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Announcement   Announcement : Laser upgrade for Amiga mice.
   posted by Rob on 4-Feb-2017 0:39:20 (1044 reads)
Amiga Store EU are advertising a replacement PCB for Amiga mice that upgrades them to laser mice.

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There will be boards for both the tank style mouse and the later A1200 mouse. It's a drop in replacement for the standard PCB with no soldering required. It also has a lens cover that goes in place of the original plate used for retaining the ball.

The sensor used is the same found in high end devices and offers a resolution of 8500dpi.

Availability is expected on the 22nd of March.

No price is currently mentioned.
    

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kyle 
Re: Laser upgrade for Amiga mice.
Posted on 5-Feb-2017 17:54:05
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Very nice, but it's no more a tank mouse

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g01df1sh 
Re: Laser upgrade for Amiga mice.
Posted on 5-Feb-2017 23:40:26
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From: UK

That sounds cool I hate ball unless they bounce

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Hypex 
Re: Laser upgrade for Amiga mice.
Posted on 6-Feb-2017 14:54:09
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From: Greensborough, Australia

LOL. But where's the scroll wheel?

A mouse PCB without wires soldered on board seems rare to me.

I have my original tank mouse, always meant to fix it, but the plug on the end broke.

Can this be ordered yet? Can't see a way to order in OWB. Where's the cart adding button?

Last edited by Hypex on 06-Feb-2017 at 02:54 PM.

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jPV 
Re: Laser upgrade for Amiga mice.
Posted on 7-Feb-2017 7:29:08
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Can this be ordered yet? Can't see a way to order in OWB. Where's the cart adding button?


Now it seems to work, but meh.. too expensive for me. I got interested, because I have handful of badly working original mice and would be really nice to fix/modernize them, but 40e per mouse is just too much :(

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ExiE 
Re: Laser upgrade for Amiga mice.
Posted on 7-Feb-2017 7:41:29
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From: Czech Amiga News

Great idea but overpriced :(

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Korni 
Re: Laser upgrade for Amiga mice.
Posted on 7-Feb-2017 15:34:45
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From: Poland

I hate Amiga mice even more than laser mice.

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