ANT+ Sensor mixup

Ulrich Kiermayr shared this problem 13 days ago
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Hi,

Since BT Sensors are not working reliable at the moment, I added the Speed and Cadence Sensors of my Roadbike as ANT+ Sensors.

Today I saw that now Locus also connects to the Sensors of my Trekking-Bike - which I never configured for ANT+ (and they are even from a different manufacturer).


It looks like Locus is now connecting to any Speed sensor, if there is a ANT+ Speed Sensor configured and not only to the specific one configured.


This causes 2 Problems:

1. the Wheel-Size for the Speed-Sensor might be wrong

2. If I am on tour with my wife, I cannot even be sure if it connects to my sensors (and not to those of my wife).


How can I help to debug?


Cheers, Ulrich

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Hello Ulrich,

thanks for the bug report. I was worried this problem may appear.

I've found this maybe two months ago. App currently does not remember a specific sensor for cadence, speed and combined speed & cadence sensor. After a lot of testing, I've given up finding a solution because for all other ANT+ based sensors, connecting to a specific sensor works correctly. Unfortunately, the ANT+ library used in the app is from the year 2015 and since then, no update was published. So for now, this is a little bit unsolvable problem to me, I'm really sorry.

What exactly is the problem with BT connection? There were quite a lot of changes during the last few days so I really suggest giving a try to the latest app Beta version: http://bit.ly/lmVersionsTest.

Menion

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I war refering to this one: https://help.locusmap.eu/topic/26057-bt-sensor-no-valid-data


I will try the new beta tomorrow ;-)


btw. I also noticed, that for tempe sensors everything seems to work correctly.


Maybe just keep the issue in Mind, if something turns up ;-) If I can help with debugging, just let me know.

Greetings, Ulrich.

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Hmm mentioned issue was already solved 8 days ago. Since then, few other issues was already solved and currently, I'm not aware of any BT-related problem. Latest Beta is perfectly stable, so feel free to try it and use it. I'm quite sure, it should work correctly for you. Let me know, thanks.

Menion

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Hi,

The BT System now works fine.

Since the ANT+ issue is not really fixable - maybe a note in the documentation that ANT+ is not recomended for speed and cadence sensors.

Greetings, ulrich.

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