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Galaxy Tab 4 model T337A magnetic sensor

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Jimmy M, Jul 15, 2015.

  1. Jimmy M

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    Can anybody tell me if the Galaxy Tab 4 model T337A has a magnetic sensor? I cannot get the nose of the P3 to line up with the red arrow in the app. I cannot find a compass on the Tab 4. Does anybody have a Tab 4 and the nose lines up with the P3 in the pilot app?
     
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    Download a compass app that also has calibration and µT.
     
  3. TomWolves

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    jimmy, I have a tab 4 7 inch, and the red arrow always points the wrong direction. It is like the right wing of the arrow is the nose, and the compass does nor work. I had to buy a Asus Nexus which has the sensor. The compass app won't work either on my Tab4 7inch
     
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    So this will work even though the Tab 4 does not have a magnetic sensor? what is uT.
     
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    No. If it has no magnetometer in it, then there's nothing to calibrate. I'd be surprised if it doesn't have one though. Samsung had a bad rep for misconfiguring sensors on it's older hardware which unfortunately makes it do more harm than good. So it could be that.
     
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    I talked to an online tech at Samsung in a chat room and he told me they do not have a magnetic sensor on the tab 4. So I am taking his word that he knows what he is talking about.
     
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