Howdy. So... my old Cordless Mouseman Optical, one of two I've bought over the years, is pretty much pooched. I'm looking for suggestions from you folks. I'd like to stay with Logitech as I've generally had great experiences with them. But if you're really impressed with your own gear, give me a shout. I don't need to shell out huge bucks for the super high end stuff - it just has to be wireless and have a whack of programmable buttons.<br><br>Suggestions appreciated, thanks!<br><br>[color:red]_________________________</font color=red><br>[color:white]Max </font color=white><br>
Loc: Pinellas Park, Florida
I've gone back to a wired mouse. Got tired of battery recharging/replacements at the most inopportune moments. I bought a Razer Diamondback (no Mac drivers, but it works great anyway in default configuration). I love the responsiveness and accuracy which requires a minimum of mouse movement (I still overshoot my "target" once in a while). Razer has announced a Mac version of their Death Adder mouse and the ProClick is already Mac compatible. You might want to consider one of those. I'm considering giving USB Overdrive a shot for use with this mouse.<br><br>
Don't know if I'm prepared to go away from Logitech but you make an excellent point about batteries. I use rechargeables but they still end up having to be disposed of after so many charge cycles. I used to hate being tethered to the keyboard or tower but I just might go back to it. When I'm in work mode I go through batteries like crazy. Because I work in television and have camera and lighting crews practically eating batteries, we have a central collection point in the studio facilities for used ones - where they eventually end up is beyond me but I really should find out.<br><br>The added bonus is that tethered mice, while deeply unsexy and old school, are cheaper. And you don't have to buy batteries - rechargeable or otherwise.<br><br>Thanks, Michael. BTW, congrats on the new gig! Cheers.<br><br>[color:red]_________________________</font color=red><br>[color:white]Max </font color=white><br>
Loc: Pinellas Park, Florida
It's great on the hand and battery life is amazing. I get about 5 months of heavy use on a single set of batteries.<br><br>That would be a great testimonial for a BOB*. <br><br>*Battery Operated BF<br><br>
I love my Wacom tablet. The mouse is cordless and doesn't need batteries, although the tablet needs to be connected by USB. Not that many programmable buttons, though... The newer version seems to have a lot more flexibility than my old one. http://www.wacom.com/bambootablet/bamboofun.cfm The price is $99 US. <br><br>Been using Wacom tablets since about 2001 and this is my second. I've had it for about three years now.<br><br>
Thanks, y'all. Either there's no Logitech fans around anymore or it's a freaky day.<br><br>Donna, I have a Wacom tablet but I only use it for illustration and photo work. Never got into it as a general purpose input device - I'm more of a keyboard and mouse kinda guy.<br><br>Well, since I'm not a fan of Microsoft I won't be giving them any casheroo. Guess I'll head over to Staples and just pick something.<br><br>Thanks again to all who responded! Cheers.<br><br>[color:red]_________________________</font color=red><br>[color:white]Max </font color=white><br>
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