brandonchang

Poseidon Z driver for Mac OS X 10.10+

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Just give you guys a heads up, I'm working on the ZX driver right now.

I've been working on my company stuff for 11x7, hardly had any time to work on this.

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Hi guys, please try the ZX driver I just composed.

 

Please note that this driver is untested since I don't have a ZX keyboard. And this driver is not the same as the Poseidon Z driver in my first post. This driver can only be used on Poseidon ZX. The driver in the first post can only be used on Poseidon Z. As I said, they are distinct products.

 

Driver download: http://cl.ly/2V351b281k39

 

Please follow the exact same guidance in the first post to install the driver. The only difference is the name of the driver. This driver has the name PoseidonZXUSBHIDDriver.kext.

 

If for any reason the driver fails and the system crashes (which is possible because the driver is not tested and the code runs in the kernel), please follow the 2nd post the recover.

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Just checking to see if this is still being worked on or not?

 

Just bought and want to return if it is not. love it but need mac compatibility unfortunately. 

 

Regardless, thank you for at least making it this far.

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IOUSB:/POSEIDON ZX Illuminated@14100000

Mine doesn't work either. Maybe I failed at step 0 ? How to know if succeed in disable the signature?

I got the same OSX, I think it should work.

update, Thanks very much!

can you read some information from my screen shot?

Is the Driver installed properly?

 

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Brandon,

 

Thanks so much for making this.  I bought the keyboard thinking that it would work on the Mac and your driver saved me $$$!!  Thanks so much again.

 

I know this is early and perhaps presumptuous, but would you consider releasing a new driver for El Capitan in the future? 

 

Again, you're awesome!

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It won't work for myself.

 

After step "0" I reboot the laptop and hold "Command" "Option" "P" & "R"

 

then follow the 1 to 4 steps and reboot the laptop again but still does not work

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@brandonchang

Could you help me i'm using posiedon z  on maverick and the step above don't work , could you help me

 

 67    4 0xffffff7f81438000 0x9000     0x9000     com.apple.iokit.IOUSBHIDDriver (660.4.0) <37 29 5 4 3 1>

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Brandon i have a poseidon zx too and the same problem, im confused when the shop i bought it from is not giving me a refund or exchange so im desperate right now.

It would be nice if u can fix this. :(

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Hi! So I just plugged this into my Macbook Pro and it works, but I can't download the color changing interface because it's for Windows. I don't know what I need to do. I followed these instructions, and the keyboard itself is functioning great, I just don't know how to change the colors. TIA!

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Hey there, for those running 10.10.4 and having problems with the whole thing, remember to use the current version of Kext Utility. You can get it here.

After running it, do a restart , then install the .kext file and do another restart. That did the trick for me.

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@brandonchang

 

This works great! Thanks for such an awesome piece of software you created.

I would like to ask if it is possible for you to make it open source, so that other developers can continue working on it.

 

Thanks

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i cant open the kext ultility, it says "cant be opened because it is from an unidentified developer" help

 

Hi there, you may want to go to System Preferences > Security & Privacy after you see the message you mentioned.

There should be a button that says "Open Anyway"

 

Click that button and it should allow you to open KextUtility.

Good Luck!

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