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What's this new thing?? Split image backup camera?

Discussion in 'Model S' started by JeffS, Feb 25, 2016.

  1. JeffS

    JeffS Member

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    This is something I just noticed. Looked through recent threads, didn't see anything about it...

    My backup camera has a split image. Bottom panel looking back and top panel looking down.

    Cool!

    Sorry if already well known. I didn't read anything about it and never noticed it before. 2.12.22

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  2. Max*

    Max* Autopilot != Autonomous

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    This happened to someone a while ago, it's not a "feature", it's a bug. I think a restart fixed it.


    Your images are reversed, the top is the bottom and the bottom is the top, making one real backup image.
     
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  3. JeffS

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    Lol...undocumented feature then.

    And yep. Apparently 2 images are captured by the camera and merged on screen. And they were flipped. Rebooted both dash and center stack. All fixed.
     
  4. mikeash

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    It looks like the connection to the camera occasionally gets desynchronized, which effectively splits the image. It's a bit like how back in the day you'd sometimes get a rolling picture on your TV if the signal was poor.
     
  5. Fanatic1

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    This happened to me just 2 weeks ago. To do an MCU restart, hold down the scroll wheels simultaneously on the steering wheel until the center console goes blank and release. Should work.
     
  6. 3s-a-charm

    3s-a-charm Active Member

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    Try rotating the two knobs on the back of your screen - one is VH and the other is UH I think. That should fix it :)
     
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  7. sandpiper

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    LOL! So - that will be a generation divider.
     
  8. freeewilly

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    Yup, it happened to me once, reboot fixed it.
     
  9. tinm

    tinm 2013 S85 Owner

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    Ditto
     
  10. Lawsteve

    Lawsteve MCATDT

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    also need to put aluminum foil on the antennas
     
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    Damn, I understood. Guess I know which side of the divide I am on.
     
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  12. BertL

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    Yup, another firmware bug. I've had it occur twice since taking delivery in October, and don't know what combinations of events caused it. Rebooting my 17" resolved it both the times.
     
  13. TaoJones

    TaoJones Beyond Driven

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    Yeah, that split screen annoyance started happening to me after the 7.1 update a few weeks ago, in concert with the abysmally poor MCU touch response problem. 7.0 was released October 15th of last year.

    Regression testing. It's a Good Thing.
     
  14. CHG-ON

    CHG-ON Still in love after all these miles

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    I've had both this and a super wide angle vertical shot (where I could clearly see the the underside of the hatch...how...?) appear on mine a total of three times. I'm still trying to figure out how it does it. Reboot fixed it.
     
  15. Lex

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    There is apparently such a complex signal apparently between camera and MCU, presumably to prevent people from using it to patch-in a video player. I'm guessing this has something to do with it, may not even be a fixable bug (but I've not seen it happen on my car yet).
     
  16. Pjjava34

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    Same thing just happened to my 7 day old X.
    First ever 17" display reboot fixed it in a few seconds!
     
  17. Blip

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    Happened to me today. First thing i tried was to reboot, and that fixed the issue. Second thing I did was to google "tesla model s camera view split", and ended up here... Current fw: v7.1 (2.24.86)
     
  18. Fanatic1

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    Yay! Google picking up all these posts!
     

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