Remember these WEIRD mice?? The Trackball is back!

  • Published on Oct 10, 2017
  • Ever use a Trackball Mouse? They were pretty popular in the 90's- and it looks like they could be bouncing back with the Logitech MX Ergo!
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  • Enoch Bird
    Enoch Bird 16 hours ago

    Hahahahahaha a little ball curious.

  • Devin Bauer
    Devin Bauer 2 days ago

    Looks good to me, been using a M570 since 2012 to great effect

  • Thijs Waalders
    Thijs Waalders 15 days ago

    I own the MX Ergo for a while and except of the learning curve it is really good! Today I've got so much pain that I thrown away my normal mouse and just get used to the trackball and now I really experience the pro's of this mouse. Have been thinking of trading it for a vertical normal L+R mouse, but I think this one is waay better.

  • Zachary Busch
    Zachary Busch 16 days ago

    1:40 what happened to her hand not trying to be mean

  • Travis Lohmann
    Travis Lohmann 16 days ago

    took about 3 months for me to get used to the MX Ergo. Got it for $70, and honestly really really enjoying it. hand placement feels great, and I swapped the default ball with a perixx glossy red. wondrous.

  • Cyba IT
    Cyba IT 17 days ago

    Have the M570 and use Microsoft Mouse Without Borders to mouse between computers. I'm sure that extra tilt is nice, but not $100 to $150 extra nice. Also, damn I miss Max :(

  • cartwork2013
    cartwork2013 19 days ago

    If you have more than one mouse, would you refer to them as mice?

  • Jordan Stovall
    Jordan Stovall 19 days ago

    I still use a trackball mouse just like the first example photo

  • BubMcZombieface
    BubMcZombieface 20 days ago

    I have had mine for years. u can't seriously not love the control they offer. yeah dbl negatives

    SAKULFiLMS 22 days ago

    Dont buy this mouse. Its soooo bad.

  • shaun Wetherilt
    shaun Wetherilt 24 days ago

    i remember the trackball mouse

  • XGB__Tiger LIFE
    XGB__Tiger LIFE 24 days ago +1

    Back in my day we only used cups with strings on them

  • Frustrated User
    Frustrated User 25 days ago

    I couldn't justify paying $80 more than the current Logitech Trackball mouse. If it cost around $50 then that would be ideal.

  • Temmie gaming and memes

    I'm 14 and I love my track ball mouse m570

  • Droid 16 Beta
    Droid 16 Beta Month ago

    Seriously? You could've used "roll" and "spin" for the transition

  • Mario T.
    Mario T. Month ago

    Just buy a Thinkpad Keyboard

  • Jon Mahashintina
    Jon Mahashintina Month ago

    logitech? so itll last like, a little over a year?

  • Someone from 2005
    Someone from 2005 Month ago

    I knew trackballs before

  • prod
    prod Month ago

    Fucken tunnel bear fucken stole my damn credit card info

  • Xzero905
    Xzero905 Month ago

    I Remember, i was a beast in cs whit a trackball back in 2000 🤣👍

  • Jason Smith
    Jason Smith Month ago

    Cant function without my right handed, thumb- trackball.

    • Jason Smith
      Jason Smith Month ago

      Now that ive seen the whole video. SOLD!!!

  • Shannon Foreman
    Shannon Foreman Month ago

    I’ve used a track ball my whole life and game with one too

  • rxddlefx.
    rxddlefx. Month ago +1

    So many "Ball" jokes

  • Darcy Yin
    Darcy Yin Month ago +1

    "that had its balls down below" ~ Sexist Linus

  • getmizanur
    getmizanur Month ago

    I don't have Ergo Trackball, but I have the other version from Logitech and it's amazing. I love it so much, I have bought one from my work as well as one for my home.

  • Rick's Review
    Rick's Review Month ago

    I just bought a Elecom "huge" trackball, it has 3 DPI setting on the top with a switch and it is great for gaming too
    the oversized trackball is in the middle and controlled by the index finger, I have several trackballs and most by Logitech, but I like the Elecom best

  • Travis Lohmann
    Travis Lohmann Month ago

    been using the MX Ergo for the past 3 months now. Music Production and surprisingly, gaming. It works fantastic for both!

    • Otis Grove
      Otis Grove 29 days ago

      Travis Lohmann music production is the best, I don’t need super precision like what is needed for gaming but having to click around and making fine adjustments is just a lot easier

  • Alexander Langella
    Alexander Langella Month ago

    Linus...Logitech never stopped making Track balls. The M570 has been around and consistently sold every year since around 2008. I've bought several over the years, new, from big box stores after the whole mouse degrades, including the buttons (not the actual click thing underneath, but the actual plastic I touch loosening up over the years from heavy gaming).

    This was just the only "new" trackball design they had crafted in years.

  • DS 4 Productions
    DS 4 Productions Month ago

    I do music production with dual monitors and the M570 trackball mouse is my favorite mouse to use. Being able to give the ball a good slap to send the pointer flying across one monitor to another is the fastest and only way to roll - pun intended lol. I’ve not had any complaints covering the larger ground of the dual monitors and I find it’s shape and design quite comfortable even after several hours of nonstop use.

  • Anym
    Anym Month ago

    Yeah they really don't come back

  • Yah Yeet
    Yah Yeet Month ago

    Wow that was a lot of ball puns. Pretty ballarious

  • Bear dude
    Bear dude Month ago +1

    haha black clover back in the day ep 2

  • Jungle Ginger
    Jungle Ginger Month ago +8

    I have used a Logi M570 trackball for many years. Helps my tendon pain.

    • TyrfingDainslef
      TyrfingDainslef Month ago +1

      Same, and I game with it just as easily as a mouse. Love mine.

    MILKBONE Month ago

    Some say the "Keep on digging" shirt still has the hidden camera in it

      MILKBONE Month ago


  • ProfessorZ
    ProfessorZ Month ago

    I had one in 2007 ish I was 4 then. 😂

  • Timothy B.
    Timothy B. Month ago

    I love trackball mice

  • xaero5150
    xaero5150 2 months ago

    Some of us need a trackball because the way mice work creates problems with Carpal tunnel. I used the original logitech units, and the mx570, but tracking speed was lacking in those so I switched to an Elecom EX6, which is on par with a gaming mouse in terms of DPI. Where it sucks, is in battery life. The mx570 would last forever on one AA battery, but I am constantly replacing the battery on the EX6. The EX6 does have a sniper toggle, but unlike the mx ergo, it is a momentary switch. The EX also has a dedicated switch to set the DPI lower without going into windows. The main enticements for the ergo are the long rechargeable battery and the ability to swap to a different system with a button. Also, you can find the ergo for around $60 on amazon.

  • Jordan T. Hurt
    Jordan T. Hurt 2 months ago

    I'm 23 years old. I switched from mouse to track pad, then to trackball last year. I LOVE trackballs. I personally have a giant audio console on my desk, so I really have no room to move a mouse. I've never cared much for the feel of a track pad. The trackball is just perfect to me. I wouldn't even want to go back to a mouse again.

  • Sunny Wu
    Sunny Wu 2 months ago

    4 months battery?! My older Logitech trackball with the blue ball lasted over a year on a battery and honestly the scroll wheel broke before the battery gave out and I had to go through their warranty service (which was extremely slow btw, I couldn't believe such a large company couldn't give timely warranty service, it took like over a months to get it replaced). Also I tested out one of these before in store, I still prefer the older model, a lot more ergonomic.

  • Iron Reaver
    Iron Reaver 2 months ago

    I use to gaming all day long with Logitech mouse with a big trackball in the center that used a PS2 port because that was the only external mouse we had that i could use on my laptop up to when i got a new laptop when WoW came out

  • Mike L
    Mike L 2 months ago

    My hand started to cramp up just watching this video. I cant use those thumb trackball mice, hell even any trackball mouse, just makes my hand cramp up.

  • Heinzelman88!
    Heinzelman88! 2 months ago

    I used the logitech m570 for a couple of years, but I hated that it would start to have problems after 6-9 months and went through two of them. I did ask logitech in 2018 if they had a wired version and they said they didn't so I decided to go off the main stream and went with and elecom EX-G the cord is about 5 feet long and the ball that came with it started having tracking problems after the first 10-15 min of use. However, I put the ball from the m570 in it and it tracked very well. The down side being that the ball was a tight fit, its been about 3 months since then and the ball works very well now. I've used trackballs for classwork, gaming, and regular web browsing. The length it took me to get used it a track ball in the beginning was about 1-2 days and even in the first 6 hours of the first day it became comfortable. I originally got a trackball out of necessity, I don't have a desk and do all my computer stuff off of my bed, my mouse rests on a book with a mouse pad, but because the book can shift. A normal mouse can easily slip off.

  • lolera222
    lolera222 2 months ago

    I do have a trackball mouse, Logitech but without the thing before the scroll wheel, as i hate trackpads and i don't have enough space on my "desk" for moving around with an optical mouse or any "balls" trackball mouse

  • Dave Giard
    Dave Giard 2 months ago

    I know i am literally years late on this comment but I have been using trackballs for work since before this one came out. They have still been around. M570 is the one I use now and the gen before it...

    I dont know why he would say they are just bringing these back?? lol

  • Desmond Fernando
    Desmond Fernando 2 months ago

    awesome im so gonna get that trackball

  • Bryson Buchanan
    Bryson Buchanan 2 months ago

    I love it

  • Bryson Buchanan
    Bryson Buchanan 2 months ago

    I have a m570

  • Josh
    Josh 2 months ago +1

    Are they still using trackball mice now though? Doubt it

  • Falconnor4
    Falconnor4 2 months ago

    I bought it it's not bad

  • CJ B
    CJ B 2 months ago +1

    My US history teacher still uses these! I guess you could say...

    he's history

  • memememe
    memememe 2 months ago

    optical trackball?

  • Tyler Workman
    Tyler Workman 2 months ago

    I was born in 96 and remember these

  • ButterKing -28
    ButterKing -28 2 months ago +1

    I see track ball mices at Staples

  • Grim Reaper
    Grim Reaper 2 months ago

    Trackball mice are sick though.

  • Brian Terrill
    Brian Terrill 2 months ago

    Yup! Played WoW on it since beta.

  • Brian Terrill
    Brian Terrill 2 months ago

    @Linus: WRONG! The M570 has been around since 2010.

  • lostaerie
    lostaerie 2 months ago

    im old D:

  • Modest Mewtwo
    Modest Mewtwo 2 months ago

    RGB trackball mouse when

  • notgonnapay
    notgonnapay 2 months ago

    Logitech trackballs? What about Kensington?

  • Mathew Morton
    Mathew Morton 2 months ago

    Linus has some nice fingernails

  • Mark Atherstone
    Mark Atherstone 2 months ago

    I game on my trackball no problem at all, could never go back to a normal mouse! I'm using the "Microsoft Trackball Optical"

  • DaSpoody [i make underrated memes n stuff]

    Gonna buy this and play some fortnite 4 sure

  • Spike Trajesty
    Spike Trajesty 2 months ago

    I use the ELECOM M-XT3DRBK wired. It is made for gaming actually lol. It feels nice, and as a person who has been using Trackball mice for about 14 years, I can honestly say it is the best mouse like it I have ever used.

  • THEK
    THEK 2 months ago

    0:17 exactly my mouse

  • ChunkyJo
    ChunkyJo 2 months ago

    I use a 2 monitor setup for video editing and use this mouse. Turn on acceleration, and turn up the sensitivity, and instead of sliding your thumb and moving your hand, simply flick the ball and the mouse moves. It's crazy! haha BUT! This thing absolutely saved my wrist. On my old traditional mouse I was starting to lose grip strength and at one point was unable to game after a day of work. This solved all of that. I'm never going back to a traditional mouse after converting to the trackball. Even the vertical mice suck b/c instead of clicking, you tend to micro-select and drag whatever you're trying to click on.

  • Kiran R
    Kiran R 3 months ago

    0:16 My grandma legit uses that exact model of mouse 😂😂

  • michael Kivinen
    michael Kivinen 3 months ago

    Now we can see were the fairies are being employed and the human race is being made ready for execution oop's I mean extinction' but not going the way of the dinosaurs' but by self-eradication loaded with illogical and deceptive programming by selected media everywhere even here on YOUDUMP of the sleeping dozing populous nations of sheep that at least have half a brain asleep and the others side becoming robotized for general usefulness slave tools to those in control in the lap of SUBGOD hood of superiority' that about sums it all up. If you cant use a trackball then your not a PRO' ( NO not a prostitute' but it could mean the same as you would sell your soul to be employed these days for your daily hit of dead bread and alcohol ) bro.

  • nottacop
    nottacop 3 months ago

    It may be comfortable to hold, but moving the ball around with your thumb makes your hand and wrist really sore really quick.

  • god gaming for life
    god gaming for life 3 months ago

    My school still uses them

  • tearinox
    tearinox 3 months ago

    steam controller has the best trackball (even though it's virtual) partly because it also has a gyro.

  • TheRedstoneMaster // GamerTRM

    0:14 The google mouse

  • Em Rose
    Em Rose 3 months ago

    I'm an apprentice in IT, and not even 30 minutes ago I saw someone having a wireless trackball mouse at their office

  • xAlfredoo
    xAlfredoo 3 months ago

    i still use mine

  • N English
    N English 3 months ago

    trackball and trackpad, nothing else. I can't use a regular silly mouse you have to move all around the table.

  • Yoda Motions 328
    Yoda Motions 328 3 months ago

    1:08 I thought the old logitech logo was the amiibo logo

  • Josh Dollins
    Josh Dollins 3 months ago

    I like using my logi trackball at times along with a keyboard with touchpad and laptop style keys. THey make great gaming mice to and a verticle now

  • Stevie Klaer
    Stevie Klaer 3 months ago

    0:16 *looks at screen - looks down at mouse* literally using that right now.

  • the gameing frog
    the gameing frog 3 months ago

    i'm 14 and i know what a track ball is

  • GodLovesYou
    GodLovesYou 3 months ago

    I use a Trackman for gaming but it sucks that there's no scroll wheel on it.

  • MrFester
    MrFester 3 months ago +1

    2019 and still using my trackball at work. :)

    ISUC AT COD 3 months ago

    Are you gay

    Viiperr STRAIITDEAD 3 months ago

    The trackball been popular since 2007

  • Jim's videos
    Jim's videos 3 months ago

    The thing with ball mice is that you could pick them up and use your middle finger to navigate and your thumb to click.

  • I don't post
    I don't post 3 months ago

    My mom has one sorry had got rid of it and gave me her wave key board

  • Senpai Shroukie
    Senpai Shroukie 3 months ago

    I was just gonna buy them just becuase i thought the ball was a fidget thing and then i watched this video :/

  • MTF 33
    MTF 33 3 months ago

    i love Trackball mice . they were great!!!!

  • robert karas
    robert karas 3 months ago

    i only use tracball !

  • Okwaho
    Okwaho 3 months ago

    Im actusally a big fan of these mice. I find it comfortable and I can actually game with it just as good as a normal mouse

  • Warrior Of The River Jordan

    I bought a trackman M570 just today. I love it!

  • xPROF4NEx
    xPROF4NEx 3 months ago

    My god....I remember the track balls. Constantly having to pop it out.. and scrape off what closely resembles ear wax off of them, along with crumbs/hair/mystery substance. I am so glad we've moved faaaar away from that. What an absolute pain in the balls it was.

  • RojasTKD7
    RojasTKD7 3 months ago

    Weired? M570 is all I use for years now. Once you get used to it, it hard to go back to standard mice. Gonna have to try the new MX ERGO That switching feature looks fantastic. People have a hard time with it at first, but once they get used to it they want one.
    4 month battery life is good, but my old M570 can go a year.

  • Chandra G
    Chandra G 3 months ago

    damn, your skill of introducing ads seamlessly is awesome :)

  • Tyler Strandlie
    Tyler Strandlie 4 months ago +2

    I’m 14 and I know what these are

  • Fetti Rob
    Fetti Rob 4 months ago

    “Leaves your hand a little hotter than it’s used to”... what kind of first world problem is that, maybe we should water cool them...
    LMAO and then she fans the mouse as if it’s fucking soup wtf
    Well that’s a deal breaker I like my hand at at cool 30°C...32°C is pushing it

  • rehan ali
    rehan ali 4 months ago

    *When People Play Fortnite with this trying to kill a noob*

  • dwelfusius
    dwelfusius 4 months ago

    i have tha kensington full size trackball and it's AWESOME.No longer pain from my wrist or on my index finger.Takes a bit getting used to but, love it.For home i still have a mouse (vertical anker), gaming is still better on a mouse

  • Mikkel Loua
    Mikkel Loua 4 months ago

    i hafe uesd logitec "thomball" track ball and i liked it i now use a kensington experd trackball ( center balle ) and i dont think i will ever go back to the "normal" mouse

  • Sound Design & Tools
    Sound Design & Tools 4 months ago

    SPEAKING OF... *pauses video*

  • Syushii
    Syushii 4 months ago

    0:00 amazing voice break

  • iHelloway
    iHelloway 4 months ago

    Linus has beautifull fiingernails :DDD