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Old 28th May 2017, 12:57   #61
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Where did you guys purchase this from? It's also available on Amazon as per their own website.

How easy was the installation and how many days did it take to reach you guys?
I purchased it from their official website.
I haven't installed it yet, as I am waiting for delivery of my car.
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Old 29th May 2017, 14:58   #62
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Purchase was done through amazon. Delivery took a couple of days since I stay in chennai ! Might vary depending on location . They ship it out from Bengaluru! The package was not the best but the contents were safe !
I usually connect my phone via a USB for music so battery backup has not been an issue !
Even if you install the app in a couple of phones you can actually check the readings in any phone provided it is within Bluetooth range and is logged in with the same account !
Plan is to install the app in an old phone and keep it in the car as a dedicated display !
Installation was done in a professional tyre shop; so costs could vary depending on how much they want to charge for labour and balancing ! I paid around 1800 since I also had the alignment done and had nitrogen filled up !
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I too installed the TPMS from Tymtix which I directly purchased online from the Bengaluru party. Mounted the 5 sensors on the wheels and the spare wheel of my Honda City. Tyrex in Mulund were well versed in the fitting and they did it just under an hour. Downloaded the app on ios and the pressures and temperatures were immediately visible after pairing with the sensors. As @atlantis0965 mentioned, the value read on the app is roughly 2 psi less than what is indicated by the digital indicators at the filling station. More than a month since installation and everything fine. You need to enable Bluetooth and Location services on IPhone for the sensors to start being visible on the iPhone. Sometimes it takes a couple of minutes for the app to start indicating the values. Beyond a distance of around 15 feet it becomes difficult to pickup the sensor signals. The pressure values keep updating every few minutes sequentially. A guy from Tymtix called me up one day and asked me if I had any problem as he found the pressure values had not updated since quite a few days. (Looks like they do keep a track of it at their end) Thanked him and told that I had not been near the car for a few days so it was not updated. Nice of them to be concerned. Quite happy with the product so far.

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I purchased it from their official website.
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I too installed the TPMS from Tymtix
Thanks to you guys, I did the install and am happy with the result. I request you guys to give an honest feedback in this thread.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/modifi...ml#post4230095 (SensAiry : An app-based TPMS)
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Thanks to you guys, I did the install and am happy with the result. I request you guys to give an honest feedback in this thread.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/modifi...ml#post4230095 (SensAiry : An app-based TPMS)
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A guy from Tymtix called me up one day and asked me if I had any problem as he found the pressure values had not updated since quite a few days. (Looks like they do keep a track of it at their end) Thanked him and told that I had not been near the car for a few days so it was not updated. Nice of them to be concerned. Quite happy with the product so far.
This is quite disconcerting and scary, to be honest. Since you mentioned that this app also needs Location Services turned on; to me what you said above looks like the vendor can see what's happening with your car.

Now, with Location Services being on, would they also know where you are, where you've been, (and maybe when did you go where)? If that is so, it's scary.

Of course, when you call them to ask, I am sure they'll say either such info is not available to them; or that the info certainly is available, but their privacy terms dictate that they not use that info for anything.

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This is quite disconcerting and scary, to be honest. Since you mentioned that this app also needs Location Services turned on; to me what you said above looks like the vendor can see what's happening with your car.

Now, with Location Services being on, would they also know where you are, where you've been, (and maybe when did you go where)? If that is so, it's scary.

Of course, when you call them to ask, I am sure they'll say either such info is not available to them; or that the info certainly is available, but their privacy terms dictate that they not use that info for anything.

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Thanks tilt. That point never struck me. The app has the enable location services option as "always" and "never". It was earlier in "always" mode. So now I have gone and disabled the location services for that app to "never". Now to get it running I have to switch on Bluetooth, start location services and then switch the app service to "always" before the app can start accessing the sensors. It is a bit more tedious but I hope that is enough to prevent data leakage. Anything more needs to be done to protect privacy?
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