Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Disassembling Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook Mouse 5000

2009-11-8: See this instructable photos instead of my post.
2009-11-8: この記事を見るより、写真による説明を見た方がいいです。百聞は一見にしかず...。


(English version of instruction at the bottom of the post...)

Microsoft Wireless Notebook Optical Mouse 4000 を気に入っていたのですが、
* Macbook で使うには USBレシーバーが邪魔
* 光学式なので僕の机だとマウスパッドがないと動かない
* ホイールを左右に傾けられるやつなのでホイールが溝にひっかかる感じになることがある
というところが気に入らなかった。

Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook Mouse 5000ですべて解消すると思って買ってみました。
しかし、
1. 4000 と比べると形状が違うのでホールド感に違和感がある
2. 4000 のホイールはヌルヌルだったけど 5000 はゴリゴリでうるさいし、ちゃんとホールドしないと回しにくい

1 の問題は、まあ慣れればいいかなと思いましたが、2のゴリゴリ言うホイールは我慢できなかったので、分解して調整してみました。
分解の仕方がわからなかったけど、試行錯誤の結果分解できたのでそれを共有しようというのが本題です。

ポイントは
1. 最初にまわすべきネジの位置 -> 上部後方の三角のレーザーマーク?の下
2. そのネジがトルクスネジ(T6)なのでふつうの+/-のドライバーでは外せない
3. 2/3番目のねじはマウスボタンの下だけど、マウスボタンが固定されている後方のツメをうまくはずさないと回せない
という感じですね。



分解できたら、ホイールの軸受けみたいなところのデコボコと金属のヤマがゴリゴリいうのでそのヤマをマイナスドライバーとかで少し潰す。(画像ピンボケですいません)


はい終わり。

以下は英語で助けを求められたので説明を英語で書いてみました。(2009-5-13)

Instruction
1. Remove the emblem (image of laser?) on the hip? of the mouse. Because of it is glued you can remove it with tip of pin or needle.
2. After removing the emblem, you can see a torx screw (See the first photo). Remove it (I suppose required size of driver is T6).
3. I can't recall precisely, but without the screw you can slid mouse buttons, then unscrew pair of screws under the mouse buttons. Be careful to slid the mouse buttons, they are fixed with claws on the body.
4. Sorry, I can't recall anymore, I hope you get the point from my instruction.

17 comments:

jonesey said...
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jonesey said...

Thanks Hiroshi - this was very helpful for me as I was able to make the scroll wheel really smooth. Now I really like this mouse but before I was almost ready to stop using it as the scroll wheel was so noisy.

hiroshi saito said...

jonesey, it' my pleasure. However, I just wonder if you understand the post written in Japanese.

Rodrigo said...

Hi Hiroshi. I am wondering if you can help me out. I found your post because I'm trying to disassemble this same mouse (MS Bluetooth notebook mouse 5000) because the power switch below it broke. I see that you have opened it. Can you let me know how to do this? I want to get to the power switch and see how I can repair it.
I would really appreciate it, because I love this mouse, but cannot use it anymore b/c I can't turn it off. Thanks.
Rodrigo.

hiroshi saito said...

Hi Rodrigo, I added English instruction at the bottom of the post. However, because of my English writing skill is very restrictive and I couldn't recall the way to do it, you may misunderstand what I mean. If so, let me revise the instruction.

Rodrigo said...

Hi Hiroshi. Thank you for the instructions in English. I had not seen the image where you remove the laser image and reveal the T6 screw. After this I was able to successfully disassemble the mouse, but the plastic piece that moves the actual power switch beneath the board was damaged, so I had to remove it. Now I'll just have to carry around with a paper clip or something to turn the power on/off. But that works for me. Thanks a lot, once again, I appreciate it.

Best regards.

Rodrigo said...

PS. I also took the opportunity to do the same thing you did with the scroll wheel, to soften it and make it less noisier. It feels a lot better now.

Thanks.

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scorpanog said...

I was just taking it apart and decided to leave a full comment in english to help out others.
1. take out the leser emblem from the back of the mouse.
2. use T6 screw driver (or 1.5 straight if you don't have T6, works too) to take out the back screw.
3. carefully lift the back to pull two black side pieces apart either squeezing them from the sides or using a knife to undo hooks inside the battery compartment. do each side separately, would be easier
4. lift the front of each button to undo a small hook under the plastic at the front and you will see a small screw right under it.(i could not remove the buttons, so i just pushed them from the way and used cross screw driver to unscrew.
5. after both screws are done the top will come off easily

hiroshi saito said...

scorpanog,
I appreciate your English instruction.
I'll replace mine with it.
Thanks.

S said...
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S said...

This is great. Found some pictures on Flickr that will help in your cause.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mattlichter/sets/72157613140207580/

hiroshi saito said...

Hi "S", nice instructable photos. I updated main post to refer the link.

NiponTech said...

画像の一部を削除する必要がある第三のステップ(クリックされた)、それは壊すことなく削除することは事実上不可能です。
ブレード先端は穏やかにドライバーでロックが他のそれを削除する場合は、シーケンス型を持つよりも容易に除去切断された片側の前面を解放するそのうちのいくつか、強制的にラッチがその下を確認]をクリックして外します。あなただけの側を緩め、それにブレードを強制するために、すぐ下に2本のネジを見つける。

すみません、私は翻訳者ヘルプ> Googleを使用しています。

hiroshi saito said...

NiponTech, Thanks for your comment.
However I cannot understand what you said in the machine translated Japanese.
If you write some english, please do so.
Or I expect that translating from Portuguese to English must be better than to Japanese.

Nipontech said...

Arigatou Hiroshi!

Segue:
The third step is humanly impossible at this time holds him without running great danger. To avoid dangers in removing the screws from step 4 I carefully lifted the front which hides two screws, note 2 locks, just for them with a screwdriver forward after releasing the two sides force the center to one side and remove the screw, do the same with the other side. Okay, now you can accomplish the passso 3.

Sorry for my bad English.

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