The black Apple Pro Mouse became available in 2000, included with the Power Mac G4 Cube or separately. The USB plug on the two foot long cord plugs right into the keyboard. Because the cord on this black and clear mouse wore out at the juncture with the body, it was gifted to oldmouse.com. A white mouse with a sturdier cord became available when the iMac G4 was released.
Click this mouse by pressing its cord end down—no button, the bottom pivots. The force of that click can be adjusted by three settings. Instead of a ball for tracking, solid state LED both lights up and tracks movement.
Photos can't show the deep blue motherboard and it will not light up when it is not plugged in. Only some parts of the interior are actually black.
A 2003 internal revision eliminated the ability to control the click pressure and minimized the mouse's name to Apple Mouse. Apple discontinued that mouse in 2005 in favor of its Apple Mighty Mouse. No longer the "zero button mouse," it offered squeeze functions, touch sensitive buttons and a scroll ball. The Bluetooth wireless Mighty Mouse replaced it the next year.
Black Apple Pro Mouse label:
Designed by Apple in California [Apple logo] Pro Mouse Assembled in Malaysia Model 5769