Z's joystick capabilities are interfering with my other Joystick; or adversely effecting controls in specific games.
The Z's joystick functions can be disabled temporarily within Device Manager. Which can be accessed via control panel, or by right clicking the Start Menu.
Within device manager expand the "Human Interface Devices" section, then find the "HID-compliant game controller". Right click it and select "Disable Device". This will prevent any of your games from recognizing the Z as a joystick until you re-enable this device in Device Manager.
Alternately if you are not on Windows, you can disable the Z's joystick output by unplugging your Z then holding down the "Top Thumb Button" and "Left Trigger Push" while you plug it back in. Just note that this will prevent the driver from detecting your Z until it is unplugged again.
Using Analog functions in games without DirectInput support
When you plug in The Z Mouse, the PC automatically recognizes it as an analog controller, meaning any game that has an analog joystick support can interpret The Z’s pitch, roll and yaw as an analog joystick movement. If your joystick mappings are ...
Joystick functions work in game ‘A’, but not in game ‘B’?
The Z's analog and joystick functions use DirectInput, which unfortunately is not supported in all games. So if your joystick mappings are not being recognized in a particular game, it's likely that the game has XBox controller (Xinput) support and ...
Games that are supported by the X1 Control Panel have some additional features which make it easier to setup your mouse for them: They will be automatically detected on your system if they are installed.* Once detected a pre-configured profile will ...
What is the difference between TRACER and the Swiftpoint Z?
Both TRACER and Z feature the same ergonomic shape, button placement and basic specifications. But there are differences in terms of hardware/software features and accessories. The Z is our top-tier premium model so has several features not available ...
Is there a wireless version?
We're not working on it now, but a wireless mouse in our Classic-grip range is something we investigated while developing the original Z. Unfortunately it wasn't feasible at the time, but we hope to revisit the idea in the future.