best options for a mouse ST / STe

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best options for a mouse ST / STe

Postby fragedthewife » Thu Jul 13, 2017 8:07 pm

I have been fair enjoying the fun of reliving my youth playing around on my Atari.

To be honest I thought Id have given up after playing a few games and watching demo's
I'm still glued to it and enjoying it.

I need a mouse and I have several USB and the older PS2 type around.
Whats the best solution to get a modern-ish optical mouse to work on the ST/STe

Thank you :cheers:

Chris.

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Re: best options for a mouse ST / STe

Postby beel1 » Thu Jul 13, 2017 8:19 pm

This (if you have a "PS2 over USB" mouse) :
http://www.ebay.fr/itm/The-New-MKIV-Ami ... 1c44d20d55
or this :
http://www.ebay.fr/itm/The-New-MKIII-Am ... 19e7d5911d

Ask for the Atari version (the DB9 is narrower)

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Re: best options for a mouse ST / STe

Postby fragedthewife » Thu Jul 13, 2017 8:41 pm

USB would probable be more future proof :)

Thank you.

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Re: best options for a mouse ST / STe

Postby beel1 » Thu Jul 13, 2017 8:45 pm

Be careful, you cannot use any USB mouse with it
Only those which can be used as PS/2 with this kind of plug: http://www.dx.com/p/usb-female-to-ps2-m ... WfbzFFpwyU

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Re: best options for a mouse ST / STe

Postby fragedthewife » Thu Jul 13, 2017 9:08 pm

Okay I see, Thank you :)

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Re: best options for a mouse ST / STe

Postby DarkLord » Fri Jul 14, 2017 6:51 am

The "Best" mouse from Best Electronics is the best <heh> replacement for
the original mouse, IMHO.

It is expensive, but the tactile feedback and response makes it well worth it.
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