Input Devices for a 3D World

Spaceball 1003

From Spacemice

Built by Spacial Systems (1988) in Australia and rebranded by other companies. (Silicon Graphics)

Serial device, with 9 buttons. (Front face of the ball has an embedded button)
Older models have a 25-pin serial connector, while newer have 9-pin.

Designed for graphical workstations, such as Silicon Graphics.

External 9VDC 300mA powersupply required.

Related Websites

Nekochan Wiki Spaceball Page

Reference Material

Spaceball Protocol and Pinout(txt)

Original MSRP: $3200

High resolution images available at Wikimedia Commons

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