If you find that the default SmartSpeed drills do not entirely suit your needs, you can easily create a new drill that is completely customisable to your organisation.
You can only create custom drills for drill types that are currently available in the SmartSpeed Plus app. For a list of compatible drill types, see our SmartSpeed Systems Overview guide.
Create a custom drill in VALD Hub
To run custom drills using your SmartSpeed Plus timing gates, you must firstly create the drill in your VALD Hub account.
- Log in to VALD Hub and navigate to Configuration > Drills.
- Scroll down to the bottom of the page and select Create Custom Drill.
You must have appropriate permissions set in VALD Hub to create custom SmartSpeed drills.
- Choose the particular Drill type for your custom drill.
- Enter in the details for your custom drill, including Drill Name, Gate Layout and Start Settings.
Different drill types such as 'Change of Direction', 'Jumps', etc. will have additional fields to complete.
Select a custom drill in SmartSpeed Plus
Once you have created your custom drill in VALD Hub, you can select this as a drill option in SmartSpeed Plus.
If you already have the app open, quit the app and open it back up again to sync across the new custom drill.
With your gates turned on and connected, click the button. Choose the correct Drill type from the list, then click on the Drill name drop-down and select your custom drill.
Note: To see the custom drill in the Drill name list, you must have the exact number of gates connected that you selected in VALD Hub.