A mickey is a unit of measurement for the speed and movement direction of a computer mouse. The speed of the mouse is the ratio between how many pixels the cursor moves on the screen and how many centimeters you move the mouse on the mouse pad. The directional movement is called the horizontal mickey count and the vertical mickey count. One mickey is approximately 1/200th of an inch.
The pixel is a distance measure on the computer screen. For example, as in "the mouse moved 10 pixels up and 15 pixels to the right".
I have heard about mouse miles and mickey.Both of them measure the distance the cursor when u move your mouse on the pad.
In general, mouse resolution is measured in "dots per inch", or DPI
Actual movements, are measured in Mickeys... roughly 200 dpi
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