The right and left switches are round with an elongated oval switch in between. Because the trackball itself is static, you can just take your hand away from the unit while drawing a curve or moving a slider. The real problem lies in the fact that the unit is very lightweight. First of all, the software would not work with my computer Windows 7. One thing I wish it came with was a padded extension to support the entire wrist. Apart from the trackball position, the biggest part of purchasing this was to navigate Photoshop, Premier video editing and Lightroom. The three buttons are positioned towards the bottom of the unit, so requiring a space to be left behind for the heel of-your hand.

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Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. The feel is most reassuring and very accurate – it is very difficult to get it to skate.

More comfortable to use over long periods than a mouse. Ergonomically, this trackball is quite comfortable, with the ball part on a kind of plateau above the buttons. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

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It has a lot of good things going for it; it’s a great size, the ball rolls great, all the inputs are a huge improvement over the Deft, BUT the ergonomics on this thing are terrible. It measures some 9″ by 5″ – hardly small – and is encased in black plastic.

You can still see all customer reviews for the product. Second, the placement of the buttons could use some reworking, as they are somewhat awkward, mainly the left mouse button you know, the main one you use.


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It works and I love track balls, trouble is I need to unplug and re-plug the wireless adapter every time the computer reboots. The switches are, of course, on the top of the unit but can be in a variety of different positions.

BEFORE THE heyday of popular computer usage, the only kind of mouse most people were familiar with was the small furry rodent type famous for intimidating elephants and consuming cheese. Two rolls and you’re across the screen and while “skating” is evident, it is not too obtrusive. Some of the Atari mice have nylon rollers which don’t suffer from this but have a poor feel to them. This is because you tend to lean your hand on the right-hand side of the casing and so the right switch is nearest to you.

Ergonomically great and space saving, but hell to use and even more hell to game with.

Get to Know Us. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Most trackballs will have you across the screen in half a shake of a mouse’s tail, so you end up with the same feel and speed no matter which piece of your software you are using. Plenty of customization options to work with.

The speed of rotation dictates the speed of the cursor on the screen. Whatever surface you choose to run it on, dirt is picked up by the ball and transferred to the rollers.


Some sequencers have an accelerator option included within the software but this means that you have to get used to a decidedly sluggish mouse when you quit this program. Instead of rolling the ball on a surface, you move it around with your fingers.

Amazing mouse smooth trackball and solid buttons.

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Looking for a gaming trackball for a long time,finally it’s here! Evesham Micros Ltd, Contact Details. Additionally, the large ball featured on most trackerball units leads to far greater accuracy when working with the graphic edit pages in most sequencers and synth editors. The design is tfackball long in the tooth, dating from A trackball only takes up as much room as the unit itself – and they’re usually quite small.

Still, there is something very solid about the unit – it certainly doesn’t move around. I would assume that being a wireless device, there may be an occasional “lag” in response times, but cannot say for certain. English Choose a language for shopping. Both the Marconi Marcus and the Kraft Tripletrack rate highly, but top marks go to the MG Track by MCS – it’s smooth and positive to use, and offers the plus of trackbqll locking third button.