Really direct input

Questions and answers about 3Dconnexion devices on UNIX and Linux.

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Really direct input

Post by kapooran » Sat Sep 06, 2008 3:36 pm

I have a very different usage of the space mouse which requires direct interface to a microcontroller/DSP. Is there a possibility to get hooks into the internals of the device without using the USB (I mean not at the driver but even at hardware level).

Upon dissection of one of the space navigators I own, I found a 8 pin connector that carries some signals between a USB board and the "real" 3D mouse of which two are +5V and GND. Are the other 6 analog voltages corresponding to the motion on the mouse in some way? If so what is this relationship? Is there any other way?

Can someone help me with these signals?

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Post by ngomes » Thu Sep 11, 2008 2:45 am

Multiple, same subject topics.

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