We loved it here, but I can imagine it being a bit of a nuisance if your mouse is in your bedroom while you’re trying to sleep! The remaining two buttons are positioned on the side, right above where your thumb rests. There was a problem completing your request. Mac OS 9 and below. For ITtechs the programmable buttons work great and work well for doing something like Enter and Escape probably the two most used buttons for an ITtech, well at least for me. Also, people with small hands may not enjoy this mouse, as its size makes it difficult to handle. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

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It sends that data back up the USB cable and the cursor jumps to life! I tried using it on a conventional mouse pad, like the one i got with [another] mouse, but the conventional mouse pads don’t work that imcrosoft with opticals, some not at all. He is a lifelong computer geek and loves everything related to computers, software, and new technology.

With the help of a red light to illuminate its path, the camera takes 1, pictures per second.

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These have come in quite handy in their default configuration of “back” and “forward” in a web browser more on the configuration software below. These folks may want to look at the Microsoft IntelliMouse with IntelliEye, a smaller, 2-button mouse with the same optical technology.


Do yourself a favor and buy this mouse. Don’t see what you’re looking for? System Used For Testing. Not even the mouse pictured.

As stated above, the mouse has a red light on its underside that it uses to light the path for the camera. Very handy, as it almost seems to “read” the speed you want. News Blog Facebook Twitter Newsletter. Furthermore, installing the wrong Microsoft drivers can make these problems even worse.

The software can also be completely disabled for specific programs like games, where you’d want Input Sprockets to control the mouse directly. All the buttons are programable for a wide range of actions.

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Microsoft IntelliMouse Explorer 4. I have had two Intellimice over the last 5 years. All in all, though this mouse has nice features, I couldn’t recommend this model, although more recent versions may have been improved. Microsoft was quick to replace that with a true production unit which we haven’t had any trouble with at all.

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I own 4 of these and have recommended them to doctors as i work in health services friends, family. Terms and conditions apply.


Each button can be mapped to a multitude kicrosoft different click combinations, keystrokes, common applications Finder, Sherlockand scrolling options.

I have seen pads made special for optical mice, kinda looks like the track ball surface on [another brand] optical track ball, but they were blue. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The mouse itself has basically flawless technology. Mac OS 9 and below.

I have really enjoyed owning this mouse. Feels great in the hand and never skips a beat.

It’s one of the best investments i have made to my PC I use it in Quake3 for zooming and useing items. Hard to roll, as if it was stuck or dirty.

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These pictures are passed along to a digital signal processor that compares each picture to the one before it and decides which direction the mouse is moving. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. See and discover other items: I remember seeing Mouse Systems, Inc.