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Kensington 72337 Orbit Trackball with Scroll Ring

Kensington 72337 Orbit Trackball with Scroll Ring
alaScore 84

189 reviews

Feb, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 189 reviews of Kensington 72337 Orbit Trackball with Scroll Ring. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and durability. The size and price also get good feedback. There are some mixed reviews about the reliability.

usability, price, size, durability, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Mouse & Pointing Devices the Kensington 72337 Orbit Trackball with Scroll Ring is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Kensington 72337 Orbit Trackball with Scroll Ring

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Kensington 72337 Orbit Trackball with Scroll Ring from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the usability, but many are less positive about the price.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Kensington 72337 - Orbit Trackball with Scroll Ring, Two Buttons, Black Kensington Orbit Trackball with Scroll Ring (Black) (K72337EU)

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Kensington 72337 Orbit Trackball with Scroll Ring

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Kensington 72337 Orbit Trackball with Scroll Ring from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices on Amazon.com. People really like the design and size. The price and usability are also appreciated, but reviews about the durability and reliability are mixed.

usability, price, size, design

88% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Kensington Orbit 72337 Trackball with Scroll RingKMW72337 - Orbit Trackball with Scroll RingKensington Orbit 72337 Trackball with Scroll Ring

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: Alex Kidman (cnet.com.au)

Kensington Orbit Trackball with Scroll Ring

 

If you're tired of mouse-related wrist injuries but don't like trackballs because of the lack of a scroll wheel, then the Orbit Trackball makes a lot of sense at a surprisingly acceptable price.

Integrated scroll wheel works really well ; Includes wrist rest ; Ball can be juggled around for inspiration

Wrist rest may over-extend fingers ; Scroll wheel feels a little loose ; Still tethered by a cable

Trackballs remain a niche product, partly due to the different set of mousing skills they supply, partly due to the price premium that most trackballs command and partly due to the lack of feature parity with even the cheapest mice. The Kensington...

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: Nic F. (newegg.com)

Not Good

 

It's also pretty objectively ugly. My other peripherals are ashamed.

Included wrist rest is a nice(comfortable) feature i guess

Trackball sits nicely in bowl, but can be lifted about a centimeter up and shaken around. Also feels like it needs about a year of use to feel smooth. Scroll ring isn't tall enough, is loose and cheap feeling, and the plastic frame on either side gets...

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: Nic F. (newegg.com)

Not Good

 

It's also pretty objectively ugly. My other peripherals are ashamed.

Included wrist rest is a nice(comfortable) feature i guess

Trackball sits nicely in bowl, but can be lifted about a centimeter up and shaken around. Also feels like it needs about a year of use to feel smooth. Scroll ring isn't tall enough, is loose and cheap feeling, and the plastic frame on either side gets...

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: Robert E. (newegg.com)

Kensington K72337US

 

I have arthritis and trigger fingers. It puts a lot less stress on the hands and worked with either hand. Unfortunately, the left button kept clicking even with my hands off the trackball. Then the left button stopped working entirely. It started to...

It's a lot easier on the hands than a mouse and is easy to use with either hand

It lasted a month

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: Katherine M. (newegg.com)

Kensington K72337US

 

Trackball movement is very smooth (clean off any dust from the ball before you first use it); scroll wheel feels really natural; detachable rubber-like wrist rest is comfortable

Buttons feel "chunky" in that I have to apply a little more pressure than other mice. I prefer buttons that respond to a lighter touch. Their "click" seems almost loud in comparison to other devices

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: Katherine M. (newegg.com)

Kensington K72337US

 

Trackball movement is very smooth (clean off any dust from the ball before you first use it); scroll wheel feels really natural; detachable rubber-like wrist rest is comfortable.

Buttons feel "chunky" in that I have to apply a little more pressure than other mice. I prefer buttons that respond to a lighter touch. Their "click" seems almost loud in comparison to other devices.

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Kensington K72337US

 

Trackball movement is very smooth (clean off any dust from the ball before you first use it); scroll wheel feels really natural; detachable rubber-like wrist rest is comfortable

Buttons feel "chunky" in that I have to apply a little more pressure than other mice. I prefer buttons that respond to a lighter touch. Their "click" seems almost loud in comparison to other devices

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Currently my go-to trackball mouse

 

If you like making use of more then two buttons on a mouse you will be out of luck.

I have put 3 years of heavy use on this mouse and it is still functioning smoothly. Scroll wheel is a little odd to get use to but definitely comes in handy.I'm able to scroll with my ring finger while my thumb and pinky remain on the buttons AND my...

None. price was very fair for what I got out of it

Jun, 2015

Consumer review by: Andy M. (newegg.com)

Currently my go-to trackball mouse

 

If you like making use of more then two buttons on a mouse you will be out of luck.

I have put 3 years of heavy use on this mouse and it is still functioning smoothly. Scroll wheel is a little odd to get use to but definitely comes in handy.I'm able to scroll with my ring finger while my thumb and pinky remain on the buttons AND my...

None. price was very fair for what I got out of it

Jun, 2015

Consumer review by: Andy M. (newegg.com)

Currently my go-to trackball mouse

 

If you like making use of more then two buttons on a mouse you will be out of luck.

I have put 3 years of heavy use on this mouse and it is still functioning smoothly. Scroll wheel is a little odd to get use to but definitely comes in handy.I'm able to scroll with my ring finger while my thumb and pinky remain on the buttons AND my...

None. price was very fair for what I got out of it

Jun, 2015

Product Specifications

Configuration

Apple Lightning Connector: No
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: Yes
USB:USB 2.0
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:Mechanical
Notebook Mouse: No
Platform:PC / Mac
Type:Trackball
Type of Connection:Cable
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