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==Android / iOS ==
==Android / iOS ==
* [RaceCapture app on Google Play https://play.google.com/apps/testing/com.autosportlabs.racecapture]
* [https://play.google.com/apps/testing/com.autosportlabs.racecapture RaceCapture app on Google Play ]
* [RaceCapture app on Amazon App Store https://www.amazon.com/Autosport-Labs-Race-Capture/dp/B016ZJM7GE]
* [https://www.amazon.com/Autosport-Labs-Race-Capture/dp/B016ZJM7GE RaceCapture app on Amazon App Store]
* [RaceCapture app iTunes app store https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/racecapture/id1162797255?mt=8]
* [https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/racecapture/id1162797255?mt=8 RaceCapture app iTunes app store]
=Running and Connection=
=Running and Connection=

Revision as of 16:14, 15 February 2018

Getting Started

Installing the app

Windows / OSX

Install the app installer from the [downloads page http://podium.live/software]

Android / iOS

Running and Connection

Windows / OSX

  • Connect your PodiumConnect to your computer with the USB cable,
  • Start the RaceCapture app.
  • The RaceCapture app will launch the first time setup wizard.

Android / iOS

  • Power up PodiumConnect with 12v or via USB power (computer or USB power source)
  • Go to your device's WiFi settings, and connect to the PodiumConnect WiFi access point.
    • Note, the WiFi Access Point is open, with no password - you can set a password and encryption later.
  • Start the RaceCapture app.
  • The RaceCapture app will launch the first time setup wizard.

First time setup wizard

Recommend setting up with windows/OSX to start.

  • Plug RaceCapture into the USB port on your computer and launch the app.
  • The app will present you with a startup wizard. Follow the steps.

Select your Preset configuration

Select the preset configuration matching the system you have

Select your favorite Tracks

  • Select the tracks you will typically race at so PodiumConnect can detect the track location and calculate lap times.
  • Note: Only select the one track configuration per venue.

Create an account on Podium

Create an account on Podium http://podium.live - then follow the steps to create a Device. Note the Device ID provided, you will need to enter it into the wizard.

Select your cell provider

Select the cellular provider you will use.

Connecting your Data System

Follow the guide for your specific system:

Adjusting your Channel Mappings

You may need to adjust or remove channels loaded by the preset that are not being used.

  • Navigate to Setup / CAN Mapping screen.
  • Remove or adjust channels as appropriate.
  • Press "Write" to write the settings to PodiumConnect

Testing Telemetry

Install your SIM card

Insert your SIM card by popping the drawer

  • On the rear of the unit, pop the SIM card drawer out of the unit by pressing the ejector button with a ball point pen.
  • Install the SIM card into the tray, with the gold contacts facing up.
  • Slide the SIM card tray back into the drawer, ensuring you engage the drawer slot carefully. Press until the drawer seats.

Testing Telemetry

  • Power up PodiumConnect and attach the cellular antenna. Torque the antenna just beyond finger-tight (do not overtighten). 4-6 inch/lbs.
  • Watch the telemetry LED on the front of the unit. When it begins to flash regularly, this means telemetry is broadcasting.
  • Open your Podium account and navigate to http://podium.live/home
  • Refresh this page when telemetry is broadcasting; you will see an "Ad Hoc event" listed.
  • Click this link, which brings you to a page showing all devices at the event. (yours will be the only one).
  • Click the name of your device. This will show the main race dashboard page.
  • Here, you will see live data flowing from PodiumConnect.