@Dimitrios-Kanellopoulos said in Staged Software Release 2.9.42 starting 29 Oct 2019 10am EST:
Typically Suunto releases updates every Q. Not every time but from my experience.
There is work done on the S9 I know this as a tester.
However, don’t take it as a promise that every Q an update should be out.
Q is the 17th letter, might be every 17 working jours? = 17/5 = 4 week a month
Q might be Quarterly,
@MiniForklift said in Competitor Watches:
@Brad_Olwin At least you can charge the S9B while in exercise mode, so you can always take a little battery bank with you for when you’re doing that 200 miler
Interesting sidenote, you can’t charge the COROS Apex while recording an exercise. Not sure about the Apex Pro or Vertix, possibly but I’d imagine they’re all the same in that regard
I have carried cables before and absolutely hate it!!! To have to fuss with a charger and cable when I am trying to manage all of the other #*^& that happens during an ultra is another headache I don’t need. For example at Fat Dog, I had my A3P, which I decided to charge (120 miles/28,000 feet vertical gain and took me 40h). The weather was horrific with rain/sleet/hail starting 6h in and not letting up until 35h later… I was descending a steep technical part of the trail just before dawn and looked at my watch, it took me awhile to figure out why it was blank and finally realized I forgot to charge. What a hassle in the rain pulling out cables and crap just to charge a watch. Now I do not have to, ever! I don’t race with pacers or crew, so the less I have to worry about the better chances I have of finishing.
@malcyway I agree! I would like to customize the data that is shown, not just the colour. Specifically: seeing sunrise/sunset times, hours till next sunrise/sunset, current HR, daily step count. And remove that stupid dual time!
You see the goal left (time) only if you have no activities planned, otherwise the planned activities are shown.
“Cut text” is a known issue due to translations
@Audaxjoe said in On a market for a new watch:
@lohtse said in On a market for a new watch:
If you are UK I suspect due to the on going issues with regard to suunto and I do say I suspect because I have noticed a 25-40% drop in prices in past 3 months, you can pick up a very nice deal on Suunto watchs that come with 24months replacement/refund warrantee from https://uk.webuy.com/search?stext=suunto&inStock=1&view=list&inStockOnline=1
If the price drop is as I suspect(garmins have held their price so far on the site) it may show that retailers have no trust in Suunto and their future… THIS IS AN OPINION nothing more.
On Amazon the Fenix 5 Plus is 22% discounted the Suunto 9B 20% discounted. So I guess by your theory they have even less trust in Garmin
On the site you have linked the Garmin is worth a bit more second hand but it’s RRP is also more so without looking at the figures they look quite similar for demand and supply.
I also said it was my opinion
After several activities (cycling, walking, kayaking) downtown, riverside, countryside, in woods and on hills my result is that my Suunto watches are in the following ranking concerning the GPS accuracy:
Ambit 3 and Spartan Ultra at the same level
S9 with GPS
S9 with GPS+Galileo
For me there is no reason to upgrade from a Spartan Ultra or an Ambit 3.
@General_Witt said in How to understand the Barometer:
@zhang965 It keeps spinning, like it’s doing its things but i get no “ok” like message. How long does it take? Do the watch tell you when it’s done?
You are in automatic reference setting
For me it’s not working well.
In the first reference, you can set the current value of altitude, but for hPa I think there is no way
regarding the “I don’t trust maps altitude”… here’s one example I recall: I’ve planned a backcountry skitour in whiterisk platform. this is based on Swiss Topo maps. when I draw the route I don’t know how it looks in reality out there and due to the situation backcountry skiers all know I might go quite far from the “planned” track. the planning once said around 1’600m ascent but we ended up with around 1’900m…
the reason why I “don’t care”: you have to walk the distance anyway
@silentvoyager said in Suunto9 vs Polar Vantage.:
@SlaSh said in Suunto9 vs Polar Vantage.:
Unbeatable ambits, maybe worth give up on spartan/s line and build ambit with color screen?
Ambit4 with the old GPS antenna, new chipset, longer battery life, higher resolution color screen, and 5 physical buttons would be an absolute winner. Combining all the best features from both Ambit line and the Spartan line would be a bonus.
Ambit on steroids would be competition killer
@aldnet I’ll see what happens by doing that, I really don’t need MC installed on the phone, so it can go.
I did receive a reply in this morning’s E-mail, and they did suggest I send it in, which I decided not to do, as once again, I’m sure it’s some sort of firmware problem, or as aldnet says, a function of both softwares being on the phone.
That case is closed, and I am anxiously awaiting a firmware update to see if that helps, if removing MC doesn’t.