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Barryhi33

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barryhi33

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Seems to work for me on iPad Pro & iPhone 7   (both ios 11.2.5)

 Only difference I can see in the new App at the moment is better use of screen

App verion v2.0 b1

Firmware 2.6

Hardware 1.01

Controller Host 0.13

barryhi33

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Someone with more knowledge than me will respond but in the meantime .....

You said you paired the controller with the powerbase but do not mention pairing the car - try putting the car on the inside track and press the button on the powerbase twice (the same colour button as you did for pairing the controller) - the light will flash and when the light is steady green then try again and see if it counts laps.

barryhi33

98 posts

Can a drift car (Nissan 350Z) be converted to standard guide ?

barryhi33

98 posts

Well the magnets arrived today - so installed and what a difference ..... lap times are reduced by 4 to 5 seconds on a 816cm track.

I originally tried to fit a stonger magnet but could not easily remove the existing one without fear of damage so then added a second magnet the same size as the original but it fouled on the main cog.

Ordered the small magnets as per Woodcote suggestion (thank you) and they did the trick - originally fitted 2 but not so succesful. Added a total of 4 in the end and that did it. The resistance when lifting the car from the track is now very much the same as other cars I have.

Far happier with the car now ...................

barryhi33

98 posts

Hi,

ARC AIR is analogue ( so 2 cars with no lane change ) whilst ARC PRO is digital ( upto 6 cars with lane changing )

barryhi33

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@dcurzon

Put another magnet on top of the existing magnet (inside the chassis)

That would be worth a try ......

Thanks

barryhi33

98 posts

Thanks for your help Andy but I think this is just something I have to put up with.

When I look at the position of the magnet (and there's no place to move it too where it would be secured) its actually sits between 2 raised sections on the chasis so there is a larger gap between the magnet and the track meaning less contact.

On my other cars the magnet either sits flush with the bottom of the chasis or in a bump in the moulding so the magnet is closer to the track than the chasis - giving superior contact and handling.

barryhi33

98 posts

After trying various things I now believe it maybe the magnate inside the car. When I place my cars on the track and gently try to lift off the track the BMW has far less resistence than the other cars !

barryhi33

98 posts

I have done the sandpaper on the tyres suggestion but little or no improvement.

When I remove the body and just run the chasis it works fine - obviously the centre of gravity changes dramatically so I can only assume its the body design.

Does anyone else have this model - be interested if you have a similar experience

barryhi33

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It fishtails like crazy ........

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