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Old 01 May 2018, 11:25   #1
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Drawing tablet on Amiga

I have an Aiptek HyperPen 6000U-tablet (USB version) and I was wondering if it would be possible to connect it to my Amiga 1200. I read that someone had hooked up his HyperPen to an Amiga but it was a serial version.
What kind of modifications I need to make to the tablet? I know that it needs the 5v power. For example: Convert the usb to serial and get that 5v from an external psu.

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Old 01 May 2018, 11:37   #2
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The only tablet I've gotten to work with the Amiga is a Kurta IS/ONE.

If you get the USB Aiptek to work let me know - I have one of those too! (BTW - it won't work through a Rhys MKII, I've tried)
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Old 01 May 2018, 18:26   #3
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No, you would have to have some kind of USB driver first. I have Wacom tablet connected to my Amiga through Formaldyhid driver and it works, but not USB.
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Old 01 May 2018, 20:03   #4
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I made some kind of USB to serial converter myself and here's what i got:
Not connected:Click image for larger version

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ID:	58034Connected:Click image for larger version

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ID:	58035

It recognizes the tablet but it still doesn't work. Does it need some kind of a protocol converter too?

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Nice error message! You could probably make a protocol converter with an Arduino (one that supports USB host) if you had the skills.
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Old 01 May 2018, 23:57   #6
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Poseidon USB stack has support for some wacom usb tablets
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