Automated service recording

If you have barcodes on your items you will probably want to use automated recording of your service entries.

To do this press on the barcode in your header:

This will put you into 'barcode mode' which will mean your screen is now 'under the control' of a bluetooth barcode scanner:

(this means that input is controlled via the ID's field at the top of the page - where we keep focus)

You can see this in operation in this video

The idea is that you scan your rental item first. It will make a nice sound if the item is found (and a fail sound if not).  Then you simply scan in a barcode that you've pre-prepared to represent the work you've just carried out.  These must be pre-fixed with a full stop to denote it's a service entry - not an item id.

You set up your service entries in the 'configure maintenance' page:

This means you can enter details like description, time, cost with 1 scan or by choosing from a dropdown.

You setup your Maintenance Tasks in your configure page within the Mechanic Section

Be sure to start each one with a .   ( a full stop)



(this way BRM can differentiate between bikes and services

Recording mechanic name

Optionally you can also record the mechanic name.

Type or scan in the mechanic name '@dave' and it will set the 'context' to that mechanic;

This will appear in the service history: