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wewbull t1_ixu6r9y wrote

Oh yes. Atari ST and Amiga mice were all opto-mechanical.

Optical mice first started early 90s (with special mouse pads) for things like Sun workstations.

At least, that was my experience.


Mupp99 t1_iy72101 wrote

Atari ST mice were terrible when new and only got worse as they aged.