I kept checking for it periodically, and watched the price here go slowly down. I’ll definitely get the wireless version if it every appears on Deal Zone with a deep discount. See any errors on this page? Alas, no such luck. I would have given it a 5 stars but the wheel has a slight rough turn and feels like sticking so I bumped it down to a 4. Kensington Expert Mouse Wired Trackball. If you want to use it left-handed, the button assignment can be reversed using the Mouse Settings control of whatever desktop you are using.

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Submit answers in the comments Rated 3 out of 5 by ncpilot from A bit disappointed I used this model trackball at work for years older model from kensignton, but they’ve changed the construction quite a bit, and it feels cheap now.

Moving the cursor on the screen is much more intuitive to me with a trackball than with a mouse. Maybe it will break in after a while But kenskngton can’t, and there is nothing else you can do with it which qualifies for the “Expert Mouse” part of the name, as far trcakball I can see.

I’ll definitely get the wireless version if it every appears on Deal Zone with a deep discount.

Of coursed this dual-mode function means that it would be very easy to use this trackball on two different systems, for example with the dongle exlert my Acer All-in-One desktop and via Bluetooth on a Raspberry Pi 3. If you don’t need a wrist rest for medical reasons, I doubt that anyone would use it for aesthetic reasons.


It would be logical to have those top two buttons act as “forward” and “back”, wouldn’t it? Rated 5 out of 5 by Mr.

However – I never got the hang of the upper two mouse buttons but that isn’t really necessary either. As a result of this, it is more stable sitting on the desk. This kit promises to turn your Pi into a functional desktop computer. I’ve been trying it out, here’s what I have found so far.

Let’s start this by getting the name out of the way. For those who might want a bit of wrist support or elevation it also includes a detachable padded wrist rest. It was extremely dirty and showed its continuous use and age.

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The numbers given in the xmodmap command specify the mouse button functions, as follows:. Therefore, I think the source of the name is clear: To do this with xmodmap the command would be:. Before using this I had RSI when using a regular mouse and then horrible pain in the base of my thumb when using an ordinary thumb trackball. I kept checking for it periodically, and watched the price here ezpert slowly down.


Diamond Eye optical technology provides you with extreme precision while navigating. I find it easier and more natural to use, and more precise to control, especially when I am trying to move it very small distances. Place your order by 5pm Mon Dec 31 and your order will ship the same day. By default the buttons function as traditional mouse left, right, middle and So this means in the example command I gave above, I assigned function 8, “Back”, to button 2, and function 9, “Forward” to button 8.

I never regretted it and even after extreme long usage they still last. While not as intuitive as the Magic Mouse, it still works.

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I’ve got one, and I’ve been trying it out along with the latest release of rtackball Raspbian Linux operating system. Hands-on with the Pi-Desktop kit. The new PiServer package included in the latest Raspbian x86 release provides a very powerful client management tool.

It finally hit CHF I will still recommend, but with noted issues Be the first to review this item.