Only now, while dragging, it can actually be put to some use other than cleaning your desktop as this is where the single thumb button is located. Getting into the Dual Optical is refreshingly easy. Personally, I didn’t have much luck with MouseWare. This is Microsoft’s current entry level optical wheelie-mouse, but it’s still not a bargain-basement product. The end result is a substantial increase in performance that, although appreciable by the casual users amongst us, will be most cherished by enthusiast gamers and professional artists.

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If you have to use your mouse on non-optimal surfaces – the top of a somewhat shiny equipment case, your leg, carpet – then the dual sensor MouseMan seems to stand the best chance of keeping your pointer on track.

Logitech MouseMan Dual Optical – mouse Series

But while the additional sensor does create a noticeable upping of smoothness, if you already have a reasonably decent optical mouse, such as Logitech’s own previous in the line, then an upgrade is not an absolute must but rather a guilty pleasure. I remember when mouses had balls.

Little sucker is sturdy too. They always get dirty, drag, stick and are generally unresponsive to direction.

Yes, I suppose I am perhaps a tad biased against them. When you flip it over, though Since it’s dead easy to take off the Dual Optical’s lid without mangling the feet, removing this weight would logifech a simple task for anybody who’d rather have a lighter mouse. We had to clean those rollers, we did.


They also offer one other primary advantage over balled mice, and that’s their ability to scroll on virtually any surface. Well, most of ’em did.

Personally, I didn’t have much luck with MouseWare. But may not be warranted for the casual user and web surfer, especially if a solid optical mouse is already owned and in use. The sensor doesn’t wear out, the LED that illuminates the surface under the mouse logitedh a life expectancy ofhours, and there are no rollers that get scratched from multiple cleanings and end up unreliable.

Inside, the circuit board is understandably logitefh congested. Case in point, I opted to do a clean reformat and reinstall on my home system not too long ago. 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.

Though I do have mousemqn left-handed friend who uses his right hand for mice. I thought that was because of the extra hardware inside, but I was wrong.

Logitech Mouseman Dual Optical Review – IGN

So I’ll switch to it. Now works with Windows!!! When you move the mouse fast enough that it can’t see enough similarity between successive images of the surface beneath it optica, be able to tell what’s going on, it skips. And if the cable dies inside a year, us Power Users just get a replacement under warranty.

Add us to your bookmarks. This mouse’s slightly off-white top and slate-grey base mean it would fit rather nicely into the decor of the space station inthough.

Rubbery to the touch, the wheel is easily gripped — essential in intense firefights where oprical quick change of weapons is required. I like the fact that the main buttons are now slightly concave.


Logitech Mouseman Dual Optical Wired Mouse USB Ps2

Aside from the “Version 3. It won’t ever replace my freeway car smacker 2 x 4 I use to fend off SUVs and rice rockets on thebut the fact that it isn’t already nouseman from all the slightly sticky sweets, constant drops, and sweaty palms I subject it to is really saying something.

But why would you want to even install the software in the first place? And because it’s symmetrical, left-handed users are welcome. Suffice to say I am unable to make such complaints with mice born on the optical side of the fence. Whether you like drawing circles in Photoshop or just killing folks in Quake 3if you’re looking for the current absolute in performance than this, my friend, is it. I, like always, was working hard and minding my own business, happy to be at my cubical caressing my strawberry spread bagels when, BAM!!!

Well, I’m used to the Explorer, and the new Explorer’s nicer.

There will certainly be those who will argue that Razer’s Boomslang offerings are technically superior for gaming purposes, and indeed they are