Tips and Tricks Video 145

FOM, a new index of performance
All users of SPG8000A with the GPS option on board have seen on the menu and in the alert panel a new index of performance index that is FOM.
At a high level, a Figure of Merit is an indicator that a manufacturer makes available for a user showing at a glance how the instrument is performing. It has no scientific value and the user must calibrate it for the different steps.
This paper gives some inputs on this concept and how to use it for the SPG8000A.

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FOM, a new index of performance All users of SPG8000A with the GPS option on board have seen on the menu and in the alert panel a new index of performance index that is FOM. At a high level, a Figure of Merit is an indicator that a manufacturer makes available for a user showing at a glance how the instrument is performing. It has no scientific value and the user must calibrate it for the different steps. This paper gives some inputs on this concept and how to use it for the SPG8000A.