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November 18, 2015
The Trackball Mouse Trap

Problem:

I’m a left handed trackball user, but I’d like a mouse wheel and middle button. The cool ones are all right handed. I’ve been using the Logitech Trackman┬ámodel for probably 15 years or more.

Solution:

I built a cradle for the trackball the holds the mouse in place and adds a row of buttons and an encoder next to the mouse.

Hardware:

For the scaffolding of the mouse cradle, I just used L-shaped wall stripping from home depot.

The final setup worked but was obviously not very comfortable.

The electronics hardware consisted of the following:

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