Can you recommend an optical mouse with three mouse buttons and a non-clickable scroll wheel?

Most mice available today have two buttons with a clickable scroll wheel between them. I am not happy with that design. It is simply too easy for me to accidentally click when I intended to scroll or vice-versa.

I would like a mouse with three real buttons and a non-clickable scroll wheel - ideally located between the left button and the middle button. Does such a thing exist?

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    It is easy to get a mouse with an extra button (sometimes even in the middle, but normally on the sides). Then you remap the button to be middle click. Either with the mouse config in windows 10, or with Autohot-key in earlier version of windows (I'm sure similar can be done on other OS's). My mouse has a broken middle click, so this is what I have done. – Lyndon White Oct 22 '15 at 13:18
  • @Oxinabox Windows is not an option for me. Remapping keys might work, but I do want three buttons on the top - each of which is large enough for a finger. So the extra button on the side is not what I want. If you can recommend one with an extra button in the middle, I might accept that as an answer. – kasperd Oct 22 '15 at 14:26
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    I'm certain you can do it in linux (I've seen it done), and I would be very odd if you couldn't in Mac. Most side buttons are are easier to press than top buttons -- several ergonomic mice move the main keys to the side for this reason. – Lyndon White Oct 22 '15 at 14:42
  • I'm happy with my mouse (a cheap one I bought ~15 years ago) with a thumb button and a clickable wheel, but if you want three button on top, ok. That being said, have you tried different mice? They vary a lot in terms of how much force it takes to click the wheel, all the way from “pretty much can't scroll without clicking” to “will make your middle finger very strong”. – Gilles 'SO- stop being evil' Oct 24 '15 at 2:02
  • @Gilles I have tried a few, but not a lot compared to how many presumably exists. So far I haven't come across one with a middle button that worked as good as the mice from before the invention of the scroll wheel. – kasperd Oct 24 '15 at 9:00

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