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 »

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 »

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 »

Keeping in Sync when the Weather Doesn’t

The holiday season means something different to everyone, however this year it meant severe winter weather for much of the United States. Three days before Christmas a winter storm bearing the moniker Gemini tore its way through the central and southern states,  bringing with it tornados and wind gusts that damaged homes, uprooted trees  and […] Read more »

Don’t Worry About Us

Usually around this time of year, people are extremely busy and it’s not always work related. With the end of the year approaching, the impending holidays and coordinating family and friend gatherings, things can get quite hectic. During these hectic times, the last thing you need is to worry about is if the equipment in […] Read more »

The Sapling Advantage

Home field advantage gives any team the upper hand. With the exception of the Philadelphia Eagles, who have won one home game in the last year, playing at home gives your squad the upper hand on their competitors. When a team plays in their home stadium, they feel more comfortable. It is a more familiar […] Read more »

Adjusting Frequencies

The Sapling Company has been engineering and manufacturing synchronized clock systems for over two decades. One of our most popular synchronized clock systems is our wireless clock system, which encompasses a master clock and multiple secondary clocks. The secondary clocks receive the time signal wirelessly from the master clock to display the accurate time, correcting […] Read more »

The Balancing Act: Transportation

The Balancing Act Series has returned for yet another exciting installment. This week’s endeavor will show us how Sapling’s TalkBack clock system can help airport professionals in the transportation industry better balance their daily tasks. An airport manager has a multitude of daily tasks that can be made easier with a system from Sapling. An […] Read more »

Daylight Savings With Sapling

The idea for Daylight Saving Time first began with Benjamin Franklin. He is credited with conceiving Daylight Saving for the purpose of preserving energy. Although, it was not Franklin who first put his own idea into action. The emperor of Germany during World War 1, Kaiser Wilhelm II, first implemented Franklin’s idea of Daylight Saving […] Read more »

The Balancing Act: Education

The Balancing Act Series will delve into how Sapling’s synchronized clock systems can help professionals in several different industries better balance their daily tasks. Educational facilities can become chaotic at times with all of the different activities transpiring throughout the day. Maintaining a certain level of organization can be challenging for the faculty and staff […] Read more »

Keeping Facility Maintenance in Check

Facility management can become an enormous task for anyone. There are so many factors to consider when having to manage the equipment in a venue. Facility managers are associated with many different types of facilities, including schools, stadiums, convention centers, offices, shopping complexes, hospitals and many more. One of the major issues that facility managers […] Read more »

The Brains of Sapling’s Clock Systems

The human brain is responsible for everything that we do. It is responsible for the decisions we make, our reasoning behind that decision, and then physically carrying out that decision. The human brain may possess the same general structure as other mammals, but is much larger relative to body size. The brain has control over […] Read more »