SGI Dials & Buttons and no P/S
Lewallen, David L9
david.l9.lewallen at lmco.com
Wed Aug 30 14:59:31 CDT 2006
The usual pinout from the CPU to buttons is CPU 2,3,5 to Buttons 3,2,7
respectively. (9 pin)
The power is 5 volts 850 ma with the center pin negative. (3mm circular
The cable from the buttons to the dials, i don't know. You only need
To the buttons box, the buttons to dials cable has a power wire.
Some dials come with the cable as a pigtail.
Note, the jack screws (posts) that the cable screws go into are metric.
You might want to re-tap them to English 4-40 so most cable connectors
The interface to this uses some kind of Unix GLUT. It is not defined
to the parameter block that goes out to the boxes. You will probably
to hack that.
If you know anyone with the parameter block or protocol, please post.
I believe the buttons is some kind of 32 bit mask setup.
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