Mouse utilizes optical tracking technology.

Press Release Summary:



USB Optical Wheel Mouse incorporates integrated wheel scrolling device that acts as programmable third button. There is no mechanical ball to get dusty or dirty and product may be used on various surfaces without mousepad. Full-size shape fits in either hand. Requirements include IBM or IBM-compatible PC with USB-enabled port and operating system that works with standard USB port, including Windows® 98, 2000, Me, and XP.



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IBM USB Optical Wheel Mouse



At a Glance

The new IBM USB Optical Wheel Mouse utilizes optical tracking technology for precision control. Features include:

o Integrated wheel scrolling device that acts like a programmable third button
o No mechanical ball to get dusty or dirty
o Full-size shape that fits comfortably in either hand
o Same mouse that is included with select ThinkCentre desktop systems
o Stealth Black color that complements ThinkCentre and ThinkPad® systems

No mousepad required. It works on many types of surfaces.

For technical support:

o Call the HelpCenter® (800-772-2227)

or

o Request technical information via the Personal Computing Division Web site:

http://www.ibm.com/pc/support

Overview

The new USB Optical Wheel Mouse utilizes optical tracking technology for precision control. Offered in a full-size shape that fits comfortably in either hand, this mouse has an integrated wheel scrolling device that also acts as a programmable third button. There is no mechanical ball to get dusty or dirty.

The USB Optical Wheel Mouse is the same mouse that is included with select ThinkCentre(TM) desktop systems. It does not require a mousepad and works on many types of surfaces.

Key Prerequisites

o IBM or IBM-compatible PC with USB-enabled port
o Operating system that works with a standard USB port such as:
- Windows® 98
- Windows 2000
- Windows Me
- Windows XP

Availability Date

May 21, 2003

Product Number: 06P4069

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