USER GUIDE :  FREELAP DEVICE MANAGER 

UPDATE AND SET UP YOUR FREELAP® BLE DEVICES

INTRODUCTION

• GENERAL

Freelap Device Manager (FDM)  lets you set up and update your Freelap® Bluetooth products.

FDM APP
Freelap Device Manager app is available for FREE:
– Via Google Play Store
– Via App Store
Compatible smartphones:
– iOS: iPhone 5S and higher, with iOS 11 or higher.
– Android: Android 4.3 or higher.

FDM SOFTWARE
Freelap Device Manager (FDM) software is available for FREE download for Windows and Mac :
– Go to the download page : Download FDM software
In case of a major update (device configured on a version lower than version n°6), and only for Relay Coach BLE and LED Display devices, we recommended to use the FDM software on a computer to update the version of the device (the update of the Bluetooth version will have to be done via the FDM app on your smartphone).

• FREELAP COMPATIBLE DEVICES

Freelap Device Manager (FDM) is compatible with all your Freelap® products with Bluetooth function:
 Your Bluetooth chips (FxChip BLE and FxSwim)
 Your Relay Coach BLE
 Your LED Display Screen

GET STARTED

• DOWNLOAD FREELAP DEVICE MANAGER APP

To set up and update your Freelap® BLE devices, download the app on your smartphone (FREE).
Via  App Store
Via  Google Play Store
Open the app. You will arrive on the home screen.
NOTE: Freelap Device Manager does not require account creation with username and password!

• INSTALL FREELAP DEVICE MANAGER SOFTWARE

To update your Relay Coach BLE or your LED Display, in case of major update (device configured on a version lower than version n°6), install the FDM software on your computer (FREE) :
– Go to the download page : Download FDM software
Open the software. You will arrive on the home page.
NOTE: Freelap Device Manager does not require account creation with username and password!

DETECTION, CONFIGURATION & UPDATE

Find below how to update and set up each Freelap® compatible BLE product.
> Choose the tab of the relevant device from the list below:

1. DETECT YOUR FXCHIP BLE

For the app to detect your FxChip BLE :
Turn on location and Bluetooth function on your smartphone.
Turn on a Freelap® transmitter
Activate your FxChip BLE (put into motion) and place it at about 30cm from the transmitter.
Wait 5 seconds. Make sure that the FxChip BLE still flashes (flashes indicate that it is ready to be detected).
Open the Freelap Device Manager app.
Click on the icon    to start the detection.
The device can be detected within 2 minutes, after which it enter into stand by mode (you must repeat the steps above).

2. AVAILABLE FEATURES

For each FxChip detected, the app displays the following data:
1: Image of the device
2:  Name of the device
3: HEX 1.61 =  Firmware version  / BLE 2.10 = Bluetooth version
4: The battery charge level
5: Device update : When a new update is available the icon appears
6: Settings

To set up of your device, click on the icon . It will display :
GENERAL :
– ID : Unique ID number of the device
– Version : Device version
– BLE Version : Bluetooth version

3. UPDATE YOUR FXCHIP BLE

When a new update is available, the icon  appears.
To update:
Click on the icon  .
Then click on the button “INSTALL” (the update takes about 1 minute).

1. DETECT YOUR FXSWIM

For the app to detect your FxSwim :
Turn on location and Bluetooth function on your smartphone.
Turn on your FxSwim : Press 3 short presses on the central button.
Wait 5 seconds. Make sure your FxSwim still flashes (flashes indicate that it is ready to be detected).
Open the Freelap Device Manager app.
Click on the icon to start the detection.
The device can be detected within 2 minutes, after which it enter into stand by mode (you must repeat the steps above).

2. AVAILABLE FEATURES

For each FxSwim detected, the app displays the following data:
1: Image of the device
2:  Name of the device 
3: HEX 3.4 =  Firmware version  / BLE 2.20 = Bluetooth version
4: The battery charge level
5: Device update : When a new update is available the icon    appears
6: Settings

To set up your device : click on the icon . It will display :
GENERAL :
– ID : Unique ID number of the device
– Version : Device version
– BLE Version : Bluetooth version

3. UPDATE YOUR FXSWIM

When a new update is available, the icon   appears.
To update:
Click on the icon  .
Then click on the button “INSTALL” (the update takes about 1 minute).

1. DETECT YOUR RELAY COACH BLE

WITH THE FDM APP :
For the app to detect your Relay Coach BLE :
Turn on location and Bluetooth function on your smartphone.
Turn on your Relay Coach BLE : press the “ON” button.
Open the Freelap Device Manager app.
Click on the icon to start the detection.

WITH THE FDM SOFTWARE :
For the software to detect your Relay Coach BLE :
Turn on your Relay Coach BLE : press the “ON” button.
Launch the software on your computer.
Connect your Relay Coach BLE to your computer using the USB cable provided (use the USB port of your Relay Coach BLE, located at the bottom right of your device) .
Click on the icon at the top right of the screen, to start the detection.

2. AVAILABLE FEATURES

For each Relay Coach BLE detected, the app and the software display the following data:
1: Image of the device
2: Name of the device
 3: HEX 6.3 =  Firmware version  / BLE 2.10 = Bluetooth version
4: Device update : When a new update is available the icon    appears
5: Settings
6: To download the timing data stored into the device, and export it to a .cvs file.

To set up your device : click on the icon . It will display :

GENERAL :
– Model : Device’s model
– Type : BLE device’s type
– Name : Name of the device (Default “Serial No.”).
You can rename your device to identify it more easily.
To rename your device :
– Click on the icon
Enter the name of the device
Then click on the “OK” button to validate
– Version : Device version

SCHEDULE :
– Autoshut : trigger time of the automatic shutdown function.
To change the trigger time of the automatic shutdown function :
– Click on the icon .
Choose the time you want in the list that appears:
Disabled : function deactivated / 1h / 5h / 10h / 18h
Then click on the “OK” button to validate

BLUETOOTH :
BLE Version : Bluetooth version

SAVE YOUR CHANGES :
/! \ On the app : To save your changes, click on the icon  at the top of the screen. Your changes are automatically saved when using the software.

3. DOWNLOAD YOUR TIMING DATA

To download your timing data : click on the icon . It will display :
– The number of lap times stored
The list of the lap times :  number of the lap / FxChip ID / LAP time / SPLIT time
> Click on the button    to download your times.

4. UPDATE YOUR RELAY COACH BLE

When a new update is available, the icon  appears.
To update:
Click on the icon  .
Then click on the button “INSTALL” (the update takes about 1 minute).
SPECIAL CASE : In case of a major update (device configured on a version lower than version N°6), a message appears to indicate that you must first update your device via the software (same process but from your computer). Then update it via the app in order to update the Bluetooth version too.

1. DETECT YOUR LED DISPLAY

WITH THE FDM APP :
For the app to detect your LED Display :
Turn on location and Bluetooth function on your smartphone.
Turn on your LED Display : press the “ON” button.
Open the Freelap Device Manager app.
Click on the icon   to start the detection.

WITH THE FDM SOFTWARE :
For the software to detect your LED Display :
•  Turn on your LED Display : press the “ON” button.
•  Launch the software on your computer.
•  Connect your LED Display to your computer using the USB cable provided (use the USB port of your LED Display, located at the side bottom of your device).
•  Click on the icon at the top right of the screen to start the detection.

2. AVAILABLE FEATURES

For each LED Display detected, the app displays the following data:
1: Image of the device
2: Name of the device
 3: HEX 6.7 =  Firmware version  / BLE 2.10 = Bluetooth version
4: Device update :  When a new update is available the icon    appears
5: Settings

To set up your device : click on the icon . It will display :

GENERAL :
– Name : Name of the device (Default “Serial No.”).
You can rename the device to identify it more easily.
To rename your device :
– Click ont he icon .
– Enter the name of the device.
Then click on the “OK” button to validate.

– Relay Pairing : (only available on Android smartphone)
This section allows you to connect a LED Display to a Relay Coach BLE so that the LED Display only displays the times collected by the Relay Coach BLE to which it is connected.
This feature is useful if multiple Relay Coach BLE are used.
To connect your LED Display to a unique Relay Coach BLE :
First, turn on and detect the Relay Coach BLE.
– Click on the icon .
– “NONE” means that no pairing is active yet.
In the list that appears, click on the name of your Relay Coach BLE.

– Version : Device version

BLUETOOTH :
– BLE Version : Bluetooth version

DISPLAY :

– ID Color : Color of the athlete’s ID on the screen.
To change the color :
– Click on the icon .
Select the desired color.
Click on the “OK” button.

– LAP Color : Color of the athlete’s time on the screen.
To change the color :
– Click on the icon .
Select the desired color.
Click on the “OK” button.

– Timeout : Allows you to set up the display time of an athlete’s time on the screen (after this time the Freelap® logo is displayed until the next athlete passes).
– Click on the icon .
Choose the time that fits your needs in the list that appears (1 min / 5 min / 10 min / 30 min / 1H).
Click on the “OK” button.

– Rolling Last 2 LAPs :  Activates the alternate display function of the last 2 LAPs (collected during the same period, varying according to the timeout configuration – see paragraph above) instead of the last lap time only.
To enable this feature :
– Click on the icon .
Tick yes to activate.
Click on the “OK” button.

– Display Mode :  Choose the desired display mode :  LAP (lap time or interval) or SPLIT (total time from a START).
– Click on the icon .
– Select the desired display mode.
Click on the “OK” button.

– Brightness :  Allows you to choose the brightness of the screen.
Battery life on “High” brightness mode : 7h / Battery life on “Low” brightness mode : 12h
Choose the “Low” brightness to extend the battery life.
– Click on the icon .
– Choose “High” or “Low”
Click on the “OK” button.

SAVE YOUR CHANGES :
/!\ Using the app: To save your changes, click on the icon  at the top of the screen. Using the software, your changes are automatically saved.

3. UPDATE YOUR LED DISPLAY

When a new update is available, the icon    appears.
To update:
Click on the icon  .
Then click on the button “INSTALL” (the update takes about 1 minute).
SPECIAL CASE : In case of a major update (device configured on a version lower than version N°6), a message appears to indicate that you must first update your device via the software (same process but from your computer). Then update it via the app in order to update the Bluetooth version too.

+ FXCHIP BLE

1. DETECT YOUR FXCHIP BLE

For the app to detect your FxChip BLE :
Turn on location and Bluetooth function on your smartphone.
Turn on a Freelap® transmitter
Activate your FxChip BLE (put into motion) and place it at about 30cm from the transmitter.
Wait 5 seconds. Make sure that the FxChip BLE still flashes (flashes indicate that it is ready to be detected).
Open the Freelap Device Manager app.
Click on the icon    to start the detection.
The device can be detected within 2 minutes, after which it enter into stand by mode (you must repeat the steps above).

2. AVAILABLE FEATURES

For each FxChip detected, the app displays the following data:
1: Image of the device
2:  Name of the device
3: HEX 1.61 =  Firmware version  / BLE 2.10 = Bluetooth version
4: The battery charge level
5: Device update : When a new update is available the icon appears
6: Settings

To set up of your device, click on the icon . It will display :
GENERAL :
– ID : Unique ID number of the device
– Version : Device version
– BLE Version : Bluetooth version

3. UPDATE YOUR FXCHIP BLE

When a new update is available, the icon  appears.
To update:
Click on the icon  .
Then click on the button “INSTALL” (the update takes about 1 minute).

+ FXSWIM

1. DETECT YOUR FXSWIM

For the app to detect your FxSwim :
Turn on location and Bluetooth function on your smartphone.
Turn on your FxSwim : Press 3 short presses on the central button.
Wait 5 seconds. Make sure your FxSwim still flashes (flashes indicate that it is ready to be detected).
Open the Freelap Device Manager app.
Click on the icon to start the detection.
The device can be detected within 2 minutes, after which it enter into stand by mode (you must repeat the steps above).

2. AVAILABLE FEATURES

For each FxSwim detected, the app displays the following data:
1: Image of the device
2:  Name of the device 
3: HEX 3.4 =  Firmware version  / BLE 2.20 = Bluetooth version
4: The battery charge level
5: Device update : When a new update is available the icon    appears
6: Settings

To set up your device : click on the icon . It will display :
GENERAL :
– ID : Unique ID number of the device
– Version : Device version
– BLE Version : Bluetooth version

3. UPDATE YOUR FXSWIM

When a new update is available, the icon   appears.
To update:
Click on the icon  .
Then click on the button “INSTALL” (the update takes about 1 minute).

+ RELAY COACH BLE

1. DETECT YOUR RELAY COACH BLE

WITH THE FDM APP :
For the app to detect your Relay Coach BLE :
Turn on location and Bluetooth function on your smartphone.
Turn on your Relay Coach BLE : press the “ON” button.
Open the Freelap Device Manager app.
Click on the icon to start the detection.

WITH THE FDM SOFTWARE :
For the software to detect your Relay Coach BLE :
Turn on your Relay Coach BLE : press the “ON” button.
Launch the software on your computer.
Connect your Relay Coach BLE to your computer using the USB cable provided (use the USB port of your Relay Coach BLE, located at the bottom right of your device) .
Click on the icon at the top right of the screen, to start the detection.

2. AVAILABLE FEATURES

For each Relay Coach BLE detected, the app and the software display the following data:
1: Image of the device
2: Name of the device
 3: HEX 6.3 =  Firmware version  / BLE 2.10 = Bluetooth version
4: Device update : When a new update is available the icon    appears
5: Settings
6: To download the timing data stored into the device, and export it to a .cvs file.

To set up your device : click on the icon . It will display :

GENERAL :
– Model : Device’s model
– Type : BLE device’s type
– Name : Name of the device (Default “Serial No.”).
You can rename your device to identify it more easily.
To rename your device :
– Click on the icon
Enter the name of the device
Then click on the “OK” button to validate
– Version : Device version

SCHEDULE :
– Autoshut : trigger time of the automatic shutdown function.
To change the trigger time of the automatic shutdown function :
– Click on the icon .
Choose the time you want in the list that appears:
Disabled : function deactivated / 1h / 5h / 10h / 18h
Then click on the “OK” button to validate

BLUETOOTH :
BLE Version : Bluetooth version

SAVE YOUR CHANGES :
/! \ On the app : To save your changes, click on the icon  at the top of the screen. Your changes are automatically saved when using the software.

3. DOWNLOAD YOUR TIMING DATA

To download your timing data : click on the icon . It will display :
– The number of lap times stored
The list of the lap times :  number of the lap / FxChip ID / LAP time / SPLIT time
> Click on the button    to download your times.

4. UPDATE YOUR RELAY COACH BLE

When a new update is available, the icon  appears.
To update:
Click on the icon  .
Then click on the button “INSTALL” (the update takes about 1 minute).
SPECIAL CASE : In case of a major update (device configured on a version lower than version N°6), a message appears to indicate that you must first update your device via the software (same process but from your computer). Then update it via the app in order to update the Bluetooth version too.

+ LED DISPLAY

1. DETECT YOUR LED DISPLAY

WITH THE FDM APP :
For the app to detect your LED Display :
Turn on location and Bluetooth function on your smartphone.
Turn on your LED Display : press the “ON” button.
Open the Freelap Device Manager app.
Click on the icon   to start the detection.

WITH THE FDM SOFTWARE :
For the software to detect your LED Display :
•  Turn on your LED Display : press the “ON” button.
•  Launch the software on your computer.
•  Connect your LED Display to your computer using the USB cable provided (use the USB port of your LED Display, located at the side bottom of your device).
•  Click on the icon at the top right of the screen to start the detection.

2. AVAILABLE FEATURES

For each LED Display detected, the app displays the following data:
1: Image of the device
2: Name of the device
 3: HEX 6.7 =  Firmware version  / BLE 2.10 = Bluetooth version
4: Device update :  When a new update is available the icon    appears
5: Settings

To set up your device : click on the icon . It will display :

GENERAL :
– Name : Name of the device (Default “Serial No.”).
You can rename the device to identify it more easily.
To rename your device :
– Click ont he icon .
– Enter the name of the device.
Then click on the “OK” button to validate.

– Relay Pairing : (only available on Android smartphone)
This section allows you to connect a LED Display to a Relay Coach BLE so that the LED Display only displays the times collected by the Relay Coach BLE to which it is connected.
This feature is useful if multiple Relay Coach BLE are used.
To connect your LED Display to a unique Relay Coach BLE :
First, turn on and detect the Relay Coach BLE.
– Click on the icon .
– “NONE” means that no pairing is active yet.
In the list that appears, click on the name of your Relay Coach BLE.

– Version : Device version

BLUETOOTH :
– BLE Version : Bluetooth version

DISPLAY :

– ID Color : Color of the athlete’s ID on the screen.
To change the color :
– Click on the icon .
Select the desired color.
Click on the “OK” button.

– LAP Color : Color of the athlete’s time on the screen.
To change the color :
– Click on the icon .
Select the desired color.
Click on the “OK” button.

– Timeout : Allows you to set up the display time of an athlete’s time on the screen (after this time the Freelap® logo is displayed until the next athlete passes).
– Click on the icon .
Choose the time that fits your needs in the list that appears (1 min / 5 min / 10 min / 30 min / 1H).
Click on the “OK” button.

– Rolling Last 2 LAPs :  Activates the alternate display function of the last 2 LAPs (collected during the same period, varying according to the timeout configuration – see paragraph above) instead of the last lap time only.
To enable this feature :
– Click on the icon .
Tick yes to activate.
Click on the “OK” button.

– Display Mode :  Choose the desired display mode :  LAP (lap time or interval) or SPLIT (total time from a START).
– Click on the icon .
– Select the desired display mode.
Click on the “OK” button.

– Brightness :  Allows you to choose the brightness of the screen.
Battery life on “High” brightness mode : 7h / Battery life on “Low” brightness mode : 12h
Choose the “Low” brightness to extend the battery life.
– Click on the icon .
– Choose “High” or “Low”
Click on the “OK” button.

SAVE YOUR CHANGES :
/!\ Using the app: To save your changes, click on the icon  at the top of the screen. Using the software, your changes are automatically saved.

3. UPDATE YOUR LED DISPLAY

When a new update is available, the icon    appears.
To update:
Click on the icon  .
Then click on the button “INSTALL” (the update takes about 1 minute).
SPECIAL CASE : In case of a major update (device configured on a version lower than version N°6), a message appears to indicate that you must first update your device via the software (same process but from your computer). Then update it via the app in order to update the Bluetooth version too.

QUESTIONS REMAIN ?

If you can not find the answers to your questions in this documentation please:
See your Quick Start Guide by sport
See our FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Contact your Freelap dealer