VAXstation 4000 Mice?

Malte Dehling mdehling at
Thu May 20 12:39:28 CDT 2021

On Thu, May 20, 2021 at 05:22:05PM +0000, Jonathan Stone via cctalk wrote:
> On Thursday, May 20, 2021, 10:16:03 AM PDT, Zane Healy via cctalk <cctalk at> wrote:
> > What sort of mice does a VAXstation 4000 (vlc/60/90) take?  I’m
> > pretty sure they don’t need a DEC “hockey puck” mouse.
> It does indeed need a VSXXX-AA mouse (the round puck) or a VSXXX-AB
> tablet (or compatible). \ I recently checked both installation guide
> and service guide, whilst looking at eBay offerings.  

The VSXXX-GA mouse or VSXXX-AB tablet is the correct model for the 4000
series, but the older puck mouse (VSXXX-AA) will work as well.

Malte Dehling
<mdehling at>

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