Pen-grip mouse tilt sensor calibration

Pen-grip mouse tilt sensor calibration

The latest generation of Pen-grip mice use a gyroscope to detect when the mouse is tilted for gestures, and for controlling the cursor in presentation mode.
If this is miss-calibrated it can cause a variety of issues including:
  1. No cursor movement.
  2. Tilt gestures activating or remaining on while the mouse is flat on desk.
  3. Tilt gestures not activating while mouse is tilted.
  4. Inconsistent cursor movement while in presentation mode.
So if you are encountering any of these issues you may just need to re-calibrate the gyroscope to your desk. This can be done by following the steps or video below:
  1. Set the switch on the base of your mouse to OFF.
  2. Hold down the front two mouse buttons.
    1. If you have a ProPoint, don't hold third rear button.
  3. While still holding the two buttons set the switch to PRESENT.
  4. Continue holding both mouse buttons for 20 seconds. The LED will flash red 3 times each five seconds then stay lit up red at 20 seconds.
  5. Once the LED is remaining red place the mouse so it's flat on your desk, release both mouse buttons and take your hand completely off the mouse.
  6. Let the mouse sit still for 20 seconds while it calibrates the Gyroscope.
    1. If your mouse has recent firmware its LED will give two long green flashes, then go into Bluetooth pairing mode automatically when the process completes (indicated by orange flashes of the LED)
ProPoint is used for the demonstration, but this applies to all current generation Pen-grip mice (TracPoint, PenPoint, PadPoint). 

This calibration will also clear your pairings both over Bluetooth, and with the USB receiver. 
  1. To resume using your mouse over the USB receiver you can just hold the mouse close to it and roll the scroll wheel every few seconds. The LED should light up green in a few seconds to indicate it has been re-paired.
  1. For Bluetooth you will need to create a new pairing with the normal pairing procedure. But we would recommend also removing any old Bluetooth pairings from the devices you have connected your mouse to previously. Since they will no longer be valid and may cause confusion if they are left in your Bluetooth device lists.

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