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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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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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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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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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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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 ...