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GearBox and GearChanger

GearBox - The worlds only tick speed optimizer

Do you know which speed to trade the market with every day? Hawkeye does. Unique in the trading world, GearBox for futures, stock indices, stocks, commodities and GearBox FX for Forex, uses a complex algorithm to calculate the optimal tick speed of the market for the day ahead.

Why Tick Data

Tick data is the most accurate way of measuring the market momentum, as a tick is devoid of time and represents each change in price, irrespective of the time taken. As a result, tick charts represent the purest form of data available and are the true heartbeat of the market.

Advantages of Tick Charts:

  • Many professional traders use tick
  • Often signal a breakout before a time based chart
  • Show momentum periods and avoid whipsaws
  • Not disrupted with gaps in charts which can skew indicators
  • Allow for a more valid display of momentum when breakouts are about to occur giving an advantage over time-based charts
  • Allow for a smoother presentation of the indicators used in trade setups

Put simply, GearBox tells you instantly the optimal tick charts to trade throughout the day, so all you need is the GearChanger to tell you which timeframe to choose. What could be easier? No other software company in the world gives you this edge.


At the end of every day, GearBox calculates the optimal tick speed for the day ahead, and this is displayed in a four bar chart, with each speed clearly displayed with one of four colours. Light blue is for the ultra fast chart, dark blue is for the fast chart, yellow is for the medium speed, and red is for the slow speed. All you need to do is select the instrument you are trading, enter the contract details in GearBox, which will then display the optimal tick speeds for that particular instrument and for the day ahead.

In the example below, GearBox has given the four settings of 256 for the ultra fast, 512 for the fast, 1024 for the medium speed and 2048 for the slow. In this case, GearBox has been set up for trading the gold futures market with the GC contract.

So for trading on the ultra fast chart, simply set the chart tick speed to 512 and off you go. With GearBox, you’re exploiting the most accurate chart data available and trading in harmony with the market, giving you the lowest risk and highest probability trades, using pure market data on the tick charts.

Avoid a collision – always be in the right speed with GearChanger

GearChanger assures that once you have established the correct market speed using GearBox, you can then choose the correct gear, or tick chart, to trade at ANY time during the day, so you’re always trading in harmony with the market. It’s not unlike the gear lever on your car which you use to select the correct gear, either to speed up or to slow down. More importantly, you must continue to change gears as road conditions vary and depending on whether you’re going uphill or downhill. This simple analogy reflects how market conditions are constantly shifting throughout the trading day.

This is displayed graphically in GearChanger with light blue for the ultra fast tick chart, blue for the fast tick chart, yellow for the medium speed tick chart and red for the slowest tick chart. Remember, the speed of the market changes throughout the day, and in using the GearBox and GearChanger, you are always trading using the optimal tick speed setting for the day.

In the example here, we can see that the GearChanger has told us to move from the fast tick chart to the medium speed tick chart, then to the slow tick chart, back to medium, and finally back to the fast tick chart again. It’s like having your own automatic gear selector – just sit back and enjoy the ride!

With GearBox and GearChanger, you are trading in the best possible market environment for success with the lowest risk – on every single trade.

The reason professional traders use tick charts is that they are PURE. They represent true market conditions, with PURE price action. This is the closest you can get to the heartbeat of the market.

GearBox and GearChanger are unique indicators which put you directly in the driving seat.

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GearBox gives you the speed you need!