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Old 09-10-05, 01:11 PM
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Need mouse recommendations

Necessities:
1. Optical
2. With cord (unless it is rechargable, then wireless is fine)
3. Scroll wheel
4. At least the normal 3 buttons + the 4th where the thumb is

Any help would be appreciated.
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Old 09-10-05, 02:04 PM
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I have always used a microsoft intellimouse. There are a couple of different variations on this mouse but if you go to newegg.com and do a keyword search you will pull up several to choose from.
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Old 09-10-05, 04:15 PM
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Logitech MX1000.
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Old 09-10-05, 04:18 PM
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MS Intellimouse Optical. I feel it's the greatest mouse ever invented. Although I'm using a Logitech MX510 at the moment, the Intellimouse Optical has a one-up (for me) because I can use it with both hands (the MX510 is slightly curved/sloped so only the right hand is comfortable using it).



(5 buttons including the scroll wheel as a middle click)
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Old 09-10-05, 04:41 PM
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Originally Posted by fumanstan
Logitech MX1000.
(if you're right handed that is)

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Old 09-10-05, 09:08 PM
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If you are a gamer, stick to the Logitech MX710. I'd wait a few more generations before you go lazer.
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Old 09-10-05, 09:59 PM
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After some lookign around I was settling into the MX700. Whats the 710 got better than it? And is there another 700 series? I know there was at least a 500/510/518
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Old 09-11-05, 11:51 AM
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Just bought a MX700. Refurbed 30day Warranty, $22 shipped from a power seller on eBay. Hope I dont get screwed for refurb, but at the price I couldn't pass it up.
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Old 09-11-05, 12:18 PM
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weird. I don't see MX710 on the logitech website. But if they're following the MX500 and MX510/518 pattern, I think it would be the gaming version for MX700 - more rugged construction and higher resolution than the original. But in any way, I'm using MX700 myself, and I love it.
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Old 09-11-05, 12:50 PM
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I wasn't aware of a MX710 either. I have the MX700 as part of my MX Duo Wireless Keyboard/Mouse combo and like it quite a bit. The only issue I have is with the charging station, which is awfully finicky sometimes when i'm trying to charge my mouse.
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Old 09-12-05, 02:53 AM
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Yeah. I hate that charging station too. Fortunately I got an external charger for the battery, as well as a few extra battery.
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Old 09-12-05, 03:37 AM
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I notice on my MX700 the brass (plated) connectors on the bottom of the mouse can get corrosion on them which can cause it to fail to create a connection with the charging station. You might want to check the pads and clean/scrap them off if they are corroded.
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