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.
Extract from the AMX Mouse User Guide :
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 expensive machines.
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.
Our mouse with its original box and packaging was kindly donated by Tony Young.
Date : 1985
Manufacturer : AMX
Format : Mouse
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