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This page is about how to operate the Type 2 Arena Scoreboard controller made by HarrisTime Scoreboards.

Many of the scoreboard instructions are printed on the controller above the buttons. 

Controller Layout[]

Harris2ControllerLayout

Power Up[]

If scoreboard is inactive / showing the time of day, press [GAME TIME] to activate the controller.  

Setting Time[]

To set the game's period time to one of the built in preset times, press [GAME TIME] repeatedly until the scoreboard shows the desired time. Options include 5, 8, 10, 12, 15, 20, 50, and 60 minutes. At the end of a period, the time is automatically reset to this value. If you need to manually set the period time to a different value, press the [TIME] button, followed by the desired time on the numeric keypad, followed by [ENTER].

To use the built in WarmUp functionality for a warm up, press [INTERM-WarmUp], followed by just the number of minutes (such as [3] for 3:00), followed by [ENTER].

1/10 of a Second[]

This controller will display tenths of a second in the last minute of a period, however the time cannot be manually set to 1/10 of a second accuracy.

Setting Period[]

The period number is automatically incremented at the end of a period. To manually set the period number, press [PERIOD] (built into the number [9] key) followed by the correct number on the numeric keypad, followed by [ENTER].

Running Clock[]

Press the [STOP/GO] button to start and stop the clock.

Goals[]

Adding Goals[]

Press [HOME SCORE] or [VISITOR SCORE] to add one goal to either team.

Removing Goals[]

Press [HOME SCORE] or [VISITOR SCORE] followed by the correct number of goals on the numeric keypad, followed by [ENTER].

Adding a Penalty[]

To add a 2:00 minor penalty, press [HOME PENALTY] or [VISITOR PENALTY] (at which point "2:00" will start flashing on the scoreboard). Press [ENTER] to accept the default 2:00 time. Then, enter the player's jersey number followed by [ENTER], or just press [ENTER] to not enter a jersey number.

To add a 4:00, 5:00, or 7:00 penalty, press [HOME PENALTY] or [VISITOR PENALTY]. Then, repeatedly press the [TIME] button until the correct time is flashing on the scoreboard. Press [ENTER] to accept the flashing time. Then, enter the player's number and press [ENTER] or just press [ENTER].

To add a penalty of any other duration (such as 1:30 or 3:00), press [HOME PENALTY] or [VISITOR PENALTY]. Then, press [1] or [2] (or [3], etc.) depending on which penalty line you are adding the penalty to. Then, press [TIME] and the time of the penalty on the number pad (such as [1], [3], [0]) and press [ENTER]. Then, enter the player's jersey number followed by [ENTER], or just press [ENTER] to not enter a jersey number.

Editing a Penalty[]

Press [HOME PENALTY] or [VISITOR PENALTY] followed by the line number of the penalty you wish to edit ([1] for the first penalty, [2] for the second penalty). Then, press [TIME] and enter the correct time on the numeric keypad, followed by [ENTER]. Then, enter the player's jersey number and press [ENTER] or simply press [ENTER] again. 

Removing a Penalty[]

When a goal is added on a team with a power play, the penalty with the lowest amount of time remaining on the shorthanded team will begin flashing on the scoreboard. If you wish to keep the penalty, press [ENTER] while the penalty is still flashing. Otherwise, wait a few seconds and the penalty will be automatically cleared.

To manually remove a penalty, press [HOME PENALTY] or [VISITOR PENALTY] followed by the line number of the penalty you wish to remove ([1] for the first penalty, [2] for the second penalty). Then, press [TIME] and [0] on the numeric keypad, followed by [ENTER], [ENTER].

Additional Penalty Information[]

There are 5 memory slots for penalties per team on this controller. Only the first two will count down as per hockey rules. Any additional penalties will be indicated by the "3RD" "4TH" and "5TH" indicator lights, and are held in memory until one of the first two penalties clear.

To stop the penalty timers while the main clock runs, press [PENALTY STOP/GO]. Press this button again to re-start the penalties.

Shots on Goal[]

Press [HOME SHOTS] or [VISITOR SHOTS] to add one shot to either team. To manually edit the shot count, press [HOME SHOTS] or [VISITOR SHOTS] followed by the correct number of shots on the numeric keypad, followed by [ENTER].

Horn[]

Manually Sounding Horn[]

Press the [HORN] button, The horn will only sound for 1 second, then it will stop. You cannot hold the horn button for it to go off longer.

Auto Horn[]

The horn sounds automatically at the end of the period, you cannot change this. 

Interval Horn[]

To set the interval horn, press [TIME], followed by [HORN]. Then, enter the time of the interval on the numeric keypad, followed by [ENTER]. To clear the interval horn, press [TIME], [HORN], [0], [ENTER].

Time of Day Mode[]

Press [TIME], then [ENTER] to enter or exit time of day mode.

To set the time of day, ensure the scoreboard is already in TOD mode. Then, press [TIME], [STOP/GO]. Enter the time on the numeric keypad in 24 hour format (the scoreboard will display the time in 12 hour format when you're done).

To set the date for automatic daylight savings time adjustment, please consult HarrisTime's Type 2 setup instructions, the link is at the bottom of this page.

Count Up/Down[]

N/A

Quick Reset[]

Press [GAME TIME] twice to clear the scoreboard.

Power Down[]

There is no Power Down Option on the controller, if you want it to turn off you will need to wait 5-20 for the scoreboard to automatically turn off, Or you can use a switch in a electrical room to turn it off.

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Additional Resources[]

Operating instructions and setup instructions from HarrisTime available at this page

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