Xbox Controller Games Special limited edition consoles Technical specifications. This thread is locked. EdmondDantes mentioned this thread while we were discussing joysticks in this other thread. You’ll probably want to use direct port access along with a pin-change interrupt on the arduino to detect the falling edge of the clock pin, then read the other three pins at the same time, then stuffing all of this into a small 66 bit buffer You’ll want to download this file if you’re having trouble getting the SW3DPro working.

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Microsoft discontinued the product in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Video game controllers Microsoft hardware. It also comes with a complete black design with red “LED Jets” on the back to make it stand out from the original and better fit the X6 keyboard.

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It features a total of 6 programmable command buttons, 2 zoom buttons, 3 shift buttons, a macro record button and a 3-point configuration switch. This site hosts no abandonware. BUT the seller claims the adaptor will not work on Windows-7 64 bit Microsfot puck also had its own volume control. This page was last edited on 26 Decemberat You cannot use these modules as they are.

This large joystick is a 9″ crescent moon shape that takes up alot of desktop real estate. On the upper section, the programmable buttons mentioned above are located near the tips of the index, middle and ring fingers for quick access.


The Precision Pro also added a shift button to the base, doubling the number of possible button combinations. Fred Iyc and Edie Adams [10] are among the 17 people who have signed it. How satisfied are you with this reply? By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

How do I get my Microsoft sidewinder 3D pro joystick to work?

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In analogue mode, the x- and y-axis were controlled by the analogue controller movements, and micrisoft D-pad was used as a hat switch.

As the PC joystick port is input-only, the only way for data to be sent to the joystick to trigger force feedback events is to use the MIDI capabilities of the port. However, on later operating systems the digital mode would be less and less reliable, and on modern PCs most 3D Pro owners can only run in analog mode. micfosoft

Microsoft Sidewinder 3d Pro Plus Joystick

Is anyone able to upload the original floppy disk please? I will do it soon. It doesn’t have the Microsoft logo on it. The Microsoft SideWinder’s button layout is very similar to that of the Sega Saturn controller, which was released over the same time period.


Did this solve your problem? I couldn’t copy the C codes. I think you have everything you need to get started; what you’ll want to do figure out which pins of the game port correspond to the “button pins”, and there is probably power and ground needed.

The protocol has been reverse engineered though and it is possible to build an adapter.

The build documented there uses a Teensy board; it’s also possible to use an Arduino board instead. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.

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The control pad had a total of ten digital fire buttons: In spite of its value designation, the SideWinder Joystick was functionally similar to the Precision 2. Please help plys this article by adding citations to reliable sources. I remember it being quite flaky. Discussion about old PC hardware. Also, several types of gamepads were made, such as the original game port version, a plug-and-play game port version, and the USB version.