Remember these WEIRD mice?? The Trackball is back!

  • Опубликовано: 10 окт 2017
  • Ever use a Trackball Mouse? They were pretty popular in the 90's- and it looks like they could be bouncing back with the Logitech MX Ergo!
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  • Mike L
    Mike L 15 часов назад

    My hand started to cramp up just watching this video. I cant use those thumb trackball mice, hell even any trackball mouse, just makes my hand cramp up.

  • Heinzelman88!
    Heinzelman88! 4 дня назад

    I used the logitech m570 for a couple of years, but I hated that it would start to have problems after 6-9 months and went through two of them. I did ask logitech in 2018 if they had a wired version and they said they didn't so I decided to go off the main stream and went with and elecom EX-G the cord is about 5 feet long and the ball that came with it started having tracking problems after the first 10-15 min of use. However, I put the ball from the m570 in it and it tracked very well. The down side being that the ball was a tight fit, its been about 3 months since then and the ball works very well now. I've used trackballs for classwork, gaming, and regular web browsing. The length it took me to get used it a track ball in the beginning was about 1-2 days and even in the first 6 hours of the first day it became comfortable. I originally got a trackball out of necessity, I don't have a desk and do all my computer stuff off of my bed, my mouse rests on a book with a mouse pad, but because the book can shift. A normal mouse can easily slip off.

  • lolera222
    lolera222 4 дня назад

    I do have a trackball mouse, Logitech but without the thing before the scroll wheel, as i hate trackpads and i don't have enough space on my "desk" for moving around with an optical mouse or any "balls" trackball mouse

  • Dave Giard
    Dave Giard 7 дней назад

    I know i am literally years late on this comment but I have been using trackballs for work since before this one came out. They have still been around. M570 is the one I use now and the gen before it...

    I dont know why he would say they are just bringing these back?? lol

  • Desmond Fernando
    Desmond Fernando 8 дней назад

    awesome im so gonna get that trackball

  • Bryson Buchanan
    Bryson Buchanan 11 дней назад

    I love it

  • Bryson Buchanan
    Bryson Buchanan 11 дней назад

    I have a m570

  • Josh
    Josh 12 дней назад +1

    Are they still using trackball mice now though? Doubt it

  • Falconnor4
    Falconnor4 13 дней назад

    I bought it it's not bad

  • CJ B
    CJ B 13 дней назад +1

    My US history teacher still uses these! I guess you could say...

    he's history

  • WindowsEXE
    WindowsEXE 13 дней назад

    optical trackball?

  • Tyler Workman
    Tyler Workman 16 дней назад

    I was born in 96 and remember these

  • ButterKing -28
    ButterKing -28 16 дней назад +1

    I see track ball mices at Staples

  • Grim Reaper
    Grim Reaper 18 дней назад

    Trackball mice are sick though.

  • Brian Terrill
    Brian Terrill 18 дней назад

    Yup! Played WoW on it since beta.

  • Brian Terrill
    Brian Terrill 18 дней назад

    @Linus: WRONG! The M570 has been around since 2010.

  • lostaerie
    lostaerie 19 дней назад

    im old D:

  • Modest Mewtwo
    Modest Mewtwo 19 дней назад

    RGB trackball mouse when

  • notgonnapay
    notgonnapay 20 дней назад

    Logitech trackballs? What about Kensington?

  • Mathew Morton
    Mathew Morton 21 день назад

    Linus has some nice fingernails

  • Mark Atherstone
    Mark Atherstone 22 дня назад

    I game on my trackball no problem at all, could never go back to a normal mouse! I'm using the "Microsoft Trackball Optical"

  • DaSpoody [i make underrated memes n stuff]

    Gonna buy this and play some fortnite 4 sure

  • Spike Trajesty
    Spike Trajesty 24 дня назад

    I use the ELECOM M-XT3DRBK wired. It is made for gaming actually lol. It feels nice, and as a person who has been using Trackball mice for about 14 years, I can honestly say it is the best mouse like it I have ever used.

  • THEK
    THEK 24 дня назад

    0:17 exactly my mouse

  • ChunkyJo
    ChunkyJo 24 дня назад

    I use a 2 monitor setup for video editing and use this mouse. Turn on acceleration, and turn up the sensitivity, and instead of sliding your thumb and moving your hand, simply flick the ball and the mouse moves. It's crazy! haha BUT! This thing absolutely saved my wrist. On my old traditional mouse I was starting to lose grip strength and at one point was unable to game after a day of work. This solved all of that. I'm never going back to a traditional mouse after converting to the trackball. Even the vertical mice suck b/c instead of clicking, you tend to micro-select and drag whatever you're trying to click on.

  • Kiran R
    Kiran R 27 дней назад

    0:16 My grandma legit uses that exact model of mouse 😂😂

  • michael Kivinen
    michael Kivinen 27 дней назад

    Now we can see were the fairies are being employed and the human race is being made ready for execution oop's I mean extinction' but not going the way of the dinosaurs' but by self-eradication loaded with illogical and deceptive programming by selected media everywhere even here on YOUDUMP of the sleeping dozing populous nations of sheep that at least have half a brain asleep and the others side becoming robotized for general usefulness slave tools to those in control in the lap of SUBGOD hood of superiority' that about sums it all up. If you cant use a trackball then your not a PRO' ( NO not a prostitute' but it could mean the same as you would sell your soul to be employed these days for your daily hit of dead bread and alcohol ) bro.

  • nottacop
    nottacop 27 дней назад

    It may be comfortable to hold, but moving the ball around with your thumb makes your hand and wrist really sore really quick.

  • god gaming for life
    god gaming for life 28 дней назад

    My school still uses them

  • tearinox
    tearinox 28 дней назад

    steam controller has the best trackball (even though it's virtual) partly because it also has a gyro.

  • TheRedstoneMaster // GamerTRM
    TheRedstoneMaster // GamerTRM 29 дней назад

    0:14 The google mouse

  • Em Rose
    Em Rose 29 дней назад

    I'm an apprentice in IT, and not even 30 minutes ago I saw someone having a wireless trackball mouse at their office

  • xAlfredoo
    xAlfredoo Месяц назад

    i still use mine

  • N English
    N English Месяц назад

    trackball and trackpad, nothing else. I can't use a regular silly mouse you have to move all around the table.

  • Yoda Motions 328
    Yoda Motions 328 Месяц назад

    1:08 I thought the old logitech logo was the amiibo logo

  • Josh Dollins
    Josh Dollins Месяц назад

    I like using my logi trackball at times along with a keyboard with touchpad and laptop style keys. THey make great gaming mice to and a verticle now

  • Stevie Klaer
    Stevie Klaer Месяц назад

    0:16 *looks at screen - looks down at mouse* literally using that right now.

  • the gameing frog
    the gameing frog Месяц назад

    i'm 14 and i know what a track ball is

  • GodLovesYou
    GodLovesYou Месяц назад

    I use a Trackman for gaming but it sucks that there's no scroll wheel on it.

  • MrFester
    MrFester Месяц назад +1

    2019 and still using my trackball at work. :)

    ISUC AT COD Месяц назад

    Are you gay

    Viiperr STRAIITDEAD Месяц назад

    The trackball been popular since 2007

  • Jim's videos
    Jim's videos Месяц назад

    The thing with ball mice is that you could pick them up and use your middle finger to navigate and your thumb to click.

  • I don't post
    I don't post Месяц назад

    My mom has one sorry had got rid of it and gave me her wave key board

  • Shroukie 1
    Shroukie 1 Месяц назад

    I was just gonna buy them just becuase i thought the ball was a fidget thing and then i watched this video :/

  • MTF 33
    MTF 33 Месяц назад

    i love Trackball mice . they were great!!!!

  • robert karas
    robert karas Месяц назад

    i only use tracball !

  • Okwaho
    Okwaho Месяц назад

    Im actusally a big fan of these mice. I find it comfortable and I can actually game with it just as good as a normal mouse

  • Elijah The Galactic Atlas
    Elijah The Galactic Atlas Месяц назад +1

    I bought a trackman M570 just today. I love it!

  • xPROF4NEx
    xPROF4NEx Месяц назад

    My god....I remember the track balls. Constantly having to pop it out.. and scrape off what closely resembles ear wax off of them, along with crumbs/hair/mystery substance. I am so glad we've moved faaaar away from that. What an absolute pain in the balls it was.

  • RojasTKD7
    RojasTKD7 Месяц назад

    Weired? M570 is all I use for years now. Once you get used to it, it hard to go back to standard mice. Gonna have to try the new MX ERGO That switching feature looks fantastic. People have a hard time with it at first, but once they get used to it they want one.
    4 month battery life is good, but my old M570 can go a year.

  • Chandra G
    Chandra G Месяц назад

    damn, your skill of introducing ads seamlessly is awesome :)

  • Tyler Strandlie
    Tyler Strandlie Месяц назад +2

    I’m 14 and I know what these are

  • Fetti Rob
    Fetti Rob Месяц назад

    “Leaves your hand a little hotter than it’s used to”... what kind of first world problem is that, maybe we should water cool them...
    LMAO and then she fans the mouse as if it’s fucking soup wtf
    Well that’s a deal breaker I like my hand at at cool 30°C...32°C is pushing it

  • rehan ali
    rehan ali Месяц назад

    *When People Play Fortnite with this trying to kill a noob*

  • dwelfusius
    dwelfusius Месяц назад

    i have tha kensington full size trackball and it's AWESOME.No longer pain from my wrist or on my index finger.Takes a bit getting used to but, love it.For home i still have a mouse (vertical anker), gaming is still better on a mouse

  • Mikkel Loua
    Mikkel Loua Месяц назад

    i hafe uesd logitec "thomball" track ball and i liked it i now use a kensington experd trackball ( center balle ) and i dont think i will ever go back to the "normal" mouse

  • Sound Design & Tools
    Sound Design & Tools 2 месяца назад

    SPEAKING OF... *pauses video*

  • LuigiSauce
    LuigiSauce 2 месяца назад

    0:00 amazing voice break

  • iHelloway
    iHelloway 2 месяца назад

    Linus has beautifull fiingernails :DDD

  • RC286
    RC286 2 месяца назад

    best trackball i have ever used was a logitech t-rb22. with the track ball to the right it mase use of the index and middle finger for tracking, thumb for left click and middle finger for right click. scroll wheel was milimeters away from the track ball. it was very comfortable to use and very accurate. i could game with it. thats how damn good it was. nothing since has compared. too bad these go for $200 plus used on ebay now. makes me wish i would have repaired it when the switches started to go bad instead of replacing it with a trackball controlled by the thumb. the thumb is useless for the fine motor control required to track a cursor. very poor design.

  • Oliver Barnes
    Oliver Barnes 2 месяца назад

    It's kind of cool

  • Sime Arsov
    Sime Arsov 2 месяца назад +1

    Well, this mouse is the stupidest thing I've heard after being told that terrorists did 9/11

  • thecursed01
    thecursed01 2 месяца назад

    Logitech just needs to re release the trackman optic. the one that has a scroll wheel and you control the ball finger the fingers, not thumb. both more precise and better for your hand/wrist. those sell for 400 on Amazon now. but instead Logitech screws up again

  • mosez
    mosez 2 месяца назад

    I'm using a trackball right now. It's the, Trackman Marble.

  • Xogroroth666
    Xogroroth666 2 месяца назад

    1) Long Distances: max the setting.
    2) fine pointing: it is dead simple, if you actually have used it for months, years, or like me, decades.
    I play games with it, my aim is superb.
    So no, it does NOT take concentration.
    Use it a month, you will not go back, I promise!
    3) It needs ample space, unlike a mouse, as it sits still.
    This is an advantage for your muscles as well, you will feel the difference over long time usage.
    I am looking for a specific type, the Logi M570, which is hard to find here in handkerchief sized Belgium. :(
    If anyone has a second hand willing to part from it (I will pay, ofc), throw me a line below.
    Thank you.

    • Xogroroth666
      Xogroroth666 2 месяца назад

      BTW: there is mouse acceleration software that you can use on top of your normal mouse software?

  • Xogroroth666
    Xogroroth666 2 месяца назад

    There is ONLY trackball for pro's!!!

  • Jake Stone
    Jake Stone 2 месяца назад

    to bad Logitech dropped the LOG9043690403. that was an amazing trackball. you used your fingers for fly on that thing, not your dumb clumsy thumb

  • Shit Multiverse
    Shit Multiverse 2 месяца назад

    Today they are widely used in video and audio editing, they are pretty much a standard in studios, only that they are the flat ones with a big ball in the center

  • sigo the mighty
    sigo the mighty 2 месяца назад

    I remember them and I'm 14...

  • Randomly Entertaining
    Randomly Entertaining 2 месяца назад

    One of the people in our office uses one of those trackball mice. Pointless to me

  • Peter Ferrarotto
    Peter Ferrarotto 2 месяца назад

    I have the MX Ergo mouse, and I absolutely love it.

  • Fuse Toku
    Fuse Toku 2 месяца назад

    Ball is life

  • The Real Hal Jordan
    The Real Hal Jordan 2 месяца назад

    I'll have to give this a try, since I'm always annoyed that I tend to move my mouse right where when I go to type, my right arm usually rests. This way I can keep the mouse off to the side of the keyboard and never stray in front of it

    DOT ROT 2 месяца назад

    Linus..... Are your fingernails colored pink??? Lol

    DOT ROT 2 месяца назад

    I hated track balls....

  • Praneeth Mashetty
    Praneeth Mashetty 2 месяца назад

    I am 10 and those mice look weird

  • Jordan Sparkes
    Jordan Sparkes 2 месяца назад

    when I was like 8 years old I was a master at counter strike with a trackball mouse haha

  • macotello
    macotello 2 месяца назад

    0:12 and 0:16
    I had those they were pretty neat

  • FennixFireboy /FennixAir
    FennixFireboy /FennixAir 2 месяца назад

    My dad still uses a trackball mouse

  • Pranav Joshi
    Pranav Joshi 2 месяца назад

    My hands freeze when I use a mouse so hot hands aren’t a problem

  • the Were Dragon
    the Were Dragon 2 месяца назад

    My cousin had one. Im not old. Still in my teens

  • uhapolloz
    uhapolloz 2 месяца назад

    Cex has them

  • A.D. DAS
    A.D. DAS 2 месяца назад

    Can trackball replace WASD?

  • johan veldhuijsen
    johan veldhuijsen 2 месяца назад

    Logitech almost stoped cause of sales losses elecom still makes them intencesly in japan cause they use it more then other places on the world. I use the elecom huge and i'm more happy with it on longer use then the logitech trackballs (they lose durability very fast when you spend more then 8 hours behind a computer) i needed to buy a new trackball twice every year to use it asmuch as i wanted to

  • Lagercat
    Lagercat 2 месяца назад

    Honestly love trackballs for traveling with a laptop
    Been using a Logitech one from like 1998

  • Amelia Hammett-Aron
    Amelia Hammett-Aron 2 месяца назад

    I actually use that last trackball you showed, its very comfortable even though my friends judge me for it haha

  • Red Legion
    Red Legion 3 месяца назад

    They never left! It's literally the only thing that makes using a laptop livable. Trackpads are the worst.

  • Chris
    Chris 3 месяца назад

    lefty here lol

  • Rocket Murphy
    Rocket Murphy 3 месяца назад

    or the people whos parents for some reason used a trackball

  • Derick Wolters
    Derick Wolters 3 месяца назад

    Ok I know this was made last year but where the hell you been living in. Trackball always been around so where did you get the idea that they haven't

  • Alexandr S.
    Alexandr S. 3 месяца назад

    3:56 what it smells like? )))

  • michael mac
    michael mac 3 месяца назад

    Werid flex, but ok

  • Eddie Strike
    Eddie Strike 3 месяца назад

    I just switched to a trackball and it instantly clicked with me. No learning curve at all, I'm now starting to game on it and linus right, it doesn't suck!

  • Jose Olaguera
    Jose Olaguera 3 месяца назад

    “Smoother ball action” 5:42

  • WIll Gearhart
    WIll Gearhart 3 месяца назад

    I still use a track ball lol

  • pw10a2sal
    pw10a2sal 3 месяца назад

    This one is useless. The right Trackball has to be wired with USB. I do not need a battery driven device.

  • Larrythebassman
    Larrythebassman 3 месяца назад

    Perfectly explained💥✨👏👏👏👏👏🍿🍿🍿🍿🍿🍿 thank you very much for demonstrating that the trackball can be used with gaming …
    I just watch a video (from your rival competitor)) 🤽‍♂️🤽‍♂️🤽‍♂️prior to yours and they said that it could not be used for GAMING but watching your video 😃VISUALLY Demonstrated gaming is highly possible with the TrackBALL technology ⚡️🔥thanks for making this video

  • Bill DeMong
    Bill DeMong 3 месяца назад

    honestly I like trackball mice more than laser mice
    I have a nervous tick where I fiddle with my hand and fingers so it gives my hand something to do
    And when gaming I've found FPS games easier then flicking my wrist to snipe someone in csgo (not that I can anyways because I fucking suck at video games regardless and no ammount of fancy RAZR gamer gear can make up for it)

  • Ashton Ball
    Ashton Ball 3 месяца назад

    i may not be old but i still use one lol thx logitech