The AMX mouse was a 3 button mouse which plugged into the BBC Micro's User port. the software to drive it was in a sideways ROM. The AMX mouse came with the AMX Art application.
"The AMX Mouse together with the accompanying ROM and software represent a
major advance in home computing, making the BBC computer much easier to use for the
average person: Together they represent remarkable value for the BBC owner, and
transform the machine into a much more user friendly device, comparable with much more
The Mouse may be used with any BBC Model B computer with either cassette or disc
filing systems, and draws its power from the User port.
For the more advanced user, routines contained in the ROM allow programs to be
written in Basic or Assembly language which incorporate many of the latest features
including icons, windows and pointers. "
Extract from the AMX Mouse User Guide
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