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Introduction

Will show the process of taking apart of computer mouse that uses a ball for the process of tracking motion.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Mouse, use our service manual.

Image 1/3: Using index fingers and thumb, rotate counter-clockwise Image 2/3: Using index fingers and thumb, rotate counter-clockwise Image 3/3: Using index fingers and thumb, rotate counter-clockwise
  • Rotate mouse over and locate Trackball cover

  • Using index fingers and thumb, rotate counter-clockwise

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Image 1/3: Remove Trackball cover and place to the side. Image 2/3: Angle mouse to eject Trackball from the casing. Image 3/3: Angle mouse to eject Trackball from the casing.
  • After the Trackball cover has been rotated, pry the lid off using fingernails.

  • Remove Trackball cover and place to the side.

  • Angle mouse to eject Trackball from the casing.

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Image 1/3: Lift the two cases apart and place screw to the side. Image 2/3: Lift the two cases apart and place screw to the side. Image 3/3: Lift the two cases apart and place screw to the side.
  • Using a Phillips head screwdriver, locate screw hole and unscrew the screw inside.

  • Lift the two cases apart and place screw to the side.

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Image 1/3: Lift up to remove the PCB which is attached to the mouse. Image 2/3: Place case to the side. Image 3/3: Place case to the side.
  • Remove the wire from the plastic casing near the top of the mouse.

  • Lift up to remove the PCB which is attached to the mouse.

  • Place case to the side.

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Image 1/3: Pry the connections apart and place the cable to the side. Image 2/3: Pry the connections apart and place the cable to the side. Image 3/3: Pry the connections apart and place the cable to the side.
  • Locate where the wire is connected to the PCB via the white connection.

  • Pry the connections apart and place the cable to the side.

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Kevin Gingrich

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Wow! Someone really worked hard on this guide. Kudos sir.

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