3D Connexion and Mudbox

Posted by Craig Barr, 16 July 2012 5:16 pm

Support for 3D Connexion devices for Mudbox is a question that has always popped up here and there at various events and, Autodesk Mudbox 2013 finally has it!  This video is a quick overview of the Space Pilot Pro in-use with Mudbox.  Using a 3D mouse with Mudbox allows you to position your model with one hand while sculpting and painting with the other hand.   In this case, I'm using the Space Pilot Pro in conjunction with a Wacom Intuos tablet.

To access the preferences for 3D Connexion devices within Mudbox, click the small arrow icon underneath the Viewcube and select '3D Connexion Properties' (see screengrabs below).

For help related to the set-up with Mudbox, click here.

NOTE: be sure to install the latest drivers for your device before using with Mudbox.

For more information about 3D Connexion and their 3D mice, visit here:  http://www.3dconnexion.com/

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Posted 17 July 2012 5:03 am

I'm a little skeptical about the 3D Connection as in will it aggravate or help I'd like to try one at a Retail store, unfortunately no store has them to try, that I'm aware of.

Nice Desk Craig


Posted 17 July 2012 11:34 pm

I've been using a 3D connexion device for several years now in conjunction with various other programs such as Softimage, and I'm incredibly happy that Mudbox incorporates it now. Once you've worked with it in this manner, you won't want to go back to the traditional methods of navigation.
Thank you, MudBox team, for taking the time to add this device.

Maya Guru

Posted 22 July 2012 7:56 am

Mr craig whnen ever u r free from such technos pls devote some time on bringing production quality tuts so that people can focus on products not publicity.

Maya Guru

Posted 22 July 2012 7:56 am

Its been too long we havent seen any great stuff on mudbox sculpting on AREA so its my request to bring some stuff here

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