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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #100 on: Mon, 16 October 2017, 13:41:16 »
G403 wireless... great shell, great scrollwheel (I hate those hyperwheels), great sensor, actually really lasts 1 week. Fits great in the hand. Mmmm... and the wirelessness is so great.
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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #101 on: Mon, 16 October 2017, 14:08:16 »
G403 wireless... great shell, great scrollwheel (I hate those hyperwheels), great sensor, actually really lasts 1 week. Fits great in the hand. Mmmm... and the wirelessness is so great.

The teflon feet it uses is really next lvl..

It's pressed just right to reduce the total surface contact area.

Thereby producing stability without more friction.



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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #102 on: Mon, 16 October 2017, 14:14:36 »
G403 wireless... great shell, great scrollwheel (I hate those hyperwheels), great sensor, actually really lasts 1 week. Fits great in the hand. Mmmm... and the wirelessness is so great.

The teflon feet it uses is really next lvl..

It's pressed just right to reduce the total surface contact area.

Thereby producing stability without more friction.

Works perfectly on my qck xxl. Only, when I plug in the mouse with the cable, the cable really provides friction against my desk.
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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #103 on: Sat, 30 December 2017, 13:49:35 »
G403 wireless... great shell, great scrollwheel (I hate those hyperwheels), great sensor, actually really lasts 1 week. Fits great in the hand. Mmmm... and the wirelessness is so great.

The teflon feet it uses is really next lvl..

It's pressed just right to reduce the total surface contact area.

Thereby producing stability without more friction.

Works perfectly on my qck xxl. Only, when I plug in the mouse with the cable, the cable really provides friction against my desk.
Currently, my favorite mouse is the Logitech G403 wired. I use a Zowie mouse bungee to keep the cable elevated.


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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #104 on: Sat, 30 December 2017, 19:07:20 »
I don't think I have an "ideal" mouse to be honest. I'm extremely budget limited, so I've learned when not to be too picky.

First personal mouse was the MX518. Good mouse, had it for years until it wore out. Tried to sell it to a local store early on when desperate for cash, only to discover the store full of trained experts had no clue what an optical sensor was, claiming it was broken because the sensor didn't light up.

Next was the Logitech G500. Despite prediction and acceleration, a good mouse, until it started double clicking. Not having the experience or tools to fix the issue, I put it in a drawer in case I did someday.

Replaced it with a Razer Abyssus, which was terrible for multiple reasons, not the least of which was you had to flip it over to adjust dpi, which was either way too slow or way too high. I gave it away and borrowed my mom's G500s for a while. To explain how terrible this mouse was: My current monitor, our deep fryer and my mechanical keyboard are all from this year, and I have no intention of replacing them quite yet (my monitor may need to be replaced due to problems with the HDMI port, however). She also still has the G500s, which I bought for her the year prior, and she's still using it.

Replaced the borrowed mouse with my current G303 Daedalus Prime and returned it to it's rightful owner. Not perfect, but very usable, excellent sensor, and does just what I need. The fact that I can program it if need be is a huge plus.
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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #105 on: Sat, 30 December 2017, 19:11:05 »
mx518 -> G400 -> G400s

Yes my ideal mouse exists.

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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #106 on: Wed, 03 January 2018, 07:59:54 »

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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #107 on: Wed, 03 January 2018, 14:49:39 »
logitech g400

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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #108 on: Thu, 04 January 2018, 09:54:29 »
logitech g400

Better than the 400s?  They are basically the same mouse but the g400s has a more precise sensor, apparently.  I know it has some stupid styling, though.

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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #109 on: Thu, 04 January 2018, 10:14:49 »
The cable is different, or at least has supposedly better strain relief.

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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #110 on: Fri, 05 January 2018, 23:20:24 »
If there were a white ver. of deathadder elite then yes.

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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #111 on: Sat, 21 April 2018, 21:30:44 »
No such product exists for what I want: A trackball that sits in front of the keyboard and sunk into the desk. So a Morency Rest with a cutout for a panelmount trackball. And make it so you can lift one side of the trackball up and tent it at any angle.
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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #112 on: Mon, 23 April 2018, 06:12:00 »
No such product exists for what I want: A trackball that sits in front of the keyboard and sunk into the desk. So a Morency Rest with a cutout for a panelmount trackball. And make it so you can lift one side of the trackball up and tent it at any angle.

A trackball between a set of split keyboards is the same thing.

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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #113 on: Mon, 23 April 2018, 10:05:59 »
Yes.


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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #114 on: Mon, 23 April 2018, 10:36:52 »

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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #115 on: Mon, 23 April 2018, 13:27:30 »
No such product exists for what I want: A trackball that sits in front of the keyboard and sunk into the desk. So a Morency Rest with a cutout for a panelmount trackball. And make it so you can lift one side of the trackball up and tent it at any angle.

A trackball between a set of split keyboards is the same thing.

The only way I would break up with my Model M is if DataHand came back from the grave. Even then... ;)

I've been looking around here since I made that statement, and found one that is close: "QTronix Libra 35 trackball gel wrist rest". That might work except for the small trackball and no scroll wheel is a downer but I guess I could use the keyboard for that.

The other one I keep coming back to is the "Logitech TrackMan Marble FX Trackball". No scroll wheel, but with that shape who cares? If my keyboard was tenkeyless or it came in left handed, I think I would be content.

Now I'm wondering if the Trackman could fit sideways near the center of a Morency Rest style arrangement that didn't have any padding.
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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #116 on: Wed, 25 April 2018, 01:21:50 »
Yes, it's called the Logitech MX Master 2.

G403 is a good contender. I prefer the G403 for gaming, the MX Master for productivity.

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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #117 on: Wed, 25 April 2018, 02:20:03 »
I'm super pleased with my current EC1-A but I would love it even more if it had a quieter scrollwheel and shorter click travel  :p
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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #118 on: Wed, 25 April 2018, 03:18:36 »
Logitech MX Master 2 is close to perfect for me. Extremely happy with mine.

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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #119 on: Thu, 26 April 2018, 10:15:17 »
Logitech MX Master 2 is close to perfect for me. Extremely happy with mine.

The MX Master 3 will be very interesting now that the Hero sensor has been invented by logitech..

I see no reason for them to use any other sensor in their wireless mice in the future.. there shouldn't be a difference between their office/gaming line  except weight..

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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #120 on: Tue, 01 May 2018, 01:31:17 »
palm(ish) grip with a pinky rest and a tight back-end so you can claw in needed
free scroll/click adjustable scrolling wheel
adjustable dpi profiles between 2k and 6k
on-the-fly dpi adjustment
4 programmable side thumb buttons
braided cord
nice PBT material w/o coating
Teflon feet
built-in hardware profile software/on board comp
reliable non-jittery sensor
VERY light build with included weights
RGB led's


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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #121 on: Tue, 01 May 2018, 02:16:41 »
You can't get a lightweight palm-grip mouse with a hyperscroll wheel, extra buttons, weights, RGB lights and a PBT shell (denser than ABS, also relatively brittle thus needing more structural support). Those parts weigh something.

Regular Ducky Secret is 120 g, Secret M is 94 g. The difference between them is some material and a weight compartment. Hyperscroll wheels are even heavier and need a lot of space: I wonder how you could fit that and 7 regular button switches together with other components in there.

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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #122 on: Tue, 01 May 2018, 02:23:59 »
You can't get a lightweight palm-grip mouse with a hyperscroll wheel, extra buttons, weights, RGB lights and a PBT shell (denser than ABS, also relatively brittle thus needing more structural support). Those parts weigh something.

Regular Ducky Secret is 120 g, Secret M is 94 g. The difference between them is some material and a weight compartment. Hyperscroll wheels are even heavier and need a lot of space: I wonder how you could fit that and 7 regular button switches together with other components in there.

yeah butt wut if it were made of hyperspace nano interdementional lazlo panaflex highspring superheated lightdamping material?

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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #123 on: Tue, 01 May 2018, 05:49:30 »
Then you wouldn't be using a mouse, but something like direct neural input instead.

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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #124 on: Tue, 01 May 2018, 20:25:09 »
Then you wouldn't be using a mouse, but something like direct neural input instead.


I don't think it will be possible to have a reliable high bandwidth neural interface without cybernetic implants.

This is a very distant technology.


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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #125 on: Fri, 01 June 2018, 23:41:10 »
a trackball mouse with silent clicks and at least 10 or more programmable buttons, this probably exists but just not the silent part

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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #126 on: Wed, 06 June 2018, 15:17:00 »
I'm sure the ideal shape does exist, and it's likely it exists with the idea weight. Haven't found it yet, though. Plus ideal tracking. But tracking is something a lot of decent mice can satisfy me with. Shape's more of a problem. I need it flatter than Sensei but not as flat as that Razer thing which came out together with Stacraft 2, whatever it was called.
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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #127 on: Wed, 06 June 2018, 23:13:57 »
Zowie fk 2 I'll swear by it till the day I die.  Or Microsoft's intellimouse ;)

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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #128 on: Thu, 07 June 2018, 01:11:23 »
I have yet to find the perfect mouse. I can get used to different shapes but finding one with every button in usable/reachable locations has been tough.

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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #129 on: Thu, 07 June 2018, 04:13:59 »
Zowie fk 2 I'll swear by it till the day I die.  Or Microsoft's intellimouse ;)

wish it was just a little bit taller imo, I also had to take out the buttons on the right side cause they kept getting in the way
still a nice shape

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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #130 on: Thu, 07 June 2018, 04:23:20 »


I really like the WMO's shape

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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #131 on: Thu, 07 June 2018, 08:10:45 »
Ideal mice are much like ideal girls. If the shape is ideal, there are issues with character. If character is great, the shape is rarely ideal. And if both are ideal, then that's obviously way out of your league and you're just a poor bloke with little in terms of shape or character (forget cash or power) yourself. ;)
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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #132 on: Fri, 08 June 2018, 10:08:07 »
Yep, Zowie FK1 and/or EC1-A
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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #133 on: Fri, 08 June 2018, 10:29:39 »
Apple magic trackpad would be if I could get it to work with things other than a mac. Thankfully most of my time really needing one is on a mac, but I would love to get it working on my home desktop. Gestures I mean, not just point.
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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #134 on: Thu, 21 June 2018, 15:01:54 »
My favourite as of right now is the logitech g900. Switched from the g403 (found the bump to be a bit big for my hands), however the g900 is just a tad small for my liking. My ideal mouse would be a g403 with a smaller bump.


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Re: Does Your Ideal Mouse Exist?
« Reply #136 on: Mon, 02 July 2018, 12:11:05 »
Fortunately it does, its the M65 Pro by Corsair.
Its the correct shape for my hand, the weight is perfect for me, it looks decent, its well built (that aluminium chassis...) and has a top of the PWM3360 sensor.
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