Elecom EX-G Pro Trackball

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

This came out around 2018-08.

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Scroll wheel can be pushed left/right.

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8 buttons total. 3 standard, plus 4 extra buttons. Buy at amazon
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You can use it as wireless or Bluetooth, or plug in as wired. Rechargeable. Just plug it in.
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back [image source https://imgur.com/a/L6hDHfh]
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hand on

Work in Linux?

Yes. Plug and play.

Linux kernel dated after 2019-05-30 supports the Fn1 Fn2 Fn3 buttons.

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linux kernel patch for elecom trackball
source https://github.com/torvalds/linux/blob/master/drivers/hid/hid-elecom.c

You can remap mouse buttons in Linux using xinput. [see Linux: How to Swap Mouse Buttons]

Compared to Ex-G

The Ex-G Pro is improvement of the previous Ex-G.

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size comparison
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The ball is more exposed for better control.
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Buy at amazon

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