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Drivo II - firmware update

Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:23 am
by scoob
Given there's a one year thread on the Drivo, the answer is maybe the same for the Drivo II - no firmware update yet? But thought I'd ask in case it's different

Out of interest - I have the app on an ioS device, and I have the app on a windows PC - I can't see how a firmware update would be applied, nor can I find a list of firmware updates for the device.

Can you advise?

Or should I just post in the Drivo thread as it's possibly same for both trainers?

Re: Drivo II - firmware update

Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:33 am
by mgfjd
Why would you need a firmware update for the drivo II? any known issues? I haven't had issues to report yet.

Re: Drivo II - firmware update

Posted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:40 am
by scoob
A curious question to answer a question. I read your reply as implying my question was a stupid question. Which isn’t particularly helpful, but hey I’ll answer it anyway.

I would like to understand how I check that my firmware is up to date on my device, as I do with most hardware items I own that have firmware. Whether (in a cycling context) that be a trainer, pedals, various other gadgets I own. It’s a fairly common process to check for a firmware update upon first use of a product.

And I cannot find a method of checking my firmware is up to date, nor a method to update it

Therefore I would expect Elite to let me know if that is indeed possible or whether I don’t need to worry or not. And this forum seems to be a great place to enable Elite to answer questions such as this (as Elite have done in the past if I remember correctly)

Is that an acceptable thing to do on this forum?

Re: Drivo II - firmware update

Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 1:35 pm
by roberthorrocks
I agree with you Martin - if there is a firmware update i want it , perfectly reasonable request .
I have a Drivo and would like it to be up to date but do not know how to do this .

Re: Drivo II - firmware update

Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 9:21 pm
by scoob
Hey. Thanks for the reply.
It appears there may even be a reason for firmware updates. Unless it’s simply the hardware at at fault.
I’ve been puzzling over why the best trainer there is at changing power levels seems to be the slowest I’ve ever experienced.

Nothing else having changed (same desktop, same ANT dongle, same house location) I’ve had a Real Turbo Muin, which changed pretty darn fast and I always liked it
It failed and was replaced with a Neo. Also changed pretty darn quickly.
The Drivo II is supposed to me the fastest ... 3x faster than the previous incarnation.

It is taking me 10-12s to change power on intervals. Including a drop on the way even. That is destroying some workouts that were fine with both previous trainers.

Wonder if it’s firmware.

I’ll post this as a separate thread.

Re: Drivo II - firmware update

Posted: Fri May 24, 2019 10:53 am
by kiola10
scoob wrote:Hey. Thanks for the reply.
It appears there may even be a reason for firmware updates. Unless it’s simply the hardware at at fault.
I’ve been puzzling over why the best trainer there is at changing power levels seems to be the slowest I’ve ever experienced.

Nothing else having changed (same desktop, same ANT dongle, same house location) I’ve had a Real Turbo Muin, which changed pretty darn fast and I always liked it
It failed and was replaced with a Neo. Also changed pretty darn quickly.
The Drivo II is supposed to me the fastest ... 3x faster than the previous incarnation.

It is taking me 10-12s to change power on intervals. Including a drop on the way even. That is destroying some workouts that were fine with both previous trainers.

Wonder if it’s firmware.

I’ll post this as a separate thread.


Hello,

I do have the same problem with interval trainings. Sometimes, the power drop off for a few seconds. That is not ok in the middle of a workout. With specific training, I have to use the cadence information. But sometimes those informations are totaly wrong. like 50t/min @ 250W.
I tryed to set up the cadence sensor, but it doesn't work better. How to set it up correctly ? Can anyone help me ?

Re: Drivo II - firmware update

Posted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 6:41 pm
by adrian.matka123
Any news? We still waiting for the update. So sad that I chose this trainer without hope for any updates