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#1 Roberto Delgado

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 09:26 PM

Hi.

I was wondering if someone could use watchout using perfect cue control to move forward and backward in cue points in watchout

#2 Hugo Janzen

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Posted 02 August 2012 - 09:34 AM

Hi Roberto,
This might work, but I would recommend using a Medialon ShowMaster in between, so you can really control your show and be able to control only specific parts of the show on specific moments.
Otherwise a presenter using the Perfect Cue has control over your WO system on any moment, which can led to unwanted situations.
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#3 Steve Farris

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Posted 12 September 2012 - 12:47 AM

I use a Perfect Cue all the time. I reprogram so that the forward button = + (run) so that the presenter doesn't accidentally toggle a run state using space. If all your control cues are on the same layer, you can highlight that layer and use back as a left arrow (the default on a Perfect Cue) to step backwards. This can get risky without careful monitoring.

You can always use the "auto" control button on the Perfect Cue to disable input from the transmitter when not needed. Or you can use it as a monkey light if you are really paranoid. It all depends on how versed your presenter is without controlling their own presentations.

Of course for the deluxe control method, something similar to the Medialon mentioned above is best. Much more expensive, however.

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#4 Ulisses

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Posted 12 September 2012 - 06:23 PM

Yes, Perfect Cue is nice, I use the green play button as SPACE (timeline standing at a cue point) and backward as left arrow (to go to the previous cue), but not playing backwards :)
I also use the B usb connection to control the reference powerpoint, synced with Watchout.

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#5 Walter

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Posted 12 September 2012 - 09:59 PM

Used the micro cue few weeks ago for a 3D presentation. Reprogrammed cue to space for forward and kept left arrow for return. Just make sure all cues are on same layer, had a happy client and great show.