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Planning for the Future

By Eve Julian | July 8, 2021

So, you just bought a new timing system – congratulations! Or maybe you have had your system for a few years now. While most of our products will last long beyond their 5-year warranty, you will need to plan on replacing items now and then. Planning for future purchases can make your budgeting for those […] Read More

Let’s talk about backup buttons!

By Eve Julian | June 9, 2021

Backup buttons, also known as pickles or plungers, are simple little tools that are critically important to running a swim meet smoothly. Here is what you need to know about IST backup buttons. Configuration You can run a whole swim meet with just backup buttons. You have the option of using anywhere between one to […] Read More

Start of the summer sale starts now!!

By Nolan Radloff | June 8, 2021

IST is in a great mood thanks to these high temperatures, and to celebrate all pace clocks are 15% off! We are also offering WORKWARE for $50 when you purchase any Bluetooth models of our pace clocks or a Bluetooth adapter! We are making it easier than ever to take the training outdoors, so go […] Read More

What does the TV show Mad Men and scoreboards have in common? Advertising!

By Nolan Radloff | April 29, 2021

Scoreboards are pretty cool, aren’t they? They’re so big and flashy, plus they’re a vital part of any sort of sporting event. How else would everyone watching know what’s going on? There just seems to be one thing that always seems to stop people, the price. Scoreboards are time-consuming and technologically advanced pieces of equipment […] Read More

Seeding lanes 1-3/4-6 for a dual meet

By Eve Julian | January 5, 2021

With the current pandemic, a lot of changes are being made to swim meets. One of the more common changes is keeping the two teams separated physically as much as possible. No pre- or post-meet handshakes, everyone stays on their side of the pool, and instead of alternating lanes, each team gets half the lanes […] Read More

Brand New Look!

By Nolan Radloff | December 18, 2020

The Holidays are a time for giving and brightening up the lives of the people around you, but sometimes you need to take the time to treat yourself. We decided to give our website a bit of a facelift to really make sure we went into 2021 with an updated and fresh start to go […] Read More

Join us at the Virtual Eastern States Swim Clinic!

By Eve Julian | September 11, 2020

This year Eastern States is going virtual! They will have the same great lineup of speakers and topics, all from the comfort of your home on October 3 and 4.  Also, IST will be giving away a pace clock as usual! Register for the clinic to get more information on how to enter.   REGISTER […] Read More

Swim Meets in the era of COVID-19

By Eve Julian | August 3, 2020

Normally this time of year I would be reminding you to get your timing equipment out, clean and test everything, update your computer and get an RMA from us for any items that need repaired. If you are going to be able to start your season, go ahead and do all of that! Call us […] Read More

Preparing your computer and software for the upcoming season

By Eve Julian | July 8, 2020

Hopefully our seasons will be getting underway soon (fingers crossed!). In preparation for your upcoming season, it’s a good idea to prepare your computer and software so it will run smoothly right from the beginning. Here are some tips for “cleaning up” your software. Update your Computer If you are like me, you haven’t been […] Read More

IST’s Stance on Recent Events

By Eve Julian | June 16, 2020

Hello everyone, we here at IST wanted to take the time to address what is happening in the world right now and where we stand on the matter. First, before anything else, we hope that no matter what you are doing and or how you feel about the issues at hand, you are taking the […] Read More

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