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From: "David Leimbach via 9fans" <9fans@9fans.net>
To: 9fans <9fans@9fans.net>
Subject: Re: [9fans] acme and sam - mouse suggestions?
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2022 04:33:48 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <58B7CFD2-3CE0-4248-84B8-133CC50C0422@mac.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <b0c64c96-695b-9085-b39d-217b8366a527@SDF.ORG>

I use a big heavy trackball. Kensington pro trackball is pricey but you get four buttons and a scroll ring.

Got my first one well over 10 years ago and it’s still my daily driver. I have a second wireless one on a Mac. The wired one is better overall if you can get them. The wireless one can work with a USB dongle (tiny) or Bluetooth.

Again, they’re a bit expensive but I love the four quadrant buttons too much and this thing has survived moving across the country a few times with my less than wonderful packing skills.

Lots of great advice in this thread though! Good luck!

Sent from my iPhone

> On Jan 28, 2022, at 3:04 AM, adr <adr@sdf.org> wrote:
> 
> On Fri, 28 Jan 2022, umbraticus@prosimetrum.com wrote:
> 
>> I use a Kensington Expert which I guess falls into the big
> 
> That's funny, it's the very same I was looking at.
> 
> aliexpress.com/item/1005001848991454.html
> 
>> The scrollwheel thing is pretty nice too.
> 
> Three button mice with lateral scrollwheel are even harder to
> find. That's why I ended up with this cheap one:
> 
> aliexpress.com/item/4000004785639.html
> 
> It's not so bad, the plastic feels a little cheaper than one from
> hp or ibm but cost less than half the price... and it is very
> accurate, really.  It enters sleep mode to save battery (you can't
> disable this) and the only way to wake it is clicking one of the
> buttons (not the wheel). Now the funny part: it sends the click to
> the host. A nightmare.
> 
> Thanks for the feedback,
> adr.

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Thread overview: 41+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-01-28  3:48 Ben Hancock
2022-01-28  4:00 ` Rob Pike
2022-01-28  4:21 ` John Floren
2022-01-28  4:30   ` Mark van Atten
2022-01-28  4:39 ` Kurt H Maier via 9fans
2022-01-28  4:42   ` Kurt H Maier via 9fans
2022-01-28  4:47     ` Rob Pike
2022-01-28  4:53       ` umbraticus
2022-01-28  4:56       ` Kurt H Maier via 9fans
2022-01-28  4:59         ` Marius Eriksen
2022-02-02  7:02           ` David Arroyo
2022-01-28  5:05       ` Ben Hancock
2022-01-28  5:15       ` Bakul Shah
2022-01-28  5:38         ` Rob Pike
2022-01-28  6:08           ` adr
2022-01-28  7:14             ` umbraticus
2022-01-28  7:48               ` sirjofri
2022-01-28  8:04               ` adr
2022-01-28  9:33                 ` David Leimbach via 9fans [this message]
2022-01-28 11:09                 ` fijal
2022-01-29  1:22                 ` adr
2022-01-29 11:30                   ` fijal
2022-01-29 11:54                   ` Steve Simon
2022-01-29 14:07                     ` adr
2022-01-28 12:16               ` Kurt H Maier via 9fans
2022-01-28 12:43                 ` Steve Simon
2022-01-28 14:36                   ` Charles Forsyth
2022-01-28 18:31                     ` Aram Hăvărneanu
2022-01-28  4:55   ` ori
2022-01-28  5:06     ` Alex Musolino
2022-01-28 20:24     ` Tony Mendoza
2022-01-29 22:33 ` Oleg Finkelshteyn
2022-02-01  4:25   ` Ben Hancock
2022-02-02 10:37     ` Oleg Finkelshteyn
2022-02-02 11:06       ` hiro
2022-03-22 20:01         ` contact
2022-03-22 23:09     ` Stuart Morrow
2022-03-22 23:20       ` hiro
2022-03-22 23:32       ` Kurt H Maier via 9fans
2022-03-23  0:00         ` Stuart Morrow
2022-03-23  0:48           ` Kurt H Maier via 9fans

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