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Kensington 72352 Orbit Wireless Mobile Trackball

alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the reliability and value for money are overall positive. The size and design also get good feedback, but many are less positive about the build quality.

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build quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Mouse & Pointing Devices the Kensington 72352 Orbit Wireless Mobile Trackball is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 51 reviews)

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Orbit Wireless Mobile Trackball


I've owned and used a laptop computer since late 2001. In that time I've always used the trackpad; I was happy with it. Recently I decided that I needed a little more control than I was getting with the trackpad, so I bought a wireless mouse. I love...

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Kensington's Orbit Trackball Mouse Has All The Features


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Amazon review summary for Kensington 72352 Orbit Wireless Mobile Trackball


alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Kensington 72352 Orbit Wireless Mobile Trackball from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices on


82% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.


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The reason for the four stars...I don't like the scroll ring...hard to control. I mainly bought for the wireless and trackball feature, otherwise it is a strange design.

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Kensington Wireless Trackball


An excellent product. Use it in my chair with my Laptop, very easy to use and works well.Wish there were better instructions on the Trackball about cleaning it and taking it apart, but easy enough to figure out. Trackball stays in with no problem.

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I love this mouse


This is an awesome mouse. I get around 6 months out of the battery. The mouse moves smoothly and accurately. I don't have a problem with the range. In fact I can be in the next room and the mouse still works. Every once in a while the mouse will stop...

Wireless ; Long battery life ; Precise movement ; Micro sensor

The scrolling sometimes gets activated by your hand touching the scroll ring accidentally

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Works Great


Best track ball I have used.

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Poor wireless connection


As other people have noted the scroll ring is inconveniently placed. Planning to return it.

Usable with either hand, nice mini-receiver

We have 3 Logitech M570's and got this Kensington trackball to use as it is left hand friendly. I don't know what the deal is with the wireless connection but it is really bad; if it's more than a couple inches from the receiver, it starts dropping...

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My MS Wireless 8000 mouse purchased in 2007 is more precise, has a good battery indicator and a great scroll wheel. I couldn't deal with the touch scroll so opened it and disconnected the touch scroll circuit board. Now I don't have to deal with...

Trackball works pretty good

Scroll feature is garbage. Doesn't work when you touch it and works when you accidentally touch the touch scroll ; The only low battery indicator is when the trackball stops working ; Touch scroll cannot be disabled through the software ; It's not...

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Wireless is awesome


As a quadriplegic I love trackballs, in particular the logitech marble mouse, but the wire always breaks somehow... finding this kensington is great. i've used it for nearly a month and think it's great. the scroll ring is a bit of a inconvenience, but...

Product Specifications


Built-in Storage Capability: No
Charging Unit Included: No
Force / Vibrate Feedback: No
Read / Write Functionality: No
Scrolling Function: Yes
Scrolling Type:4-ways
Scrolling Wheel:No / Yes
USB Hub: No

General Features

Battery-free Mouse: No
Gaming Product: No
Graphic Tablet with Mouse:Not Applicable
Graphic Tablet with Pen:Not Applicable
Input Registration:Optical LED
Notebook Mouse: No
Platform:PC / Mac
Type of Connection:Radio Transfer