Prescheduled Countdowns

In schools, keeping the student body on track is usually done with bell systems. The bells sound and students have a predetermined amount of time to travel from one class to another. The problem is that students don’t quite know how much time they have left between class periods or during their lunch break. Do […] Read more »

Master Clocks and Third-Party Systems

One of the many features of a Sapling master clock is the ability to interface and trigger third-party systems via programmable relays. Any Sapling 3000 Series Master Clock with relays can be programmed with schedules and events, controlling multiple devices from one location. Standard features of a Sapling Master Clock with relays include: • 4 […] Read more »

National Clock Month

Our warm summer is abruptly transforming into a brisk fall as October quickly approaches. Shorts are turning into pants, t-shirts into long-sleeves, and flip-flops into loafers and boots. This exciting month is filled with national holidays, such as: National Homemade Cookies Day (Oct. 1st) National Name Your Car Day (Oct. 2nd) National Do Something Nice […] Read more »

Sapling Introduces New Shorter Mounting Pole

  Sapling is pleased to introduce our new shorter mounting pole option! Working with Sapling’s digital and square analog clocks, the short pole option is ideal for low ceiling applications and facilities that utilize large equipment that could interfere with low hanging clocks. Capable of only being mounted from the ceiling, the short pole is […] Read more »

Sapling Clocks at the Olympic Village

  98 events within 7 sports. 88 different participating nations. 2,873 athletes. That was the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in a nutshell. When a city is awarded the honor of hosting the Games, a great deal of planning, construction and infrastructural upgrades need to take place in order to prepare for the influx of […] Read more »

Did You Remember to Adjust Your Clocks?

According to a national survey conducted in the Spring of 2010 by Rasmussen Reports, 83% of people knew when to move their clocks, while 27% showed up an hour early or late at least once in their lives. Here’s hoping you showed up right on time today. The only confusion I encountered this morning was […] Read more »

The Ultimate Guide to the Time Zone Clock – Part 3

With Part 3 of the Ultimate Guide to Sapling’s Time Zone Clock, I’d like to highlight three industries that would benefit from the addition of a Time Zone Clock. Our Zone Clock can accommodate a wide range of industries, so if you’d like me to cover any other industries, please leave a comment or leave a […] Read more »

Sapling is Hitting the Road!

Sapling is gearing up for the 2014 trade show season. We have a variety of shows on the horizon and would like to see you at one or more this year! Here at Sapling, we really enjoy getting out on the exhibit hall floor and meeting our current customers as well as potential new customers. […] Read more »

The Ultimate Guide to the Time Zone Clock – Part 2

  Sorry for the delay in posting Part 2 of our Ultimate Guide to the Time Zone Clock. Sapling’s headquarters had a power outage due to the winter weather in our area. Now that we are up and running, let’s get to it! The Sapling Advantage Sapling’s Zone Clock has many options available to choose […] Read more »

The Ultimate Guide to the Time Zone Clock – Part 1

Welcome to the Ultimate Guide to Sapling’s Time Zone Clock! Don’t know what a Time Zone Clock is or how it can help your facility? We’ve created this guide in order to introduce you to the Time Zone Clock, how it works and how it can help your facility. We split this post into a […] Read more »

Beat the Clock with Sapling’s TalkBack Technology

Depending on the size of your facility and how many buildings the company and/or organization occupies, you could have anywhere from 10 to 1,000+ clocks installed throughout. For a facility manager and his/her staff, that could potentially be a lot of clocks to keep an eye on. Not to mention, a whole slew of other […] Read more »

The Many Faces of Sapling Analog Clocks

  When equipping a Sapling synchronized time system a customer has many choices to make. Sapling offers four systems, each with a multitude of options to choose from. After choosing a system the next step is to decide whether you want analog clocks, digital clocks, or a combination of the two. Analog clocks are an […] Read more »

Sapling Time Zone Clocks: Corporate Function & Style

Sapling Time Zone Clocks feature 5 to 7 clocks corresponding to different locations’ time zones, adjacent to one and other on a lightweight aluminum extrusion. Both digital clocks and analog clocks are available options. It is possible to mix and match digital and analog clocks within a single Time Zone Clock System. The Time Zone […] Read more »

FCC Licensing & the Sapling Advantage

  The Federal Communications Organization is a government agency tasked with regulating communications through the mediums of radio, television, satellite, and cable. Wireless synchronized time systems transmit data through radio frequencies (RF). In order to maintain order within RF the FCC has created certain rules. For instance, certain radio frequencies are only intended for a […] Read more »