Configuration of device orientation possible?

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Re: Configuration of device orientation possible?

Post by spainman » Mon Jan 29, 2018 6:58 am

Haven't tried yet but will do later when back at home. Missed your message - didn't receive an email notification as usual.

So thanks for the hint but doesn't the response curve just influence linearity?

Not sure if my explanations were clear enough:
- the issue is that the output is always slightly 'dominant' as in the corresponding ui setting but of course less pronounced
- at small diagonal deflections of the cap the output vector always tries to stick to a movement exactly along the x or y axis (x moves, y stays zero until significantly more physical input happens in y and vice versa)
- This seems to happen directly at the hardware level (observed with wireshark/usbcap and generic hid driver)

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Re: Configuration of device orientation possible?

Post by jwick » Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:04 am

Sometimes there is an effect at the very bottom. OTOH, this is part of the device driver, not the hardware. If you are looking at the hardware with no software installed (no 3DxWare installed - no 3DxHID.sys loaded on the device in the device manager), then it is the hardware and there is nothing you can do about it.

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Re: Configuration of device orientation possible?

Post by spainman » Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:35 am

Assuming it is on the HW level (pretty sure it is, but will recheck) - no secret HID command that would influence/kill this filtering?
I remember an old thread from a user that re purposed a 3dx device as a sensor in an experiment or something and needed to get rid of any hw dead band filtering. You offered to provide privately the corresponding HID command to achieve that. I was hoping you could maybe help me in the same way.
I'm well beyond warranty voiding concerns anyway and not a typical 'end user' as you might have noticed. ;-)

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Re: Configuration of device orientation possible?

Post by jwick » Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:44 am

PM your actual email address to me and I can send you some utilities to experiment with.

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