Subject: Re: mouse pads
To: Jason Downs <>
From: Julian Bean <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 04/04/1996 22:56:45
At 11:55 am 4/4/96, Jason Downs wrote:
>I've been reading the Sun hardware FAQ, and it states that Sun3 mice
>used a mouse pad with `broad stripes', as opposed to the later mice that
>used `narrow stripes'.  Does anyone know for sure whether or not the older
>mice will work with the newer pads?  I've got mice without pads.

I am fairly sure they won't, although I can't remember if I ever tried...

>Sun Express has mouse pads for $12; I assume that if the `narrow' ones work,
>any Mouse Systems-like pad for PCs will work.
>It's mildly impressive that Sun Express still carries the DB15 to DIN8
>keyboard adaptors, and Sun3 SCSI cables.



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