Questions tagged [mice]

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...