The following options are configurable from the VBOX Sim Pack software application 'VBOX Simulator'.
LapTimer COM Port
The computer should assign a specific COM port to the VBOX LapTimer. This COM port will need to be selected from the drop-down menu, shown below. Once it has been selected, click ‘Open'.
Auto Start Line
The Auto start line option is selected by default and automatically detects the start/finish location from the game. Once the VBOX Simulator software has completed the start/finish detection process, the start/finish location is then transmitted to VBOX LapTimer for predictive laptiming.
Please note, the start finish detection process can take up to 3 laps to complete.
The location in which the video and data files are saved to your computer. This can be changed using the 'Browse' button.
Ticking 'No Video' will disable video capture and screen capture.
Ticking 'Screen Capture' will enable the VBOX Simulator’s built in screen capture function. Be aware, using this method will require a lot more resources from the CPU.
If there are multiple screens, please ensure to select the centre screen from the Screen drop down menu.
Quality settings are available for screen capture. If your computer is struggling for performance, try using a lower quality setting.
Video Capture Device
Ticking 'Video Capture Device' will enable the VBOX Simulator software to use the supplied external video capture card. If there are multiple supported devices, these will appear in a drop down menu.
Factors such as computer performance may have an effect on the synchronisation of data and video, therefore an offset in milliseconds can be applied if required. Simply type in the required value.
Use the test video button to check that the video capture is working correctly. Pressing the 'Start' button once will record a 5 second sample video to the log directory.