I’m not exactly sure what makes them slower since they’re both DPI according to IBM , however I presume this is either the optical sensor or the microcontroller. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. For warranty information about this product, please click here. Another difference is that the bottom covers are different between the two as well: The next important thing is that the Slate Blue ScrollPoints do have a slightly slower cursor seems to be firmware-related BUT they are able to work with transparent surfaces glass, clear plastic, etc. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

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These mice came in two colours, black and ivory: What separates an “optical” mouse from a “laser” mouse is simply the type of light emitting diode used. There are a few things I wished that I had not passed on when I had seen them in thrift stores and at flea markets. The original ScrollPoints used a “cat’s tongue” TrackPoint cap: It appears there have been two manufacturers for the Slate Blue plastic bezels as the colour can vary from being more blue or purple.

ScrollPoint mice generally go under the radar as not too many people are acute to them.


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I’m going to use this as my main mouse for the forseeable future! If you’re running a Slate Blue rev. All proprietary software is property of IBM. If you’re going to use a Lenovo board, be warned that some people have reported premature failure with them– most likely due to cold scrollpiont joints or prematurely failed capacitors.

: IBM 3-Button Scrollpoint Optical Mouse: Electronics

How does the scrollwheel thingy work? The LED is mounted facing just behind the same– it can be swapped out for any desired colour. Sorry, we’re having trouble showing recommendations right now. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. See all 12 reviews.

Experience the convenience of Alexa, now on your PC. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. However, the stark blue doesn’t quite match the translucent “IBM blue” ScrollPoint cap which is very close to lavender. It can only be obtained used or NOS at this kenovo going forward.

A withswap the PCB with a metallic black rev. Scroll wheels are better, but can’t handle side-to-side very well and for scrolling through a long document requires the user to lift their finger up again and again.


As ScrollPoints offer superior functionality to the standard ‘wheel’ mechanism, it’s very curious why this alternative design never overtook standard mice. This PCB is connected by two ribbon cables that are hard-soldered.

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No mechanical ball to get dusty, dirty or stolen. Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: Previously I owned a Mighty Mouse by Apple, but grew frustrated with the scroll-ball getting clogged. Postage is a bit expensive if you live outside of the States, though.

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One person found this helpful. The ScrollPoint does not light up for these ones. Do you just click the button and then moving the mouse around scrolls? For an anatomy analysis we’ll use the standard ScrollPoint III the general design is the same across all models–however the ScrollPoint I may be different.