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Free android app to find racket string tension

Discussion in 'General Forum' started by kagautam, Jan 20, 2017.

  1. kagautam

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    great app! just tried it and it's quite accurate :)
     
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    I just tried it out, it does nothing on my phone. I select the head type and string thickness and nothing happens when I hit the strings with my palm or strum across the strings, etc. Anyone else confirm this works for them?
     
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    Not working for me on my Samsung S4.
     
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    Have the same issue on Nexus 6P

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    Not working on an archaic galaxy note
     
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    I appreciate all of you trying the app and am sorry that you faced difficulties. I'm working on a fix right now. Update will be out in a day. Please stay tuned :)
     
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    I will do. Thanks. It seems interesting so I'm glad to help test it.
     
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    I'm not sure on the accuracy of the app, because my rackets are strung with BG80 at 25lbs and the app shows up as 22-23lbs. So maybe something is a little off or my string tension dropped
     
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    Did you measure just after stringing? If not, its normal for strings to lose 1-2 lbs of tension within few days or after few games. In any case, let me know what frequency the app shows when you tap the racket on your hand. It should be in range of 1130Hz - 1150Hz for 25lbs on BG80
     
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    Samsung Note 4 works fine.
    Ping Freq. registers same as Carltune.
     
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    Hi all,
    I've attempted to fix the app and the update is out. Could you please retry and let me know if the fix works for you.
    Thanks :)
     
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    It looks like it's working now for me! Have to make sure there's no background noise. I got results from less than 18, up to 35. Then it kinda settled down to between 24.5 and 25.5, which should be accurate. I'll test on a fresh strung racquet next time I do one

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    Great! Please do recommend the app to your friends who play badminton, and if it's not too much trouble, please rate the app on App Store :)
     
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    Still not working on my S4 after the update. Even tried restarting my phone after installing the update. Also if I tilt the phone the app disappears and has to be restarted.
     
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    Are you making an iOS version?
     
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    Working well on my S7 after update. Now remembers the string setting. Need some more time to check different strings and tension vs frequency, but seems quite accurate so far...

    Good job!
     
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    Yes I will. I'm learning to make iOS apps.
     
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    I've found this to be quite accurate myself. Read 25.8lbs for a fresh set of R4X 110@26lbs, so i'd say it's pretty accurate. Phone: Sony xperia Z2
     

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