Setting up Smart DBS Device for Timetec Access

Setting up Smart DBS Device for Timetec Access

Introduction: Manage Smart DBS compatible terminals in Timetec Access. In this guideline, we will guide you on how to setup the Smart DBS Device and sync users in Timetec Access.

Note: If the Application Type is TA, you can use the device for attendance only. You can manage users amongst all devices under Device > Terminal. All records from the device will be treated as attendance data. 

If the Application Type is Access, you can use the device for access control. By default, all records from the devices shall only be treated as access records. In case you want to use the device for attendance too, go into Access > Access Point > Manage Access Points > enable Attendance. 

Device Setup:

1. Access the Device menu by navigating to System Setting > Device Type Setting > Communication Protocol. Select BEST Protocol from the options.

Web Setup:

1. Open Timetec Access and navigate to DEVICE > Terminal > Smart DBS Terminal.

2. Click on the "+" button to add a new terminal.

3. Fill in the required information such as Serial number, Terminal ID, Location, and Timezone. Once completed, click on the submit button.

Sync users to the Smart DBS Device:

1. Locate the Sync button at the top right corner of the screen and click on it.

2. Select the desired location and click on the Sync now button to synchronize users to the Smart DBS Device.

Note: If some of the screenshots or steps viewed here are different from the ones in the current system, this is due to our continuous effort to improve our system from time to time. Please notify us at, we will update it as soon as possible.

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