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Wireless mice

Postby Mr.Clark » Sat Nov 08, 2014 1:31 am

My Logitech something-or-other feels a bit long in the tooth now, and I'm thinking that wireless tech is probably a lot better than last time I played with it (over 10 years ago).

I'm thinking about the Microsoft Arc or Arc Touch mouse, because they look pretty slick, but was wondering if anyone had any brilliant ideas about wireless mice.

Also, the Apple Magic Mouse looks nice, but I don't know if it's any good on Windows.

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Re: Wireless mice

Postby kingweed » Sat Nov 08, 2014 10:34 am

I've been with my trusty MX518 for probably 10 years as well!

Out of curiosity I looked up my order...

Found it:-

Wed 17th Aug 2005
3 Working Days

It is still going strong and works great. Save your money and stick with it IMO

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Re: Wireless mice

Postby Ekona » Sat Nov 08, 2014 11:06 am

Logitech Performance MX.

No finer mouse is available. Utterly immense, and worth every damn penny.
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Re: Wireless mice

Postby kingweed » Sat Nov 08, 2014 11:09 am

Holy crap thats £70!

wow i'm out of date, I wouldn't spend that money on a mouse these days!

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Re: Wireless mice

Postby Ekona » Sat Nov 08, 2014 11:25 am

Why?

The thing you spend more time interacting with than anything on a computer is the mouse. Why would you not get the best one you possibly could? Same applies to the keyboard, too.
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Re: Wireless mice

Postby RB » Sat Nov 08, 2014 11:26 am

Don't buy an Arc. I did and it's shit.
A slight majority of a statistically worthless sample size agree.

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Re: Wireless mice

Postby DCUK7 » Sat Nov 08, 2014 11:47 am

Do buy an Arc Touch, I use one on my gaming PC (which is no longer used for games). I have done a few product labels on that PC in Illustrator using that mouse and I find the precision to be very acceptable for a mouse in that price range.

Also props to the Apple Magic Mouse, thats what I use on my Macbook Pro which is where I do the majority of my Photoshop and Illustrator work and its excellent. Works pretty well on Windows too.

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Re: Wireless mice

Postby bananahead » Sat Nov 08, 2014 1:49 pm

Ekona wrote:Why?

The thing you spend more time interacting with than anything on a computer is the mouse. Why would you not get the best one you possibly could? Same applies to the keyboard, too.


The thing that you interact with most is the screen. And I bet you haven't got the best one that you possibly could :P

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Re: Wireless mice

Postby Ekona » Sat Nov 08, 2014 2:23 pm

I very rarely touch my screen :P
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Re: Wireless mice

Postby kingweed » Sat Nov 08, 2014 2:31 pm

Guess that is a valid point.

Had a quick look on logitechs website most of their gaming stuff is priced similarly.

Didn't realise that top end mice were so expensive these days. Glad I won't have to buy one any time soon. :)

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Re: Wireless mice

Postby Ekona » Sat Nov 08, 2014 2:53 pm

I'm glad I don't have to do it that often! :lol:
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Re: Wireless mice

Postby Mr.Clark » Sat Nov 08, 2014 8:29 pm

Ekona wrote:Logitech Performance MX.

No finer mouse is available. Utterly immense, and worth every damn penny.

kingweed wrote:Holy crap thats £70!

Where do you go shopping? :o

£42.85 with Prime delivery.

Kind of tempted, actually. It's basically free, since I got £56 in Amazon vouchers for recycling my Nexus 4 with O2

RB wrote:Don't buy an Arc.
DCUK7 wrote:Do buy an Arc Touch
D'oh!

DCUK7 wrote:Also props to the Apple Magic Mouse, thats what I use on my Macbook Pro which is where I do the majority of my Photoshop and Illustrator work and its excellent. Works pretty well on Windows too.
Does it do the touchpad thing without too much fiddling?

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Re: Wireless mice

Postby Ekona » Sat Nov 08, 2014 8:41 pm

£43 is an utter bargain for that mouse. Do it!
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Re: Wireless mice

Postby kingweed » Sat Nov 08, 2014 9:42 pm

I just looked on the logitech website, didn't bother hunting around for it!

£44 is not to shabby for a good one, I'd pay that instantly if I was in the market for one.

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Re: Wireless mice

Postby Dan » Sat Nov 08, 2014 10:10 pm

I have a Logitech G700s. It's nice. Wireless, but you can also plug it in if the battery is flat.


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