Hardware great - too bad it won't work with Win 7 64 bit
3 December 2011
Summary: I'm on round three with Kensington tech support trying to get the drivers for this trackball to work with Win7 Professional 64 bit. They keep assuring me they know about the problem and will have a fix "any day now", but in the meantime, I'm stuck with a $100 paperweight.
Summary: Top buttons aren't programmable? At $100?? That's absolutely ridiculous. Got an email back from Technical Support over at Kensington yesterday stating that they had no plans on releasing any update so that the buttons may be programmed. I really hope that's not the case.
Summary: My experience with the Slimblade began after migrating to a 64bit Vista PC. I am a professional Graphic Designer, so programmability and fine control are everything to me. I have used and loved my Expert Mouse for years, so I was crushed to discover that although it moved the cursor and sent basic...
Summary: I tried a range of mouses/trackballs/pas to eliminate (a) needing to lift and turn my hand, and (b) cope with increasingly clumsy fingers as I age; i.e. to make navigating and pointing a relaxed, non-stressful experience. Unfortunately this did not achieve this for me.
Mr. James Joseph Ollerhead "Cruciverbalist", Amazon
27 April 2009
Summary: After reading the other 'rave reviews' I thought that I would give this a try - after all I have used a Logitec 'thumb-style' trackball for years quite happily and thought this would be a step up. Alas it was not to be...
Great trackball, just make sure you don't turn it upside down...
Mark Nikovic, Amazon
27 April 2009
Summary: This review is not of the trackball itself, which is a reasonably well built product, but of the after-sales support provided for it by Kensington as a company. While the trackball itself is very good, the actual ball is extremely easy to remove - it just lifts out.