Flash Issues

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The PC and Mac versions of the ChalkTalk Telestrator are delivered through the webpage as a Flash application. Depending on your browser there is little or nothing to do on your side as many browsers (e.g. Chrome/IE/Edge) now maintain the Flash plugin automatically. For others, you might have to update the Flash plugin. Chrome users […]

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Analyzing and Sharing Videos

When you ChalkTalk (analyze) motions or plays, you’re not limited to your own videos. That’s why it’s best to have all of your fellow coaches and players use FREE SIGN UP and get their own PowerChalk lockers.  They’ll have their own video cloud storage but you can still collaborate with each other’s videos.  Here are some tips. To […]

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PowerChalk Pro Page (giving paid lessons)

To give paid lessons on PowerChalk you must register your account for inclusion in the PowerChalk Pro Pages.  Pro Pages require that you have an active Gold account (click here to upgrade) and thus access to the full 8 minute recording time and the split-screen telestrator.  Registrations also require that you’ve successfully posted a previous […]

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PowerChalk 10 Second Telestrator (iOS 8)

Apple, in their never ending quest to control all aspects of user interface, has deprecated the functions in iOS 8 that we used to present our app menus. Version 7.4 (and older) of the 10 Second Telestrator app will not display menus correctly if you upgrade your phone/tablet to iOS 8.0 or greater. To remedy […]

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Fair Use

When grabbing video in a public setting (your child’s baseball game), downloading YouTube video or filming the game of the week off of your big screen TV with your smartphone, you must respect copyright law. Still, even copyrighted material is subject to fair use. Interpretation can be complicated. As the US Copyright Office states themselves: […]

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Multiple Flash Plugins (Chrome)

The Chrome browser manages an instance of the Adobe Flash player as an integrated plugin. In some instances, this conflicts with the Flash player that is installed outside of the browser. To disable one of the Flash players, go to the URL chrome://plugins and toggle the Enable/Disable setting for one of the instances. If you […]

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Flash Hardware Acceleration

If you have having issues with the Flash player (such as audio but no video), your may have hardware acceleration turned on but have incompatible graphics or display drivers. To turn hardware acceleration off and test the system. Open the ChalkTalk Telestrator and right mouse anywhere on the application. Choose “Settings…” to access the Flash […]

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Audio but no video in Play page

If you hear audio but have no video on the PowerChalk Play page, there is likely one of three issues: your Flash player is incompatible with but trying to use hardware acceleration. See: Flash Hardware Acceleration your Flash player is out of date. Update it using: Flash Updates you have multiple Flash players configured (or […]

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ChalkTalk Recording Level

To change the voice recording level for your ChalkTalk analysis sessions, right mouse the ChalkTalk Telestrator screen and choose “Settings…”. This will bring up the Flash control panel. Choose the microphone icon along the bottom tabs of the panel. Use the Microphone pull down menu to pick the right microphone (if you have more than […]

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Private Videos

If you mark a video ‘Public’ or ‘Unlisted’, you can simply send the link to anyone on the web and they can view it. The difference between the two settings is that Unlisted videos cannot be found within the PowerChalk system by keyword searches. If you mark a video ‘Private’, not only does it now […]

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