[lug] hardware question

Mike Stanczyk stanczyk at pcisys.net
Sun Nov 8 11:26:52 MST 2009

On Fri, 6 Nov 2009, Chris Riddoch wrote:

> I have a wacom tablet, which I use all the time.  When I took it with
> me to a job I once had, it became unusable - the pointer was jumping
> all over the place, only bearing a vague resemblance to where the
> stylus was pointing.  At home, it worked fine.  At every coffee shop,
> library, or friends' place I've taken my laptop to, it works fine.
> Just at that one office, it wouldn't work.

I think that the wacom powers and communicates wirelessly to the pen/mouse
but I have no idea what frequency they use...

> Probably not coincidentally, coworkers couldn't use wireless mice, and
> the 802.11 was slow and unreliable.
> I blame it on the radio station tower planted a hundred feet away from
> the office.

Could you hear the music in your head via your fillings?  ;-)

Did anyone have problems with getting cell phone calls in the office?


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