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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.

Rotate mouse over and locate Trackball cover Using index fingers and thumb, rotate counter-clockwise 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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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.
  • 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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Black Friday
Broken doesn't stand a chance.
Using a Phillips head screwdriver, locate screw hole and unscrew the screw inside. Lift the two cases apart and place screw to the side. 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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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.
  • 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. 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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Wow! Someone really worked hard on this guide. Kudos sir.

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