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Old Dec 30, 2012, 06:08 AM
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hmm my test results were not good

it stays on the helical, even when im behind and there is almost no signal...
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Old Jan 03, 2013, 01:54 PM
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Hi V-Okto, and thanks for running the test also. Would you have a short video clip showing the quality of the video when switching did/did not occur?
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Old Jan 07, 2013, 04:18 AM
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Hey, no sorry its to cold outside to du further flights now ( -24.. )
nothing special to see on the picture, it just stays on chanal 2 (helix) all the way.
Old Jan 07, 2013, 04:13 PM
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V_Okto, that's interesting. If you disconnect the channel 2, can you confirm it then switches to channel 1? And are you certain it was set for diversity during your flight (sorry for asking).

Also, what was the diversity setting, and was the image fully readable but just a little fuzzy, or was the image distorted?

One thing that I've been considering is adding a "channel affinity" option, which would cause the EE to "like" channel 1 more than channel 2, if both appear to have good signal (no distortion/waviness in the image). Any thoughts about that?
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Old Jan 08, 2013, 06:48 AM
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Hi Bill,

Any thought on my testing? Let me know if you need more testing, weather is good - www.weatherdj.co.za (At my house)

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Old Jan 09, 2013, 02:20 PM
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Hi Dion,

Thanks for the offer! I'm reserving time this weekend to follow up on your report and the others. There are a few projects vying for my attention right now. Sigh.
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Old Jan 10, 2013, 01:46 AM
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Ok cool,

Yeah I'm reading other posts from you as well and you look like a busy man! But I guess it's good for business

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Old Jan 10, 2013, 03:36 AM
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@ billpa
s*hit... diversity was not switched on my fault.
yep channel affinity could be a solution.

like Chan 1 swp stay there until Helix chan 2 has mutch better picture.
Old Jan 14, 2013, 10:10 PM
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Hi V_Okto, that's good news for me.

I have implemented a prototype of the channel affinity. It is going to need quite a bit of experimenting, though. Dion, sorry, I'm still not ready for another test. :S
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Old Jan 29, 2013, 03:57 AM
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so tomorrow i will do a check on this alpha
http://www.eagletreesystems.com/Late...lpha/setup.exe

with ground recording

anything special i should test?
Old Jan 30, 2013, 05:01 PM
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Hi V_Okto,

Thanks for trying this. The main question is whether switching is working to your satisfaction. There has not been another version posted so it is the same one you tried last time (but I think you had diversity switched off?).
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Old Jan 31, 2013, 03:21 AM
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jep, diversity was off.

now i dubble check to activate it

sidenote, after powercycling it always starts with diversity off and av1
Old Feb 02, 2013, 05:40 AM
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sooo
no more bad switches, works ok for me.
the only thing is the switches are a bit slow, so it stays for example very long on the swp and waits for the first real video dropouts to switch for the helix (witch had a mutch better picture for the last 20-30sec).

here i have an example (first on helix, i fly over myself, helix pointig away, picture gets bad, switch)
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Old Feb 04, 2013, 02:21 AM
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sounds good, will try the latest alpha as well and report back.
Old Feb 04, 2013, 08:12 PM
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V-Okto, that's great news about the improved switching. Re the delayed switching time, I think you would just need to increase the diversity sensitivity. What do you have it set to now?
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