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Genovation ControlPad CP24 USB HID

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This is interesting. I know a few people here are using the StreamDeck. I wonder how they compare. It looks like you have to print labels for the buttons whereas the buttons on the Stream Deck are programmed to show what you want. I think I like the full customizability of the Stream Deck more.

 

This does look like a good and less expensive alternative, though.

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Looks like a decent alternative to the StreamDeck if you can't afford one. I don't see why it wouldn't work with DAS Trader. I just got a Razer Orbweaver Chroma last week that I'm really liking. I might make a thread for it since it looks like these keypad-type devices are really popular here.

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I actually just ordered this today. The gaming keypad/HIDmacros setup I've been using has been giving me a lot of trouble lately. It's the HIDMacros software that's the problem and since there are no other alternatives out there, I figured it was best to go with something that has its own customizable software. I would do the Elgato Stream Deck but I am on Windows 7 and refuse to upgrade to 10.

 

Anybody here using this keypad? It seems pretty straightforward but was curious if anyone was using and what their experience has been (especially when executing from it).

 

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Let us know how it goes Ryan... I´m still using HIDMacros w/ usb numeric keyboard without problem...

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Hey guys, so I received the Genovation Control Pad on Friday and had it all setup and programmed in a manner of minutes! What I love about it is when you program it, the information is stored on the pad directly, so there's no additional software that you have to leave running on your machine to accept the inputs. What's cooler is I can take it and plug it into any computer and it will still work! I also noticed while using it today that it is so much faster/more responsive than using HIDMacros and the other keypad I was using. I was actually surprised as to how fast it works.

 

Here's a picture of it: Genovation ControlPad CP24

 

As you can see I have all of my hotkeys for TradeStation programmed. It's definitely worth the $72 on AMZN!

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Ya i just ordered mine too. I dont like the StreamDeck. 3 rows of 5 button is not enough

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@ RyanW. I just got mine Genovation Control Pad today. and I have no idea how to program it.

 

How do you program a hotkey like shift+a on that thing?

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okay i just realized that I need to click the shaded key on the UI to programmed it. type in does not work.

 

Thanks anyways.

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Just noticed that pressing PANIC in genovation (Shift+ESC) in shorts, flip the position, I have to press it again to cancel position. In long positions works just fine. Anybody has noticed this, and solved?

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On 8/5/2018 at 10:05 AM, Abiel said:

Just got Genovation ControlPad CP24, I wonder what key layout @Jason W and others are using.

 

Sorry bud I just saw this notification today. Hope this reply is not too late. 

I use two fast key pad.

I have a Razor one for buy and sell. it's programmed as  +100 + 200 +500 +1000 +2000 shares, and -1/10 position, - 1/5 position , -1/3 , -1/2 and  sell all. Then the opposites side of the trades.

I use Genovation Control  for setting stop loss -5c , -10c, -15c, -20c, all the way up to -50c. and the opposite side of the trades. 

This way I can get in a position and set a hard stop loss right the way.

It's very useful when you manage multiple stocks. 

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@Jason W do you have problems downloading file to ControlPad?

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Usually connecting the device to a different USB port worked but now I can´t donwload in any port...

 

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Yes I have this problem too. I used a different computer and it worked fine. But for some reason it does not work with my current computer anymore. 

Have you find a solution to this ????

 

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