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Re: [SLE] mouse/trackball cleaning (OT)
  • From: Bruce Marshall <bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2005 16:44:54 -0500
  • Message-id: <200502021644.54274.bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 02 February 2005 01:53 pm, Mikus Grinbergs wrote:
> Hmmm.  I have several quite recent model K64325 Expert Mice
> (the ones with the "scroll ring").  There is no mechanical
> connection between the large ball and the motion sensors.
> In use, the large ball rests on three tiny fixed supports.
> But the large ball *does* come out of its socket, so that
> when needed, lint can be removed from around these supports.
> I doubt that one would need to take things further apart.

My trackball resets on three rollers, two of which are used for motion
sensing. The rollers collect lint under the ball socket and that needs to be
cleaned periodically. Your's must be a totally optical setup.

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