|The Deceleration Mode allows you to perform deceleration tests using either pre-defined configurations or your own specified values. You can access it by pressing the Mode button at the bottom of the screen and selecting Decel.
The previously selected Deceleration test will be displayed after each power cycle. You use speed parameters to start and end the test. The test results displayed on the screen will remain on-screen at the end of the test until the next start condition is met.
The speed units used in the test results depend on what you have selected in the General Settings area.
Decel Mode Overview
|The Deceleration screen displays current and completed test information.
The screen is split into two halves:
Note: If you are using the battery, the Current Test header will not include units to make space for the battery status indicator.
Selecting a Test
|You can choose a Decel Test by pressing the Settings button on the bottom left of the screen. Preset and custom test options are then available on the right-hand side of the displayed screen.
|The test that is currently selected will be highlighted and will be remembered for future use, even if you choose another mode.
The Performance Box Touch has preset 5-speed Decel tests. Press a test to select it. The '60 – 0' test is selected by default.
When you select a test, the name of the test will be displayed at the top right corner of the Decel Mode screen.
|You can choose your own start and end conditions by pressing the Custom Test button on the bottom right of the test selection area.
|You can then define the start and end speed conditions by pressing the corresponding blue value areas.
|Keypad Example Start Speed
Use the presented keypad to select a value and press the Confirm button on the bottom right of the screen to save it. Press the Cancel Button on the bottom left of the screen to return to the Settings screen without saving.
Note: The maximum input value for speed is 999.9 and can be entered up to 1 decimal place.
To save the Custom Test you have set, press the Confirm button at the bottom right of the screen. Press the Cancel button at the bottom left of the screen to go back to the Decel Mode screen without saving.
|You can access the Decel Mode settings screen by selecting the Settings button at the bottom left of the screen. This is where you can set the test parameters and select other test options.
|To return to the main screen, select the Exit button at the bottom left of the screen.
Alert at End
|By default, the Performance Box Touch has audible and visual alert signals for when the test end criteria are met. It will beep and the 4 LEDs across the top of the device will flash green for 0.5 s. Tap the blue options area to toggle between Disabled and Enabled.
You can view a history of the test results by selecting the Results button at the bottom of the screen.
The test results will display until you choose a new test type or press the Reset button is pressed.
|Results screen sample
Tests will be displayed in chronological order and the fastest will be highlighted. To scroll through the results, use the scroll bar on the right-hand side of the screen.
Each new session will have a separate header, displaying the time and date for the first completed test in that session.
You can take a screenshot of the test history by pressing the Screenshot button.
|To return to the main screen, select the Exit button on the bottom left of the screen.
You can also save the results as a .txt or .csv file (dependent on the option selected) to the SD card by selecting the Save button at the bottom of the screen. When pressed, the unit will emit an audible confirmation notification. If the results have been saved unsuccessfully, for example, no SD card is inserted or the card is full, the button will flash 3 times and Performance Box Touch will emit an audible error notification.
If saved successfully, the file name will include the test type, the date and also the time, taken from the first completed run in that session. Along with the test history information described above, the results file also includes average acceleration information, as well as the latitude and longitude position (in degrees and decimal degrees format) added to the session header.
|Selecting the Reset button on the bottom right of the screen will reset all test results shown on the current screen. When you press it, the LEDs will briefly flash green twice and the unit will emit an audible confirmation notification.