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Z1 Analyzer

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  1. Russell Hodgson

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    Version 1.10 of the Z1 Analyzer introduces the ability to create custom traces. This allows you to use mathematical formulas against any of the 50 data channels to create a desired trace, or to combine multiple data channels on the same trace. They are a powerful tool that lets you display the data from your lap in almost any way you like.



    You can download the Z1 Analyzer here: Z1 Dashboard

    You can create a custom trace by selecting New Custom Trace from the File menu or by right clicking on a trace and choosing Custom Trace and then New Custom Trace.

    The New Trace Dialog is where you create or edit a custom trace. You can have up to 4 lines displayed in your trace. You can select the number of lines in this drop down. Then to edit a line just click within the box for that line and it will become highlighted.

    Now why do you need multiple lines in a trace? There may be occasions where one is enough, such as an inverse corner radius trace. That is a simple trace the combines two data points into a single line. But there may be times when you want to overlay data. This is where multiple lines are necessary. Overlaying the brake and throttle trace would require two lines. Overlaying tire temperatures from all four wheels would require four lines. So make sure you choose the correct number of lines for your custom trace's needs.

    You select the data that is displayed in each line using the Data Channels and Operators. The Data Channels table lists all available data that you can include in your trace. This data is listed alphabetically by default. But you can also choose to group the data together by topic by selecting 'Grouped' from the Sort drop down.

    Each item of data includes its name and units. Take the Brake for example. This is a percentage going from zero to one. If you wanted it to be displayed as a percentage from zero to one hundred you would need to multiply it by 100. Now let's look at Speed. That uses meters per second. So if you wanted to display it as miles per hour you would have to multiply it by 2.23694.

    To add a data channel to your formula, just click the desired data channel in the table.

    Next up - the operator buttons. They work just like a calculator. Click the desired ones and they will be added to the formula. If you make a mistake and want to delete the last item entered into your formula, click the Delete Step button.

    You can also choose the number of decimal places used to display the data in the trace. This is zero by default, but you can choose to have up to 4 decimal places displayed in the trace.

    Make sure you give your custom trace a name, and then click Create Trace. The Z1 Analyzer will check your formulas to make sure they can be calculated. If there is a problem you will be alerted to the issue and will have to fix the formula before creating the trace.

    Once your trace has been created it will be available under the Custom Traces section of the popup menu. Right click on any trace to display the popup menu. Then select your new custom trace from the Custom Trace menu and there you go! Your very own trace displaying exactly what you wanted!

    If you want to make changes to your custom trace, choose Edit Custom Traces from either the File menu or the Custom Trace popup menu. This displays a dialog that lists all existing custom traces. Double click the one you want to edit and the Edit Trace Dialog is displayed. This functions the same way the New Trace Dialog does. Once you have made your changes click Save Trace to exit, or Cancel to discard the changes.

    You can download the Z1 Analyzer here: Z1 Dashboard
     
  2. Russell Hodgson

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    Version 1.11 of the Z1 Analyzer is now available.

    This latest version adds many new features and improves on the existing ones. The layout is now completely flexible, with all components being resizable and drag-able. We've added a completely new brake points analysis to help drivers determine how their braking compares to others at each turn. There is a new timing delta trace to show how the lap time is gained/lost between laps. And commercial users can now run up to six instances simultaneously.

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    New Brake Points Analysis
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    New Timing Delta Trace
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    Lap Scan Dialog Now Shows Current Filters
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    The demo is available here: Z1 Dashboard

    Here is the full list of release notes:
    * Commercial users can now run up to 6 instances of the Z1 Analyzer simultaneously. To launch additional instances simply launch the Analyzer again. Each instance will have its own specific settings. The custom layouts and custom traces are shared between all instances. Only the first instance can perform a lap scan. The other instances use the data from that lap scan to load laps.

    * The previous way of changing a trace's location or size has been replaced. You no longer specify if a trace should take up 1 or more horizontal or vertical slots. Instead you can simply left click on the title of the trace and drag it where you want to place it. The layout of the traces will be saved when you exit the Analyzer. They will also be saved if you create a custom layout, so that you can restore it later when you load that layout.

    * You can resize a trace by clicking and dragging the lower right corner of the trace.

    * The Lap Data window can be moved and resized just like a trace window.

    * The Track Map window can be moved and resized just like a trace window.

    * The bottom right corner of the track map is no longer used to display the analysis screens. That corner now lets you resize the track map display.

    * There is a new icon at the top right of the track map display. Click on this icon to display the analysis overview screen.

    * All analysis screens now have a small 'X' ixon at the top right of their display. Click this icon to close the analysis and return to the trace graphs.

    * There is a new menu item under the Analysis menu, called 'Close Analysis Screen'. This will close any open analysis screen.

    * When you click on a trace it will automatically be brought to the front. If it overlaps any other traces they will now appear behind the clicked traced. You can turn this 'bring-to-front' behavior off by unchecking the Auto Bring To Front option in the settings dialog.

    * The Trace Display menu, available when you right click on a trace, now has four options. Maximize trace will make the selected trace take up the entire screen. Restore Trace will unmaximize a maximized trace. Hide trace will make the trace invisible. Reset traces will return all traces to their default locations and sizes.

    * There is a new top level menu, Trace Display. This allows you to reset all the traces by selecting Reset Traces. It also lets you control the visibility of each individual trace.

    * There is a new analysis screen called 'Brake Points'. This will display information about each brake zone. A brake zone is defined as any time the driver of the main lap applied the brakes. The information given is the distance the driver was on the brakes, the total time they were on the brakes, the maximum braking level used during braking, the average braking level used during braking, the time it took the driver to reach the maximum braking level, the speed at the beginning of the brake zone, the speed at the end of the brake zone, and the average speed during the brake zone. If two laps are loaded this information will be displayed for both laps allowing for a comparison. In addition if two laps are loaded the difference in distance between when each driver applied the brakes will be displayed.

    * The display of the Turn Analysis comments has been improved. It now uses the same updated look of the Brake Points analysis. The box positioning has been improved to prevent it from being displayed partially off screen in any situations.

    * When you open a lap file the Z1 Analyzer will now check with our server to see if there is a track edge definition file for the track you are loading. This allows us to provide you with new track edge files when they become available without your having to perform an update or other installation. It also allows us to provide a smaller installer file as we no longer have to package all the track edge definition files within the installer. This is important as the growing number of track edge files were making the installer much larger than it needed to be. If you do not want the Z1 Analyzer to check for the track edge file you can turn this feature off by unchecking the checkbox called 'Download Track Edges' in the Z1 Analyzer's settings dialog. (Note: if there is already a track edge definition file on your computer then this check against the server is skipped.)

    * A new trace called 'Timing Delta' is available under the Driving Inputs sub menu. This trace shows the delta in lap time between two laps. For this to have any data displayed you must have two laps loaded. The delta time is comparing the main lap to the base lap. If the delta is positive that means the main lap is behind the base lap. If the delta is negative that means the main lap is ahead of the base lap.

    * Added a new data point for Water Level (Coolant Level). This is available as a basic trace and for use within custom traces. You can set the color used for this trace in the Color tab. The limits can be set in live telemetry in the Commercial tab (assuming you have a commercial license.)

    * Added two new data points: ERS Lap Level and ERS Max Per Lap. ERS Lap Level is the amount of ERS you have left this lap. ERS Max Per Lap is the total amount of ERS you can use for the entire lap. This can be graphed in the basic trace called 'ERS This Lap'. You can also use these two data points in your custom traces. In addition you can set a color for the ERS This Lap trace, and set maximum and minimum limits (for commercial license users) for the ERS Lap Level.

    * You can now clear the base lap by using the new menu option under the Laps menu of "Clear Base Lap". If you have a base lap loaded it will be cleared when selecting this option.

    * The Lap Scan dialog now resets the display each time it is opened. Previously it would retain the lap scan data, which made it harder to see the current scan status if a scan was repeated.

    * The Analyzer will now check for the existence of the Z1Analyzer folder in your documents folder upon startup. If the folder does not exist an error message will be displayed and the Analyzer will quit.

    * The Lap Scan dialog now shows the current filters that are in effect for the lap scan (lap age, start/finish percentages).

    * There is a new top level menu called "YouTube Help". This menu lists various YouTube videos that help to explain features of the Z1 Analyzer. Selecting one of these menus will open the YouTube video in your default browser.

    * The Analyzer will check the vertical resolution of the screen. If it is too low a warning message will be displayed alerting you to the issue. This can alert you that dialogs may be cut off on smaller screens.

    The demo can be downloaded here: Z1 Dashboard
     
  3. Russell Hodgson

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    The Z1 Analyzer is a very powerful telemetry analysis tool that comes with the Z1 Dashboard. There is so much that you can do with it, including:
    1) View basic graphs of data channels
    2) Display custom traces
    3) Replay laps in real time
    4) View track map overlays
    5 Getting advice on how to drive the lap better from its various analysis screens.

    And much more!

    This leads to a lot of settings that allow you to customize the software. The manual has been updated to include descriptions of all the settings within the software.

    Whether you are a seasoned user or just starting out with the Analyzer we suggest taking a look at this page to get the most from the software: Z1 Analyzer : General Settings
     
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    We have released version 1.11.1 of the Z1 Analyzer. This is a patch that fixes a few bugs found in version 1.11.0.

    The demo can be downloaded here: Z1 Dashboard

    Existing users can get the update here: Z1 Dashboard | My Dashboard

    Here is the list of fixes:
    * Fixed a bug associated with the Analyzer screens and menu selection that could cause the application to crash.

    * Fixed several bugs associated with background threads and file selection that could cause the application to crash at random times.
     
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    Version 1.12 of the Z1 Analyzer is now available!

    We spent a lot of time updating the various DLLs and other dependencies on this release. The result is a faster, more efficient version of the Analyzer, that is better integrated with the latest Windows 10 releases.

    In addition we've added a new file format, ZOD2, to allow for more detailed information to be recorded for each lap. This is being introduced for Kart Racing Pro in this release, and all other sims in the next version.

    And of course there are new features, such as Snap to Grid when moving traces around, a new data channel for Cylinder Head Temperature, new ABS and Negative operators for custom traces, and more.

    Updated Brake Lockup Analysis screen now works with Wheel RPS as well as Wheel Speed
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    New Cylinder Head Temperature trace
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    New ABS and Negative option buttons in custom traces
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    New Snap to Grid options
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    Existing users can get the update here: Z1 Dashboard | My Dashboard

    New users can get the demo here: Z1 Dashboard


    Here is the full list of release notes:
    * Updated various DLLs and dependencies related to graphics and display to improve performance.

    * Implemented a new data recording file format - ZOD2. This brings various improvements over the original format that allows for more accurate lap timings and sectors times. In addition it will help get rid of partial laps that could sometimes occur with the ZOD file format. This new file format will also allow for better future expansion. As of this release it is only associated with Kart Racing Pro. Other sims will be supported in future releases of the Z1 Analyzer.

    * There is a new settings called 'Show Grid' in the General tab of the settings dialog.. This will display the background grid used in the Snap To Grid feature. This is off by default.

    * There is a new setting called 'Snap To Grid' in the General tab of the settings dialog. When turned on this will make sure all windows that are moved or resized will line up with the square grid. This allows you to more easily align traces for a better looking layout. This is on by default.

    * There is a setting called 'Grid Size' in the General tab of the settings dialog. This allows you to set the size of the snap grid. The default size is 5.

    * There is a new trace for Cylinder Head Temperature. This is available under the Engine State sub menu. In addition you can set the color of this trace in the Color tab of the settings dialog. And commercial users can set minimum and maximum value alerts for this trace in the commercial tab of the settings dialog.

    * The Wheel RPS trace now displays all values as positive. This allows for sims like RaceRoom which reports wheel RPS speed as negative to still be displayed on the trace's graph.

    * The Wheel RPS trace is now associated with the Graph From Zero option. When the Graph From Zero option is turned off the graph will show minimum numbers based on the wheel RPS of the lap. This allows for more detail in the graph.

    * The Project Cars 1 and Project Cars 2 network connectivity options have been combined into a single drop down where you select the version you would like to connect to.

    * There is now an ABS (absolute value) button in the custom trace layout operators.

    * There is now a NEG button in the custom trace layout operators. This will multiply the appropriate value by negative one (-1).

    * The brake lockup analysis screen now works with sims that report negative wheel RPS rates, such as RaceRoom.

    * You can now specify the color of the background of the entire analyzer screen. This is available in the Colors tab of the settings dialog. Look for the Background swatch at the bottom of the third column.

    * You can specify the color of the snap grid. This is available in the Colors tab of the settings dialog. It is at the bottom of the third column.

    Download the demo here: Z1 Dashboard
     
  6. Russell Hodgson

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    We've just released version 1.12.1 of the Z1 Analyzer. This fixes a bug that could prevent the Analyzer from connecting to the Server during live telemetry.

    As always, the demo versions of the Z1 software are available here: Z1 Dashboard
     
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    Version 1.13 of the Z1 Analyzer is now available!

    This is our Telemetry Analysis application that comes with the Z1 Dashboard. It is compatible with iRacing, Assetto Corsa, rFactor 1 & 2, Project Cars 1 & 2, Codemasters F1 series, Kart Racing Pro, RaceRoom and Game Stock Car.

    We are constantly striving to advance the Z1 Analyzer and version 1.13 is no exception with multiple new features and improvements. Some highlights include:

    We have added multiple keyboard commands to the various menus as well as the lap selection dialog.

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    The rendering engine used to create the throttle and brake overlays in the analysis screens has been completely revamped, providing for smoother and more detailed displays.

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    The new ZOD 2 file format is supported by Assetto Corsa, Race Room, Project Cars and rFactor 2.

    The layout of buttons for the track map has been redesigned to provide faster access to their options.

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    Download the demo here: Z1 Dashboard

    Here is the full list of release notes:
    * Support for the new ZOD2 format for Assetto Corsa, Race Room, Project Cars 2. (This new format improves accuracy of lap times and sector times, as well as adding additional data.)

    * In the select lap dialog the small square to the left of open laps will now show a different color for an open base lap versus open main lap. Base laps will show a blue square by default. Main laps will show an orange square by default. You can set the colors used for these squares in the settings dialog.

    * Improved rendering of the throttle/brake overlays on all track maps in the various analysis screens. The rendering is now smoother and even more accurate than before.

    * Improved rendering of side by side laps for Speed Comparison, Brake Points, and Understeer analysis screens. The rendering is smoother and eliminates the jagged edges that sometimes occurred on various track maps.

    * There are now keyboard accelerators for various menu commands. They are:
    File->Open = Ctrl O
    File->Start Live Telemetry = Ctrl L
    File->Stop Live Telemetry = Ctrl Shift L
    File->Open Layout = Ctrl Shift O
    File->New Custom Trace = Ctrl T
    File->Settings = Ctrl Shift S

    Laps->Clear Base Lap = Ctrl Alt C
    Laps->Switch Laps = Ctrl Alt S
    Laps->Play Lap = Ctrl P
    Laps->Stop Lap = Ctrl Shift P
    Laps->Flip Map Horizontally = Ctrl H
    Laps->Flip Map Vertically = Ctrl V
    Laps->Rotate Map = Ctrl R

    Analysis->Zoom In = Ctrl Z
    Analysis->Zoom Out = Ctrl Shift Z

    Trace Display->Reset Traces = Ctrl Shift R
    Trace Display->Show/Hide Trace 1 = Ctrl Shift 1
    Trace Display->Show/Hide Trace 2 = Ctrl Shift 2
    Trace Display->Show/Hide Trace 3 = Ctrl Shift 3
    Trace Display->Show/Hide Trace 4 = Ctrl Shift 4
    Trace Display->Show/Hide Trace 5 = Ctrl Shift 5
    Trace Display->Show/Hide Trace 6 = Ctrl Shift 6
    Trace Display->Show/Hide Trace 7 = Ctrl Shift 7
    Trace Display->Show/Hide Trace 8 = Ctrl Shift 8
    Trace Display->Show/Hide Trace 9 = Ctrl Shift 9
    Trace Display->Show/Hide Lap Data = Ctrl Shift L
    Trace Display->Show/Hide Track Map = Ctrl Shift T

    * The open settings and open lap buttons have been removed from the top of the Lap Data display.

    * Note for the Ctrl P (Play Lap) option, every time you use the keyboard shortcut it slows the playing speed down by half, until you reach 1/16 speed at which point it returns to full speed.

    * The menu items in the Trace Display menu now show check marks next to them when their associated item is displayed, and no check mark when it is not.

    * The Show Trace 1-9 menu items under the Trace Display menu now include the name of the trace being displayed. This should make it easier to see which trace is being referenced, especially if the traces on the display are not in their original order.

    * There is a new option under the Lap menu called 'Swap Laps'. Choosing this option will switch the currently selected base lap and main lap (so the main will become the base and the base will become the main). You can also use the Ctrl-Alt-S keyboard shortcut for this as well. (This is the same option as clicking on the left/right arrow icon in the analysis screens.)

    * There are two new options under the Analysis menu called 'Zoom In' and 'Zoom Out'. These options will let you zoom in or our on the analysis track maps. They duplicate the magnifying glass buttons displayed in the analysis track maps screens. You can also use the keyboard shortcuts of Ctrl-Z to zoom in and Ctrl-Shift-Z to zoom out. Note if you are not viewing an analysis screen, then these menu options do nothing.

    * The play and stop buttons have been moved from the Lap Data section to the top of the Track Map section.

    * The track map's 'option' button has been removed. The buttons is showed (flip horizontally, flip vertically, rotate, show/hide throttle-brake overlay, show/hide 3D map, and save track map) are now permanently displayed in the track map header.

    * Menu Items will now be disabled if their functionality does not make sense to be used, or should not be used, in a certain mode (such as when live telemetry is playing, or when analysis screens are displayed or hidden.)

    * The Live Telemetry option under the file menu has been split into two options: Start Live Telemetry and Stop Live Telemetry. Only one will be active at a time.

    * When viewing the analysis screens, the icons for playing, stop playing, zooming in and out, and switching the laps have been moved to the top of the analysis screen in a new header bar. These icon duplicate the functionality available in the menus and keyboard shortcuts.

    * When viewing the analysis screens, the icons for flipping the track map, rotating the track map, displaying/hiding the throttle-brake overlays, and showing the map in 3D are now permanently visible in the new header bar. This makes it easier to access these options.

    * When viewing live telemetry the lap count, last lap and best lap display has been moved into the track map header. This frees up more space in the main display for the track map.

    * You can now use the mouse scroll wheel to scroll the list of laps in the Select Lap dialog.

    * You can now use the up and down arrow keys to scroll the list of laps in the Select Lap Dialog.

    * There are now shortcut options for the following four menu items in the Select Lap Dialog. They will work on the currently highlighted lap:
    Open Lap = Enter
    Open Base Lap = Ctrl Enter
    Load as Left Edge = Ctrl L
    Load as Right Edge = Ctrl R

    Download the demo here: Z1 Dashboard
     
  8. Russell Hodgson

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    We released a small patch update, version 1.13.1 of the Analyzer. This fixes a couple of bugs:

    * Fixed a bug in parsing ZOD2 files that could result in sector times being off by one sector (ie sector one time being reported as sector two time, etc)

    * Fixed a bug in parsing ZOD2 files that could result in lap times being off by one lap (ie a lap time for the previous lap being attributed to the next lap.)

    You can download the demo here: Z1 Dashboard
     
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    One of the great parts of the Z1 Analyzer is the analysis screens which show you were you can gain time, or where you can improve your driving. In version 1.13 of the Analyzer we have completely revamped the rendering engine used to display the throttle/brake overlays on the track maps. This gives a much smoother and accurate display of your inputs at any resolution.



    Download the demo here: Z1 Dashboard
     
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    In version 1.13 of the Z1 Analyzer the layout graphics of the buttons associated with the Track map have been overhauled. Now they are in a much easier to use and view location. Watch this video to see where they all are, and what they do.



    Download the demo today: Z1 Dashboard
     
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    The Z1 Analyzer is one of the best telemetry analysis systems available, and it works with your favorite sims, including iRacing, rFactor 1 & 2, Assetto Corsa, RaceRoom, Project Cars 1 & 2, Kart Racing Pro, Codemasters F1 series, and more.

    Here is a preview of the up-coming version 1.14 of the Analyzer. We've added a new 'Data Channel' feature which allows you to display the values of any of the 50+ data channels available, both for recorded laps and live telemetry. As with the traces, these data channels are completely customizable, from their location, to the size to their data and color.

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    We've also got many other improvements and tweaks coming in this new version. It is just a few weeks away - so stay tuned!

    As with all Z1 software applications you can download the current demo here: Z1 Dashboard
     
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    Version 1.14 of the Z1 Analyzer is now available!

    We've added an entirely new type of data display called 'Data Channels' This lets you view the value of any data channel in a large easy to read format.

    The Analyzer is also able to load laps from Codemasters F1 2018 that were recorded in the Z1 Dashboard.

    We've also revamped the colors tab making it much easier to find and change the colors you want. This along with a new title bar position makes the Analyzer's display much more customizable.

    New layout possibilities.
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    The updated Colors tab
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    New Data Channels displayed.
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    You can download the demo here: Z1 Dashboard

    Existing users can get the latest version here: Z1 Dashboard | My Dashboard

    Here is the full set of release notes:
    * Added a new setting called 'Title On Top'. When this is turned on the titles for each trace will be displayed on the top of the trace, as opposed to the left side as was the case in previous versions. This allows for a longer description of the trace being displayed. This option is turned on by default. If you would prefer the titles on the left as in previous versions then uncheck this option.

    * Updated the Analyzer to work with the new more compressed UDP format from the Z1 Server.

    * The 'Trace Display' main menu has been renamed 'Display'.

    * Added 'Data Channels'. A data channel is a small numerical display of any of the available data channels within the Z1 Analyzer. It will display the current value of the selected item. For example displaying Throttle will give you a number between 0 and 100. Displaying Speed will give you a number between zero and your maximum speed. Data channels that are assigned to wheel or tire data will display four numbers, one for each wheel or tire. The number display is associated with the current location selected in the track. If you are playing back a lap, or viewing live telemetry then the number displayed is the current location on track.

    You create a data channel display by selecting 'Add Data Channel' from the Display main menu, or type the CTRL-D key combination. Once displayed you can move and resize the data channel just like you would any other trace. To change what is displayed in the data channel, right click on it and choose the desired option. You can maximize the data channel display if you want. To remove the data channel, select the Trace Display->Hide Trace from the popup menu.

    You can have a maximum of 20 data channels displayed at one time. The currently displayed data channels will also be included under the Display menu. If you select the data channel from the menu if will bring it to the front, covering any items behind it, assuming you have the auto bring to front option selected.

    Note custom traces are not yet supported in the data channels.

    * When choosing the Display->Reset Display option any active Data Channels will be moved to the right side of the window, and be moved to the foreground on top of any traces.

    * To remove a data channel from the display, right click on the data channel's display and select Trace Display->Hide Trace. Unlike traces, the data channels are not just hidden, they are removed. So the number of data channels will go up and down depending on how many you have displayed. Remember the maximum number that can be displayed at once is 20.

    * Now when you use the Display menu to show/hide a trace, when the selected trace is requested to be shown, it will also be brought to the front layer (assuming you have the auto bring to front option selected).

    * The Colors tab has been revamped. The various colors are now grouped into sections based on their purpose. These sections are loosely based on the right-click popup menu displayed in the traces. In addition, several new customizable colors have been added. These include those for the trace title background, border, text and header color; various track map colors, and default grid and background colors.

    * Engine Torque is now available as a data channel for those sims that support it (Currently rFactor 2 and Project Cars 2).

    * Logging has been updated to include more data when necessary. This should make determining issues easier in the future.

    * Now when you change what a trace or data channel is displaying (by using the right click popup menu on the trace or data channel) the Analyzer no longer resets the lap position back to the beginning or stops play back of a lap. It will keep everything as it was, and just change what is displayed in the trace or data channel.

    * The Analyzer can now read laps the Z1 Dashboard recorded in Codemasters F1 2018.

    You can download the demo here: Z1 Dashboard

    Existing users can get the latest version here: Z1 Dashboard | My Dashboard
     
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    For everyone who uses the Z1 Analyzer to help them improve their lap times we have updated the page showing which data channels are available for which sims.

    As the Z1 Analyzer now supports Codemasters F1 2018 sim, the page needed to be updated. In addition we had added a few additional data channels to some other sims.

    You can see the entire list of supported data channels here: Z1 Analyzer | Data Channels By Sim
     
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    One of the main goals of the Z1 Analyzer is to help you improve as a driver. This video is the first in a series that explains the features of the Z1 Analyzer that help you become the best river you can be.



    Getting the most from yourself as a driver and being consistent every lap is the key to winning races. The Lap Overview screen gives you a summary of how you did driving your lap. It is a must for any driver looking to improve the most important part of the car setup - the driver.

    Download the demo here: Z1 Dashboard
     
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    When you are driving on a track you always hear people say 'make sure you drive the line'. And 'Hit the apex and track out points'. Well what does that mean? How do you know if you are driving the correct line? Or if you are hitting the apex?

    The Z1 Analyzer's Driving Line analysis screen is designed to help you answer those questions.

    Watch this video to get these answers on one of the best ways to improve your lap times.



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  16. Russell Hodgson

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    Braking into a turn - a critical part of getting a great lap time. This video explains how the Z1 Analyzer details each braking zone for you so you can improve and beat the competition.



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  17. Russell Hodgson

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    This video is an update to one we made about two years ago. A lot has changed in the Z1 Analyzer in that time. A new video was needed - and here it is!

    The display of the Z1 Analyzer is highly customizable, and knowing how to take advantage of that customization and the information it provides you is really important when it comes to getting the most out of the Z1 Analyzer, and in the end becoming a faster driver - and that is what it is all about.



    If you'd like to skip around and watch specific parts of the video here they are:
    Orientating the Track Map 0:39
    Zooming In 2:25
    Changing Displayed Information 4:40
    Positioning Traces 7:26
    Showing and Hiding Windows 9:49

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