*Season Opener* Sunday 30th April 2017 Grass Valley Launch

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Re: *Season Opener* Sunday 30th April 2017 Grass Valley Launch

Postby strud » Wed May 03, 2017 6:56 pm

Lots of people there for the opener !

Plenty of flights too.

Do my eyes deceive me or were there at least two itsy bitsy rockets on micro max motors ?

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Re: *Season Opener* Sunday 30th April 2017 Grass Valley Launch

Postby air.command » Wed May 03, 2017 9:14 pm

Great photos, thanks for sharing! Looked like a beautiful day out with plenty of action.
Crop Circles: ... just a bunch of guys looking for their rockets ....

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Re: *Season Opener* Sunday 30th April 2017 Grass Valley Launch

Postby Viking » Fri May 05, 2017 3:05 am

Short onboard footage from my Optima on a H133 to ~1700ft.
I had planned to include altimeter data but I wasted too many evenings trying to get Dashware working and in the end I had to give up.
1080p60 fullscreen: https://youtu.be/CYhVVUmfxNY

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Re: *Season Opener* Sunday 30th April 2017 Grass Valley Launch

Postby SpaceManMat » Fri May 05, 2017 9:20 am

Viking wrote:Short onboard footage from my Optima on a H133 to ~1700ft.
I had planned to include altimeter data but I wasted too many evenings trying to get Dashware working and in the end I had to give up.
1080p60 fullscreen: https://youtu.be/CYhVVUmfxNY



Thanks for sharing. Dash ware can be a bit of a pain to use, especially first time round.
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Re: *Season Opener* Sunday 30th April 2017 Grass Valley Launch

Postby drew » Fri May 05, 2017 10:39 am

Viking wrote:Short onboard footage from my Optima on a H133 to ~1700ft.
I had planned to include altimeter data but I wasted too many evenings trying to get Dashware working and in the end I had to give up.
1080p60 fullscreen: https://youtu.be/CYhVVUmfxNY



Awesome work, your video editing makes mine look positively amateurish.
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Re: *Season Opener* Sunday 30th April 2017 Grass Valley Launch

Postby Viking » Fri May 05, 2017 1:53 pm

SpaceManMat wrote:...Dash ware can be a bit of a pain to use, especially first time round.

It was actually pretty easy once I got it working....
My personal laptop won't run it, literally a second after opening, it crashes. I've tried every tip I could find online even updating video drivers etc... I gave up.
I then tried the work laptop, this time it ran fine, I got everything the way I wanted, video looked pretty good and then I tried to 'create video', boom, gone.
Again, tried a bunch of online tips and in the end I had wasted about 3 evenings trying to get this dog turd to work.
Shame really as it is really nice, I just can't output anything.
Both laptops are 64 bit Win 7, Pro at home and Enterprise at work.
I have an old Core2Duo running XP, but only 4G ram, pretty sure that won't cut it.
I can't find any legacy versions of Dashware to try, their website has a 'Download Archive' page but it is blank.
If I could get a mature version of 1.8 (1.8.9?) it might be a different story, dunno.
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Re: *Season Opener* Sunday 30th April 2017 Grass Valley Launch

Postby Viking » Fri May 05, 2017 1:57 pm

drew wrote:Awesome work, your video editing makes mine look positively amateurish.


Cheers drew, no, I definitely see the attraction of dumping it to youtube straight from the camera with minimal editing, last few days have been an ordeal.
Perhaps if I hadn't tried to get Dashware working I'd feel different, but meh, I'm over it for now.
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Re: *Season Opener* Sunday 30th April 2017 Grass Valley Launch

Postby SpaceManMat » Fri May 05, 2017 5:45 pm

Viking wrote:
SpaceManMat wrote:...Dash ware can be a bit of a pain to use, especially first time round.

It was actually pretty easy once I got it working....
My personal laptop won't run it, literally a second after opening, it crashes. I've tried every tip I could find online even updating video drivers etc... I gave up.
I then tried the work laptop, this time it ran fine, I got everything the way I wanted, video looked pretty good and then I tried to 'create video', boom, gone.
Again, tried a bunch of online tips and in the end I had wasted about 3 evenings trying to get this dog turd to work.
Shame really as it is really nice, I just can't output anything.
Both laptops are 64 bit Win 7, Pro at home and Enterprise at work.
I have an old Core2Duo running XP, but only 4G ram, pretty sure that won't cut it.
I can't find any legacy versions of Dashware to try, their website has a 'Download Archive' page but it is blank.
If I could get a mature version of 1.8 (1.8.9?) it might be a different story, dunno.


Yeah I had one video it would crash on, I think in the end my issue was that part of my gauge was offscreen and was corrupting something in memory due to them not checking what they were updating. Think that worked until I tried to create the video.
QRS: 124
AMRS: 32 L2 RSO
Highest Altitude: 10,849 feet
Largest Motor: CTI 1115J530 IM
Current Project: X Wing


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