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May 09, 2017, 05:01 PM
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F3K Talking timer for F3K contests.


F3K Talking timer for F3K contests.
The timer was developed by Aviv Balassiano, and works with an android waer watches such as Asus zen wathch 2, and other watches that has a speaker build in.
This is the proof of consept that it works, later on all the programing of the F3K task will be added, and some nice features as saving the tasks time on our smart phone, or transmits it to the c.d computer and other stuff such as working directly with the time keeper stop watch etc.
The development is made by one of our member in Rishon Le Zion AeroClub, Aviv balassiano

Gil

F3K Talking timer for F3K Contests (4 min 35 sec)
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Aug 01, 2017, 07:10 AM
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Hi,

The Development of this project has finally finished with lot's of improvments that has been implimented in so...
Both me and aviv are using it for a local contest between us and compare scores after the rounds end,
it put's us while using the module not just flying for fus, but in a competetion mode, each second counts :-)

That's what we have achived till now

Hardware:

1. A thinear module LxWxH - 37mm x 19mm x 6mm (weight is 10 grams with battary )
2. 200 mah battary.
3. Magnetic switch + cubic magnet
4 . Push button switch ( dual fanctionality )
5. Velcro tape
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Software:

Module: Arduino + Bluthooth
A refined code for Arduino chip
Smart energy consumption - if you are between rounds, the module goes to sleep, by presing on each of switches module wakes up.

Android Ware smart watch Application:
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On google store for downloading - will work only with the module hardware
1. Module volt / percentage on the watch ( to see battary life )
2. Bluetooth self connecting if connection lost for any reason.
3. Making the flights that counts bold in the flight score log.
4. Order of the flights according to the first flight #1 etc.. on the log screen

How to use Video:
F3k Pro Instructions v1 (8 min 26 sec)


Task Logics:

At any time the pilot can hear the:
Flight time : a short press on the secondary push button will command the watch to say the flight time
Window time: a long press on the secondary push button will command the watch to say the window time left for the end of the round.

Countdown to target time:
On each task the watch is aoutomaticly counting down to target time ( male voice ) in a 1 sec sequence
starting from 20 sec to end (20,19,18,17,16,15,14,13,12,11,10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2, 1,beep)
Apart from Task I - 3:20 x 3 ( starting from 18 sec to end )

Countdown to end of landing time

After the round ends, a count down of 30 sec landing time is called by the watch ( 25, 20, 15, 10, 5, beep )

Priority in counting down
when pilot is reaching the target time close to the end of the round (exp. target time 5 minutes, pilot flying time is 4:00,
time left for end of the round is 0:30 seconds, so..
the watch will countdown to the end of the round in a different voice (female voice) and different sequence
(20 sec left, 15 sec left, 10 sec left, 5 sec left, short beep on the end of the round )
in our case the flight time for the pilot shown on the watch will be 4:30.


Task A - Last Flight 5:00 / 7 or 10 minute window
The watch is calling every 30 seconds, 30, 1:00, 1:30, 2:00, 2:30, 3:00, 3:30, 4:00, 4:30, and counting down the last 20 seconds reaching the 5 minutes.

Task B - Last two flights 4:00
The watch is calling every 30 seconds, 30, 1:00, 1:30, 2:00, 2:30, 3:00, 3:30, and counting down the last 20 seconds reaching the 4 minutes.

Task C - All up, last down 3:00
No window time is nedded, the flight time starts at launch
The watch is calling every 30 seconds, 30, 1:00, 1:30, 2:00, 2:30, and counting down the last 20 seconds reaching the 3 minutes.

Task D - Increasing time by 15 seconds
if you havn't reached the ladder stage for example: target time is 1 minute, and you landed before that time
the timer knows that you need to do this stage again, and will count down to 1 minute again ( on the last 20 seconds )
for you to do a QT on time.
countdown of 20 sec will be announced by the watch for each ladder stage.

Task E - Poker, variable target time
The watch is calling every 30 seconds, 30, 1:00, 1:30, 2:00, 2:30, etc..
No countdown calling, since target time is unknown

Task F - 3 flight out of 6 only, 3:00
The watch is calling every 30 seconds, 30, 1:00, 1:30, 2:00, 2:30, and counting down the last 20 seconds reaching the 3 minutes.

Task G - Five longest flights, 2:00
The watch is calling every 30 seconds, 30, 1:30, and counting down the last 20 seconds reaching the 2 minutes

Task H - 1,2,3,4 minutes, any order
The watch is calling every 30 seconds, 30, 1:00, 1:30, 2:00, 2:30, 3:00, 3:30, and counting down the last 20 seconds for each of the 4, 3, 2, 1 minutes.

Task I - Three longest flights, 3:20
The watch is calling every 30 seconds, 30, 1:00, 1:30, 2:00, 2:30, 3:00, and counting down the last 18 seconds reaching the 3:20 minutes.

Task J - Three last flights, 3:00
The watch is calling every 30 seconds, 30, 1:00, 1:30, 2:00, 2:30, and counting down the last 20 seconds reaching the 3 minutes.

Task K - Big ladder, 1:00,1:30,2:00,2:30,3:00 in this spesific order
added trashhold time which means that a flight less then 10 seconds will be ignored (exp. preasing the launch switch by mistake )
that is for the the app to know that

Task ? - Practice
Count down last 20 seconds to 1 minute for praticing QT

please post any question or ideas in order for us keep improving this project.

Gil
Aug 26, 2017, 08:00 AM
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Hi Guys,

We have received some feedbacks from pilots that asked for a mobile android version,
since we like to receive feedbacks from pilots, we have decided to develop a mobile version for your Android phone.

F3K Pro app for mobile android phone (1 min 54 sec)


So now you can enjoy the F3K Pro capabilities.
you only need the module and an android phone that you can put in your pocket or on your wrist

The module is still compatible for Android wear and now also for mobile phone

Gil


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