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The only DO-IT-YOURSELF package with everything you need to get started:

1.- NOVAtime 1000 SBE Software Installation CD.
2.- NT300 Proximity Terminal.
3.- AC Adapter for NT300.
4.- IC-485S RS232/RS485 Communication Converter.
5.- AC Adapter for IC-485S
6.- DB-9F/DB-25M Converter.
7.- 50 FT. Communication Cable.
8.- 20 Employee Badges.
9.- 4 Screws and Anchors.
10.- Quick start and Reference Guide.

30 day limited warranty and 30 day phone support included. Extended warranty and annual support contract available for an additional cost. 

100 Employee Software Capacity
Proximity Badge Reader with LCD Display
5 Pay Policies
10 Shifts
15 Pay Codes
3 Pay Categories
3 Employee Group Levels


NOW! $795.00 CDN

 Download demo software
( Password: DEMO username: DEMO)
Installation and Users Manual

Printable Brochure


Software Features

NOVAtime 1000 SBE (Small Business Edition) is competitively priced yet full feature robust time and attendance system designed for small companies with up to 100 employees.
NOVAtime 1000 SBE includes everything you need to get started along with a detailed easy-to-understand Reference Guide, which will walk you through all the steps to install and configure both software and hardware and get you up-to-speed quickly.
The system's configuration can be easily customized to allow users to define and address specific requirements of their industry, as well as the needs of each company.
The highly graphic user interface and its exclusive System Navigator, guides users through a step by step flow-chart-style screen of most common operations, including payroll processing and system administration. The System Navigator is the hub of the system from which all NOVAtime 1000 SBE applications operate, so you don’t ever have to worry about forgetting all these tedious steps and procedures. It turns a complex job into a few clicks of the mouse!
NOVAtime 1000 SBE utilizes an open modular design that allows us to fit easily into any organization’s IT/computing environment. This design adapts to changes, facilitating growth. NOVAtime 1000 SBE is fully implemented via Object Oriented Programming (OOP) using UML (Unified Modeling Language) framework. A three-tiered development approach is used, which splits applications into different layers – the front end user interface, the business logic and the data back end. 

  Proximity Badge Terminal
(NT300 Model)
The NOVAtime 1000 SBE package includes a NT300 proximity badge terminal
with and large easy-to-read LCD display. This terminal efficiently collects punch data and it is designed to fit the needs of most businesses.
Using a credit-card-type badge, employees use the terminals to punch IN and OUT and to record department or job transfers. The terminal provides name verification as the employee swipes his/her badge.
Programmable function keys can be set to allow review of previous punches as well as entering pay code hours (vacation, sick, etc.), and dollar amounts (tips, bonus, etc.)
The NT300 Proximity Badge Terminal communicates via RS232 up to 50 feet or via RS485 over a Serial Communication Port over a distance of up to 3000 feet! In addition, an optional external modem kit can be adapted to allow communication over a regular telephone line.  The terminal can also be equiped with ethernet board, for communication over LAN.
Employee Management
Setting up employees could not be simpler. Information can be imported from an existing payroll or accounting system or manually key-in at the conveniently formatted entry screen. Whichever way you choose, it only takes a few steps.
Up to 3 levels of employee groups can be defined (company, department, job, etc.) to allow easy breakdown of employees reports by groups as well as hours worked in each specific group.
Although only a few pieces of information are required by the software to operate, NOVAtime 1000 SBE
provides several fields to accommodate all relevant information for your employees, including pay profile, personal profile, reviews notepad, and a convenient tool to keep track of benefit hours used by each employee.
  Timesheet Management
Collected punch data is presented on an electronic timesheet to allow easy review of IN and OUT punches as well as total hours worked for the day, week, or pay period.
NOVAtime 1000 SBE
provides all the tools to quickly and easily find and fix exceptions that require editing such as missed punches, absentees, unauthorized overtime, etc.
Actual work hours are compared with the assigned schedule for each day, and automatically flags punch exceptions such as early in, tardy, early out, late out, meal, break etc.
In addition, various data comparisons are illustrated in several 3-D graphics to assist management take control on labor expense.

Report Generator
OVAtime 1000 SBE's Report Generator is the strongest report engine in the industry!
Built with SQL-Based technology, it allows virtually infinite filtering and sorting possibilities, providing
a dynamic reporting environment with the flexibility to handle all the feature needs of your growing company for years to come. Some of the Report Generator features include:
- Flexible Sorting Criteria - Our multiple data fields and filters allow users to customize reports for their specific sorting needs.
- Field Selector - Allows users to identify what specific data fields are to be viewed.
- Save Report Feature - Allows users to setup company-wide and personal report categories. On any existing report, you can customize and save the settings such as sorting, date range, group range, or filters, etc.

Report data can be previewed on the screen or sent to a printer.
In addition, NOVAtime 1000 SBE can export report data in several file formats such as Microsoft Excel, CSV (comma separated values), DBF (data base file), PDF(*) format, etc.

(*) Adobe Acrobat Writer required.


IN/OUT Board
The IN/Out Board allows you to easily and quickly determine who's IN and who's OUT at any given moment.
Numerous viewing options are available for the IN/OUT Board, such as viewing by Employee ID, Employee Name, Last Punch Time, or by group of employees under a specific Department or Job. You can also select to view group of employees based on their current status (IN, OUT, Sick, Vacation, Meal, etc.) In addition, you can view who is logged on to the administration system.
The IN / OUT Board is a powerful and valuable tool to instantly find out which employees are currently clocked IN or OUT, or even on vacation, sick, etc. It is easy to use and can be viewed in many combinations. Managers, Receptionists, and Security personnel can instantly obtain the information needed with just a few keystrokes. When used with our continuous on line polling, your staff will be able to have real time information at their fingertips.

  Pay Policy Management
The problem of time management is universal, but each industry has a different methodology to be addressed. NOVAtime 1000 SBE can be
further customized by the user to adapt to the language and terminology used in each specific company.
The strong Policy Management allows up to 5 different pay policy rules to calculate hours for different groups of employees.
Several punch rounding rules and total hours rounding can be easily defined to accommodate your company's requirements. Overtime calculations can be defined after a predefined number of worked hours daily, weekly, biweekly, as well as for holidays, weekends, consecutive days, days off, etc. with two different overtime multipliers.
Up to ten different flexible and/or fixed shifts can be defined with different meal deductions or paid breaks.

Standard Features
25 employee capacity upgradeable to 100 active employee software capacity.
Package includes 20 proximity badges. Additional badges can be purchased at any time.
Exclusive System Navigator to guide users through common procedures and system setup and administration.
Basic Policy Setup can manage most common calculation rules.
Basic manual tracking of employee benefit hours such as vacation and sick hours.
Employee names can be displayed at the time clock.
Up to 3 levels of group transfers (facility, department, job), which can be entered at the time clock.
Up to 5 different policies can be configured to manage individual calculation rules for groups of employees.
Up to 10 different shifts can be set for different groups of employees.
Network ready to allow unlimited user access to the software over a Windows compatible Local Area Network.
NT300 proximity terminal with Employee Name display via a large easy-to-read LCD screen.
Strong SQL type report engine to generate reports for processing payroll and to assist management with labor distribution and job costing.
Fully implemented via OPP (Object Oriented Programming) using
UML (Unified Modeling Language) framework, to easily adapt to changes and facilitate growth.
IN/OUT Board to display employee current IN/OUT status.

Special Features (Optional)
Additional NT300 time clocks can be purchased separately, up to a maximum of 32 time clocks connected via RS485 under the same network.
Unlimited number of time clocks connected via modem.

System Requirements
Microsoft Windows 98, NT, NT Workstation, 2000, ME and XP.
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or later.

IBM compatible CPU with 450 MHZ Intel Pentium processor or faster.
At least 128 MB RAM (256 MB recommended).
500 MB free hard disk space, which will increase as database grows.
800 x 600 pixel screen resolution area with 16-bit high color or above.
10/100 megabit network interface card capable to communicate to network. TCP/IP Protocol must be installed.
At least one available Serial COM Port for direct connect terminals.
Modem required to connect to remote terminals via dial phone.

Windows compatible Laser or Inkjet printer.


ECP Time Equipment Ltd. 193 Mary Street North,  Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8L 4V9
Tel: 1-888-327-8463 Fax: 1-888-619-9773 website: www.ecpplus.com