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  1. I terms of PowerPoint, the resolution of the output card is the deciding factor to whether you get a particular resolution. You can create content at 8k but if the video card on the PPT computer is only capable of a 4k output then the output would remain 4k and no higher. You would then be creating content that is beyond the capability of the video card and making the PPT computer work harder that it needs to because of the excess pixels. From my experience, even if you were able to attain an 8k output from PPT I doubt it will make much of a difference from an audience perspective, but that might depend on whether the screen is LED or projected. Hope this helps.
  2. Thanks for producing more advanced tutorials. Very helpful.
  3. In a show I was working on with a main and a backup both production laptops crashed several times doing different things like re-arranging a task or moving some media on the main timeline. I did not feel comfortable with this version.
  4. Just an FYI, you are using the program WATCHNET to schedule a WATCHOUT Cluster. It's hard to tell with so little information how the scheduler and scripts are set up. Somewhere in the start up sequence it looks like there is a line to run an Aux timeline which doesn't exist. Check the Scripts to see if there is a line for the Aux timeline. If you don't need it then remove it and make sure you have a line to start the main timeline at zero or whatever point you want it at. Can you take a image of the script being used at start up?
  5. Josef, I would imagined you’ve tested the machines Dataton is selling. Take for instance the WATCHMAX 6x4K. What are the limitations with virtual displays on that computer?
  6. Are you seeing any error messages when Watchout crashes? If yes, what do they read?
  7. I finally figured it out. The video that is playing along with the audio also had has audio embedded in it and was not tweened to zero. I was effecting the audio file but no the video files volume so it sounded like no difference was made by sliding the volume control. I knew it was something easy. Thanks for your help Rainier.
  8. I tried a the exact same formula on a different file for another WO installation and it worked fine. I can test if the formula works by playing the audio file on the producer computer and moving the input up and down. I’ll check the green F to see what it does and let you know. This file is the only one that I’ve tried that the settings don’t work. Maybe it’s a corrupt file. I’ll keep trying.
  9. I am trying to build a WATCHNET panel that controls the volume of a WATCHOUT show. I am using a previous installation I did early as my template for this project and have copied the input and parameter info. (See photos) I have set up a generic input called volume and a parameter on the audio file that should respond to that input. I checked my old file and it works as expected I try it on the new file and it does not respond. What I'm I missing? WATCHOUT 6.2.2 WATCHNET 1.4 I am trying to use
  10. Is the error coming from WATCHOUT? Is the laptop being used as the Producer or the display? Can you attach and image of the message you are getting? Keep the laptop clean of other programs (accept WATCHOUT) and follow the tweak list on all computers. The game you are trying to run could be the problem you are having.
  11. What Operating system are you using on the production computers and how many outputs are you using at what resolution?
  12. I’ve been using it for over 6 months as a plug in for Adobe Encoder. Easy to use and great results. I’m always wondering when to use chunks and how many to use. What are your thoughts on that?
  13. Jim, I went to the AMD 17 Q4 1 suggested by other operators and it cleared it up. No issues now. thanks for the response.
  14. It does seem like a video driver issue. I plugged the card into an older computer that had been working for years and got the same failure. Ill try the older driver and see if it stabilizes. Thanks
  15. I am building a new WO server and I keep running into the same problem. I’ve installed windows 7 Pro on a modern computer. I load all the drivers, go through all tweaks just like I’ve done many many times before. I open WO and it seems to work. I turn the machine on and off multiple times with no issue. If I put the WO license key in a USB 3 port and start WATCHPOINT, it works. if I shut the computer down while the license key is still in the USB port the computer gets stuck the next time it opens at the windows start screen and refuses to boot up. Nothing I do will get it to fully start so I have to start from scratch and reload the OS every time. The one driver that is missing during the install is the PCI controller driver. I’m using the most recent chipset drivers supplied by ASUS. Have you ever heard of this? Have you heard of any fixes for this? ASUS WS X299 Sage/10G 32 gb ram intel i9 7900x Samsung 860 Ssd for OS Samsung 860 Ssd for WO files Radeon WX9100
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