You have to use a fine pair of pliers to snip the excess plastic out, shown here:. It’s practically brand new since I only used it a few times. Unlike some, I don’t have a basement full of computers to be equipped. Lenovo only manufactures the standard black issue ones. Here’s a comparison between an earlier sage SP Pro with the later revision where they corrected this with an updated injection mold, you’ll see how the older revision has both of the buttons veering to the right causing an uneven gap and this isn’t just the photo angle:. In fact, I think the guy was selling a number of them in the one auction. Metallic Black Depth Metric:

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What’s amazing about these, is that they were csrollpoint in You are commenting using your WordPress. Laser mod What separates an “optical” mouse from a “laser” mouse is simply the type of light emitting diode used.

IBM ScrollPoint (31P7405) Mouse

Price quotes scrrollpoint available directly from the Supplier s upon request. Other colours can be used as well, however not all will mix well with the IBM blue transluscent caps.

Offering Information Announcement Letters. For additional information and current prices, contact your local IBM representative. Disassembling the ScrollPoint mechanism itself reveals the pads which sense the resistance when compressed, along with the patent number for the technology ivm the back which doesn’t seem to be an IBM patent:. The colour is actually very subtle, but the metallic black really has an edge with the glitter in the injection plastic.


IBM ScrollPoint – mouse – PS/2 – white Overview – CNET

Is the Pro version functionally different to the regular one, or just more comfortable and better looking? All offers are subject to availability. Like all things, eventually these mice will be harder to find as time goes on. Telephone support may be subject to additional charges, even during the limited warranty period. Availability ScrollPoint mice generally go under the radar as not too many people are acute to them.

They have sort of brought it back – the newer Thinkpads have the blue-tipped trackpoint buttons. Scrollooint should be possible to dump the ROM and modify it to add more features and tweaking to how windows should respond to the ScrollPoint ideally more behaved like the TrackPoint scrolling. Mouse Pointing Device Connectivity Technology: I haven’t seen such a stylish IBM product before and probably never will again.

The ScrollPoint pointing stick is ideal for both horizontal and vertical scrolling, unlike standard wheel mice. Scrollpoimt minor changes need to be done, either the tabs on the optical base or the older silver top need to be cut.

IBM ScrollPoint Optical 3 Button Mouse

And Sdrollpoint just released their “magic” mouse which supports scolling I’m surprised there’s little information about the “scrollpoint pro” mouse. More items related to this product.


But the thing about the Scrollpoint Pro is that it’s actually the sort of mouse I’d use, not a strange curio. If you’re moderately gentle the original porous texture underneath the rubber will be preserved. And finally you’ll need to cut a larger opening for the clear ‘window’ piece that allows blue illumination through. This site uses cookies. Works on many types of surfaces. For some reason only the ivory version has the IBM logo printed up near the top of the mouse instead near the bottom like the other ones, AND later black ones used a silver logo.

Notify me of new posts via email. Posted December 30, at The LED is mounted facing just behind the same– it can be swapped out for any desired colour.

Adding scrollwheel support [ Some of the earlier ScrollPoint Pros suffer from misaligned buttons at the assembly process which results in a scrollpoinr response that isn’t as crisp and slightly spongy. You have to use a fine pair of pliers to snip the excess plastic out, shown here:.

This item doesn’t belong on this page. We have these kinds of scrollpoint mouses at work: