Breaker, Breaker, 1-9 – Is My Receiver Receiving? Come On Back…

A simple way to verify that the TurningPoint software is recognizing a receiver is by going to the application settings.  Not only will the settings display receiver information, but also a means to test a receiver and clickers.*  Below are instructions for displaying the receiver information for both software packages.

TurningPoint

  • Launch TurningPoint and click on the Tools icon and select Settings.

    Setting Menu
    Settings Menu – Click to enlarge
  • Under the Settings tab in the settings window, click on “Response Device” in the
    left-hand column.
  • If a receiver is present, the serial number will appear under the right-hand column.

    Receiver Settings – Click to enlarge
  • If the channel number is not selected to 41, click the number and choose 41 from the
    drop-down menu.

    Channel Setting – Click to enlarge
  • Click the Done button at the bottom to close the settings window.

 

TurningPoint Anywhere – PC

  • Launch TurningPoint Anywhere.  The LaunchPad window will display receiver information
    in green text if a receiver is connected.  Clicking the Settings link can display additional
    information.

    TurningPoint LaunchPad – Click to enlarge
  • In the settings window, click on “Response Devices” in the left-hand column.
  • If a receiver is present, the serial number will appear under the right-hand column.

    Receiver Settings – Click to enlarge
  • Click the Done button at the bottom to close the settings window.

 

TurningPoint Anywhere – Mac

  • Launch TurningPoint Anywhere.  The LaunchPad window will display receiver information in
    green text if a receiver is connected.  Clicking the Preferences link can display additional
    information.

    Receiver Setting – Click to enlarge
  • In the preferences window, click on “Response Devices” under the Objects column.
  • If a receiver is present, the serial number will appear under the right-hand column.

    Receiver Preferences – Click to enlarge
  • Click the red button in the upper left-hand corner to close the settings window.

* View the following post to test that a receiver and clicker(s) are communicating with each other.