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Win 7/USB SpaceOrb

The ultimate orb solution, at last is a post on using custom circuit boards to enable USB support for the SpaceOrb, the oddball first-person shooter controller that had its heyday in the mid to late 90s when about a million of them were given out as prizes. The post is from January 2009, but is noted in a recent update on Scott Hanselman's CompiuterZen.com, where they describe getting a SpaceOrb running under Windows 7. We've never been convinced that the SpaceOrb is actually superior to a mouse/keyboard combo for first-person shooters, but it has always had its fans, though a solution like this that requires custom circuit boards and soldering will test that dedication. Thanks Shok.

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2. Re: Win 7/USB SpaceOrb Sep 21, 2010, 10:49 McSterls
 
I'm not familiar with the ORB, but I am curious. This website claims they have units for sale: but I'm not $99.00 curious.

http://www.cwonline.com/store/view_product.asp?Product=1108
 
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