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Looks pretty good, the only problem would be securing the laptop so it doesn't get damaged during the race, but that shouldn't be too tough. Little out of my price range, though.
 

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Says you can use a Palm, too... kinda cool what it does. Calculates G-forces in all directions at once (unlike G-Tech) and plots the course for you automatically... kind of neat!
 

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This is what alot the "big dogs" of autocross are using to test with and learn from their previous runs. After some training, I'm sure the amount of info for tire pressure, shock damping, sway resistance, etc... is nearly limitless.

They also offer a nice contingency to help offset the cost over time as you proceed to pummel your lesser-equipped competition.

I'd love to have one, but like most everyone else....it DOES cost alot of money at first.
 

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It costs like $400 or something? Not sure, don't quote me on that. I got to see it in action at the ProSolo and National Tours in Ft. Myers in February; the maps it came up with afterwards were nothing like the course at all. It was really weird; one of them ended up being kind of close but other than that it wasn't all it was cracked up to be. I didn't operate it so I can't say but ask pleiades; he probably has an opinion on it. He borrowed it for the competition from someone else. :)

I just remember seeing the recorded runs that looked nothing like the course.... so I ended up being more like :confused: than anything. It still looks like it would be a really cool product if it works correctly.
 

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It's a pretty cool product. It just doesn't like all my drifting. lol.....

My co-driver seems to have better results with it but I still haven't been able to learn anything from my runs.
 

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It's gonna plot your line, not necessarily the course. Though, I'm sure it takes a trained eye to decipher all the info vs. course plotting graph and find areas of improvement, etc...

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It costs like $400 or something? Not sure, don't quote me on that. I got to see it in action at the ProSolo and National Tours in Ft. Myers in February; the maps it came up with afterwards were nothing like the course at all. It was really weird; one of them ended up being kind of close but other than that it wasn't all it was cracked up to be. I didn't operate it so I can't say but ask pleiades; he probably has an opinion on it. He borrowed it for the competition from someone else. :)

I just remember seeing the recorded runs that looked nothing like the course.... so I ended up being more like :confused: than anything. It still looks like it would be a really cool product if it works correctly.
 

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Oh, I know. All I had to go on was a quick glimpse of the thing and I was under the impression that the line it drew was supposed to represent the course you drove. Steven brought up the good point about drifting too.....hehe

I don't want to attack the Geez deal; I was just saying what I had seen. That's all. :)
 

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One of the local guys here uses that thing, it's actually pretty cool. He talked to the guy that produces it, with the same concerns that you guys had. I.E. "this doesn't look anything like what i just drove!".

Apparently, there are settings that you need to play with to help it interpret the data. It's as simple as changing some numbers i think, and you can change them for different areas of the curve. Since it's basically trying to map the path of the car based on the G forces it recorded, it actually seems to do a pretty good job once you've tweaked the settings a little.
 

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I got it. :biggest:
yes, it takes a while to 'calibrate' the geez cube. It works with palm.
Took me a while to get used to it. Problem is that, every autoX circuit changes so how on earth do I apply them? Anyways it shows how aggresive you are (you should), angle of attack, braking, acceleration at each spot of the course! Darn kewl. The learning curve on this thing is rather steep. Not your regular gtech toy. ;)
 
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