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Re: [SLE] mouse/trackball cleaning (OT)
  • From: Dylan <dylan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2005 05:42:17 +0000
  • Message-id: <200502020542.17354.dylan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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

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