The ScrollPoint pointing stick is ideal for horizontal and vertical scrolling. It’s also possible to replace the 5mm red optical sensing LED to blue. IC replacement 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. Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. Applying InputClass ” ScrollPoint “. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.

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Applying InputClass ” ScrollPoint “. I have a few comments about the revision differences.

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24P0485 IBM USB 3 Button SCROLLPOINT Mouse – Black

Additional Information Warranty Information For a copy of applicable product warranties, write to: Facebook Twitter Print Email. 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.

Found relative axes [ The models for both mice are the same, however the part number varies depending on which colour you get. Found x and y relative axes [ Facebook Twitter Print Email Like this: Here’s a photo comparing both slate blue colours and a metallic black:. The easiest way to fix this is to apply a bit of gorilla super glue and let it settle in and seal the hole.


Your technical support representative can help you determine the best alternative.

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And finally you’ll need to cut a larger opening for the clear ‘window’ piece that allows blue illumination through. I am not sure if the sensor will pick it up, but it should; sctollpoint if it does, you’ll have a more intuitive mouse scrollpoinf to hit more surface variations.

Price quotes are available directly from the Supplier s upon request. I will at some point try swapping the ICs to determine which one is responsible for the behaviour change.

Find IT and telecom service centers, recyclers, asset recovery centers, testing companies and dealers that service equipment and offer Industry Services. Mouse Pointing Device Connectivity Technology: Probably some gorilla glue or any polymer glue will keep it stuck on indefinitely.

IBM – 31P : IBM Optical Scrollpoint Mouse

They came in black and ivory, with the exception that both used blue printing of the IBM logos. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Here is the jouse product page for the mouse from IBM’s website in ecrollpoint The slate blue mice are presumably less common and were only manufactured with IBM logos because this colour was dropped with the later models.

Lenovo no longer manufactures any ScrollPoint mice anymore so they’re now officially dead. Repeat Step 1 above.

IBM ScrollPoint – mouse Series

These mice featured an ergonomic curve while retaining sharp angles, and the third button has been moved near the thumb area. Here’s a comparison between an earlier sage SP Pro with the later revision where scrollpkint 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: The only colour they were ever released in was metallic black but as mentioned before you can mod them to being Ancient Sage or Slate Blue.


There are also ways to revitalize the hardware and keep the mouse going with some quick refurbish work. Some minor changes need to be done, either the tabs on the optical base or the older silver top need scrollppint be cut. In Canada, call IBM at These mice came in two colours: First and foremost, it’s interesting the earlier IBM mouse lacked a detachable USB cable– and all of the sudden in the later models they implement this which is helpful when you have to disassemble these mice en-masse.

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