Originally posted by surfer6262 What happens if i splice into my touchpad cable and add 6 feet of wire?
It wont effect the mouse will it? Im just trying to extend the length.
it might, the signal might get corrupte...if the cable runs through a piece of ferrite it might help to keep the 1 at 1 and 0 at 0...it's the small bumps on the cords you see, check your pc-screen signal cable
Oh, wow fast response, thx. Ok ill look for an extention. and also, can i paint the top of a touch pad? How does it work? is it heat based? or magnetic? electric? what about if i use a sharpie marker? thx
They are based on capacitance, but the paint would quickly wear away I would think. I extended a ps/2 keyboard with phone wire to about 15 ft, and it worked just fine, but I would think a mouse would be much more subject to noise.