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Re: Crystal Focus X (v10) specs, demo and discussion
« Reply #15 on: July 06, 2019, 08:18:05 PM »
I am Beyond thrilled about this! :)  I will absolutely be supporting this new board. I need to get me one!

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Re: Crystal Focus X (v10) specs, demo and discussion
« Reply #16 on: July 06, 2019, 09:45:05 PM »
What are your thoughts on the accelermometer/board orientation / direction in the hilt suggestion?
Maybe something as simple as horizontal or vertical orientation so that motion and twist don't get
mixed up depending on how the board gets installed inline or sideways in the hilt?
If its not a practical feature or will mess with existing parameters don't worry as sideways
won't fit most narrow hilts but could be an option later on?

The board can be installed both sides (like in the past IIRC, for instance Vader's Vault installed their CS SD card socket up). I have orientation parameters used and coded in the firmware but it's not needed for the user to configure it, the only parameter defining orientation is the one called "gravity" which sign and range define how the angular selection works (power-on selection, spectrum).
Motion Fusion does the rest, so it's not (so) dependent on hilt placement.

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Re: Crystal Focus X (v10) specs, demo and discussion
« Reply #17 on: July 07, 2019, 04:32:49 AM »
I just now realized that my love isn't for the lightsaber, nor the hobby - but for Crystal Focus! :azn: :huh:

...and, by proxy, Erv. :kiss:

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Re: Crystal Focus X (v10) specs, demo and discussion
« Reply #18 on: July 07, 2019, 04:59:20 AM »
I just now realized that my love isn't for the lightsaber, nor the hobby - but for Crystal Focus! :azn: :huh:
...and, by proxy, Erv. :kiss:

Thank you Eeez !  :azn: Props to the saber you build, always great use of the features, the latest corran horn with the tangible interaction, dual phase and the little "tuning fork" to adjust the crystal resonance shows that those *can* be useful. Pick features and help yourself!

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Re: Crystal Focus X (v10) specs, demo and discussion
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Re: Crystal Focus X (v10) specs, demo and discussion
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Re: Crystal Focus X (v10) specs, demo and discussion
« Reply #21 on: July 10, 2019, 05:36:47 AM »
Hi Erv,
Is there a possibility to drive a rumble motor and activate it only on FOC ?
Thanks 

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Re: Crystal Focus X (v10) specs, demo and discussion
« Reply #22 on: July 10, 2019, 08:32:48 AM »
Is “end-of-lockup” or “lockup release” sound a thing?  Is there a sound that’s automatically played to conclude a blade lockup?  If it isn’t on CFX for the near future, is this a feature which could be added later via firmware?

Sorry, I’ve been out of building a while, and can’t find where I read/heard about it.
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Re: Crystal Focus X (v10) specs, demo and discussion
« Reply #23 on: July 10, 2019, 10:51:19 AM »
End lockup is of course implemented (ported from cf9). No reason to remove a legacy feature!
Noted for the motor (easy cheesy)
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Re: Crystal Focus X (v10) specs, demo and discussion
« Reply #24 on: July 10, 2019, 12:37:50 PM »
"Noted for the motor (easy cheesy)"
the cherry on the cake would be (regarding the power applied to the rumble motor) :
A percentage of power when the blade is off
A percentage of power when the blade is on
A percentage of power when there is a swing
A percentage of power for the FOC
I guess if this is possible the %age could be managed in the settings

If it is only an on/off, it would be great anyway

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Re: Crystal Focus X (v10) specs, demo and discussion
« Reply #25 on: July 10, 2019, 01:40:57 PM »
What are your thoughts on the accelermometer/board orientation / direction in the hilt suggestion?
Maybe something as simple as horizontal or vertical orientation so that motion and twist don't get
mixed up depending on how the board gets installed inline or sideways in the hilt?
If its not a practical feature or will mess with existing parameters don't worry as sideways
won't fit most narrow hilts but could be an option later on?

The board can be installed both sides (like in the past IIRC, for instance Vader's Vault installed their CS SD card socket up). I have orientation parameters used and coded in the firmware but it's not needed for the user to configure it, the only parameter defining orientation is the one called "gravity" which sign and range define how the angular selection works (power-on selection, spectrum).
Motion Fusion does the rest, so it's not (so) dependent on hilt placement.


Ahhh okay that makes sense  :cheesy:


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Re: Crystal Focus X (v10) specs, demo and discussion
« Reply #26 on: July 19, 2019, 12:31:50 AM »
Does this have the rainbow animation like on the Proffieboard?



Can people make their own animations?

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Re: Crystal Focus X (v10) specs, demo and discussion
« Reply #27 on: July 19, 2019, 12:42:23 AM »
the rainbow is coded indeed. I'll have more to say regarding custom animations once I've finalized the internal ledstrip fx structure in the code. For now, I'm trying to converge to a v10.000 firmware for the release, then quickly go incremental over august with new things :-)

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Re: Crystal Focus X (v10) specs, demo and discussion
« Reply #28 on: August 15, 2019, 01:53:33 PM »
Hi Erv,
Thanks again for this amazing new board! Is there a Aug release date yet?

Thank you.

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Re: Crystal Focus X (v10) specs, demo and discussion
« Reply #29 on: August 23, 2019, 03:05:18 AM »
as posted on social media yesterday, we got a green light from our factory and boards are released today. I'll publish the user's manual over the week-end, it will probably remain "draft" for a couple of weeks as I keep adding things or reworking illustrations. RICE is pretty final now and I'll publish it too.