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Trackball on curve wont click down and its a new trackball so its something that goes under it and i dont know what it is?.........?

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  • Anonymous Jan 12, 2009

    Damn, me to. I have the same problem but if i hold onto the click for a few seconds it seems to go into the submenu

  • frankied101 Mar 31, 2009

    my trackball was just replaced it scrolls great and does everything but when i click it nothing happens i suppose something is missing

  • frankied101 Mar 31, 2009

    do you know the name of this part by any chance?


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There is a little micro switch that goes under the trackball it looks like a small square
what it is is a tiny ring taped to the motherboard of the device it's has a cone shape and this is what gives it a feeling of a click when you press onto the trackball
after long life or/and excessive force clicking the little cone brakes, flattens or falls off the mobo
so if you have a spear device for parts carefully remove the square and replace the busted one
i was looking if they sell those switches anywhere on line but its a lot more profitable to sell new bb's :)
hope this helps

Posted on Mar 04, 2009

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