PitchTrak Data Collection Setup and Acquisition

For calibration, the L-frame should be positioned such that the X-axis, the longer part of the L-frame, is facing toward home plate:

Pitchtrack Rubber L Frame

Confirm that the Calibration setting is Z up:

Pitchtrak Calibration Setting

Sampling parameters - Set the Frame Rate to 180 and Shutter to 1/2000

Pitchtrak Hw Setup Panel

Recording Settings - Set them as needed:

Pitchtrak Recording Settings

If you have a Cortex compatible video camera, you need to click the Reference Video box so that the video is recorded.

For a new pitcher set up a folder with his/her ID - It needs to be a name or ID that you have not used before.

Copy the supplied PitchTrak files into the new pitcher's folder.

Open a trial you have collected with your Motion Analysis Corp. system (same number of cameras and the same models of Motion Analysis Corp. and reference video cameras) and save it with a PitchTrak related name in your new folder.

Load the PitchTrak Event Definitions from the PitchTrak.cal file by selecting File>Load Event Definitions:

Pitchtrak Load Event