Controller Options for Muséik

Controller Options for Muséik

If you are running Muséik on a laptop you have three options for how to control the software.

IMPORTANT: A USB mouse plugged into your computer is the recommended controller. Always have a USB mouse available, even if you plan to control the software wirelessly with an iPad.

1. The laptop mousepad is functional as a controller, but not recommended. It is simply too clumsy to be precise and requires two hands at all times. Avoid the mousepad whenever possible.

2. A USB mouse plugged into your computer is a very suitable way to control the software. It is also the most stable and dependable option. Beware of wireless mice; battery failure during your show is completely preventable by using a mouse that is powered directly from your computer through a wire. 

3. Using a tablet to control the software wirelessly is the most musical and precise option and we highly recommend you take the extra time to set up a wireless controller (see the Establishing a Wireless Connection help article). Many customers tell us that using a wireless connection to a tablet transforms the experience from "running software" to "playing an artistic instrument." We couldn't agree more.

NOTE: The wireless connection between the computer and tablet is stable and reliable much of the time, but like any wireless connection it can go down. We recommend having a USB mouse plugged in to the computer at all times to act as a back-up control system in case the connection between your computer and wireless device fails.
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