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LStarosta
06-05-2006, 07:39 AM
I have a TIR3 Pro and the cable completely came off the unit. Could someone tell me which order the little wires are when you hold your TIR unit upside down with the infrared lamps facing away from you? I'll be needing to know that to resolder them. Thanks.

x6BL_Brando
06-05-2006, 08:00 AM
Unit upside down - sensors facing away - cable towards me - Left to right at solder points - RED - WHITE - GREEN - BLACK

I'm sorry I don't have batteries for my camera http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif

The Red White Green solder points are close together - with the Black slightly separate. I only see 4 wires.

Hope that's helpful?

B.

LStarosta
06-05-2006, 10:38 AM
Shoot... Mine has two black wires... http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif

Thanks though!

EDIT: When I 'smooth out' the little wires I see that the red-white-green is in order and the two black wires naturally just seem to fall in the on the left and right of the other wires so maybe that's the correct order...? I'll try that out. Thanks Brando!

Deedsundone
06-05-2006, 10:39 AM
For whatever it´s worth,some pictures.
http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c84/S-8/t2.jpg
http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c84/S-8/t21.jpg

stathem
06-05-2006, 12:06 PM
2 black here; (TiR3PRO)

Wires are as desribed above, additional black wire goes to a solder point between the 4 in-a-line as described/pictured above, and the compenent labelled C1/C14

it's 8'o clock to this compentent and 3/4 o' clock to the main four wire connection.

The spare black wire looks to be of a slightly thicker gauge.

x6BL_Brando
06-05-2006, 01:33 PM
3pro here too, and I just spotted the 5th (and thinner) black wire running in behind its slightly thicker companion. Sorry! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_redface.gif

B.

Edit: wait though. What i see is - L to R - Red White Green Thin black Thick black.

Worf101
06-05-2006, 01:54 PM
Couldn't get mine to work right (yes Charval I followed ALL your suggestions) finally just RMA'd my TIR3 Pro today. The company was very good and gracious about it. Didn't make me jup through too many hoops before offering to take it back. I decided to apply my RMA to a new TrackIR 4Pro and see if its any better a product than it's older brother...

By the way, my problem was that no matter what I did, the blasted thing refused to track to the right. At most I could get it to go about half-way before it would stop tracking or snap back face front. Nice equip, when it worked.

Da Worfster

Buster_Dee
06-05-2006, 03:05 PM
Worf101, I was going to talk up their support, but you figured it out. I have bought 2. The 1st one got launched after some frustration. They said they'd "look at it." I guess they found my little fit acceptable; they just sent me another one.

Really top notch bunch. It was originally a medical device. Some gamers asked if they could mod it. The rest is history....

x6BL_Brando
06-05-2006, 03:28 PM
It was originally a medical device. Some gamers asked if they could mod it.


Yeah, I started off using Smartnav as a disability aid - and I'm glad they have made a success in this other field. Nice people.

B.

WTE_Galway
06-05-2006, 05:22 PM
Originally posted by Worf101:
Couldn't get mine to work right (yes Charval I followed ALL your suggestions) finally just RMA'd my TIR3 Pro today. The company was very good and gracious about it. Didn't make me jup through too many hoops before offering to take it back. I decided to apply my RMA to a new TrackIR 4Pro and see if its any better a product than it's older brother...

By the way, my problem was that no matter what I did, the blasted thing refused to track to the right. At most I could get it to go about half-way before it would stop tracking or snap back face front. Nice equip, when it worked.

Da Worfster

My Tir3 does that sometimes.

Seems to be related to the narrow field of view and sitting too close.

To fix it i either have to sit further away from it or centre it with F12 while looking slightly in the direction that is having trouble.