Introduction: Runaway Mouse

Picture of Runaway Mouse

yes to build a runaway mouse all you need is

+ a Microsoft basic optical mouse
+ glue gun
+ dremel
+ 2 AA batteries
+ 4 inches copper wire
+ duck tape
+ electrical tape
+ a motor with 6 inches of wire (to change the battery
+ a brain don't dremel or burn your self

Step 1: Dremel

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dremel a hole for the scroll wheel to fit through
it must fit loosely tape the scroll wheel down so it peeks out of the hole


Step 2: Glue

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glue the motor in place must be touching the scroll wheel like in the picture

Step 3: Battery Pack

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take your 2 AA battery's and a small piece of wire strip all the plastic off the wire
put one end of the wire on + the other on -
tape it on to keep it tight. wrap it in duck tape

Step 4: Connect the Wires

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connect the wires look at the picture

Step 5: Glue It Togeather

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glue the shell together

Step 6: Optional

take the usb cable cut it and put it in the hole on the front of the mouse

Step 7: Your Done Watch the Video


wenpherd (author)2008-12-02

you need a new camera

goeon (author)wenpherd2008-12-02

I know

snowpenguin (author)goeon2009-05-02

So do I. I have no idea what this instructable is even for thanks to your pictures.

goeon (author)snowpenguin2009-05-02


Datawolf (author)2008-07-22

My cat will enjoy !

goeon (author)Datawolf2008-07-22

ok so your making one

mwwdesign (author)goeon2008-09-02

his making one?

killerjackalope (author)2008-07-24

As kiteman said, better photos would be great, also do quick spellcheck there's one built in to the editor, it make and 'ible so much better... Motor, not moter.

nf119 (author)2008-07-21

Hmm, finally those continue geeks have to work for their entertainment. I can see it now, all the coworkers chasing their little mouses.

Kiteman (author)2008-07-21

That's a cute idea, but (ouch) buy a new camera!

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