SMPW rapidly pressing keyboard button

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jesse.art
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SMPW rapidly pressing keyboard button

Post by jesse.art » Fri Feb 19, 2021 10:15 pm

Every once in a while when I'm using my SMPW I will begin hearing a rapid clicking sound on my Mac as if a keyboard button is being held down. I always simply restarted but this is not a long term solution so I began to investigate the cause. When it happened again I began to one by one, unplug connections from my machine but the noise persisted until I removed the SMP wireless dongle. When I remove it, it stops and I can plug it back in to continue working. But at some point it will happen again and I remove it again. I believe it's triggering the option button.

Is this a known issue?

Mac Pro 2019
macOS 10.15.7
SpaceMouse Pro Wireless Second Generation
3DxWare 10.6.7

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Re: SMPW rapidly pressing keyboard button

Post by ngomes » Fri Feb 26, 2021 1:31 am

Hi jesse.art,
jesse.art wrote:
Fri Feb 19, 2021 10:15 pm
Is this a known issue?
I can't immediately recall this ever happening with driver 10.6.x or older (there's a similar but unrelated issue on driver 10.7.0 but that's macOS 11 -specific).

Connect your SMPW with a cable and use it for a couple of days. This will remove one variable (the receiver dongle) from the picture and may point out where the problem might be.
Nuno Gomes

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