From: John P. Looney (valen at domain redbrick.dcu.ie)
Date: Fri 23 Apr 1999 - 16:07:42 IST
On Fri, Apr 23, 1999 at 03:29:38PM +0100, Paul Kelly mentioned:
> These mice are very different - they don't need a special optical mouse
> mat which becomes useless when it's scratched/old/lost. They use your
> desk or regular mouse mat and figure out if they're moving by diff'ing
> pictures of the desk under the mouse which are scanned at a fairly high
> rate. AFAIK they're regular PS/2, serial and USB jobs.
Is there a difference though ? I hate light mice, and any optical one I've
ever used was light. AFAIK, the only difference is higher resolution, yeah ?
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