Re: NVDA and Freedom Scientifi Focus 40

John J. Boyer

How long has this been hapening? Did it happen when you first got the computer and the Braille display?

On Sun, Apr 18, 2021 at 12:22:51AM +0200, Viny wrote:
Yes. I tried Braille device on Automatic, on Freedom Scientific (bluetooth
and Automatic). Nothing changed.

Le 18/04/2021 à 00:19, Rui Fontes a écrit :
Have you tried to press NVDA+Control+A and press Enter in Automatic?

With my HelpTech Basic Braille Plus work...

Rui Fontes

Às 22:49 de 17/04/2021, John J. Boyer escreveu:

I have the same problem. Until about three years ago I could turn
off the Focus 40 and then when I turned it on again It would work
immediately with Bluetooth.
Then Microsoft did something that caused this problem. My computer
tech tried to fix it, but nothing he did worked.

Hopefully someone will have a solution.


On Sat, Apr 17, 2021 at 07:59:50PM +0200, Viny wrote:
Hi, Everyone,

I have NVDA 2020.4, Windows 10 and a braille display Focus 40
4th generation
of Freedom Scientific.

Each times I switch of the braille dispay and start it after, i
must restart
nvda for the braille display works again. The Focus 40 is connect by
bluetooth. This is a problem for me because I am not always near to the

Could it possible to do something to solve that? Isn't there a
parameter to
change in the properties dialog of the bluetooth serial port?

Thanks for answers.

John J. Boyer
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