Just received the Speed Editor with Dongle Resolve-Help

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Just received the Speed Editor with Dongle Resolve-Help

PostFri Aug 12, 2022 11:34 pm

Trying to use the new Speed Editor but it doesn't show in Resolve. I already have a license card version of Resolve 17.4.2 on my Mac. Plugged in the Speed Editor vie USB. Started Resolve but no Speed Editor in Preferences/Control Panels. Can I only use it with the Dongle in? I'm using a paid studio version now. Haven't even tried it with dongle in. Is that how it will work? Seems odd if so. Are licenses (serial numbers/dongle) attached to each Speed editor?
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Re: Just received the Speed Editor with Dongle Resolve-Help

PostSat Aug 13, 2022 6:14 am

No, it should work with either license. Try another cable.
If that doesn’t work, you may have a bad unit.
The software may be free, but the hardware needed for smooth performance is not.

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Re: Just received the Speed Editor with Dongle Resolve-Help

PostSat Aug 13, 2022 9:00 am

Run the panels utility, via usb cable, and update the firmware.
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Re: Just received the Speed Editor with Dongle Resolve-Help

PostSat Aug 13, 2022 9:43 am

If the internal battery in the Speed Editor is flat you may need to let it charge a bit when it's plugged into the usb port.
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Re: Just received the Speed Editor with Dongle Resolve-Help

PostSat Aug 13, 2022 9:21 pm

Finally!
Wanna hear what my issue was? Of course you do. Everyone wants to hear about people dumber than them.
The USB C cable that came with it wasn't plugged in all the way on BOTH end. On first attempt, I put them in, heard a click and didn't give it a second thought. 2 hrs later I wined to you folks about it not working. Turns out I had to put about ten pounds of pressure to get the cables all the way in the editor & iMac. So much pressure I was getting worried. Well, got the BIG click and now all's well. Took like ten hours to charge from 0% to 100% but now all is happy happy joy joy.
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Re: Just received the Speed Editor with Dongle Resolve-Help

PostSun Aug 14, 2022 2:32 pm

I've done that.
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Re: Just received the Speed Editor with Dongle Resolve-Help

PostSun Aug 14, 2022 6:04 pm

But I'd suggest getting a better cable or you may ruin your connectors over time.
The software may be free, but the hardware needed for smooth performance is not.

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Re: Just received the Speed Editor with Dongle Resolve-Help

PostThu Aug 18, 2022 10:19 pm

Uli Plank wrote:But I'd suggest getting a better cable or you may ruin your connectors over time.

You know, I was thinking that. I must have another somewhere.
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Re: Just received the Speed Editor with Dongle Resolve-Help

PostMon Aug 22, 2022 6:49 pm

So yea, I tossed the cable that came with it. The force needed to seat it was just way too much. Found a spare so all's well. Plus the Speed Editor last a really long time before needing to be charged which is pretty rare so, props to BMD for that.
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