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710 Working 12th May 2010 Techstyle
810 Working 12th May 2010 Techstyle
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Usage Information

This device will allow you to work the mouse pointer without needing a surface to rest it on. It has been ergonomically designed so your thumb rides the trackball while your index finger can operate the left mouse button in the trigger position.

Product Specification

Functions (in Windows):

Mode 1 (M1):

· Email

· Desktop

· Internet Browser

· Page-Up/Page-Down

· Alt/Tab

Mode 2 (M2):

· Close

· My Computer

· Favorite (Internet Browser)

· Zoom-In/Zoom-Out (for Photos)


Both Modes

· Laser Pointer

· Optical Trackball Mouse: Right/Left Buttons


· 400 DPI Optical Trackball Mouse

· Comfortable black matte softtouch grip

· USB 2.0 (backward compatible with USB 1.1) connection w/ Plug and Play installation, no software driver required

· Remote Page Controller allows access to PowerPoint, Word & PDF files from up to 50 feet away. No line-of-sight limitation

· Three-Button Design for Email, Internet Browser, Desktop, My Computer, Favourite programs activation

· Built-in 650nm Laser Pointer with 150 meter emission range


Dimensions:4.92" x 2" x 1.85" (125x51x47mm)

Weight: 1.94 oz. (55g) - without batteries


Dimensions: 2.87" x 1.02" x 0.55" (73x26x14mm)

Weight: 0.56 oz. (16g)

System Required: Windows 98SE Onwards, Mac OS & Linux

Comes in a Gift Box containing:

1x Presenter 1x USB RF Receiver 1x User Manual

TS820 Multifuction Trackball Mouse and Presenter


In LinuxMCE 0810, a template has been created and submitted so this device is Plug and Play, see trac ticket [1]

See Demo on Youtube [2]

In LinuxMCE 0710, you need to set up the extra buttons to do other things within LMCE, regular mouse feature work fine.

Setting Up the Extra Buttons in Linux MCE 0710

1. Download this file [3]

2. Extract the .Xmodmap file contained in the zip file.

3. Copy or move the file to the /etc/ directory

4. Do the following below:

#get a console
sudo nano -w /usr/pluto/bin/lmce_launch_manager.sh
#add the line with xmodmap
xmodmap /etc/.Xmodmap      #<--- the added stuff

#CTRL+X to exit and Y to save

5. Reboot

Follow these instructions and put the device in M1 Mode and the top three buttons will become F6, F7 and F8 and the side switch will work as page up and page down when scrolling through media