Mice and Trackballs

The following pointing devices are available for use in the Help Centre and the IT Services Thames Suite.

Anir Ergonomic Mouse (PC)

picture of anir ergonomic mouse

Features

  • Thumb operated mouse
  • Ergonomic design
  • Useful for people suffering from RSI as hand remains vertical and strain on wrist and lower arm is reduced

Setup Instructions

  • Close down and switch off computer
  • Unplug existing mouse and plug in Anir mouse
  • Switch on computer
  • Mouse is ready for use

Cable Free Mouse (PC)

picture of cable free mouse

Features

  • Light weight
  • Portable
  • Useful for wheel chair users

Setup Instructions

  • Close down and switch off computer
  • Unplug existing mouse and plug in mouse receiver
  • Switch on computer
  • Mouse is ready for use

Trackball

picture of Trackball

Setup

  • Shaped like an upside down mouse
  • Easy to use with finger tips or with the back or side of hand
  • Only a small amount of movement is required to operate a tracker ball it may be useful for people with restricted movement who find moving the mouse difficult.

Setup Instructions

  • Close down and switch off computer
  • Unplug existing mouse and plug in Expert trackball
  • Switch on computer
  • Mouse is ready for use

Kennsington Expert Trackball (Serial)

picture of Kennsington Expert Trackball

Features

  • Shaped like an upside down mouse
  • Easy to use with finger tips or with the back or side of hand
  • Only a small amount of movement is required to operate a tracker ball it may be useful for people with restricted movement who find moving the mouse difficult.

Setup Instructions

  • Close down and switch off computer
  • Unplug existing mouse and plug in Expert trackball
  • Switch on computer
  • Mouse is ready for use

These will work without any extra software as normal mice.

Kennsington TurboBall (USB/PS2)

picture of Kennsigton TurboBall

Features

  • Shaped like an upside down mouse
  • Easy to use with finger tips or with the back or side of hand
  • Only a small amount of movement is required to operate a tracker ball it may be useful for people with restricted movement who find moving the mouse difficult.

Setup Instructions

  • Close down and switch off computer
  • Unplug existing mouse and plug in Expert trackball
  • Switch on computer
  • Mouse is ready for use

These will work without any extra software as normal mice.

Mouse Tray

picture of mouse tray

Features

  • Allows the mouse to be put into a comfortable position e.g on leg and there allowing arm to rest in its natural position
  • Flat working area with cushion on back
  • Useful for wheel chair users and people with upper limb discomfort

Setup Instructions

  • Fastens via velcro around leg
  • Best used with cable free mouse

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