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Good and inexpensive mouse

I use the HP BR376AA 5-Button Optical Comfort Mouse. Which is a bit of a mouthful. It's £13.20 (17,97€, $20.36) It's high-precision, works very well for gaming (I use it to play games quite a lot) ...
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Replacement for the Logitech G9x Mouse

I decided on the Logitech G600 Gaming Mouse (~$80 USD) as the replacement. This mouse supports Logitech's Gaming Software. I plugged it into my computer and it recognized the mouse without having to ...
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Sending mouse clicks by contracting abdominal muscles

As you seem like a developer, a perfect fit for you would be any flavor of an Arduino. It is an easily programmable development controller with a massive backing of the maker community. This would ...
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Logitech non-gaming wireless mouse with a clicking scroll wheel?

The Logitech MX Master has a configurable scroll wheel which you can customize to either click-by-click or autoscroll. Quote (emphasis mine): Speed-adaptive scroll wheel Scroll through long documents ...
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Best mouse for 3D/Blender for users used to Apple Magic Mouse?

As @ArtOfCode said in a comment, there aren't many mice out there that can connect directly to a device without a receiver. This is because most wireless components (Bluetooth or otherwise) are ...
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What is a good ergonomic mouse that is not vertical?

I've been using Logitech G700s for two years and I can recommend it as both ergonomic and reliable. Ergonomic mouse — sure, it is. Rotated angle for hand - not 0° or 90°, but a mix — yes, looks like ...
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Can I have recommendations about the trackball / mouse?

Vertical mouse is OK only if you never take your dominant hand off the mouse. Regular users tend to keep moving their hand between mouse and keyboard. Vertical mouse is very bad for this as it takes ...
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Good and inexpensive mouse

I use the Etekcity Scroll X1. It costs $15. It has 4 extra buttons (2 Side Buttons and 2 more behind the mouse wheel) It fits perfectly in my hand (I use the fingertip grip, i.e. I only touch the ...
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Good and inexpensive mouse

Assuming your plastic mouse pad is a good, solid color, the Logitech M500 (€27) is a fantastic laser mouse for the price. It's built for everyday use but can withstand occasional gaming. It's wired, ...
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Good and inexpensive mouse

The Logitech G502 would be great for your purpose. It has multiple macro buttons and all the buttons are programmable through software. The mouse is ergonomic and is a great gaming mouse. It is also ...
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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 would start with only systems that are "self contained", meaning they need no software or special drivers installed. These units will be recognized as a standard mouse and the OS will use a ...
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External trackpad for a Macbook Pro?

I've been using an Apple Magic Trackpad 2 for the past week or so: It looks great on a desk, the poorly-lit Wikipedia picture doesn't do it justice. On a light wood desk, in warm light, it looks ...
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What hardware can turn a keyboard, mouse, and monitor into a remote desktop solution?

First of all, I would make sure that you aren't circumventing any policies by using hardware rather than software, but I'll assume that the powers that be simply don't want you installing things on ...
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What hardware can turn a keyboard, mouse, and monitor into a remote desktop solution?

You want a KVM over IP device. Something similar to TRIPP LITE B055-001, would work (assuming, in this case, the server has PS/2 ports for the keyboard and mouse). This model is about $120. There ...
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A mouse with near silent clicking noise with good build quality

The choice isn't very wide. I've been using Hama Roma and it broke down after two months. After this time it was really hard to use the left button. The mouse was missing almost every click... JSCO ...
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Best mouse for 3D/Blender for users used to Apple Magic Mouse?

The Magic Mouse is totally perfect for Blender 3D. My argument though comes with a caveat, you need to install the Better Touch Tool (BTT) and add more gestures. (See picture attached). Now you ...
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Good and inexpensive mouse

I would go with the HAVIT® HV-MS672 Ergonomic LED Stress-ease Wired Mouse from Amazon. $10 (+) Normal mouse (+) Wired (+) Great for mousepads (smooth back surface) (+) Ergonomic (according to HAVIT ) ...
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Good and inexpensive mouse

Roccat Lua Cost: 20$ on Amazon.com 2000dpi optical Sensor 60 ips maximum speed 20G acceleration 1000Hz polling rate 1.8m USB cable No-sweat side grips 2D scroll wheel I'm actually using this mice ...
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What are my options for a thumb trackball for gaming?

If you liked the Logitech M570 they now have the MX Ergo Plus, it has received favorable reviews with some minor complaints; price being the biggest concern. There's also the Elecom M-XPT1MRBK for a ...
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Good and inexpensive mouse

Try some mice out at a local store, thats the best way to see if they fit in your hand and feel good and ergonomic for you. And a real ergonomic mouse to prevent tennis elbow is something like this: ...
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Logitech non-gaming wireless mouse with a clicking scroll wheel?

Logitech's wireless mice with Unifying Receivers all have smooth-scrolling middle mouse buttons as far as I know. This listing of all Unifying devices out right now has some good alternatives for you....
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Heavy, Wired Gaming Mouse

The Corsair M65 PRO RGB meets your requirements(http://www.corsair.com/en/m65-pro-rgb-fps-gaming-mouse-black), points by points: Wired, 168g with adjustable weights, 2 programming buttons on the side, ...
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I need a good mouse

The Logitech G402 Hyperion Fury meets most of the requirements. It is a little more than your ideal price. It is $49.99 on newegg http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&DEPA=0&...
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Are there any budget Bluetooth trackballs?

Just buy the MX Ergo. Unfortunately, trackballs are a fairly narrow market with not a ton of demand; unsurprisingly, this means that prices aren't exactly the most competitive. Finding something ...
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Ergonomic PC mouse for left handed child?

I would go for the "Razer Deathadder Left-Handed Edition". I've been using it for many years now and it still works like a charm. It's great for gaming as well as regular school work. Read ...
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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 tried all four devices you asked to compare. In terms of accuracy -and responsiveness- Headmaster and Headmouse Extreme are the best. Nothing beat them, they are just perfect like a standard mouse ...
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Good and inexpensive mouse

Logitech MX master A really nice mouse that is made out of solid metal with a gold and black look. On the left side it has 3 buttons, with one featuring a gesture control. It means that you can do ...
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Wanted pen-like mouse alternative for a PC (stylus, pencil, ballpen)

What you're describing here is a drawing tablet, or a pen tablet, but usually all of these are made to act like a real pen, so left clicking is by pressing the pen tip on the pad's surface, or the ...
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Looking for a small analog pointing device, suitable for attaching to a tented split keyboard

This was a hard one to find! This is my recommendation, the Griffin PowerMate Multi-Media Control Knob with Bluetooth Connectivity - Wirelessly control your Mac from Volume to Key Commands It has ...

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