Push's Pad brightness in daylight is unusable

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theinfinate
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Push's Pad brightness in daylight is unusable

Post by theinfinate » Sat Jan 02, 2016 6:42 am

Does anyone know of a way to use the Push in daylight? I have a busking setup that i have made, even made a beach umbrella holder for it but still i can't see any lights on the Push at all. I have the push plugged into a powered USB so it is a bit brighter but still i can not see anything. Has anyone had any luck using Push at gigs during the day? Maybe the launchpad is brighter?

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Re: Push's Pad brightness in daylight is unusable

Post by Tarekith » Sat Jan 02, 2016 7:27 am

This is an issue with ANY controller I've used at outdoor gigs sadly, they all can be hard to see in bright light. Heck, even my Elektrons used to be a PITA to use in those situations, the LED lights disappear.

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Re: Push's Pad brightness in daylight is unusable

Post by fishmonkey » Sat Jan 02, 2016 8:33 am

Push is much brighter if you use the mains power adaptor...
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Re: Push's Pad brightness in daylight is unusable

Post by theinfinate » Sat Jan 02, 2016 11:09 am

fishmonkey wrote:Push is much brighter if you use the mains power adaptor...
Brighter than a powered usb hub?

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Re: Push's Pad brightness in daylight is unusable

Post by fishmonkey » Sat Jan 02, 2016 11:45 am

yep.
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Re: Push's Pad brightness in daylight is unusable

Post by Tarekith » Sat Jan 02, 2016 11:53 am

Doesn't matter if your USB hub is powered or not, at least it doesn't for mine.

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Re: Push's Pad brightness in daylight is unusable

Post by Lowfront » Tue Jan 05, 2016 5:22 pm

theinfinate wrote:
fishmonkey wrote:Push is much brighter if you use the mains power adaptor...
Brighter than a powered usb hub?

powered USB hubs don't add any addition power into the USB cord. You need to use AC power cord for additional power.

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Re: Push's Pad brightness in daylight is unusable

Post by molefonken » Tue Jan 05, 2016 5:26 pm

Just received my push 2. I actually forgot to plug in the power cable, but didn't have any problems with neither the pads or the display regarding brightness. I plugged it in afterwards and man, this thing is so bright I can't imagine that anyone has problems with it in daylight.

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Re: Push's Pad brightness in daylight is unusable

Post by salmonito » Wed Mar 16, 2016 4:13 pm

molefonken wrote:Just received my push 2. I actually forgot to plug in the power cable, but didn't have any problems with neither the pads or the display regarding brightness. I plugged it in afterwards and man, this thing is so bright I can't imagine that anyone has problems with it in daylight.
There is an issue with pad brightness during daylight by the window (plugged in). Especially in sequencers where low velocity buttons are dim. Ableton needs to release "umbrella" accessory. :)

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Re: Push's Pad brightness in daylight is unusable

Post by Stromkraft » Sat Mar 19, 2016 8:33 am

molefonken wrote:Just received my push 2. I actually forgot to plug in the power cable, but didn't have any problems with neither the pads or the display regarding brightness. I plugged it in afterwards and man, this thing is so bright I can't imagine that anyone has problems with it in daylight.
I thought you had to use the power supply with the Push 2? Not so?
Make some music!

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Re: Push's Pad brightness in daylight is unusable

Post by molefonken » Sat Mar 19, 2016 9:14 am

Stromkraft wrote:
molefonken wrote:Just received my push 2. I actually forgot to plug in the power cable, but didn't have any problems with neither the pads or the display regarding brightness. I plugged it in afterwards and man, this thing is so bright I can't imagine that anyone has problems with it in daylight.
I thought you had to use the power supply with the Push 2? Not so?
Apparently not. Works alright without the power supply.

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Re: Push's Pad brightness in daylight is unusable

Post by NoSonic822 » Sun Mar 20, 2016 8:38 am

my problem is its too bright.....for my dark room...i end up making all the pads black. :twisted:

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Re: Push's Pad brightness in daylight is unusable

Post by fishmonkey » Sun Mar 20, 2016 9:38 am

same here. with my usual room lighting the power supply is completely unnecessary...
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Re: Push's Pad brightness in daylight is unusable

Post by Tarekith » Sun Mar 20, 2016 9:57 am

Inversoundzzz wrote:my problem is its too bright.....for my dark room...i end up making all the pads black. :twisted:
You can turn down the pad brightness too in the Set Up menu.

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Re: Push's Pad brightness in daylight is unusable

Post by NoSonic822 » Sun Mar 20, 2016 10:08 am

Tarekith wrote:
Inversoundzzz wrote:my problem is its too bright.....for my dark room...i end up making all the pads black. :twisted:
You can turn down the pad brightness too in the Set Up menu.
on Push? or only on Push2 because i have Push :twisted:

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