BlackBerry Forums Support Community
              

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 09-12-2007, 11:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
New Member
 
bbbrandy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Model: 8700G
PIN: N/A
Carrier: T-Mobile
Posts: 6
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Lightbulb Trackwheel noise?

Please Login to Remove!

I have a replacement 8700g that tmo sent me a few days ago. I notice that when I scroll up and down with the trackwheel, there is a noticeable "clicking" noise. My last trackwheel was silent when I scrolled through.

Is there a way to disable the noise? Is this normal?
Offline  
Old 09-12-2007, 11:34 PM   #2 (permalink)
BBF Moderator
 
John Clark's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Model: Z30
OS: 10.2.1.x
PIN: s & needles
Carrier: AT&T
Posts: 34,718
Post Thanks: 6
Thanked 115 Times in 82 Posts
Default

Is it a mechanical clicking noise or is it an actual click sound from the speaker? A mechanical clicking noise from the wheel is normal.
Online  
Old 09-12-2007, 11:48 PM   #3 (permalink)
New Member
 
bbbrandy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Model: 8700G
PIN: N/A
Carrier: T-Mobile
Posts: 6
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

It's a mechanical clicking noise (coming directly from the trackwheel)... not the speaker.
Offline  
Old 09-12-2007, 11:51 PM   #4 (permalink)
Crimson Tide Moderator
 
JSanders's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: North of the moss line
Model: Z30
OS: 7.0sumtin
PIN: t low
Carrier: Verizon
Posts: 41,921
Post Thanks: 61
Thanked 258 Times in 185 Posts
Default

bbbrandy, I do believe that is normal from the trackwheel.
Offline  
Old 09-12-2007, 11:51 PM   #5 (permalink)
BBF Moderator
 
John Clark's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Model: Z30
OS: 10.2.1.x
PIN: s & needles
Carrier: AT&T
Posts: 34,718
Post Thanks: 6
Thanked 115 Times in 82 Posts
Default

It's normal. Some trackwheels have more of a click than others.
Online  
Old 09-12-2007, 11:56 PM   #6 (permalink)
New Member
 
bbbrandy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Model: 8700G
PIN: N/A
Carrier: T-Mobile
Posts: 6
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Yeah, I had a feeling it was normal, just figured I'd check into it. Since my 7105t had that discernable "click" to it, I guess some have it and others don't.

Thanks for your quick replies!
Offline  
Old 09-13-2007, 01:39 AM   #7 (permalink)
Knows Where the Search Button Is
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Alaska
Model: 9700
OS: 5.0.0.330
PIN: Ask God by praying for my PIN :-)
Carrier: T-Mobile
Posts: 29
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

That's interesting. I do not have this issue with the noise with my trackball.

Could it be that the fact about myself is that I am deaf and that I cannot hear it at all contribute to my assessment of the noise?

I would highly encourage you to become deaf to rectify this noise issue. (Not officially, do so at your own risk!)
Offline  
Closed Thread


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Vintage Rare DEC 1073D / 1996 JD3487 H 9833
$49.99
Vintage Rare DEC 1073D  / 1996 JD3487 H 9833    pictureAshcroft Paper Tester, Pat. Dec. 31,1912, Vintage, Antique
$49.0
Ashcroft Paper Tester, Pat. Dec. 31,1912, Vintage, Antique pictureVintage REED Mfg Co. No. 31 Swivel Bench Vise Pat. Dec 24, 1912 Wt 47 lb, 3.5"
$90.0
Vintage REED Mfg Co. No. 31 Swivel Bench Vise Pat. Dec 24, 1912  Wt 47 lb, 3.5VINTAGE DEC 5016674-01C1 CONTROLLER CARD * USED *
$92.0
VINTAGE DEC 5016674-01C1 CONTROLLER CARD * USED * pictureDEC / AMI 304E 21-15542-01 vintage ceramic IC - KTF11 Chips *NEW* 40278101
$60.0
DEC / AMI 304E 21-15542-01 vintage ceramic IC - KTF11 Chips *NEW* 40278101  picture






Copyright 2004-2016 BlackBerryForums.com.
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.