Philips CD-i Pointing Devices

On this page, you will find a complete overview of all pointing devices that were made for the CD-i system. All devices can be used with all players except the early CDI 180, unless otherwise indicated.

22ER9010
22ER9011
22ER9012
22ER9013
22ER9017
22ER9019
22ER9020
22ER9021
22ER9030
22ER9040
22ER9041
22ER9042
22ER9050
22ER9051
22ER9054
22ER9055



22ER9010
CD-i Mouse for CDI 180

This mouse can only be used with the first CD-i system ever made, the CDI 180. It was made by Mitsumi.

22ER9011
CD-i Mouse

The CD-i Mouse was based upon Philips' custom-designed mouse, build by Kun Ying Enterprises (Genius).

22ER9012
CD-i Roller Controller

The CD-i Roller Controller, Philips' kids controller, was designed after extensive studies made by CTW among others and was build by Kun Ying Enterprises (Genius).

22ER9013
CD-i Trackerball

The CD-i Trackerball was build by Kun Ying Enterprises (Genius). It is available in both antracite for consumer CD-i players, as well as grey for professional players.

22ER9017
CD-i Touchpad

The CD-i Trouchpad was the first game controller for CD-i. It was based on the Gravis Ultrapad and was build by Logitech. The thumbstick could be removed, and it could be used upside-down.

22ER9019
CD-i Wired Controller

The CD-i Wired Controller is identical to the controller that was bundled with the CDI 450, except for the Audio-controls that are availabe on this version.

22ER9020
CD-i Peacekeeper

The CD-i Peacekeeper was a toy laser gun that could be used with shoot 'm up games from American Laser Games, such as Mad Dog McCree.

22ER9021
CD-i Gamepad

The CD-i Gamepad was the second CD-i game controller. It was designed with more ergonomics in mind, and was also build by Logitech.

22ER9030
CD-i Graphic Control

This graphic tablet can only be used with the first CD-i system ever made, the CDI 180. It was designed in such way that it could be connected to the CDI 180's IR controller.

22ER9040
CD-i 180 Keyboard

The CD-i 180 Keyboard can only be used with early CDI 180 player as it does not support the CD-i standard pointing device recognition protocol.

22ER9041
CD-i Keyboard

The CD-i Keyboard is a PC-AT style keyboard intended for CDI 6XX series professional players but it works on all CD-i players. Supports "K" and "X" protocols and 22ER9040 emulation mode.
See manual for 22ER9041.

22ER9042
CD-i KeyControl

The CD-i KeyControl is a full-sized QWERTY-keyboard for all CD-i players. It could be used to enter FTS-titles in the player shell, for navigating the Internet using CD-Online or Web-i, and with some dedicated titles such as the Dutch encyclopedias from Philips.

22ER9050 ?
CD-i IR Remote

This CD-i IR remote was bundled with the early CDI 180 player. It is based on the Enhanced RC5 system, however its numerical keypad cannot be used with other CD-i players.

22ER9051
CD-i Thumbstick

The CD-i Thumbstick was an IR controller based on the Enhanced RC5 standard. It was bundled with the CDI 205, CDI 910 and with early versions of the CDI 210 and the CDI 220.

22ER9054
CD-i IR Set

The CD-i IR Set consisted of an IR receiver and the CD-i Commander. The kit was especially targeted at players with no IR receiver, such as the CDI 450 and the FW380i.

22ER9055
CD-i Commander (More info at Philips)

The CD-i Commander is an IR controller based on the RC6 standard. It was bundled with most CD-i players, except for the early ones that included the CD-i Thumbstick. RC6 alows for pressure differences resulting in various cursor movement speeds.

Others
Some documents mention a CD-i joystick as 22ER9014. Besides some prototypes, this device never actually hit the production-lines.


Note: Some of the items listed on this page are available from The CD-i Store.

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