Selection Guide Useful hints and tips
for selecting and using your trackball
Selecting your trackball: For
office, education, library, military, light industrial or home
use models: MaxTrac, Max KidTrac, MicroTrac, LaserTrac, or a true
3 button trackball xx45 or xx50 for specialised application software,
air traffic control, process control, etc.
Select: USB, serial interface
Choose your colour: Cream,
Black or Primary colours.
Needs: either MaxTrac, Max KidTrac or SEN Switch Adapted Max
KidTrac. Switch adapted model enables other switches such as large
size button switches to be connected to help disabled users.
Strain Injury: MaxTrac or PCTrac Deluxe which have large
buttons and a large ball so different parts of the hand can be
Serious Gamers: LaserTrac,
LaserTrac W5 or LaserTrac XW5 (3200 cpi) with scroll wheel, seriously
high performance fast dynamic trackballs.
Stable platform takes less
space than a mouse mat and is stable enough for people to use
their feet to operate.
Scroll feature allows effortless
scrolling on web pages and large documents. Just press and hold
the center button for three seconds to activate scrolling. Click
any button to exit scroll mode (some models require loading included
software for this feature).
Dynamic Gain feature allows
you to accelerate the cursor exponentially as you roll the ball
faster. Roll the ball slowly for single pixel accuracy.
Drag Lock lets you drag
and drop without holding down a button. The center button, when
clicked once, tells the system to select and hold the object until
another button is clicked which releases the object.
Self-Cleaning: If the ball
begins to feel rough after some use, spin the ball very fast in
several directions. This will usually eject any dirt from the
surface of the rollers. See manual for further information involving
turning trackball upside down to remove 3 screws then back up
again before removing the case. You can also replace the ball
with an American pool table ball, it's the same size, for customizing
Replacing worn or bent rollers
- same as cleaning the ball: you might need to change the stainless
steel rollers in 5 or 6 years time, just email
us with your address.
Switching left to right hand
use - hold down for 3 seconds.
Driver not required - uses
MS mouse driver in the kernel of the operating system.
Superior X Software - For
Microsoft Windows users of CSTXX45 and all LaserTrac trackballs,
Superior X software can be installed to customize button operations
in applications. Superior X is designed to minimize effort and
increase performance, flexibility and reliability. Users other
then a CSTXX45 or LaserTrac should not download or install Superior-X
due to incompatibility issues.
Compatibility: Superior-X will work on all Windows.
Technical stuff - Trackballs
are manufactured by Clearly Superior Technologies, who acquired
Microspeed, and for Europe they are manufactured to RoHS compliance
(the RC on the model indicates this) and are EU Marked. All electrical
goods imported into the EU must be RoHS compliant, it's the law
and helps save the planet.
For any other questions please call
Christeen Alexander +44 (0)118 989 2777
or email: firstname.lastname@example.org - we like to hear from all our customers.
ComputerWare UK, 7 Greenwood
Grove, Winnersh, Berkshire, RG41 5LH, UK