Internet surfers using this contoured mouse will enjoy increased comfortable and pressure-sensitive scrolling in any direction. If I ever get a chip programmer I will update this section with more information. Therefore it may be possible to replace the existing red LED with an infrared one. The first version of the standard three-button ScrollPoint mice were announced in around Another possible yet less practical solution might be to replace the optical sensor entirely with a superior one able to operate on transparent surfaces, but it would have to match the PCB pinout.
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These mice came in two colours, black and ivory: Lenovo ScrollPoint mouse – game changer for my PC usage. I’ve used this mouse for 2 scrollpoinh now, and I can’t go back to a scroll wheel anymore. A quick google search for “scrollpoint linux” suggests that the scroll stick works only for vertical scrolling in Linux, and is extremely sensitive.
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Green probably looks the worst as it changes the cap to look an almost grey-like colour. Sun Jun 10, 3: Antique Sage and Slate Blue. Compare with similar items. I have a few comments about the revision differences. How does the scrollwheel thingy work?
Plan term and select coverage begins date of purchase and is inclusive of the manufacturer’s warranty. Other colours can be used as well, however not all will mix well with the IBM blue transluscent caps.
Lenov allows you to rest the tip of your middle finger on the button for instant access and use the first joint of your middle finger to control the scroll stick. It is possible to swap parts with the later MBO optical ScrollPoint Pros if you want to convert your optical ScrollPoint Pro to being a different colour, or borrow one of the rubber sides to replace your worn down one.
The ScrollPoint does not light up for these ones. Install the latest Lenovo driver which I think makes Chrome see it as a standard wheeled device– since that’s all it has been programmed to see.
Fortunately you can remove the button assembly albeit it’s not easy and correct the problem on earlier mice. See questions and answers.
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The ScrollPoint pointing stick is ideal for both horizontal and vertical scrolling, unlike standard wheel mice. Showing of 12 reviews.
Customers also shopped for. It should be possible to dump the ROM and modify it to add more features and tweaking to how windows should respond to the Scollpoint ideally more behaved like the TrackPoint scrolling.
These early ScrollPoints were mistakenly reported to use pressure pads instead of the resistance measuring mechanism as found on the TrackPoint. There are a few things I wished that I had not passed on when I had seen them in thrift stores and at flea markets. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. With a wheel mouse you have to repeatedly stroke the wheel in order to scroll through long documents such as forum threads and PDFs, which seems to me like an ergonomic nightmare.
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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a scroollpoint. David Hill the industrial designer of the mouse remarked: Notably, a wheel mouse can also provide the same type of sliding scroll that this tiny middle button does and the scroll bar found on any document can provide far better navigation options than the light switch on this thing.
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The ScrollPoint Mouse is one of them. Postage is a bit expensive if you live outside of the States, though. This will not ship with your product. Share your thoughts with other customers. The only flaw that I’ve noticed is lenovp the scroll stick functionality requires software drivers to work.