Questions tagged [mice]

For questions about geokinetic co-ordinate based input peripherals, also known as mice.

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how to deal with corrupt mouse [closed]

So I have this somewhat weird not working mouse. If connected to a rear port, no sign of power. however if its plugged into a front usb port, it lits up yet can't show its purpose aka not working. ...
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Replacement for the discontinued Microsoft Natural Wireless Laser Mouse 6000

I have a Microsoft Natural Wireless Laser Mouse 6000 that I bought over 10 years ago. It is a large, wireless, ergonomically-shaped mouse (nearly vertical, but not quite as vertical as the Evoluent ...
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Reliable dust-resistant desktop mouse

I have been using a rather ordinary wireless red laser mouse without any mouse pad. The only thing that makes me unhappy about it is that when desk dust gets on the laser emitter surface, the tracking ...
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Mac-compatible Bluetooth mouse with internal battery charged via USB-C

I want a wireless mouse to use with my MacBook Pro 2018. Requirements: Internal battery. Rechargeable by USB-C. Usable while charging. Bluetooth. Compatible with current macOS. Fits large hand. ...
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USB to PS/2 converter

I have a USB wired keyboard and wireless Mouse with a USB receiver. Almost every USB port I have is used, so I wanted to relieve the ports of some burden by transfering my keyboard and mouse to PS/2 ...
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Could you advise a very good multi-button mouse for macOS?

I am looking for a very good mouse for my MacBook Pro (2016, 15", macOS 10.15.7). I have just returned the Logitech MX Master 3 because of the loudness of the left/right buttons and of how poor ...
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USB mouse vs. Bluetooth mouse — less battery drain

Which would drain a laptop battery less, a USB (LED) mouse or a bluetooth mouse? Nothing fancy, just a basic travel 3 button mouse in each case.
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Hub for bluetooth mouse and keyboard

I have a bluetooth mouse and keyboard which I use for my personal and work laptops, sometimes they will both be on at the same time and I'll need to switch between them. This is a bit of a pain, is ...
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Simple mouse for big palms

I've above average sized palms. I'm looking for a simple mouse which I can use comfortably for my daily purpose. And which can last longer than 1 year. In past I've tried a few big ones but they ...
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Want Logitech multi-button wireless non-Bluetooth mouse with non-Unifying receiver

I have a Logitech set: mouse (M185) + keyboard (K270). It uses a pre-Unifying receiver (this is how I understand it), one for both mouse and keyboard. I would like to replace the mouse with some other ...
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Which vertical mouse does not have the problem that clicking causes a bit movement in the mouse and consequently in the cursor?

I use the computer for very long times and need a new mouse. Regular mice are not comfortable, since I can not find a mouse that is big enough to fill the palm. Therefore, it is annoying because the ...
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Wireless, low profile UK keyboard & mouse with backslash

I'm looking for the perfect keyboard and mouse. This is what perfect means for me: Normal shape, not interested in ergonomic curves, foldable etc. Slim and light keyboard & mouse Low profile keys ...
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Ergonomic PC mouse for left handed child?

I've been looking for a good mouse device for my son around but it's not so easy to find a PC/laptop mouse which is: ergonomic and lightweight small for a 12 yrs person (okay the hand will start ...
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Want keyboard with track point device between F and G keys, or between H and J

I strongly prefer to use a track point instead of track pad or mouse. The only nitpick I find is that it is positioned between the G and H keys. I'd prefer it to be between the F and G keys (as a ...
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Need a Mouse with a scrollwheel, back browser shortcut button on the thumb side and forward shortcut button on the ring finger side

I previously had an HP 5 button optical comfort mouse but these are now end of life for some reason with no apparent like-for-like replacement. One 'slit' button each side meant no uncomfortable ...
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Multi Device Bluetooth keyboard and mouse

I am looking for a keyboard (and optionally a mouse) that is Bluetooth-enabled and backlit and can switch between different Bluetooth devices (pc and tablet/phone).
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How to connect USB peripheries to USB Hub on monitor and desktop PC without unplugging?

I have a USB-C screen (Lenovo ThinkVision P27H) which I want to connect my laptop to, so that I just need one wire for charging and video. The screen also features a USB hub, which is why I would like ...
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Wireless (240-300') monitor/keyboard/mouse extender

We have a situation where we want to extend a second display (hdmi to large screen TV), Keyboard, and Mouse approximately 240-300 feet away from the computer. This is a situation where we can't ...
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Effects of Radio-Frequency or Bluetooth Mouses on Laptop Battery Usage

I'm looking for a new mouse to work with on my laptop. I want it to be wireless, but I'm still deciding between Radio-frequency or Bluetooth. It needs to be precise since I often work with game ...
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Wireless alternative to Logitech G502 Mouse

I am looking for an alternative for the wireless Logitech G502. I have the cable version and love it. But the currently available wireless version is just too expensive at about 149€. The cable ...
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Where can I get a longer mouse?

I'm looking for a mouse that's longer than the traditional standard mouse. Reason: I'm beginning to get minor pains in the forefinger and middle finger of each hand. (I swap hands frequently as soon ...
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Wireless mouse, compatible to Ubuntu 18.04

I need a mouse at work not more expensive than 50 €, better around 30 € or less wireless, preferable with dongle (and optional additional Bluetooth) suitable for palm grip* best would be 5 buttons + ...
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Are there any budget Bluetooth trackballs?

I love using trackballs on bed/couches as I don't need to worry about the surface at all. However, tablets are cutting down on usb-A ports and I don't want adapters hanging off my tablet so I'm ...
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Wired USB mouse with freely spinning vertical wheel and a thumb wheel

I am looking for a mouse which can be used wired (so data transfer via USB cable is possible) which has the option of a freely spinning mouse wheel and a secondary, horizontal wheel (not buttons for ...
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Wireless keyboard/mouse immune to USB3 radio frequency interference?

I have always had really bad luck with wireless keyboards and mice on computers that have USB3 connectors. When plugging the receiver mini-dongle into a USB3 port (or even near a USB3 port) both the ...
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Hardwired Programmable Mouse

I would like a mouse that has copy and paste solely programmed into it. The peculiarity about this is I don't what a mouse that simply has buttons but has the keyboard shortcuts programmable into the ...
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Durable corded mouse

I am looking for a durable, corded mouse. I have used the Logitech M500 corded mouse in the past, and I really like the model. Problem is, the thing breaks reliably after less than a year, one way or ...
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Vertical Mouse with Stepless Scroll Wheel

I am looking for a vertical mouse that also has a step-less or free swinging scroll where, which works similar like the ones from the Logitech G-Series mice, where you have a button to unlock the ...
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Multi-button mouse that shows up as a mouse, not a keyboard

I actually have a multi-button mouse that works well and fits my requirements (a Microsoft IntelliMouse Optical 1.1A), but I use keymappings and button mappings a lot on my Mac and would like a mouse ...
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Device that is just mouse buttons and scroll wheels

Question I'm searching for a device that is simply a box that acts as a USB mouse, with these A web-search for "mouse button box" returns pages with this $125 assistive technology device, but it's ...
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Looking for a modestly priced Wireless Keyboard & Mouse Combo

I am looking into buying a new mouse and keyboard combo. I define "combo" as in using one single USB port for both devices. I strongly prefer to buy on Amazon, but I can live without. Preferred ...
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Good Keyboard/Mice specifications for Daily Office Use

I work at a institution where we need to buy a few keyboards and mices for replacement. The problem is: we have to do that through a "inverse auction" technique where the interested sellers have to ...
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Is there an Apple Mighty Mouse alternative?

I'll start by admitting that I realize the Apple Mighty Mouse is beyond deprecated. I'm a musician and programmer, and I work on both Mac and PC. I continue to buy a "new to me" discontinued, re-...
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Wired USB connected foldable keyboard with mouse?

I am looking for a computer keyboard with the following three properties: It is foldable (not the soft silicon rolling type keyboards, but hard material with folding joints) or extra-small, It can be ...
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6 Button Mouse Under $30 [closed]

My current 6 button mouse is failing me, and I would like to find a similar mouse. My primary requirement is that it must have forwards and backwards buttons. It must also work with linux and be wired....
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Wireless mouse with rechargable battery

I am looking for a wireless mouse with a rechargable battery in the range of ~50$. So far most of the mouses that I have seen have normal batteries as this one. I want the mouse primarily to use it ...
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Bluetooth Rechargeable Mouse that uses AA batteries

Rechargeable batteries have existed for quite some time, and Bluetooth peripherals have had time to mature as well. Does a Bluetooth mouse exist that draws its power from a AA battery, but can also ...
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Linear, durable and programmable mouse?

I'm looking for options to replace my current mouse which has some interesting features, but not all I want. Must-Haves / Hard Requirements: Price must be <100€ in Germany The configuration ...
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Input device that mimics wiimote to use as mouse?

I'm looking for an input device that mimics how the Wii/Wii-U operate using the sensor-bar. I need it as a secondary mouse. So, a pointer of sorts that isn't just a clicker would be nice. Something ...
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Metal top gaming mouse?

I'm looking for a gaming mouse with a metal top. The more metal and less plastic the better. I have look all over the internet and found nothing. Metal bottom doesn't matter. I don't want a metal look,...
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Which manufacturer produces mice with high durability buttons?

My problem is that my computer mice always fail the same way - by malfunctioning main buttons! I do buy expensive optical cordless mice from Logitech since decades now. But it's always the same: ...
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Does a tap to click mouse exist

There are a few 'touch' mice out there with tap for 3rd button (e.g. Arc Mouse) and capacitive scroll. But I haven't seen any that have tap-to-click for left and right button functions (like on a ...
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Looking for a small analog pointing device, suitable for attaching to a tented split keyboard

I just purchased a tented split keyboard to alleviate some of the repetitive stress on my hands from typing, which I use with my MacBook Pro. It's working great overall, but I'm annoyed by the need to ...
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What is a good mouse to use with a standing desk?

Since I have my standing desk, I wonder what the best mouse type is to use while working standing. I mostly use a vertical mouse but I am starting to doubt it now as you can't lean your elbow. That's ...
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I need a mouse for my mom

The mouse will have to have thumb button. It must have a button like logitech mouse that can switch between computers It's scrolling button must be clickable as middle button. I prefer a touch ...
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Recommend me a good gaming mouse?

Budget $200. Well, $50 to $200. What should I buy? I want it to be bluetooth mouse. It must have left thumb button. What would be great? The best? Several? Wireless. By bluetooth is better so I ...
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I need a good mouse

I used to have a wonderful Microsoft Intellimouse 3.0 - it had excellent button layout, size, and AFAIK a great sensor on it. Unfortunately I think the right click button has worn out, so I'll need to ...
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Heavy, Wired Gaming Mouse

I want a heavy, wired gaming mice. It need the following requirements: Must be wired Must be heavy (120g - 150g), having removable weights would be great Must have at least 2 programmable buttons on ...
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Mouse with macros

I hope this is the right spot to post. Im looking for a mouse like the logitech g302 in size and weight but with more macro keys. Do you have any ideas. I really like the g302 but it does not have ...
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Wanted pen-like mouse alternative for a PC (stylus, pencil, ballpen)

Basically I need a mouse shaped like a pen that you can use in place of a mouse, although I would most likely use it as a companion to my mouse. My use case specifically would be drawing simple ...