SteelSeries

SteelSeries Software Updates, April13

SteelSeries Engine 2.2.927 (Windows): DOWNLOAD HERE.

Sensei:

  • Profile 1 On-Board has now been preserved for use with SteelSeries Engine.
  • LED colors can now be selected and copied using RGB values, in both decimal and hexadecimal values.

System Tray:

  • Added an option to Exit the SteelSeries Engine.
  • Added an option under Settings to disable the Engine from automatically launching when the PC starts up.
  • Added a check for a new version of the Engine.  These checks are set to “automatic” by default, but manual checks are possible and automatic checks can be disabled.  Customers will now be auto-notified when a new version of SSE is available (unless they disable the check).
  • Add an option to launch the Firmware Updater.

Profiles:

  • Updating the SteelSeries Engine should no longer remove custom profiles.
  • When multiple profiles activate using the same trigger applications (defined in “Properties”), priority is given to user created profiles first, in alphabetical order.
  • Default profiles and custom user-made profiles are now separated by collapsible headers.
  • Fixed a bug that caused importing profiles to fail under certain conditions.

Statistics:

  • Statistics tests continue running even when the Engine window is closed.  A blinking red light will appear in the System Tray icon to indicate a Statistics test is running.
  • Fixed a bug where the “Stretch on” and “Stretch off” options were reversed.

General:

  • Improved response time while Windows is working in 16-bit color mode.
  • Various improvements and corrections were made to the UI (see screen shots below):
  1. Side panels are now collapsible.
  2. Added a Tips section for various features in the Engine (see images attached).
  3. Improved core performance and memory usage.
  4. Corrected a few cases where text was black instead of white.
  5. Graphic elements have been optimized for a “sharper” representation.
  6. Updated UI element state on Macro Editor box to address macro creation confusion based on customer feedback
  7. Fixed a bug where Left-handed mode for mice was reverted after waking up from sleep.
  8. Fixed a bug that crashed the Engine by typing extraordinarily large values into the CPI field for mice.
  9. Fixed a bug that crashed the Engine by setting the font size to certain values.
  10. Fixed a bug where the last skin chosen was not saved on reopen of Engine UI.


SteelSeries Engine 1.0.6.624 (Mac): DOWNLOAD HERE.

Menu Bar:

  • Added an option to Exit the SteelSeries Engine.

General:

  • Added localization for Japanese and Traditional Chinese.
  • Various improvements and corrections were made to the UI.
  • Side panels are now collapsible.
  • Fixed a few minor issues that could cause crashes in rare cases.
  • Improved core performance and memory leaks.


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Firmware Repair Tool 1.17.8.7: DOWNLOAD HERE.

Kana (firmware version 260):

  • Fixed an intermittent issue that caused the cursor to be stuck in movement when the mouse is quickly moved off the surface.
  • Moving the mouse up and down in a perfectly straight line at high speeds no longer cause the mouse to lose its tracking temporarily; the cursor no longer jumps to the left or right.
  • Scrolling the mouse wheel up or down at extremely high speeds can no longer cause a jump in scrolling in the opposite direction.

Kinzu (firmware version 150):

  • Fixed an intermittent issue that caused the cursor to be stuck in movement when the mouse is quickly moved off the surface.
  • Moving the mouse up and down in a perfectly straight line at high speeds no longer cause the mouse to lose its tracking temporarily; the cursor no longer jumps to the left or right.
  • Scrolling the mouse wheel up or down at extremely high speeds can no longer cause a jump in scrolling in the opposite direction.

Sensei (firmware version 244):

  • The Sensei no longer stays powered on while the computer is in sleep mode.
  • Performance Enhancements– Read and Write operations have been dramatically improved. The Sensei cursor no longer “skips” for 1-2 seconds when switching between profiles or saving profiles.
  • In unique certain situations, DCPI mode would get disabled. This issue has been resolved.
  • ExactAim and ExactAccel no longer cancel each other out.

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