How to use the G3 Pro Punch Device

Using the G3 Pro Punch Device

Accessing the Main Menu

  1. When the device is on standby, click on the menu button  on the top-right of the screen.
  2. Enter the User ID (this is determined from the ZKTime Small Business Software).
  3. Select the authentication method to use (Passcode, Face, Palm).
  4. Once logged in, you will be taken to the main menu. 



Communication Settings Sub-Menu

  1. After logging in to the main menu, select the third icon labelled Comm.



  2. This will open the following sub-menu:



  3. Select 'Ethernet'. This will take you to the Ethernet profile.
    1. You can edit the IP Address, Subnet Mask, Gateway, DNS, TCP COMM.Port from here.
      1. It is recommended to keep DHCP switched off and assign the device a static IP address.


User Management Sub-Menu

To check that the users have been pushed from ZKTime Small Business to the punch device, press on the User Mgt. icon  on the top-left of the main menu. User Mgt. gives you 3 options: New User, All Users, and Display Style.
  1. New User: select this to add a new user. (Note: this is not recommended, as users must always be created from the ZKTime Small Business software and pushed/synced to the punch device.)



  2. All Users: select this menu to check the details of all the users synced on the device.


Enrol an Employee's Biometrics

  1. Select the employee whose biometrics you wish to enrol.
  2. You will be prompted with 'Edit' and 'Delete' options. Press 'Edit' to access the employee's settings.



  3. Here you will be able to makes changes to the user's role (normally this is done from ZKTime Small Business), as well as enrol face and palmprint biometrics, or set a passcode.



    1. Enrolling a user's palmprint biometrics:
      1. Select 'Palm'.
      2. Hold up your hand, palm facing the device, and follow the instructions on the display screen.



    2. Enrolling a user's facial biometrics:
      1. In the 'Edit User' menu, select 'Face'.



      2. Look at the device, making sure to follow the instructions on the screen.

  4. Delete Option: by selecting the 'Delete' option in the User menu, you will be taken to the Delete sub-menu. From here, you can:
    1. Delete the user from the device (this will not delete the user from the database).
    2. Delete any information or biometrics set for the selected user.
It is best to delete a user from all devices using the ZKTime Small Business option Delete employee data. This will delete all details of the employee from all the punch devices at once. You must then delete the user in ZKTime Small Business by going to Staff Management > Staff.

1. You can check if facial and palmprint biometrics are enrolled via the Edit User sub-menu. In the below example, you can see both the face and palmprint have been enrolled for this user.



2. If a user profile has only one biometric saved, selecting Delete for that biometric will prompt the warning: 'User has no data enrolled, continue to delete?' with the options of OK and Cancel. Pressing OK will delete the biometric data.


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