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Old 11-17-2004, 11:12 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I hope this is the right spot to ask the question. But I been hearing about trackball? What is trackball? I know or think it has a USB connection right? Or maybe I dunno im confused if anybody can help me define what a trackball is I would be thankful....Suspense is killing me
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Do you mean a trackball mouse? If that's the case basically you put your whole hand on the thing and the mouse never moves, it simply has a big round ball you spin that moves the cursor
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Ok thnks Nubius. Just didnt have any clue to what it was.
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Old 11-17-2004, 05:28 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I have them on every computer I have, and boy are they a dream, especially in gaming.

Most of you will be like "how can you play with that...", but I said that too and after 2 weeks of BattleField 1942 and simply CS, I realized trackballl gives you a huge advantage.

You should look into it, but make sure you use Logitech.
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i had a logitech trackball mouse, never got used to the thing even after a month, i guess my thumb is just to fat and clunky to use the mouse. they are nice if you get used to them, i would reccomend the logitech to you, but i forget the model.
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Do the logitech trackball mice have the extra buttons like their mice do? Ones that you can program in games?
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Do the logitech trackball mice have the extra buttons like their mice do? Ones that you can program in games?
you can get em with extra buttons, yes. the one i had was a year ago and it had the trackball, two (left and right) clicker buttons, a scrollwheel and one extra button next to the trackball. i'm sure you can get em with more than that though.
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Yeah i think you can get the two main, a scroller, and up to three various ones depending on the model. Ive only used track's with the two clickers adn the scroller.
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Trackball is for games like "Dora's Backpack Adventure", "Barbie Mermaid Adventure:....etc...


For a real gamer, get a real mouse...

Logitech MX510.
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