Mouse, Trackball y paneles táctiles de Computadora

Computer Mice, Trackballs & Touchpads

Most desktop computers come with a wired or wireless mouse. A mouse may not come with your laptop but can be added after-the-fact. Other peripherals like trackballs and touchpads are available, as well. Apple's wireless Magic Trackpad and wireless Magic Trackpad 2 are several of the options Mac users can consider instead of a mouse.

Wired vs. Wireless Mouse

The first mice were wired and connected directly to the computer. This type of mouse is less popular today but has some advantages. Perhaps the best selling point for the wired mouse is that it won't run out of batteries.

A wireless mouse, on the other hand, connects to the computer via Bluetooth or RF signals. There are no cords to get tangled and you enjoy freedom of movement. However, you will need to charge the mouse or keep new batteries on hand.

Computer Mouse Features

Here are some features to consider when shopping for a mouse:

  • Adjustable DPI: The DPI switch on the mouse permits you to adjust the mouse's sensitivity. Slow or fast sensitivity determines how quickly you can gesture to select and move the pointer and how quick clicks made on the mouse will register with the computer. A slower mouse allows you to edit or draw precisely, while a faster mouse allows you to select, copy, and paste items on your desktop with your mouse more rapidly.
  • Ergonomic: Ergonomic mice are designed to help reduce muscle strain and decrease discomfort from working at the computer for long hours and moving the mouse repetitively.
  • LED lighting: An optical mouse uses a bright LED light on the underside of the device to track movement, transferring it to the computer screen so you can interact. Mice used to have a ball for this, but those are uncommon today.
  • ON/OFF switches: The ON/OFF switches for a wireless computer mouse are typically found on the base of the mouse.
  • Programmable buttons: Some programmable buttons on a mouse allow wireless connection, while other programmable buttons let you select what actions happen or gestures are read when you click that button on your mouse.

What is a Gaming Mouse?

Gaming mice are designed with serious gamers in mind. Common features include an ergonomic shape that's more comfortable for extended play, faster response times, and programmable buttons. There are other peripherals for gamers, including gaming keyboards, that are worth considering when outfitting your computer.

What are Trackballs?

Trackballs have roller sensors built inside the mouse. These roller sensors are calibrated to read X and Y axis movements on each ball. The sensors detect the degrees rotated, which in turn enables scrolling. Rolling the ball with the thumb, fingers, or palm of the hand moves the pointer.

What are Wireless Trackpads?

A wireless trackpad is an alternative device to the typical mouse. A trackpad is a touchpad panel that senses the movement of the user's finger. Most touchpads are built into laptops. Wireless trackpads are sold separately and operate via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth.

The Magic Trackpad and the Magic Trackpad 2 from Apple are multi-touch trackpads. The Magic Trackpad and Magic Trackpad 2 come in a variety of sizes to allow the user to select according to their need. Moreover, both work with a stylus or digital pen that can be pressed on the pad surface to draw and were designed to recognize the handwriting interface.

Certified Refurbished Computer Mice, Trackballs & Touchpads

Looking to save on your next purchase? Consider shopping eBay Refurbished items on eBay. Your mouse, trackball, or touchpad will arrive in like-new condition, including instruction manuals, packaging, and accessories. Buyers enjoy a 2-year warranty and 30-day return/replacement policy that starts when you take delivery. Participating sellers are held to eBay's highest standards of customer service and are regularly monitored to ensure they're hitting our metrics. In other words, you can get a great product at a great price by choosing a Certified Refurbished item.

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