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Mouse pointer speed

Post by NickH » Tue Dec 09, 2008 10:34 am

We seem to be finding that everytime our board is switched on the mouse pointer speed is automatically being reset too about 3/4 speed rather than staying where we set it.

More annoying that a major problem but wondered if anybody else was finding the same thing ?

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Re: Mouse pointer speed

Post by golights » Tue Dec 09, 2008 12:58 pm

Had the same problem when I first received my console. I fixed the problem by connecting the mouse thru the usb port.

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Re: Mouse pointer speed

Post by NickH » Mon Dec 15, 2008 3:39 pm

Thanks for the info but we need both USB ports for the additional monitor and an audio output device.

Does anyone know of an alternative fix other than a USB hub which would be more expense to our budget that was blown on the new desk :)

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Re: Mouse pointer speed

Post by JohnGrimshaw » Mon Dec 15, 2008 9:47 pm

If there are available USB ports INSIDE the console, you could run something of one of them.
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Re: Mouse pointer speed

Post by golights » Mon Dec 15, 2008 10:24 pm

There should be 2 on the back and 1 on the front of the console.

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Re: Mouse pointer speed

Post by gooze » Tue Dec 16, 2008 3:56 am

JohnGrimshaw wrote:If there are available USB ports INSIDE the console, you could run something of one of them.
That gives you two extra usb-ports. You only have to open the lid, nothing too scary.
I wouldn't say this can't hurt you budget either...
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Re: Mouse pointer speed

Post by Kuni » Tue Dec 16, 2008 12:37 pm

Hi there,
on Palette VL16 there are 2 USB on the back (usable for the Extra Monitor and may be the Sound Device (for Internetradio??)), 1 on front (for the USB Stick transport the shows in sneakers networking) AND 2 unused INSIDE the desk.
The only thing you must do is connect 2 USB cables and bring them outside. You can do this on the right back side in the hinge. There is enough space for 2 small USB cables to do this. So you can connect the USB mouse and Keyboard on it if you want.
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Re: Mouse pointer speed

Post by NickH » Wed Dec 17, 2008 1:26 pm

Thanks for all the suggestions.

I agree that a USB hub isn't a great expense and opening the desk isn't a scary thing to do but after spending thousands of pounds on our new lighting desk it seems a shame that we have to bring cables out from between hinge joints to get something to work properly.

As per my original post it's not critical and we'll live with it but it would be a nicety if it could be looked at and possibly fixed in the future. :)

Thanks again

Nick

Kuni - For your info, were planning on using the sound output to run music cues for dance performances.... Hopefully ;)
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Re: Mouse pointer speed

Post by JohnGrimshaw » Wed Dec 17, 2008 2:53 pm

Hey Nick - Just a thought regarding the music cues - it may be worth investigating the built in Power Point control features, and using that for audio cues. As you can:
- call up specific slides from the console
- embed the audio to play when activated
- label each cue on the display and put that in useful places
- edit it on the fly on a separate computer
- design that computer for "better" quality audio then a generic USB audio thingy
...it might be a slightly more "controlled" solution

How to set this up should all be in the help files on the console somewhere.
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Re: Mouse pointer speed

Post by RobertBell » Wed Dec 17, 2008 8:38 pm

JohnGrimshaw wrote:How to set this up should all be in the help files on the console somewhere.
http://www.horizoncontrol.com/mqhelp/mq ... mation.htm
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