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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.

  1. Rotate mouse over and locate Trackball cover
    • Rotate mouse over and locate Trackball cover

    • Using index fingers and thumb, rotate counter-clockwise

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  2. After the Trackball cover has been rotated, pry the lid off using fingernails.
    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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.

Tushar Varshney - Reply

Yes sir I won't know everything about the machine

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