How to Use the Z1 Dashboard Software: A Comprehensive Tutorial
If you are a sim racer or a real world racer looking for a powerful and versatile dashboard and telemetry analysis suite, then you might want to check out the Z1 Dashboard software. The Z1 Dashboard software is a comprehensive tool that can display over 150 different dashboards, track maps, timing and scoring screens, telemetry screens, garage screens and more. It can also connect to various simulators and real world data sources, and allow you to broadcast your data to any computer on your network. In this tutorial, we will show you how to get started with the Z1 Dashboard software, and how to use some of its main features.
Step 1: Download and Install the Z1 Dashboard Software
The first step is to download and install the Z1 Dashboard software from the official website: https://z1simwheel.com/dashboard/index.cfm. You can try the software for free for 15 days, or purchase a license for $24.99 USD. The software is compatible with Windows 7, 8 and 10, and requires a minimum of 4 GB of RAM and a graphics card that supports OpenGL 3.3 or higher.
Once you have downloaded the installer, run it and follow the instructions on the screen. You will need to accept the license agreement, choose a destination folder, and select which components you want to install. The components are:
Z1 Dashboard: The main application that displays the dashboards and other screens.
Z1 Designer: A tool that allows you to create your own custom dashboards.
Z1 Analyzer: A tool that allows you to analyze your telemetry data and improve your driving skills.
Z1 Server: A tool that allows you to broadcast your data to other computers on your network.
You can choose to install all or some of these components, depending on your needs. You can also choose to create shortcuts on your desktop or start menu for easy access.
Step 2: Register and Update the Software
After installing the software, you will need to register it with your email address and license key. You can do this by launching the Z1 Dashboard application and clicking on the 'Register' button on the top right corner of the window. You will need an internet connection for this step. If you are using the trial version, you can skip this step.
Next, you will need to update the software to the latest version. You can do this by clicking on the 'Update' button on the top right corner of the window. The software will check for updates online and download them automatically. You will need to restart the application after updating.
Step 3: Connect to Your Simulator or Data Source
The Z1 Dashboard software can connect to various simulators and real world data sources, such as iRacing, Assetto Corsa, rFactor 2, Project Cars 2, F1 2020, RaceRoom Racing Experience, Kart Racing Pro, SimBin Titles (GTR2/Race07), Codemasters Titles (F1/Dirt/Grid), Forza Motorsport 7/Horizon 4, Gran Turismo Sport/6/5/4/3/2/1/PSP/Prologue/Concept/A-Spec/Online/Test Drive/Original/GT Academy/GT HD Concept/GT by Citroen Concept/GT Vision GT/GT Sport Spec II/GT Sport Spec III/GT Sport Spec IV/GT Sport Spec V/GT Sport Spec VI/GT Sport Spec VII/GT Sport Spec VIII/GT Sport Spec IX/GT Sport Spec X/GT Sport Spec XI/GT Sport Spec XII/GT Sport Spec XIII/GT Sport Spec XIV/GT Sport Spec XV/GT Sport Spec XVI/GT Sport Spec XVII/GT Sport Spec XVIII/GT Sport Spec XIX/GT Sport Spec XX/GT Sport Spec XXI/GT Sport Spec XXII/GT Sport Spec XXIII/GT Sport Spec XXIV/GT Sport Spec XXV/GT Sport Spec XXVI/GT Sport Spec XXVII/GT Sport Spec XXVIII/GT Sport Spec XXIX/GT Sport Spec XXX ec8f644aee