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Re: [SLE] mouse/trackball cleaning (OT)
  • From: Alex Daniloff <alex@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2005 21:58:09 -0800
  • Message-id: <200502012158.09819.alex@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
I've tried various mice and track balls until I've got Mouse-Trak Pro
from ITAC
http://www.itacsystems.com/index.html
I'm using it for more than five years and I wouldn't trade it for anything
else.
Alex


On Tuesday 01 February 2005 09:42 pm, Dylan wrote:
> On Wednesday 02 Feb 2005 03:11 am, Paul W. Abrahams wrote:
> > On Tuesday 01 February 2005 9:05 pm, Peter B Van Campen wrote:
> > > Logitech Marble Mouse is Ultra cool. Symetrical, hand shaped and a
> > > real trackball! Don't let the "Mouse" in the fool you. About $15
> > > retail in the US
> >
> > I have one and I'm quite satisfied with it. I haven't observed any
> > tracking problems, although perhaps I'm not demanding enough. As to
> > cleaning: you stick a pencil eraser through the hole behind the ball
> > and the ball pops out. The undersurface has relatively few nooks and
> > crannies to trap lint, though I have yet to see a mouse of any
> > species that doesn't trap some lint.
>
> I find the biggest problem is accumulated black gunk on the little bumps
> which the ball runs on. This mix of sweat, sebum, dust and god knows
> what else can make the ball stick in place.
>
> I've tried out a gyroscopic mouse, and as soon as I can justify it I'm
> getting one.
>
> Dylan
>
> > Paul
>
> --
> "I see your Schwartz is as big as mine"
>                                   -Dark Helmet

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