[Coco] OT: Mouse balls service bulletin

James Hrubik jimhrubik at earthlink.net
Sun Apr 1 21:04:54 EDT 2007

Hi, Bob.  That was for the old-fashioned IBM mice.  My current mouse  
just has a strange red light under it.  Maybe a rash?  Yuck.  And to  
think I have to touch it all the time.

Any veterinary advice for dealing with a strange red rashes on the  
underside of a mouse?

On Apr 1, 2007, at 8:20 PM, Bob Devries wrote:

> Mouse balls & Mouse Balls Inspector
> If a mouse fails to operate or should it perform erratically, it  
> may need a ball replacement. Mouse balls are now available as FRU  
> (Field Replacement Units). Because of the delicate nature of this  
> procedure, replacement of mouse balls should only be attempted by  
> properly trained personnel.
> Before proceeding, determine the type of mouse balls by examining  
> the underside of the mouse. Domestic balls will be larger and  
> harder than foreign balls. Ball removal procedures differ depending  
> upon the manufacturer of the mouse. Foreign balls can be replaced  
> using the pop off method. Domestic balls are replaced by using the  
> twist off method. Mouse balls are not usually static sensitive.  
> However, excessive handling can result in sudden discharge. Upon  
> completion of ball replacement, the mouse may be used immediately.  
> It is recommended that each person have a pair of spare balls for  
> maintaining optimum customer satisfaction.
> Any customer missing his balls should contact the local personnel  
> in charge of removing and replacing these necessary items. Please  
> keep in mind that a customer without properly working balls is an  
> unhappy customer.
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