vincen wrote:The easiest way is probably to do the Bluetooth pairing in windows with the Papymerlin module, and then setup Papywizard in Serial mode and indicates serial port created by Windows when you did the pairing
mediavets wrote:Does that mean you have got Papywizard to work with Windows 8?
mediavets wrote:I tried that too but it wouldn't work - it fails when it's attempting to connect at the point you might expect it to prompt for a passkey.
mediavets wrote:I'm not that familiar with Windows 8 and I am finding it diificult to take/transfer my knowlege of Windows XP to 8 - everything seems very much more tiresome and difficulty and clumsy and 'hidden' in 8.
vincen wrote:mediavets wrote:Does that mean you have got Papywizard to work with Windows 8?
I didn't hear till now any successful results on Windows 8 but neither negative so you might have a chance
mediavets wrote:The problem/challenge was to pair with the Papymerlin....in the end I did it via the Control Panel/Devices and printers. I couldn't seem to do it via Bluetooth settings.
It's currently working as a straight Bluetooth connection set up via the Papywizard driver Chooser., ie. not a virtual serial port connection.
tcgass wrote:Could you give any further details about pairing under Windows 8? I'm trying to do the same thing, but it drives me mad... :-) I must say that I'm not very common with Windows8, but I'm trying since 2 weeks to make this thing work... without any success.
tcgass wrote:Hi mediavets,
thank you so much for all your input - that's simply great! However, it turned out that Windows 8 really is a nightmare - I didn't succeed in pairing via bluetooth, had constant crashes of Papywizard and much more...
I finally decided to format my old MacBook and installed OS Lion on it, downloaded the appropriate papywizard software and... here we go: everything works like a charm.
Still fighting with some alignment problems (let's say mount of my Canon EOS600D with a 300mm lens) to make sure, PanoGear is controlling pitch accordingly, but hey, I was OUT SHOOTING TODAY! After 2 weeks of getting mad with Windows8 a great pleasure! :-)
All the best
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