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Got an old mouse and a flash drive laying around? Put them together and make a USB Mouse Flash Drive! This is my first Instructable, any constructive criticism ...
You will need: USB flash drive Old Mouse USB extension cord Dremel (optional) (not shown) Assorted Screwdrivers (not shown)
Disassemble the mouse. Yes, the mouse has a PS/2 connector, this is the main reason that I used it for this project, since it is pretty much obsolete.
Disassemble the USB Extension. This may be different for different extensions. Mine was previously used on a Logitech wireless keyboard and mouse, so I just unscrewed it and ...
Disassemble the Flash Drive. This usually consists of simply popping the case off of the electronics inside.
Put the scroll wheel back in the mouse (just for more realism). Then connect the USB extension to the flash drive and place it in the mouse wherever it ...
If needed, dremel out the mouse to ensure a better fit with the top and bottom of the mouse.
The flash drive should fit under the top of the mouse with no contact. Put it all back together.
You are done! Now, go fool your friends with your new USB Flash Drive Mouse!
You will need:
USB flash drive
USB extension cord
Dremel (optional) (not shown)
Assorted Screwdrivers (not shown)
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