Direto power off by around 50 watts

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Re: Direto power off by around 50 watts

Postby ian_thompson_ » Mon Oct 14, 2019 4:40 pm

Anyone move the calibration on there Direto to match their PM numbers? Trying to think of a work around?

Not sure how many points id have to move it down to equal out the 20-25 watt difference?

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Re: Direto power off by around 50 watts

Postby iztok.obreza » Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:52 am

Ima having same problem as others. Direto is showing to low wattage output. Yesterdays ride: Direto 217W, Stages 239W. It's really annoying coz I used my previous trainer also for Zwift races, but with Direto I'm mostly not even able to hold a wheel. :evil:
I already calibrated Direto few times, but problem persists. Idea mentioned above would be perfect. If we could somehow manipulate with calibration values we could ger proper numbers out of it.

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Re: Direto power off by around 50 watts

Postby maciej » Wed Dec 04, 2019 12:34 am

Same issue here - i've noticed it after a period of spring/summer time when i was not using Direto. I see some "correlation though - in ERG mode it starts to (more or less - taking in account power smoothness on 2 different dash units) catch-up with stages after 10-15mins of riding. Stages is pretty accurate - almost no difference comparing to lab trainer. BTW - i've compared it on 2 bikes connected to the trainer where i have 2 different stages PMs. When i am doing one leg drills - it's a bit too much off as well (e.g. stages/unit multiplies the value by 2 and Direto reads real power) which tells me there is some issue with direto.


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Re: Direto power off by around 50 watts

Postby anichols.wmt » Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:02 am

My Elite Direto isn't holding resistance period, on Zwift or The elite App. It seems many people have had the same issue. Is this the only $900 trainer that has these issues? With Wahoo, Powertap, or the others do you have to mess with calibration or belts etc?

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