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Current Firmware 18.057, released May 13, 2013
- The current bike is now stored in system settings so that it is retained if you change the battery or reset the unit.
- Improved messaging when memory is almost full.
- Fixed issue where if you erase more than one ride from PowerAgent, the device resets to the bootloader
- Fixed issue where the Torque was off by a factor of 8.851
- Fixed issue where if you select "Stop recording" when memory full, the device shuts off and will not stay on.
- You can now adjust current power and cadence refresh rate based on a rolling average. This must be done through PowerAgent.
- Fixed issue where pairing to a different HR sensor required Sleep/wake or AC reset
- Improved the low battery threshold detection.
- Fixed issue where the upper cadence value was always dashes
- Fixed issue where the power would go to zero if the cadence sensor was lost
- Fixed issue where the Watts/kg did not go to zero if power meter was lost
- The cadence from a cadence meter is now used instead of the cadence from a hub based power meter.
- The minimum altitude is now -1000 m.
- Fixed issue where the Joule could sometimes pair to G3 hub but could not "find" it.
- Changed the elevation averaging to improve the altitude gained/lost calculation.
- Fixed issue where the Watts/kg was always zero
- Fixed issue where the top metric on dashboard three changed to cadence if you pressed the AC button or updated the firmware.
Current Firmware 19.076, released August 7, 2013
- Added the ability to rotate the dashboard metrics by holding the -/+ button for 3 seconds.
- Added Average Power and Average Cadence with or without zero option.
- Added the ability to configure display averaging for power and cadence metrics.
- Added Route Directions dashboard which shows all of the turn by turn directions. This dashboard functions like a ride cue sheet.
- The interval button now works when speed is zero.
- Added time ahead/behind to the Ride Partner category.
- Enhanced GPS acquisition status at start up.
- You can now hide the popup Turn by Turn notifications when on the map screen.
- Added a "Manual Zero" link to the Sensor menu.
- Added a reverse course warning.
- On the PowerBeam Manual Calibration screen, reversed the sign of the calibration factor number.
- On the PowerBeam Manual Calibration screen, the steps are now larger.
- Changed "Use Home Altitude" selection to a yes/no pull down menu.
- Zoom distance on the Map Dashboard is now saved when switching to other dashboards.
- Shortened the hold time for switching to the menus, or back to dashboard, or find, etc.
- Changed the Map Dashboard layout to show the turn directions above the user selected metrics.
- Changed the surge count metric window to show 4-6w/kg, 6-8w and 8w+ surges (removed the 10+).
- Improved the "End of Route Reached" logic.
- The device no longer records data when doing a PowerBeam manual calibration.
- Changed the routing so that the route can be ridden backwards without causing an off-route warning.
- The torque shown on the Manual Zero screen is now shown in ft-lbs for more accuracy.
- Improved GPS acquisition time.
- Changed the direction pointer on route screen to that it doesn't appear to go beyond the turn at certain zoom levels
- Changed the surge count calculation.
- Changed the time in zones calculation.
- The device no longer shuts off if you select "Stop recording" when memory full.
- Fixed issue where February 28 was shown as March 0 (zero).
Current Firmware 16.046, released July 11, 2013