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by SpaceRob
Sun Sep 02, 2018 11:16 pm
Forum: Windows Discussion Forum
Topic: SpaceBall 4000 + USB serial + 3dxWare 10
Replies: 13
Views: 12562

Re: SpaceBall 4000 + USB serial + 3dxWare 10

Ok I made advances, but I received errors. I've tried with a Spaceball 5000 and I'm using an ancient belkin FSU103-MAC usb-serial adapter, so perhaps one or both are at fault. I purchased a cheapo adapter off of eBay also. PS, this has been a fun learning experience, so thanks. I get: Opening COM3 C...
by SpaceRob
Sun Sep 02, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Windows Discussion Forum
Topic: SpaceBall 4000 + USB serial + 3dxWare 10
Replies: 13
Views: 12562

Re: SpaceBall 4000 + USB serial + 3dxWare 10

Hello ArPruss
Unfortunately I don't know much of anything about python or how it works.
I installed pyserial and future, but I get an error upon execution of 3d.py:" from ctypes.wintypes import CHAR | ImportError: cannot import name CHAR
by SpaceRob
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Windows Discussion Forum
Topic: Driver support for older devices
Replies: 10
Views: 6713

Re: Driver support for older devices

Hello, I just registered. Recently, I obtained a Spaceball 5000 serial from a local donation shop, and would love to use it on modern systems. I can understand 3Dconnexion's position regarding 'obsolete' products that provide them no revenues, but these older device lines are perfectly usable, and, ...