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PostPosted: Fri Jan 14, 2011 11:36 am    Post subject: chrony info Reply with quote

can someone tell me if pointblank will accept data from a chrony? i have a chrony that will upload data to a pc and was hoping that pointblank will import the data.

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 14, 2011 8:32 pm    Post subject: Re: chrony info Reply with quote

Chony has their own software that is used. You would have to find a way to dub in the info that it does not have with info that Point Blank needs.

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 15, 2011 9:27 am    Post subject: Re: chrony info Reply with quote

larr wrote:
can someone tell me if pointblank will accept data from a chrony? i have a chrony that will upload data to a pc and was hoping that pointblank will import the data.


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 15, 2011 9:36 am    Post subject: Re: chrony info Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 15, 2011 12:23 pm    Post subject: Re: chrony info Reply with quote

larr

Just a recommendation that I use Load from a Disc software that I can input the specs I want (cal, powder, bullet, oal, etc) and it will figure out roughly what I have reloaded before I head out to the range. Its about $10 more then the chrony software, but it goes into great details. Best part of this software is that when I input the values from a factory cartridge or hand-loaded cartridge it will give me within 5% of the values.

There is a demo version to try and the link is below. Still, I think the best ballistic program out there for the price in Point Blank. Thank You Dallan.

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 15, 2011 6:53 pm    Post subject: Re: chrony info Reply with quote

thanks for the info,i will give load from a disc a try. I'm going to send my master alpha's LCD display box back to chrony for a upgrade to a beta.

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 15, 2011 8:45 pm    Post subject: Re: chrony info Reply with quote

PointBlank is an external ballistics program where Load From a Disk offers internal ballistics. There is too much liability for me to attempt to recreate such software. One bug somewhere in a pressure curve and someone could blow his face off.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 16, 2011 6:12 am    Post subject: Re: chrony info Reply with quote

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PointBlank is an external ballistics program where Load From a Disk offers internal ballistics. There is too much liability for me to attempt to recreate such software. One bug somewhere in a pressure curve and someone could blow his face off.

i understand completely, i do alot of load development and need to keep all the info that i tried for reference in the future. keeping paper targets and load data on paper takes up storage space,it would be better to have it stored digitally. thanks again

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 16, 2011 11:52 am    Post subject: Re: chrony info Reply with quote

So my crony is cheap... it doesnt have the features to download info onto a PC.

So, with your crony... does it save a file out that you can get to? If so, I could look into an importing process. I would need a data file from the crony, and careful notes about what the data fields are on the crony itself, so I can determine their file format.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 16, 2011 2:37 pm    Post subject: Re: chrony info Reply with quote

i will have to check and see if i can find what file format the shooting chrony has. there are only 2 programs so far that it will work on and they are rsi shooting lab and chronys ballistic 2. if i find something i will let you know.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 16, 2011 8:31 pm    Post subject: Re: chrony info Reply with quote

My Chrony saves info then prints it when requested. Could you use that to import the data to a file? I'll have to investigate some.

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 24, 2011 5:27 pm    Post subject: Re: chrony info Reply with quote

I know this is an old thread and I don't want to knock a great program like Point Blank as it is truly a fine program. I use Rob's Reloading Organizer to upload info from my crony and there is an option to input the info manually for those crony that can't upload to PC.
I hope I didn't step on any toes

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PostPosted: Sat May 31, 2014 4:54 pm    Post subject: Re: chrony info Reply with quote

Hi all,
New member here. I'm wondering if any progress has been made in getting Pointblank to process serial data from a Chrony through the USB port. Looks like the most recent discussion on the topic is over 3 years old if I interpret the posting dates correctly. I'm not used to forums. Mostly use Yahoo groups for my activities, but I thought I'd give this one a try.

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PostPosted: Sat May 31, 2014 5:25 pm    Post subject: Re: chrony info Reply with quote

Importing data from an external device is difficult due to the different file formats and the data within them. One would be required to write a separate routine for each chronograph and to do that one would need to know what data each device stored, in what order and then add the appropriate information into the proper input for Point Blank.

I wouldn't want to buy one of each chronograph just to find out what data it supplied and how it is shared. The manufacturers are not likely to share that kind of information.

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PostPosted: Sat May 31, 2014 8:17 pm    Post subject: Re: chrony info Reply with quote

I believe Chrony spit out ASCII data through RS232 at 9600 bps.
It should not be difficult to download, to process the data is another issue.

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