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    Post by stuckinthemud1 on Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:31 pm

    Hi Everyone,

    I have been trying to find a nice simple audio chronograph app for my phone but Chron-lite and Bowometry seem to no longer be available, does anyone know where these apps, or a similar one, can be found?

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    Post by kenh on Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:19 pm

    I've not yet seen a cell phone app chronograph that as accurate to within 10% of actual speeds.
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    Post by Mooki on Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:58 am

    I tried the Phyphox app, you can set it to timer and start/stop being sound triggered.
    Holding it near the crossbow and shooting into something hard works for me, although pretty short distance (5m). Might need to compensate for distance by calculating sound delay.
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    Post by stuckinthemud1 on Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:31 am

    Thanks Mooki, sounds perfect

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