Roller Ball

Technical Information

Catalogue No: C0878
Category: Surveillance/Acoustics
Object Type: Control/Data Entry
Object Name: Roller Ball
Part No: 40-3626
Serial No: ?
Manufacturer: Unknown
Division: Unknown
Platform(s): Sea King 
Year of Manufacture: Unknown
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Location: Archive Object Store



This unit has two push buttons below the ball but their function is not known.

This type of Roller Ball Unit was used as a ‘Mouse’ to control a cursor on the display screen of the AQS902 and AQS920 Sonar systems. These Sonar systems were fitted to the Royal Navy Sea King MkV and VI, The Indian Navy Sea King Mk42B, the Italian Navy Atlantic Mk1, the Swedish Navy and the Grumman S2-T.

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