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spinner or trackball??
« on: June 05, 2005, 02:53:10 pm »
I've got to decide it I would rather have a spinner or a trackball on my CP. I can't have both so I need to pick one or the other.

My instinct is that I can use a trackball in place of a spinner but I could not use a spinner for a trackball and thus am leaning toward a trackball.

Any of the experts have any thoughts on the matter? Which would you go with if you could only have 1?

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Re: spinner or trackball??
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2005, 03:04:01 pm »
If you have room, I'd say trackball, because, as you said, you can sort of play some spinner games with a trackball, but not vice-versa.
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Re: spinner or trackball??
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2005, 03:29:22 pm »
Trackball all the way.
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Re: spinner or trackball??
« Reply #3 on: June 05, 2005, 04:05:49 pm »
I have a spinner and a trackball..   I thought the spinner was a neccessity.  But, it turns out that I prefer playing the spinner games with a trackball anyhow.

The spinner hardly gets used at all...

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Re: spinner or trackball??
« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2005, 04:39:47 pm »
Trackball, however you should try and see if you can fit a spinner somewhere on there. The Tornado Spinner has a very small installation footprint, and it's worth a try. I originally was only going to have a trackball on my panel, but eventually the need for a spinner was grinding away at the back of my mind so frequently that eventually I just said "What the heck, I'll put a spinner on there."

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Re: spinner or trackball??
« Reply #5 on: June 05, 2005, 05:10:04 pm »
Trackball all the way.

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Re: spinner or trackball??
« Reply #6 on: June 05, 2005, 05:11:32 pm »
Space is probably not a problem but I'm thinking of costs. I can't afford both now so it looks like I'll go with a trackball. I might plan out the CP so I can add in a spinner later if the finances allow it down the road.

Thanks for all that responded.

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Re: spinner or trackball??
« Reply #7 on: June 05, 2005, 06:14:06 pm »
Definintely a trackball.  Not that many games in comparison use a spinner.