes present in the F654 sub to be processed.