View Full Version : logitech optical cordless
07-22-2002, 03:24 PM
there's a great deal on a $70 Logitech Cordless Mouseman Optical right now at Best Buy... and I'm really in dire need to upgrade my ball mouse to optical, especially for gaming.
Anybody have this mouse. If not, what you have, and what would you recommend?
07-22-2002, 03:30 PM
I have the MS Intelli Explorer v3
I love the mouse, I don't trust wireless yet for game'n
07-22-2002, 04:08 PM
I use the logitech optical, it's just fine for gaming, as long as you aren't a super twitch player. Just in case, I leave my USB mouse plugged in, because sometimes XP loses the connection, or on the off chance the battery dies on me. But I've had no problems gaming with it; single player, online, you name it.
07-22-2002, 05:04 PM
I've got it and it works great. (I'm not a gamer.) I replaced my corded Mouseman with it. Once I got used to it, I could never be without the 4th (thumb) button (I have it set to open Explorer).
07-22-2002, 05:36 PM
Got my dad's logitech cordless mouseman optical for $35 at officedepot awhile back. I tried it out a few times for counter-strike, but I still prefer my corded and balled ms intellimouse.
07-23-2002, 01:12 AM
okay, based on some of your good recommendations, I got it at Best Buy for $30 after rebates (check it out, still going on, BM only). this thing is bad a**, I love the sensitiviy. software tells me battery power, and is expected to last min. 2 months with ni-cads.
I gamed with it (MOH and America's Army) and see no loss of resolution. i love the feel too.
to those that have one, question: why doesn't the red optic turn off when computer is off? wouldn't that save on batter life? thanks for the feedback guys... i'd like to hear what others are using still.
07-23-2002, 05:50 AM
Originally posted by passwird
but I still prefer my corded and balled ms intellimouse.
passwird prefers balls. :D
I have a logitech optical, but not cordless. I bought it the day that it hit the store shelves. I love the thing. I have yet to clean it:D if you havent gon eoptical yet, what are you waiting for?
our local computer store sells opem logitech opticals and some no name brand ones for under 15.00 bucks each. we have some at work and they work really well.
07-23-2002, 06:06 AM
You'll love it. If you're talking just about the mouse, actually you should be able to find the keyboard/mouse combo for just a little bit more (Logitech Cordless Freedom Keyboard and Optical Mouse). Cordless for both is the greatest.
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