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There is no need for a mouse pad because it is optical – it works flawlessly on my light wood grain desk. I was hesitant to go down that road again, but I trust Logitech. Special offers and product promotions Buy Used and Save: Logitech have managed it, partly by using power-saving technology, and partly by using bigger batteries. Then again, the Cordless MouseMan Optical strikes me as a better sight-unseen bet than most sculpted mouses as far as user comfort goes, but that might just be me. Please try again later. Sorry, we’re having trouble showing recommendations right now.

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Logitech Cordless MouseMan Optical – mouse – metallic blue

It’s expensive, but it’s quality. To keep battery consumption down, cordless mouses have, until now, all used an ordinary opto-mechanical mechanism.

The speed control gave me a choice of a variety of too-slow speeds, and a larger variety of much-too-fast ones. Funky styling Cprdless no one angle that shows you what shape this thing is. That’s much kinder to AA cells, which means the alkalines will give more capacity, and you’ll probably get 60 to 70 hours of battery life.

The mouse has four power modes – full-on, and three pulsed modes, in the lowest powered of which the whole system draws close to no current.

Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. The bigger-than-usual cells take up more than half of the mouse’s width, though, so the actual optical pickup’s offset to the left side of the mouse base.


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The old Logitech mouse software was automatically taken care of with the new Logitech software. It may have excellent resolution, but Mouse Rate gives it alternating 62 and 41Hz sample rate scores in USB mode, for a The price here at Amazon is the best by the way. We got a mouseman for my wife’s XP notebook last month and installed it in about 30 seconds, no disk required.

Particularly seeing as hard-core gamers, who get hot and bothered about small tracking errors that cause their laser rifle beam to pierce crdless enemy’s ear rather than his temple, aren’t going to want this mouse anyway.

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The LED illuminator seems to have a pretty wide range of intensities beyond the four flash rates mentioned in the Logitech literature. Item is in your Cart.

Logitech Cordless MouseMan Optical – mouse – metallic blue Overview – CNET

You could ditch the roller ball in favour of an optical mouse, or cordlesw could cut the cord and go with a cordless mouse. It is really nice not to have the resistance of a cord when you are using the mouse. Rubber grips on the sides keep you fingers from slipping, and the thumb button has been moved down a bit from previous Logitech mice to avoid accidental clicking.

If mousemn really a difference at all, though, it’s small enough that I doubt it’ll matter. There’s no one angle that shows you what shape this thing is. Run a half-watt device from a pair of AA alkaline cells and it’ll want more than mA, which is more current than AAs want to deliver. My Profile Log Out. This is an amazing mouse.


Review: Logitech Cordless MouseMan Optical

The E 2 AAs have mAh capacity from a 25mA draw, and you get the same sort fordless capacity ratio from non-premium alkalines, too. The relatively short range of the system ought to make it corrless even for multiple users in an office. This is a valid boast; more positioning accuracy is a nice thing to have. Everything’s pushed around by the big battery bay.

I have used so many types of pointing devices regular mice, cordless mice, trackballs, optical mice, touchpads and find this to be the best. And if you want a cordless mouse that doesn’t need cleaning, this one’s the only current option – and will be a better option than any more cheaply engineered corded-mouses hacked into cordless ones without enough attention paid to reducing the power consumption.

Its shape is small and all in roundness: Customers also shopped for. If your thinking about a new mouse, you can’t go wrong with this one.

The MouseWare software allows you to check the status of battery life — the software is set up to give you an on-screen warning up when battery life gets low, and you can use it with rechargeable batteries.