SpaceBall 5000


This product has been discontinued on 1/1/07 and replaced with SpaceExplorer.

Steps Up Your Game

Step up to a new level of productivity with our best-known controller for CAD/CAM/CAE and animation/game development. The SpaceBall 5000 is proven to enhance your performance in even the most demanding 3D software applications. With 12 programmable buttons, all your most-used functions, keyboard modifiers and macros are one touch away.

Get on the Ball

With a SpaceBall, you can simultaneously pan, zoom and rotate 3D models, scenes or cameras, while you select, inspect or edit with the mouse. You’ll be instantly more productive. Thousands of designers and animators worldwide refuse to work without their SpaceBalls! See what a SpaceBall 5000 can do for your game.

Why choose SpaceBall 5000:

  • 12 programmable buttons for shortcuts and command sets

  • Sturdy, ergonomically friendly design

  • Easy-to-move ball makes complex navigation a snap

  • Accelerates performance in over 120 2D and 3D applications

  • Standardizes navigation across all your applications

  • Removable palm rest can be oriented for either hand

SpaceBall 5000 Specifications:

  • Advanced 6 degrees-of-freedom optical sensor

  • Sensitivity adjustable to preference

  • 12 programmable buttons

  • Serial or USB 1.1 or 2.0

  • D-sub 9 pin or USB

  • lb (0.45 kg)

  • (LxWxH) 8.5”x3.0”x6.0”

    (213x76x152mm)

  • 3 year warranty

  • FCC, CE, VCCI, CTICK, PCT, MIC, BMSI, TUV, UL/CSA

System Requirements:

  • Intel Pentium ® 4/III or AMD/ Athlon™ processor based system

  • 20 Megabytes free disk space for driver and plug-in installation (CD-ROM device required)

  • USB 1.1 or 2.0

Operating Systems Supported:

  • UNIX for SGI, HP, SUN & IBM (Serial only)

  • Linux (64-bit avail )

  • Windows 2000 & XP


3Dconnexion controllers enable less repetitive mouse movement that can be harmful over time.


Proven two-handed work style




Prices for North/South America and Asia:
Shipment not included.

Part# Product Price
SP-5000S SpaceBall 5000 3 D Controller Seriell $ 530
SP-5000U SpaceBall 5000 3 D Controller USB $ 530

Prices for Europe
Shipment not included.
Orders from European Comunity please add 16% VAT.

Part# Product Price
SP-5000S SpaceBall 5000 3 D Controller Seriell EUR 530
SP-5000U SpaceBall 5000 3 D Controller USB EUR 530

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