This step allows a new equipment type to be added.  Only one equipment type is typically added per machine brand.  For example, if you have 10 Dexter brand 20-pound washers, you only need to enter it once. Repeat these steps for each type and brand of machine in the location. Later the specific readers will be assigned to one of these equipment types.

DO NOT ENTER PRICING INFORMATION AT THIS TIME.  THIS WILL BE DONE LATER UNDER MACHINE PRICING CONFIGURATION. 

  1. Click Add New Equip Type

  2. On the Add New Equipment Type page, you will be presented with several fields to complete. 

    You must click SAVE and NEXT after each Equipment Type has been entered or it will not save the machine setup previously entered.

    Enter all the equipment types that are in the store including any vending and doors. You only need to enter the equipment once for each type of machine.  Click the Back button when finished entering all machines.

    Fields

    Descriptions

    Control

    The Control type of the equipment you are installing (Found in the Installation Guides Website).

    Equipment NameThe name of the equipment. (Example: EH020 Washer).
    Equipment Type

    The type of equipment you are installing. If an MLV control is chosen, the system will automatically fill this in. If a Single-Vend option is chosen, you will need to change the number to the correct one for the equipment type.

    Free Dry Awards

    This is the number of free dries a customer will receive from the washer if the option in requested by the Owner.

    Vend Price $

    DO NOT ENTER THIS INFORMATION AT THIS TIME.  THIS WILL BE DONE LATER UNDER MACHINE PRICING CONFIGURATION 

    Bonus Allowed

    If the Owner is going to allow bonus money to be used to start the machine, this option should be checked.

    Discount Allowed

    If the Owner is going to allow discounts to be used to start the machine, this option should be checked.

    Start Hours

    This is the hour start of when the machine will be usable

    End Hours

    This is when the machine will be disabled. Usually ½ hour before the store closes.

    Cycle Time (sec)This is set if Single-Vend is chosen for the equipment type. This is the total cycle time of the machine that will lock out the reader during the cycle.
    Pulse Length (ms)This is set if Single-Vend is chosen for the equipment type. This is the pulse rate and the installation guide should be consulted for the correct setting.

    Door Sensor

    For single vend only machines, when selected, the reader will check if there's a door sensor and will NOT allow a start if door is open.