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== Prerequisites ==
 
== Prerequisites ==
* Download and install the app (Windows only currently): [http://autosportlabs.net/asl_dist/rc_app/raceCapture_1.0.0.exe RaceCapture App v1.0.0]
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* [[RaceCapturePro_Downloads#RaceCapture.2FPro_MK2|Download and install]] the latest app from the [[RaceCapturePro_Downloads|Downloads Page]]
 
* Download and unzip drivers: [http://autosportlabs.net/asl_dist/rcp2/drivers/RaceCapturePro_drivers_winXPVista7_V2.zip Windows XP/Vista/7/8 Drivers V2]
 
* Download and unzip drivers: [http://autosportlabs.net/asl_dist/rcp2/drivers/RaceCapturePro_drivers_winXPVista7_V2.zip Windows XP/Vista/7/8 Drivers V2]
 
** '''Note for Windows 8 users''' - These drivers are unsigned. We are working on creating a signed driver set, but in the meantime you will need to disable the driver signing requirement for Windows 8. [https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/disabling-driver-signature-on-windows-8/disabling-signed-driver-enforcement-on-windows-8 Instructions]
 
** '''Note for Windows 8 users''' - These drivers are unsigned. We are working on creating a signed driver set, but in the meantime you will need to disable the driver signing requirement for Windows 8. [https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/disabling-driver-signature-on-windows-8/disabling-signed-driver-enforcement-on-windows-8 Instructions]

Revision as of 19:53, 22 December 2014


Prerequisites

Quick Start

  1. Attach GPS and Bluetooth module (if purchased) to RaceCapture/Pro
  2. Plug in the supplied USB cable to RaceCapture/Pro and your computer.
  3. When prompted for drivers, select them from the zip file you unzipped previously.
    1. If not prompted or Windows does not ask you to locate drivers, open Device Manager, find RaceCapture/Pro (usually under 'Other devices'), right click and select 'Update Driver' software. Then select the folder containing the unzipped drivers you downloaded previously.
  4. Confirm you really want to install the drivers
  5. Open the RaceCapture application.
    1. You should see 'Reading Configuration' at the top of the window once the app detects RaceCapture/Pro.
  6. Click on 'Dashboard'
  7. Click on the bottom right arrow three times, which will display the digital dash. You should see the Utc and Interval channels changing, which means data is being transmitted over USB.
    1. Protip: Pick up the RaceCapture/Pro unit, move it around and observe changes from the internal accelerometer and gyro sensors!

Dash.png

  1. You have now setup the RaceCapture app!

Setting up Bluetooth

  1. Complete the Quick Start steps above, leaving RaceCapture/Pro connected to your computer
  2. Connect the Bluetooth module to the inner of the two RaceCapture/Pro ports on the same side the USB cable connects to
  3. Open the Race Capture app
  4. Click on the top left 'Menu' button
  5. Click on 'Configuration'
  6. Click on 'Wireless' in the list of options on the left
  7. Click the toggle to the right of 'Bluetooth'
    Bt.png
  8. Click the 'Write Config' button on the bottom left (down array pointing to a RaceCapture/Pro)
  9. Install the Race Capture app on your Android device from the Google Play Store
  10. Turn on Bluetooth on your tablet and pair with RaceCapture/Pro, password is 1234
  11. Open the RaceCapture app, tap the screen until the RaceCapture logo show up at the top.
  12. Tap the Bluetooth icon at the top right
    Selectbt.png
  13. Select RaceCapture/Pro
    Selectrcp.png
  14. After a few seconds you should see a 'Connected to RaceCapture/Pro' message and data will be transmitting to your tablet.
  15. Swipe to the digital dash screen and you should see values changing, pick up your RaceCapture/Pro and move it around, you should see even more sensors changing!
    Digtalbt.png