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Re: [SLE] mouse/trackball cleaning (OT)
  • From: Bruce Marshall <bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2005 20:18:39 -0500
  • Message-id: <200502012018.39497.bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 01 February 2005 08:00 pm, Darryl Gregorash wrote:
> Doug McGarrett wrote:
> >Much of the standard "knowledge" says to clean
> >mice and trackballs <snip>
>
> All of this is --precisely-- the reason I switched to an optical mouse,
> and I have never regretted it. I have absolutely no problems with it,
> unlike some of the others. In particular, when I move the mouse, the
> cursor reacts immediately, whether the motion is fast or slow. Haven't
> tried it on games, but I don't think it would be a problem there.
>
> It's a Logitech USB mouse with a PS/2 adapter. No @#$%$#^% way am I
> going to hang a 9600 baud device off a multi- megabit USB port!! :-)

What do you consider an optical mouse?? The Logitech Marble Mouse is an
optical mouse as far as I am concerned. The only moving part is the ball
which is tracked optically.

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