2590 active members
235 are online
Year 15 Day 34 20:38
Anyone know how many it would take to cover deepspace tile?
Year 15 Day 34 20:56
Do you mean to cover a whole system? One would easily cover a single tile or square.
Do a forum search for "sysat" by keyword. The question on how many it takes to cover a system has been asked previously.
Year 15 Day 34 21:11
it take 4 sats to cover one system square... no matter if it is DS or an area with planets.
Year 15 Day 35 13:35
no matter if it is DS or an area with planets.
Proviso: Planets/Stars/Asteroids block sensors, so some systems need more than 4 Sats to cover all the area.
I also think there's currently a bug/feature that unless you have an entity sharing sensors directly on the square with the planet/asteroid, the sensors do not cover that square.
I'll share it here again as it's somewhat relevant, and will also let you substitute sensor values for stations.
Sensor Shadow/Power Calculator
Eventually I'll get around to making it actually work for multiple entities so all the power values are calculated properly.
Edited By: Kay Dallben on Year 15 Day 35 13:35
Year 15 Day 35 21:15
if you place the 4 sats correctly the planets and suns do not really interfere
Year 15 Day 36 4:59
Not every system is the same.. If you have a couple heavy planets (big gas giants) clustered in a corner, odds are you'll get a shadowed effect.
Year 15 Day 36 10:33
Weylin vi Cron
Tell me what four sat locations cover everywhere in the Anzat system.
Year 15 Day 36 11:54
then use 20 if you feel like wasting time and money. I have set up sats in a few systems and I have never needed more then 4. Apparently some places need more, I personally have never seen where more then 4 was needed.
Year 15 Day 36 13:25
Yes, some places do need more as has been addressed. Now that the question has been answered I'm locking this because it's a really dumb argument.
IRC Quotes Database