Flytec Balloon 4:TemperatureSettings

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Temperature settings

The Flytec Balloon 4 indicates envelope temperature, as received by the Flytec Balloon TT34 temperature transmitter. This section explains how to configure temperature reception.

Fb4 menu temperature.png

Accessing temperature settings

Long press KB ok.png, then use KB up down.png to select Temperature, press KB ok.png

Note: As a shortcut, simply long press KB temperature.png to quickly get to the temperature settings.

TT34 active

Determines whether the vario tries to receive temperature data from a TT34 or not. In the Temperature menu, select TT34 active and press KB ok.png to get here. Use KB up down.png to adjust the value. Select one with KB ok.png or cancel with KB time.png.

  • yes: Temperature reception is active
  • no: Temperature reception is turned off

Note: Refer to the status bar to quickly determine whether temperature reception is active or not.

Pairing a TT34

In order to receive data from a TT34, its ID (which is its serial number) must be set on the Flytec Balloon 4. There are three ways to accomplish this:

  • Search for all transmitting TT34 (30s), pick one from a list
  • Use first TT34 received
  • Manually enter the TT34 ID

TT34 search

Runs a 30-second search for all TT34 in the vicinity, then presents you with a list, from which you select the correct TT34.

  1. In the Temperature menu, select Search TT34 and press KB ok.png start the search.
  2. After the search is complete, use KB up down.png to select your TT34.
  3. Confirm with KB ok.png or cancel with KB time.png.

Use first TT34 received

  1. In the Temperature menu, select TT34 ID and press KB ok.png.
  2. Press KB audio.png and KB altitude.png simultaneously to reset the ID to 0
  3. Confirm with KB ok.png or cancel with KB time.png.

With the ID being set to 0, the Flytec Balloon 4 will set the TT34 ID to the first ID it receives.

Manual TT34 ID entry

  1. In the Temperature menu, select TT34 ID and press KB ok.png.
  2. Enter your TT34 ID:
    • Press KB up down.png to increase / decrease the ID by 1
    • Press KB audio.png to decrease the ID by 100
    • Press KB audio.png to increase the ID by 100
  1. Confirm with KB ok.png or cancel with KB time.png.

Alert

The Flytec Balloon can alert you if the envelope temperature exceeds a certain limit. Inside the Temperature menu, select Alert and press KB ok.png to get here.

Active

Determines whether the pilot temperature alert is active or not. The manufacturer temperature alert will sound regardless of this setting when its threshold temperature is exceeded. In the Alert menu, select Active and press KB ok.png to get here. Use KB up down.png to adjust the value. Select one with KB ok.png or cancel with KB time.png.

  • yes: The pilot temperature alert is active
  • no: The pilot temperature alert is not active

Threshold

Defines the minimum envelope temperature required to trigger the pilot temperature alert. In the Alert menu, select Threshold and press KB ok.png to get here. Use KB up down.png to adjust the value. Select one with KB ok.png or cancel with KB time.png.

Select a value between 40°C (104°F) and 130°C (266°F) (or the manufacturer temperature alert threshold, whichever is lower). Default is 120°C (248°F).


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