Someone here posted about a Trackball Explorer a while back in this thread - well, look what I found today for $5! There's a Corsair mech. keyboard there too, but y'know... POINTER DEVICES! Currently using it on my main desktop rig, it really is a nice device. Don't know if I'd pay $80 for one, but it's still pretty sweet.
That would have been me (several times, I have two of the things in use and keep several spares) 😉
Nice find, if it's in as good a state as it appears to be. Back in the day they cost as much, so it's not so crazy to pay similarly now. When I see them go for five times as much, that's when I start scratching my head...
There are some that are not expensive.. They used to be but the price has come down quite a lot in the last few years. […]
They make modern ones, but, wireless only and expensive at best.
@SpeedySPCFan you got yourself a new subscriber.
There are some that are not expensive.. They used to be but the price has come down quite a lot in the last few years.
Logitech Trackman Marble - wired - $21.99
https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/631060 … man_Marble.html
Great ambidexterous design, nice build quality. Just *STILL* no scroll wheel 🙁
Some people like these thumb-operated balls. I'm not one of them.
Atm the best budget option IMHO is the Kensington Orbit with Scroll Ring, but despite costing twice the price of the Trackman Marble, it feels a lot crappier and cheaper. But at least you can scroll with it.
I have one, after a few weeks using it myself I gave it to my (less demanding) 5-year old. It's not bad, but I have better. One day I'm going to shell out for a 'proper' Kensington Expert Mouse, but given the high price and the fact I'm pretty well covered by my Trackball Explorers, that's a pretty low-priority wish for now.