I’ve been using an iPad with no issues but just switched to a MacBook Pro (older). Pedal resistance is the same regardless of incline. Using a Tacx Vortex. ANT+ is working and Bluetooth recognizes my trainer. What am I missing??
Are you using ant + or Bluetooth?
Did you pair as power and controllable.
Using ant+ for the first time so unsure if it’s working 100%. Also have Bluetooth enabled and recognizes trainer but, again, unproven with trainer.
Also pair as controllable.
I would suggest only using ANT+ and see how that work. Get the ant+ dongle as close to the trainer as possible.
Did that too and the laptop is next to my front wheel. Can’t get much closer to the trainer or I won’t be able to see it. Hurts my neck just thinking about it. Good suggestions - anything else?
Hmmm. Can I use a USB extender cable for the ANT+ and run it back to the trainer?
Yes, an ANT+ dongle with a USB extension is the way to go.
Make sure you are connecting using the FC-E
If using Ant+, turn off BT. Or at least make sure that Power Source and Controllable are using the same protocol. Also, make sure not using ERG mode.