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New DistoX2 firmware (V2.4) (2015/04/29) and new User Manual

Postby Martin Sluka » May 14, 2015 4:17 am

New DistoX2 firmware (V2.4) available for download (2015/04/29)
New User Manual (2015/04/29)

http://paperless.bheeb.ch/download.html
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Re: New DistoX2 firmware (V2.4) (2015/04/29) and new User Ma

Postby caver.adam » May 14, 2015 7:51 am

Awesome! Its great that these projects continue to be developed.
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Re: New DistoX2 firmware (V2.4) (2015/04/29) and new User Ma

Postby Extremeophile » May 14, 2015 9:50 am

Looks like "Backsight Mode" and "Triple Shot Check" are the new features. Anything else I'm missing?
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Re: New DistoX2 firmware (V2.4) (2015/04/29) and new User Ma

Postby rchrds » Jul 3, 2015 9:42 pm

Has anyone got the new firmware to upload to their DistoX? I cant get past the connected message on the DistoUpdate V2.4 software.
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Re: New DistoX2 firmware (V2.4) (2015/04/29) and new User Ma

Postby kmunderground » Oct 4, 2015 7:25 pm

Is there a way to update the firmware without using PocketTopo? I've been using my DistoX2 with Auriga on an Android phone. Can you update it with TopoDroid? I have that also, but have never used it and can't see how to open the DistoUpdateV24 file using it or anything else on my phone.
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Re: New DistoX2 firmware (V2.4) (2015/04/29) and new User Ma

Postby caver.adam » Oct 7, 2015 9:14 pm

Same question. I don't have bluetooth on a windows device.
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Re: New DistoX2 firmware (V2.4) (2015/04/29) and new User Ma

Postby lleblanc » Oct 8, 2015 3:25 am

kmunderground wrote:Is there a way to update the firmware without using PocketTopo? I've been using my DistoX2 with Auriga on an Android phone. Can you update it with TopoDroid? I have that also, but have never used it and can't see how to open the DistoUpdateV24 file using it or anything else on my phone.


I had started working on a new version of my standalone PalmOS calibration app that would support the new NL mode and let you update the DistoX2 firmware (neither exist for a DistoX) but I don't have a DistoX2 to test that. I did for a short time, but a bug in my upload loop failed to properly update the DistoX2 firmware (all memory blocks got written at same address), putting the unit in a non-usable state and we had to return it to Beat for a reset (in my opinion as an embedded software designer, a failure in a firmware update process should only result in a fallback to the previous version, not a general freeze). As for NL calibration, so far my C++ port of Beat Heeb's new C# algorithm does not return the expected values for his sample data set. I'll return to that code after I release Auriga 2.26 later this Fall.
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Re: New DistoX2 firmware (V2.4) (2015/04/29) and new User Ma

Postby caver.adam » Nov 7, 2015 5:48 pm

Um, my topodroid gives an error and a max error. Not sure which one of these I'm trying to get below 0.5...anyone help?


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Re: New DistoX2 firmware (V2.4) (2015/04/29) and new User Ma

Postby Martin Sluka » Nov 20, 2015 4:16 pm

For calibration procedure using PocketTopo you may use any PC with Windows and BT. You may measure all 56 shots with DistoX switched to calibration mode, to come at home and finish transfer of data and calibration.
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