Questions tagged [mice]

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

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Good and inexpensive mouse

I noticed that my mouse sometimes interrupts clicking and holding of the left mouse button, and sometimes sends a double click even if I didn't. Now it's probably the right time to buy a new mouse. ...
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What is a good ergonomic mouse that is not vertical?

I have been using a contour mouse for some time now. It is an ergonomic mouse, however it looks like this: I find the angle of my hand when using the mouse to be perfect. Vertical or horizontal mice ...
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What are my options for a thumb trackball for gaming?

I have used the Logitech M570 for years, however when I compare the DPI on it to normal modern gaming mice it seems lackluster. I also would like to use all my fingers for buttons in games that ...
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Sending mouse clicks by contracting abdominal muscles

I am looking for a device that would allow me to send mouse clicks to a laptop by contracting abdominal muscles. Ideally, it can detect when abdominal muscles stay contracted, in which case one can ...
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Best mouse for 3D/Blender for users used to Apple Magic Mouse?

I use the Magic Mouse a lot. I find it extremely precise and convenient for text, video and design tasks. I also like the way it looks, and the fact that it doesn't use a USB port. Having recently ...
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How do head-tracking devices SmartNav, TrackerPro, HeadMouse Extreme, & HeadMaster compare in terms of mouse and cursor vs movement accuracy?

I am looking for a head-controlled mouse controlled with neck movements. I have found SmartNav (400 to 600 USD), TrackerPro (1550 USD), HeadMouse Extreme/Nano (995 USD), and HeadMaster (?? ...
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Reliable ambidextrous wired mouse

I am a game developer who mouses quite a lot for programming, audio editing, graphics editing, video editing, gaming and many other tasks. I need a good and reliable wired mouse I can use with either ...
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Logitech non-gaming wireless mouse with a clicking scroll wheel?

I have an old Logitech M505 mouse and I really like both the ergonomic form factor and the fact that it's from Logitech (the Unifying Receiver is handy). I looks like this: But this is discontinued ...
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Replacement for the Logitech G9x Mouse

I have a Logitech G9x mouse that is about to die. It has served me well, but it is time to start looking for a replacement. Unfortunately, Logitech doesn't make the G9x anymore. The replacement ...
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Mouse for general use and gaming

I'm looking to get a new mouse (and a keyboard, too). It'll likely be used for 5-8 hours a day for the foreseeable future, mainly for web browsing, programming, and gaming. I am mainly looking for ...
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Thumb-driven wireless trackball with a tilting scrollwheel

One of the most popular trackballs is the Logitech M570 Wireless Trackball. The big feature missing from their product is a tilting scrollwheel so the user can scroll horizontally. Is there a thumb-...
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What hardware can turn a keyboard, mouse, and monitor into a remote desktop solution?

I have a couple laptops that I'd like to remote into, but they have restrictions in place that prevent me from installing remote software. Is there a hardware solution that I can use to access them ...
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Mouse with separate scroll wheel and middle button

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 ...
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Accurate eye tracker to move the mouse cursor supporting multi-monitors

I am looking for an accurate eye tracker (a.k.a. eye tracking device) to move the mouse cursor supporting multi-monitors (6 to be precise). Tobii EyeX Controller only supports one monitor as far as I ...
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Can I have recommendations about the trackball / mouse?

My mouse was broken a few days ago, so I need to buy a new mouse. I am interested in a trackball or vertical mouse because professional writers say that is better for my hands and that it's a good ...
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External trackpad for a Macbook Pro?

I've recently purchased a trackpad (which I'll probably put in an answer), but I'm curious about what else is available. The requirements: Must work with my 2012 MacBook Pro (running OS X 10.11) Must ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Corded mouse with burst function and switchable scroll wheel

I am looking for a new mouse (for work and gaming). It should have a burst function (lots of clicks while clicking a button) and a scroll wheel which works similar like the one from the Logitech M500, ...
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I need Bluetooth-enabled keyboard and mouse?

I need a keyboard and a mouse. They should run on Bluetooth, but be chargeable via USB as well, if that's possible? Preferable both in one go. Price limit: INR 1000/-. Bluetooth essential. Price ...
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A comfortable BCI device to send mouse clicks all day long

I am looking for a comfortable BCI (brain-computer interface) device to send mouse clicks for prolonged periods of time (i.e. ~all day long). I tried the NeuroSky's MindWave and the Emotiv EPOC ...
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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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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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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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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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A mouse with near silent clicking noise with good build quality

I bought a lot of silent mice, but all of them kept failing after 6 months max. The best one I had so far was a "Hama Mirano". Any better one out there?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Replacement mouse for Bluetake BT500

I have a Bluetooth Bluetake BT500 mouse and one of the buttons is going (the left one of course), the case has some wear, and I'd like a comparable replacement. It seems that the mouse is no longer ...
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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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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 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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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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Mouse with continuous scrolling

I am looking for a wireless mouse that has continuous scroll. Mostly i find wheels that have a discrete movement and are not sensible to small turns in the scroll. I would like that even an small ...
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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 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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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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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 ...