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#101 Abecedaria

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Posted 23 May 2007 - 06:01 PM

View Postmaccer, on May 21st 2007, 04:35 PM, said:

Time to dig up this old thread again!

I currently have a Logitech MX 500, but I plant to sell it to a customer who needs a mouse and buy something better. I'm looking for a mouse that can be used both for work and for gaming, and have been considering the Logitech VX Revolution. Does anybody around here have any experience of it? Does the zoom slider work in Mac apps and/or games? Does it work with USB Overdrive and/or Steermouse?

It should track even better than the MX500, right?

Whelp, I'd have to say, stick with the MX500. The MX series is probably one of the best mouse series ever and the 310 and 500 appeal to me because they have fewer buttons to cause mis-clicks.

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Posted 25 May 2007 - 12:51 PM

View PostAbecedaria, on May 24th 2007, 02:01 AM, said:

Whelp, I'd have to say, stick with the MX500. The MX series is probably one of the best mouse series ever and the 310 and 500 appeal to me because they have fewer buttons to cause mis-clicks.

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Yep, that's how it ended up. I bought the customer a Logitech MX400 Performance laser mouse and kept my MX500. If the VX Revoluion would have been a wired mouse, I would probably have bought it.

The only problem with my MX500 is that two of the slide pads on the bottom side of the mouse are missing. But that's nothing that I notice if I use the mouse on a mousepad. Also, I feel that the mouse is a bit too large it does not fit my hand perfectly. In this regard I like the Microsoft Intellipoint mice more.

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Posted 25 May 2007 - 01:14 PM

the VX is a very good mouse...

i dont see why it being battery has anything to do with anything other than that you have to stick a new battery in there every month or so. of course, rechargeable batteries last less time by far (10 days to 2 weeks on these ones, and theyre pretty old), but its not much hassle so long as you keep them circulating based around when your mouse says its going to run out soon.
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Posted 27 May 2007 - 12:57 AM

View Postmaccer, on May 25th 2007, 11:51 AM, said:

Yep, that's how it ended up. I bought the customer a Logitech MX400 Performance laser mouse and kept my MX500. If the VX Revoluion would have been a wired mouse, I would probably have bought it.

The only problem with my MX500 is that two of the slide pads on the bottom side of the mouse are missing. But that's nothing that I notice if I use the mouse on a mousepad. Also, I feel that the mouse is a bit too large it does not fit my hand perfectly. In this regard I like the Microsoft Intellipoint mice more.

Exactly. And that is why I generally prefer the MX300 or it's replacement, the MX310. They are smaller than the MX500, and symmetrical to they work great for your south-paw clients. The MX500 has more bells and whistles, but the MX300 is fast, accurate, and feels good in your hand.

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