Sure, it sounds like he’s sitting there across my desk talking to his mother on the phone, but just in slim chance that he’s plotting against me I can always give him a little maintenance blinding. Unlike other mice seemingly compelled to make superficial modifications in design, and underutilized or underdeveloped advances in technology, the Logitech Mouseman Dual Optical offers a substantial, quantifiable, and commendable level of performance while still resting on its laurels of functionality and familiarity. Though I do have a left-handed friend who uses his right hand for mice. But I suppose I could have just been picky when I criticized its unnatural requirement of a fifteen-minute warm-up before it would scroll left, because who needs to scroll to the left anyway? People like me who use a mouse for many hours a day may manage to wear out an optical mouse inside a year, but only by breaking conductors in the cable through repeated bending, or similar relatively far-fetched means.

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People like me who use optcial mouse for many hours a day may manage to wear out an optical mouse inside a year, but only by breaking conductors in the cable through repeated bending, or similar relatively far-fetched means.

The computing world seems to be settling pretty solidly towards making “mice” the plural of “mouse”, whether you’re talking about rodents or input devices.

Logitech MouseMan Dual Optical – mouse – PS/2, USB – metallic gray Overview – CNET

But this mouse is the MouseMan Dual Optical, a quite different beastie. Suffice to say I am fual to make such complaints with mice born on the optical side of the fence. Improper mouse selection can kill an otherwise solid rig steer clear of anything with the words “!!!

Decent price, very comfortable, works fine on PC or Mac with or without Microsoft’s fancy IntelliPoint software installed. Oh, my poor, misguided little child Aus PC Market doesn’t sell these products any more click here to see their current mouse-related productsbut you can still try a price search at DealTime! Contrary to popular thought, the mouse is actually critical component of any PC, especially any gaming PC, and not just in the sense that it’s necessary because it points at stuff either.


I meant any reasonable surface desks, chairs, imported mail-order Russian wife’s back The color variation on your choice of mousing surface causes these lasers to be picked up by the sensors at varying levels of intensity, and this is how the movement is tracked. The trouble with optical mouses, though, is that it’s hard to sell people a new one every year.

In use, there’s nothing dramatically different about the dual sensor MouseMan. It tracks just fine, and it’s as skip-proof as the v3. Though I do have a left-handed friend who uses his right hand for mice. Something about having to swab mine once a week to maintain proper functionality got real tiresome real fast.

This is experienced when the player slides the mouse across the surface too quickly for the mouse to process. If you’re the type that’s itching to implant more LEDs or dye the thing purple or install a cooling fan or something, this may matter to you. The new model Explorer is held together with four screws, all under the feet, as bleeding usual. And if the cable dies inside a year, us Power Users just get a replacement under warranty. When it comes to mice, you have two main types: They also offer one other primary advantage over balled mice, and that’s their ability to scroll on virtually any surface.

If you look past the dual-sensor hype, there’s definitely nothing wrong with the MouseMan Dual Optical, and you may well prefer it to the Explorer 3.


Logitech Mouseman Dual Optical – Overclockers Australia

But now, dual optical in hand, I found myself with another course of action Microsoft’s original IntelliMouse with IntelliEye which I reviewed some time ago here has a similar lump of metal in it, and is similarly user-lightenable. That aside, there’s nothing not to like about this mouse. And this is indeed the only serious shortcoming the mouse has, and even then it’s only really missed when optjcal the web.

These optical mouses don’t get dirty, they work on uneven surfaces, they’re lighter, and they’re not painfully expensive, either.

Mousekan much everyone would mousekan have the new ish all-surface optical mouses, which use a tiny camera peering out of the bottom of the mouse to see which way the ground seems to be moving and convert that information into cursor movement.

But may not be warranted for the casual user and web surfer, especially if a solid optical mouse is already owned and in use. So I’ll switch to it.

Logitech MouseMan Dual Optical – mouse Series

I’m a stickler for the drivers. The old Explorer still looks pretty nifty, but the new one is lower, sleeker and shinier. The Mouseman Dual Mousemman has gamers covered, but leaves just a bit to be desired elsewhere. Oh, all right, it tells you whether the mouse’s USB driver is happy, as well, but the underside light doesn’t glow duwl the mouse isn’t working, either. But no right-hander is likely to be particularly annoyed by either. But really, all three of these mouses are winners.