Useful Windows Tool for exact time measurement (Stopwatch) or for running a countdown.
With a resolution of up to a thousandth of a second and user defined color display and size.
Further characteristics: unlimited storable interim and configurable actions for zero-crossing: Starting of programs, sound playbacks, opening documents or for shutting the computer down.
You can use the stopwatch remote control, from any program, which supports the OLE/COM interface (Eg. with VBA from Word, Excel, other Office programs or other arbitrary self-written programs).
You can start and stop the clock via the serial interface (COM Port). The control takes place by means of a DSR pin (DATA Set Ready). Depending upon the settings of the stopwatch, a 0/1-Signal or a signal transition from, 0 to 1 or from 1 to 0 to start or stop the clock.
The stop watch program offers the possibility, of linking various times to different sound effects.
The most obvious application of this feature is the acoustic output of time (announcements).
This is definitely a powerful program for windows. Give it a try.
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Remote control of the clock from external devices via the DSR- line of the serial interface (COM port, e.g. COM1)