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Duck tape mouse pad? Answered

 How can I make a mouse pad out of duck tape for my laser mouse. I tried just making a flat piece of duck tape but my mouse just jumped around the screen.


I just tryied my mouse on several surfaces.  The only surface that it wouldn't work correctly was the screen of a color crt tv turned off.  I think that either there was too much reflection or not enough.

Too much reflection might be your problem.  Other than that I don't know why it wouldn't work right.

Is is a wireless mouse or wired?

I have a lap top and a desktop both are laser. My desktop is wired and my laptop is wireless. I want the mouse pad to be portable and flat to take in my laptop case.

I was just about to post that the duct tape is probably too shiny for the mouse to read accurately, but you beat me to it. Curse you, Red Baron!


8 years ago

Not really the best choice, IMO.  Sticky, rubbery, bumpy and too shiny.


8 years ago

Try giving it a few good coats of spray on lacquer.  Maybe this could work.