SOLVED: Twice the mm/s speed for the last two sessions. Is it me or the sensor?

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Hi all,

I've had a couple really weird trainings where my mm/s has doubled from what I usually shoot, now basically anywhere from 300 to 500mm/s. I find it very weird and can't understand if it is me or the sensor that suddenly is going nuts.

This is a major mental disturbance when training and I can't always get over it. Today was a particularly bad day, but the first day I did some really good shooting even though I was nervously thinking of what was going on.

I was sick on Monday and Tuesday with some balance issues, nothing bad but couldn't train or do concentrated work. Wednesday was great: 10 points up in time in 10.0, great grouping.
Then on Thursday the weirdness started.

In the first "fast" session I got 4 heartbeats per minute more on average, which was probably just caused by the fact of seeing those numbers.

The same spees issue is happening in SCATT Expert and Professional, so I know it is not the software (Pro has been doing some weird stuff for the last couple days). Nothing has changed in my setup. I pamper my SCATT MX-02.

I've sent the SCATT files to my trainer who thinks it is probably the sensor, because when he looks at some of the good shots the trace does not look that long.
  1. Has any of you had a similar experience?
  2. How can I test the sensor to see if it is the culprit?
  3. If it is something physical, can you point me in a helpful direction so that I can understand what's happening?

Thanks!
 
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Hello Ramon,

From what you are saying it seems like this happened overnight, correct?
Could you attach your normal session from the day before this started happening as well as the session where your Aimpoint speeds have doubled?

If you are not comfortable sharing this publicly, feel free to DM me the files
Looking forward to hearing from you!

Peter
 
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Yes peter, overnight, that's why I find it so weird. Sending the files by DM :)
 
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So far it looks like it is an issue wtih VirtualBox (I run Windows 10 virtualized on an Ubuntu Linux machine) and their latest update of Guest Additions. Too bad VMWare won't install on Ubuntu 20.04 yet.
Great to know it is not me!
 
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Confirmed and solved: If you are running SCATT on a virtualized Windows with VirtualBox DON'T upgrade Guest Additions to 6.1. 6 r137129 . It will screw things up.
 
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