[rescue] VRE01/VT1200 pictures
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Wed Jul 10 20:44:16 CDT 2002
On Wed, 10 Jul 2002, Bill Bradford wrote:
> I still wish I could find one of the original "dove bar" Microsoft
> optical mice (the ones they had w/optical before the "Intellimouse Explorer"
> came out). I'd KILL for 2-3 of them. Anybody know of a source?
Uh. CompUSA carried the the last time I looked. They call it the
Microsoft Basic Optical Mouse.
You're talking about the one that's about 4"x2"x1", with rounded edges?
> (The two-button, or two-button + scroll, ones, with optical..)
I don't recall them making a 2+scoll one that didn't have an
Or, are you talking about the optical that used to have this form-factor:
> (or, is this what you're talking about?)
No, this is the plain ol' Intellimouse, seen here:
The one that was sold to OEMs with the label "Microsoft Intellimouse v1.1"
is my favorite, and I wish I could find another. The plastic has a
different texture. The "Microsoft Intellimouse" has a hard, glossy
plastic texture. The "MI v1.1" had a softer feel to it, sort of like the
mouse that Apple had before the hockeypuck.
Hrm. I have a dead MI v1.1, and a working MI. I think it's surgery time.
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