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Guest Yevgenip

Hi.
I want to make a mouse with the ball on the upper side so you dont have to move your mouse, just rotate the ball. Any Ideas on how to suspend the ball so it will turn smouthly and still be clickable?

Thanks.

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Guest Yevgenip

Well, I can handle the mouse's body, I only need help about how to suspend the ball. The "Victim" uses two discs with holes that cross an infrared beam when the ball is rotated. The ball turnes the discs by turning two plastic sticks.

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Maybe you need to change the ball to make it work. A trackball has a hard surface ball but the standard mouse has a rubberball or at least a rubber surface ball. There is no easy way to suspend any

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Guest Yevgenip

Yeah....Now you're talking...... 8)
I'll get my polisher and start going nuts. Thanka a lot.
P.S: I also figured out how to suspend it: just cover the rails with the rubber from the original ball. ;D

Thanks Again.

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Guest Yevgenip

No, it is I who should be saying sorry for not making myself clear enough. English is not my native tongue eather, so I do make a lot of mistakes.

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sorry for late reply.
There called tracker balls (track balls is close enough)
why not use a cage baring (as used on bike wheels) and rest the ball on that?
post pictures please i would like to see what you have done.

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