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Topic # 166023 27-Feb-2015 22:25
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Intending to get a 'real' mouse for this and wondering what's best - wireless or Bluetooth.
I know very little about Bluetooth, does it need a dongle or receiver? Which is best for power saving?

Or is there nothing in it..  prices seem comparable at the low end.

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  Reply # 1248123 27-Feb-2015 22:31
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In my experience Bluetooth mice are much less reliable than wireless ones.
Hard to set up, keeps forgetting its settings at logon.
I've had three Logitech Bluetooth mice, and have now binned them all.
Never again.




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  Reply # 1248136 27-Feb-2015 23:37
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I'm not fond of using bluetooth mice either. Haven't had any problems to date with Logitech Unifying products though. Loved the M950 mouse. The M905 seemed okay too but haven't spent much time with one. Other Logitech wireless products (not bluetooth) seem okay also. Current mouse is a Logitech G700s gaming mouse, which is similar to the M950 in design but doesn't utilise the Unifying system for some reason.




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  Reply # 1248140 28-Feb-2015 00:02
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I have always found bluetooth mice to be more laggy than wired or logitech unifying recieverd ones. Not as bad as a microsoft wireless mouse I had briefly before returning it. Was like it was finding the worst channel to use and then using it poorly.




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  Reply # 1248350 28-Feb-2015 11:50
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Thanks for the advice..  will go with something non-bluetooth.

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  Reply # 1248351 28-Feb-2015 11:54
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ADKM: Thanks for the advice..  will go with something non-bluetooth.


I suggest a Logitech wireless mouse - the build quality is good - it's only the Bluetooth technology that performed badly for me (see my earlier comment).




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  Reply # 1248362 28-Feb-2015 12:23
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Rightoo  the M185 would do (it's the cheapest!).  Or the M235 @ $10 more  ?

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  Reply # 1248396 28-Feb-2015 12:47
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I'd go the M235 I guess. Just because it uses the Unifying receiver. 




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  Reply # 1248428 28-Feb-2015 13:06
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OK, just Googled that and sounds a good idea as you could add a keyboard later.
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  Reply # 1248433 28-Feb-2015 13:13
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Absolutely! No problem.




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  Reply # 1248454 28-Feb-2015 14:09
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i have the 185 as i just wanted a cheap mouse. does the job

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