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Re: Chronos V0.5.0 Full Release
« Reply #15 on: June 21, 2020, 07:11:38 AM »
so far I have run into three issues:
 - the "OK" button on the safely remove dialog can't be clicked (neither via the touchscreen, nor via click on the cogwheel)
 - I hear wierd noises (almost sounding like a fan) on the live video audio, even without  microphone being plugged in
 - I'm sofar unable to record audio is there a special microphone needed? I tried a regular PC Headset without any amplification.

Hm, I cant find a problem in this dialog - in both windows (storage and play) it works well.
And I am also not able to record audio with the build in mic - there is only a loud hum in the clip.
It works for the SD Cards, but not for eSATA on my camera. I did not test USB.

Aha ok - I only tested it with SD Cards  ;)

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Re: Chronos V0.5.0 Full Release
« Reply #16 on: June 21, 2020, 03:07:03 PM »
The eject dialog works with my 2 USB sticks and a USB mSATA enclosure that I use.

v0.5 looks awesome, the UI is coherent and repsonsive, the web interface looks greats and the 60fps continuous is an awesome addition.
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sudo apt install awesome

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« Reply #17 on: June 25, 2020, 11:07:22 AM »
Thanks for the feedback! I'm glad that everyone is enjoying the update so far.

For the folks trying out audio + continuous record mode, I have a few things to add that may be helpful:

- You'd need an amplified source to connect to the camera's line-in audio jack for the best quality

- We might have a small hardware bug with the way mic and line-in are switched, so at low line-in volumes, you do hear a bit of feedback from the mic at the moment. I'd need to investigate a bit more.

- The audio codec chip inside both the 1.4 and 2.1 is a Texas Instruments TLV320AIC3101, which specifies that the line-in input shouldn't exceed 2.2 Vpp, single ended. From tests I've done here in the office, connecting the line-out of a PC or smartphone and having the volume at 25-40% of maximum seemed to work well. YMMV.

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Re: Chronos V0.5.0 Full Release
« Reply #18 on: June 26, 2020, 03:24:38 AM »
Hi sanjay,

loving the update so far, zooming is very useful and an excellent addition.  Are there any plans to get the UI to be able to switch to top and down for 720p record mode (I am on the 1.4)  The screen real estate is eaten by the UI on the left or right but it would be extremely cool if we got to see the image preview in the full width of the screen which will be considerably larger.  The UI thread from DDR (which I am including the image) had this exact layout in testing. Just wondering if it's coming or scrapped?   
Great work on 0.5 team!




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Re: Chronos V0.5.0 Full Release
« Reply #19 on: June 28, 2020, 03:57:39 AM »
I downloaded the new software and used the recommended tool to rewrite my microSD card. But now the camera (1.4) won't boot up at all. The screen stays black.

I was still using the very original software, years old.

Any tips or did I just brick my Chronos?

EDIT: Problem solved, tried again with another MicroSD card and now it works fine.
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Re: Chronos V0.5.0 Full Release
« Reply #20 on: June 30, 2020, 06:50:35 AM »
I just noticed that if the focus aid is turned on it will be visible in the 60fps live recording. Not a problem for me but good to know before you go recording a lot.

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Re: Chronos V0.5.0 Full Release
« Reply #21 on: June 30, 2020, 09:49:21 AM »
I just noticed that if the focus aid is turned on it will be visible in the 60fps live recording. Not a problem for me but good to know before you go recording a lot.
oh this is indeed important to know!

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« Reply #22 on: June 30, 2020, 03:46:06 PM »
Huge thanks for the 60fps continous recording with audio!Will this come Pre-Installed on the new 2.1 Chonos Cameras which are preordered?

Yes, this is what is now being shipped for both the 1.4 and 2.1s. We also have a new manual on the way to support it.


Hello Sanjay,

When you do you expect to publish a new manual includes v0.5?

Thanks

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Re: Chronos V0.5.0 Full Release
« Reply #23 on: July 01, 2020, 01:11:55 PM »
Hi Sanjay,

I'm using Chronos with Matlab over network connection and it works good so far. I was waiting for the official software update to get rid of some bugs that i mentioned before in anther posts. Parameter disableRingBuffer, which will stop the recording when the buffer is full, is still in V0.5.0 not responding even if I change the state to true.

Can you suggest me a switch or router that is not going to cause an issue with the camera while starting up?