Trainer Mode Switch in Powerhouse

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stuflowers
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Trainer Mode Switch in Powerhouse

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New Powerpod owner here.
Is there any way to switch trainer mode ON/OFF without having to connect to Isaac and are there plans to add this function to Powerhouse? I imagine there could be a simple toggle switch in the Powerhouse settings/profiles screen.
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Re: Trainer Mode Switch in Powerhouse

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Right now there is no way to turn trainer on/off except through Isaac.

We will investigate doing this through PowerHouse. This will require both a modification to PH app and to PowerPod firmware, so don't expect it soon... :-)
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Re: Trainer Mode Switch in Powerhouse

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Ok thanks John. For me and I presume others who use the same bike on and off the trainer, this would be a very useful feature upgrade for Powerhouse. I guess that in the meantime I could create two identical profiles (one with trainer mode turned ON and another with it turned OFF) then use Powerhouse to toggle them?
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That is a very practical workaround!
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Re: Trainer Mode Switch in Powerhouse

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I am able to connect to phone via BLE, however when trying to save a profile from PH to PP I get the message "Something went wrong. Either PowerPod is disconnected or your PowerPod doesn't support profile feature"

I am trying to setup a profile for indoor trainer usage (same bike) and use Powerhouse to switch between the indoor and outdoor profiles. Any ideas?
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Please email technicalsupport@velocomp.com for next steps
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Re: Trainer Mode Switch in Powerhouse

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Any update about this request? it is quite tedious to have to connect my PC just to switch to indoor trainer mode
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Kqaltas wrote: Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:36 pm Any update about this request? it is quite tedious to have to connect my PC just to switch to indoor trainer mode
Trainer mode support in PH will have to wait for the next app update.
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Re: Trainer Mode Switch in Powerhouse

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Velocomp wrote: Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:41 am
Kqaltas wrote: Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:36 pm Any update about this request? it is quite tedious to have to connect my PC just to switch to indoor trainer mode
Trainer mode support in PH will have to wait for the next app update.
Any update on this topic? i too would like to use this feature, as i use two bikes one for training on rollers and another for outdoor activities.
Using ISAAC takes time.

rgds
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Re: Trainer Mode Switch in Powerhouse

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Apple has made it increasingly difficult (and consequently expensive) to continually update apps. We won't be updating PH, but we will see if there is another route.
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