System settings (T & I series only)
There are a number of system settings that configure and determine how the Vista T and I series consoles operate. To set these preferences, choose the ‘Control Panel’ option from the File menu. Vista displays the Settings screen.
Calibrating the Pen tablet
Sometimes you may have to re-calibrate the pen tablet or external touch screens. To begin calibration, choose the Calibration button from the settings window. Vista lists the pen tablets and touchscreens that are connected and configured.
If you don’t see a screen, make sure that it has been configured in the ‘Display and Input devices’ window – see below.
When you click on the button corresponding to the screen you want to calibrate Vista displays the calibration window on the monitor you selected:
Follow the on screen prompts to complete the calibration process.
Display and Input Devices
If you are using a S or M series control surface the display and input device (mouse, pen tablet, etc) settings are controlled by the PC operating system.
- Vista has been tested with Wacom pen tablet LCDs and ELO ‘Intellitouch’ model 1715 monitor. ELO make many different touch screen monitors including the ‘AccuTouch’ type which may not be compatible. Please check for compatibility before purchasing touch screen monitors for use with your
To set the Pen tablets and Touchscreens that are connected to your T or I series console click the Display and Input Devices button. Vista displays the Display and Input Devices window:
In this window:
- Screen #0 is the built in Pen tablet on a T series console
- Screen #1 is the monitor you have connected to monitor out 1
- Screen #2 is the monitor you have connected to monitor out 2
To configure the monitors click on the drop down arrow and select the screen type connected to each output. If your monitor does not appear it may not be supported.
Using the screensaver
If you are using a S or M series control surface the display, screensaver, settings are controlled by the PC operating system.
To set a screensaver on a T or I series console click the Screen Saver button. Vista displays the screensaver window:
|This option…||does this…|
|On / Off||Turns the screensaver on or off|
|Standby||Sets the how long the console must be idle before the screensaver starts.|
|Suspend||Not required for LCD type monitors.
Sets the how long the console must be idle before CRT type monitors go to suspend mode.
|Off||Not required for LCD type monitors.
Sets the how long the console must be idle before CRT type monitors turn off.
If you are using a S or M series control surface the network settings are controlled by the PC operating system.
To set the networking preferences, on a T or I series console click the Network settings button on the Settings screen:
|This option…||does this…|
|Host name||Is used to identify the console when using tracking backup.|
|DHCP / Static IP||Sets the console to either obtain an IP address from a DHCP server or use a Static IP as set below|
|IP Address||Sets the IP address of the Vista console, e.g. 192.168.0.65|
|IP Netmask||Sets the subnet mask for the IP address, e.g. 255.255.255.0|
|Default Gateway||Sets default gateway for the console. Used when the destination address bis outside the local subnet.|
Date and time
Vista displays the time in the title bar of the main windows. If you are using a S or M series control surface the date and time settings are controlled by the PC operating system.
To set the date and time, on a T or I series console click the date and time button on the Settings screen and follow the on screen prompts