is there a easy way to figure out what probe strength you need to scan a ship down that has 420 sig radius and 813 radar str?

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If there is a simple way to find out the probe strength needed for a sig radius/sensor strength combination, I would like to know it too.

I was looking for this as well a couple days ago and found different sources (including the nice page Oriki linked above), but none with a simple explanation linking minimal probe strength needed for a ship sig with certain radius divided by sensor strengthâ€¦

Also, many of the sources are too old to mention that it is impossible these days to have an unprobable ship, it seems thereâ€™s a cap on how low you can get your sig radius divided by sensor strength. 1.08 from the top of my head, but I havenâ€™t found any official sources yet.

This means that 813 radar strength may be overkill and that it does no more than something around 400 sensor strength in your case.

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What used to be unprobable or a few .xâ€™s in the range of it will be will need a perfect scanner, in a bonused ship and sisters gear. Implants as well irrc.

Rough guestimate that 2 ratio means one of these doesnâ€™t have to be perfect. Or sans implants.

Practical methods to see how this works can be have a scanner alt find your main. Or get a friend/corpmate to â€śhuntâ€ť you down.

If your friend is a scanning pro who says damn you were hard to findâ€¦you are doing something right lol.

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its what we have been doing at best 68% scan â€¦ no implants at all and i believe that was with sister gearâ€¦ no implants tho.

result % = probe_str Ă— target_sig(m) / target_scan / probe_size(AU) /2.14 ?
On pinpoint centered on the target no reduction.

so to scan with 100% on pinpoint with 0.5 AU you have
probe_str = 100 Ă— target_scan/target_sig Ă— 1.07 = 107 Ă— target_scan/target_sig. Now it looks like there is a bound to the target_scan/target_sig factor so you replace it with min(factor, target_scan/target_sig)
If you are moving the probes you can gain the 7% so it becomes 100Ă—target_factor

You should have in the 70 ish probe strength which means you need 102 probe strength.
your target has a factor of 1.94. theoretically you should need 194 which would mean that the bound is 0.5 Âż?

edit : I made more tests and even with big signature (pacifier has highest scanstr/sig base) no effect of going over scan_stren = 0.5Ă—sig so it seems like the target factor is min(0.5,str/sig).

In you case going over 420/2 = 210 sensor str seems useless.

generally any of those ships :

Gold Magnate 0.5
Virtuoso 0.5
Monitor 0.5
Manticore 0.5121951219512195
Sentinel 0.5121951219512195
Keres 0.5348837209302325
Hyena 0.5384615384615384
Kitsune 0.5714285714285714
Caedes 0.6285714285714286
Chremoas 0.7
Pacifier 0.8333333333333334

is already at max scan resistance

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