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Offline bigpook

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Anyone have experience with this trackball?
« on: Mon, 20 October 2008, 19:32:35 »
I found this while browsing Amazon.

http://www.amazon.com/Large-Button-Trackball-Mouse-Black/dp/B000J2N0FG/ref=sr_1_8?ie=UTF8&s=videogames&qid=1224548284&sr=8-8


I have not heard of that particular brand but it looks intriguing. Anyone here have used this?
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Offline wellington1869

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« Reply #1 on: Mon, 20 October 2008, 19:49:12 »
ione also makes the scorpius m10 (with the blue cherries).  There've been complaints about quality though.

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« Reply #2 on: Mon, 20 October 2008, 19:53:05 »
right, I read that somewhere. Here probably. What caught my attention was that the mouse keys are tactile. Amazon had one instance of this mouse, but newegg did not.
The price is good, at least compared to the kensingtion expert, which is a fine trackball.
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Offline wellington1869

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« Reply #3 on: Mon, 20 October 2008, 20:21:02 »
best trackball i ever used was this logitech model (attached). (sadly I no longer remember the model number). It totally cured my RSI.  I switched to a regular mouse a while back though (a logitech mx400 - love it tho its very simple). I'm pretty sure this trackball is discontinued.

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Offline bigpook

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« Reply #4 on: Mon, 20 October 2008, 20:33:22 »
I have that mouse. Its the logitech trackman marble +
Thats a great mouse and yes it is discontinued.
I use the kensingtion expert and really like it, it can be used with either hand and I have mine on the left hand side of the keyboard.
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« Reply #5 on: Mon, 20 October 2008, 21:56:11 »
Quote from: wellington1869;9747
best trackball i ever used was this logitech model (attached). (sadly I no longer remember the model number). It totally cured my RSI.  I switched to a regular mouse a while back though (a logitech mx400 - love it tho its very simple). I'm pretty sure this trackball is discontinued.


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It's the only external pointing device I use.

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« Reply #6 on: Tue, 21 October 2008, 07:37:34 »
It's non-optical, so I'd be concerned about the quality of the rollers used.

Offline bigpook

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« Reply #7 on: Tue, 21 October 2008, 07:45:52 »
there seems to be some bad press about the iOne brand. I will probably stay away from it.
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« Reply #8 on: Tue, 21 October 2008, 07:47:47 »
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What caught my attention was that the mouse keys are tactile.
I think most if not all microswitches used in mice are tactile.

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