The oversized ball, theoretically, allows for precision and stress free cursor control. It appears to function by telling the current app that the scroll buttons have been pressed. I had a Microsoft Trackball Explorer 1. After using the device for just a few minutes, we felt almost “afraid” to rest our hands on the device because any slight movement, including moving the ball itself with available fingers, resulted in accidental clicks. And of course, the Ugly As mentioned above, the TurboBall offers five programmable buttons including the scroll wheel.
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Having the UT narrator repeatedly announce to everybody that, “You blew your own dumb self up,” had us scrambling for our TurboMouse. The fact that it works with both left and right hands is an added bonus. Hardware Over 4, peripherals and accessories such as cameras, printers, scanners, keyboards, mice and more. Kensington Expert Trackball Mouse K Special Offers Promotions and offers direct from Macintosh developers and magazines.
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But they too require occasional cleaning. See all 10 reviews. The TurboBall offers all the features, technically, of the older TurboMouse.
The TurboMouse uses stainless bearings for mouse control, which proved smooth, quick, uninhibited movement. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.
Maybe they’ll release another which fits this criteria someday, hopefully not changing the shape one bit.
What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Button placement on the device is another matter.
See and discover other items: With this in mind — and having just killed my venerable 2 button Kensginton “Turbomouse” — I looked over the choices and selected the funky looking Turboring.
We are in the process of creating a new and improved TurboMouse launching this fall.
Kensington TurboBall Trackball
The ball isn’t quite as smooth as I wish it was, but it’s still my trackball of choice. Often users tend to glide their hand over the device “searching” for the other buttons. This mluse the Turborung useless for gaming and frustrating the rest of the time. For warranty information about this product, please click here. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Cons Awkward button placement.
Kensington makes outstanding trackballs. But I sure wish they would use some higher quality parts for it. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.
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Likewise, the trackball requires more force than the ultra-smooth, ultra-nimble Turbomouse ball I’m used to using — I have to make heavier contact to ensure a roll, which translates to less precision at rurboball distances and low speeds.
Clumsy design leads to many unintentional clicks. Share your thoughts with other customers. Item is in your Cart. Microsoft’s Intellimice implement scrolling much more nicely.
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