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SkyPro - really impressive


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#1741 vjtexp

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Posted 30 August 2017 - 04:20 PM

Are there any new technologies related to this coming out? Or at least something to make the cost more competitive


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#1742 DaveMac

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Posted 10 January 2018 - 03:04 PM

Just to let you know, out of the blue the iOS Skypro app has had an update. Two points of interest, it has a swing diagnostic mode, haven’t tried it yet as it needs a new swing to work. The second thing is shot navigation and management has had a major overhaul so now you can structure (folders) and find shots (wildcard search) much much quicker since the very first app release.

I just updated on ios 11.2.2 and the update worked without any data loss and things seem been stable thus far.

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#1743 RobDMB

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Posted 23 January 2018 - 10:38 AM

Any updates from SkyTrack at PGA show?
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Posted 27 January 2018 - 12:55 PM

Gord, not sure if you are responsible for the latest updates to the Skypro app but here are a couple of minor irritations.

The new diagnosis mode is the default view on launch, this perhaps makes sense if a Skypro is detected but is quickly frustrating when you just want to review swings, could this be a global user configurable option for app startup.

Next, free text search is cool but it is actually harder to pin down two driver swings for comparison than it use to be with the filter by club option. The text driver, 1 wood filters on swing label not the club.

Haven’t had a chance to try swing diagnostic mode, three swings with a low battery and no alerts prevented the app from offering any help with the swing. Just to say 67 mph with a 7 iron is a fault in my book!

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Posted 29 January 2018 - 05:54 AM

The message at the PGA show was of the new diagnostic mode mentioned earlier and upcoming integration with SkyTrak which will provide a complete system (ball and club data combined).  The Skypro folks seemed to be committed to continue improving the product software for the long term and only bringing out enhancements when they are ready.   This is one of the things I like about Skygolf.  You get solid hardware that can grow over time and not need to be replaced every year with a newer technology.  Yes there are memberships involved which many don't like but its a relatively small investment to use an integrated system of products that don't require constant hardware upgrades every year or two.


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Posted 01 February 2018 - 11:25 AM

Is the Android app going to be updated too?

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 05:39 PM

Can anyone tell me if they have fixed the issue with the skypro not charging. Im wanting to get another one if they have fixed this issue.

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Posted 29 March 2018 - 01:37 PM

it seems that skypro can be now integrated with skytrak. any of you sky pro users try this yet? I would love to have some real world feedback that isnít testimonial on the manufacturer website. thanks

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Posted 31 March 2018 - 11:59 AM

View Postruffellprefley, on 29 March 2018 - 01:37 PM, said:

it seems that skypro can be now integrated with skytrak. any of you sky pro users try this yet? I would love to have some real world feedback that isn’t testimonial on the manufacturer website. thanks

I own a Skytrak and a Skypro device.

If Skytrak is not connected to a Skypro, Skytrak will estimate clubhead speed (CHS) based on several other parameters it actually measures. With this CHS and the measured ballspeed it then calculates the PTI ( power transfer indicator, also known as smash factor). So without connection to a Skypro, the PTI and CHS are not very accurate.

If you connect a Skypro to a Skytrak device, the CHS Skypro measures is transferred to the Skytrak and Skytrak displayes this (accurate) CHS and calculates PTI based on this measured CHS. Both values are displayed in orange so you can see these values come from the Skypro.

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Posted 31 March 2018 - 12:39 PM

ive got a skytrak already so I know itís strengths and weaknesses. is skypro accurate enough to augment the skytrak data and make it that much more accurate?


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Posted 31 March 2018 - 12:56 PM

View Postruffellprefley, on 31 March 2018 - 12:39 PM, said:

ive got a skytrak already so I know it's strengths and weaknesses. is skypro accurate enough to augment the skytrak data and make it that much more accurate?

The SkyPro directly measures swing speed and only shares that measurement with SkyTrak.  Without it SkyTrak calculates swing speed which isn't very accurate.  There is no change in the flight algorithm whether swing speed is calculated by SkyTrak or measured by SkyPro.  .

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Posted 31 March 2018 - 01:04 PM

View Postgrant2145, on 31 March 2018 - 12:56 PM, said:

View Postruffellprefley, on 31 March 2018 - 12:39 PM, said:

ive got a skytrak already so I know it's strengths and weaknesses. is skypro accurate enough to augment the skytrak data and make it that much more accurate?

The SkyPro directly measures swing speed and only shares that measurement with SkyTrak.  Without it SkyTrak calculates swing speed which isn't very accurate.  There is no change in the flight algorithm whether swing speed is calculated by SkyTrak or measured by SkyPro.  .

strange, so the skytrakís swing speed calculation and the skyproís swing speed calculation could be different? and obviously skypro is making some assumptions about club head speed and doing estimates calculations because itís not measuring the head directly but rather closer to the fulcrum at the base of the grip.

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Posted 31 March 2018 - 01:21 PM

View Postruffellprefley, on 31 March 2018 - 01:04 PM, said:

View Postgrant2145, on 31 March 2018 - 12:56 PM, said:

View Postruffellprefley, on 31 March 2018 - 12:39 PM, said:

ive got a skytrak already so I know it's strengths and weaknesses. is skypro accurate enough to augment the skytrak data and make it that much more accurate?

The SkyPro directly measures swing speed and only shares that measurement with SkyTrak.  Without it SkyTrak calculates swing speed which isn't very accurate.  There is no change in the flight algorithm whether swing speed is calculated by SkyTrak or measured by SkyPro.  .

strange, so the skytrak's swing speed calculation and the skypro's swing speed calculation could be different? and obviously skypro is making some assumptions about club head speed and doing estimates calculations because it's not measuring the head directly but rather closer to the fulcrum at the base of the grip.

The measured data from SkyPro are going to be much more accurate and consistent than the SkyTrak numbers which are only calculated.  The SkyPro numbers are right in line when I test it against a radar based Voice Caddie.  SkyTrak swing speeds can be all over the map.

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Posted 31 March 2018 - 01:59 PM

thanks for the info!

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Posted 07 April 2018 - 04:17 PM

I just bought one. Can't wait to use it


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Posted 19 April 2018 - 03:56 PM

Gord, I am not sure if you still check this thread but I noticed another bug with the new app.

Once you complete a groove session it is possible to exit the groove score to a screen displaying the ten completed shots but without the navigation options to change groove mode or repeat the groove. The only option is to close the app which in turns forces another club calibration.

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 09:43 PM

I've had my skypro for a few years. So obviously it is out of warranty. I love using it to diagnose my swing and grooving swing changes. During a driving range session the plastic cover came off. It looks like the plastic around the screws that attach the cover to the base sheared/cracked. The electronics went flying down range along with the cover. The electronics appear to be working. I need to replace the housing/cover. Does anyone know if skypro will provide replacement parts? Thanks

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Posted 22 July 2018 - 06:14 PM

Bump.

Is skypro worth?
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