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However I think it looks nice so I kept it. Notably, a wheel mouse can also provide the same type of sliding scroll that this tiny middle button does and the scroll bar found on any document can provide far better navigation options than the light switch on this thing. Sat Dec 29, 2: I’ve heard of this mouse before and thought it was cool, but after trying it, I’ve realized that it’s a game changer for me – scrolling is so effortless that regular scrollwheels feel a bit dumb now. All other coverage begins after the manufacturer’s warranty expires.

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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.

They are considerably lighter than the Lenov II Pro mice lacking the heavy rubberized ball bearing.

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It is possible to ‘donate’ the rubber siding from the ball ScrollPoint Pro to the optical one, this does require some minor modifications however. This allows you to rest the tip of your middle finger on the button for instant access and use the first joint of your middle finger to control the scroll stick. Read reviews that mention scroll wheel middle button scrollpoint mouse finger linux scrolling windows document ibm pressure control. Wed Jul 25, 1: What separates an “optical” mouse from a “laser” mouse is simply the type of light emitting diode used.


The revisions are colour specific: Based on model MO09K, these ScrollPoint mice are slightly elongated to compensate for the wireless circuitry. I’ve used this mouse for 2 weeks now, and I can’t go back to a scroll wheel anymore. Another possible yet less practical solution might be to replace the optical sensor entirely with a superior one able to operate on transparent surfaces, but it lenpvo have to match the PCB pinout.

If you have different coloured ScrollPoints, you can mix and match button colours. Extremely, I say, extremely! These mice came in two colours, black and ivory: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. With the scroll stick you can scroll indefinitely in any of the four directions just by scrillpoint the stick in that direction. Usually ships within 4 to 5 days.

Lenovo 3-button USB ScrollPoint Mouse

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. This however is incorrect, all ScrollPoint mice use the same resistive mechanism and all cite the same patent. Wed Jul 25, 8: Plan term and select coverage begins date of purchase and is inclusive of the manufacturer’s warranty.

The second and final version of the standard three-button ScrollPoint mice were announced in The slate blue mice are presumably less common and were only manufactured with IBM logos because this colour was dropped with the later models. These mice are no longer manufactured as previously mentioned to be fair, 9 years is a rather long manufacturing period for a computer peripheral.


I’ve heard of this mouse before and thought it was cool, but after trying it, I’ve realized that it’s a game changer for me – scrolling is so effortless that regular scrollwheels feel a bit dumb now.

Congratulations on getting a Scrollpoint! Fixing the divot on the button plastic After in extensive use the microswitch will cut the plastic of either left or right clickable buttons and the thumb button if you use that frequently. They’re about four euros each.

Lenovo 3-button USB ScrollPoint Mouse Overview – CNET

These mice came in two colours: Despite IBM’s original Almaden page proclaiming “After a few days with the ScrollPoint, you’ll find you can’t go back” most people still prefer wheels. I’m not sure why IBM made these mice more expensive to manufacture as time went on perhaps to make it easier to repair as they carried a 1 year on-site warranty; or someone internally at IBM wanted to make it easier for people to mod them– unlikely.

Customers also shopped for. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. They came in two colours: The ScrollPoint pointing stick is ideal for both horizontal and vertical scrolling, unlike standard wheel mice.