difference VR coordinates and dashboard
Post by iconPost by Fouras_17 | 2018-11-07 | 19:46:56

Sorry translate google is French.

difference VR coordinates and dashboard is it normal?
if so which one to choose? V.R or Dashboard?
Thank you all

the new map tab (folder) a treat bravo !

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Post by iconPost by mak08 | 2018-11-07 | 20:20:32
The Dashboard simply shows the values transmitted by the server, and the server is authoritative on the boat heading, speed and position...

I think that VR have implemented (or modified) "dead reckoning" in the client with one of the latest updates, and now it really doesn't work that well. Also with the start of RdR, the update interval has increased from 2 to 5 minutes and that may have aggravated the display errors.

Post by iconPost by zezo | 2018-11-07 | 20:33:55
The dead reckoning works pretty well in the client now. It would be a disaster if it did not, with the 5 minute update interval.

If you want to make sure the positions match just wait (up to 5 minutes) for the server-side position message. But most of the time it does not really matter - the router runs in 10 minute steps anyway so it's always few minutes off.

Post by iconPost by mak08 | 2018-11-07 | 20:44:21
You're right of course, it's the dashboard values that just get stale (and I even use to call the router right after an update myself).

[edit]
About the TWA/heading and speed display I'm not sure. They didn't sync at the updates. Also, in rotating wind the UI displayed my track as a jagged line. I'm assuming that's because server and UI disagreed on the boat heading. When the UI receives the next fix, the position jumps.

Post by iconPost by Fouras_17 | 2018-11-07 | 21:53:35
tanks for all
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