Published 1 year ago. Used to have the old white Microsoft Explorer Trackball, now have the newer grayish silver one, which I am using right now. There is a place to store the receiver in the battery compartment when it is not being used. It serves as a token from an almost embarrassingly pitiful lesson in technological humility — how something once new, shiny, high-tech, and amazing can be quickly rendered worthless and derelict by an apathetic hand a coat of mud. When I recently made an attempt to clean out a storage room in my house, I was confronted with evidence of just how long and how strong that preference has been. Physically the M trackball is similar to the original TrackMan Marble described above. Like the original Marble FX, it also has four buttons but they are arranged a bit more conveniently.

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I just had my hard drive reinstalled and lost my Trackman Marble FX software.

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I had marrble have purchased one of the first ones that they ever made and now it finally died. Users have written countless Emails to Logitech asking that they resume manufacture of this odd-looking device. That is very unfortunate. Hi, I bought one of these yesterday from a second-hand bookshop for three 3 euros. Logitech Cordless Optical Trackman marble fx – This was my all-time favorite trackball until recently, and in my opinion it is one of the best trackballs ever designed.

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I’m still using the FX on my second desktop PC. Nor will I optically optimize this device, even if I had trackman marble fx knowledge and ability to do so, which I sorely lack. So I am digging madly for my ol Merble FX that ttrackman beginning to get finicky to see if Trackman marble fx can revive it. I went to FutureShop and pulled a Trackball Explorer 1. The neat thing about trackman marble fx TrackMan Marble series is that it used an optical scanning mechanism that tracked the movement of dots printed on the marbled red ball.

Man, trackballs, those were the days! That’s a real drag trackman marble fx some people And now, I present to you…a box. This mouse trackball is perfect, the only bad thing is that logitech discotinued it. This mouse is suppose to work on most Windows OSs.

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trackman marble fx One marblf of a finger should move the cursor anywhere on the screen. This actually worked without any tweaking, but had two limitations: Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. It’s a pity that trackpoints seem to a dying breed.

My left mouse button was getting a little worn, but taking it apart and adding a little tape was enough apparently the thickness of three pieces of tape was enough to make good contact with the depressor. Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: Trackback specific Trackman marble fx for this entry.


trackman marble fx The best trackball ever sold. However, for a few other machines I ordered IOgear converter. Logitech Wireless Trackball Tracjman The one which I still have but keep in the storage room seems to be sort of “decaying”, the rubber feels kind of tacky and it leaves a bit of residue on the desk. Please trackman marble fx that your browser supports and accepts cookies, or your comment cannot be verified correctly.

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Display comments as Linear Threaded. Please try again later. I have fairly long hands that fit perfectly on the FX and the f itself is an absolute joy to use compared to current offerings. There was a problem completing your request. And when they do, they will Quickly Stop and replace it with something Usless!!!

Logitech needs to get on its game with this one. The first ones I bought were very sturdy and quite heavy, but sometime later I noticed that the new ones were much lighter and trackman marble fx much trakcman of a plastic feel to them.