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#111496 5-Nov-2012 15:30
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Hi

I am looking for a new mouse and I am after some recommendations.
The most important point is that it is small, I prefer small mice and often use it just on the edge of my laptop so larger mice are not suitable.

My current mouse if 6cm x 9cm so anything around this size would be good. 
Side buttons would be nice but not essential.

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  #712357 5-Nov-2012 15:33
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Swiftpoint too small?



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  #712359 5-Nov-2012 15:35
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kiwitrc: Swiftpoint too small?


Yeah I have 2 of those already. They are great mice but a little to small for me. 
Great when travelling but annoying when I do have a desk to work at. 

 
 
 
 


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  #712362 5-Nov-2012 15:37
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jbard:
kiwitrc: Swiftpoint too small?


Yeah I have 2 of those already. They are great mice but a little to small for me. 
Great when travelling but annoying when I do have a desk to work at. 


Yeah you end up with Grinch like hands.

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  #712363 5-Nov-2012 15:41
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Logitech used to have a smaller one that was nice to use. I think they even called it a laptop mouse. But I've not seen them around for ages, which is annoying as I want to get some more. I won't be giving up the couple I do have any time soon as they are that good and are easily used on the edge of the laptop.

Sorry I can't be more helpful.

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  #712379 5-Nov-2012 15:56
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keewee01: Logitech used to have a smaller one that was nice to use. I think they even called it a laptop mouse. But I've not seen them around for ages, which is annoying as I want to get some more. I won't be giving up the couple I do have any time soon as they are that good and are easily used on the edge of the laptop.

Sorry I can't be more helpful.



+1. I have one of those, and it is really nice. Can't see the model anymore, but I am sure logitech still make something similar.

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  #712390 5-Nov-2012 16:16
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I have this mouse that I would highly recommend.

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  #712397 5-Nov-2012 16:24
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I'm using one of these. Quite nice and using the internal bluetooth transmitter in my laptop there are no wireless dongles needed.

Edit - if you do buy from there, use a discount coupon code, like DD10SALE to get money off. Google search should show some codes to use.




 
 
 
 


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  #712405 5-Nov-2012 16:42
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The Logitech Nano is my mouse of choice, has been for years.



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  #712532 5-Nov-2012 19:53
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dolsen: I'm using one of these. Quite nice and using the internal bluetooth transmitter in my laptop there are no wireless dongles needed.

Edit - if you do buy from there, use a discount coupon code, like DD10SALE to get money off. Google search should show some codes to use.





Thanks for this it looks really good for the price. Only cost me NZ$15 with the discount code.

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  #712535 5-Nov-2012 20:00
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jbard:
dolsen: I'm using one of these. Quite nice and using the internal bluetooth transmitter in my laptop there are no wireless dongles needed.

Edit - if you do buy from there, use a discount coupon code, like DD10SALE to get money off. Google search should show some codes to use.





Thanks for this it looks really good for the price. Only cost me NZ$15 with the discount code.


Interesting website.  At a quick glance they appear to just be resellers for stuff you can buy on Aliexpress/Dealextreme.

Buying direct from the source would have been slightly cheaper: http://www.aliexpress.com/item/Free-shipping-800-1600dpi-wireless-Bluetooth-mouse/656857958.html



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  #712564 5-Nov-2012 20:34
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KevinL:
jbard:
dolsen: I'm using one of these. Quite nice and using the internal bluetooth transmitter in my laptop there are no wireless dongles needed.

Edit - if you do buy from there, use a discount coupon code, like DD10SALE to get money off. Google search should show some codes to use.





Thanks for this it looks really good for the price. Only cost me NZ$15 with the discount code.


Interesting website.  At a quick glance they appear to just be resellers for stuff you can buy on Aliexpress/Dealextreme.

Buying direct from the source would have been slightly cheaper: http://www.aliexpress.com/item/Free-shipping-800-1600dpi-wireless-Bluetooth-mouse/656857958.html


Yeah seemed like a reseller site but couldn't find much under the Horsen brand. 

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  #712732 6-Nov-2012 10:27
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Not sure if those that mentioned the Logitech mouse meant the V500 but that is what I have. They were hellishly expensive but a fantastic little mouse and mine is still going strong. Not made any more though.

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  #714676 9-Nov-2012 13:47
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jbard:
dolsen: I'm using one of these. Quite nice and using the internal bluetooth transmitter in my laptop there are no wireless dongles needed.

Edit - if you do buy from there, use a discount coupon code, like DD10SALE to get money off. Google search should show some codes to use.





Thanks for this it looks really good for the price. Only cost me NZ$15 with the discount code.


Just an update to this, after the first one I decided to get another one as I liked the original so much. My first one was a Gray&Black one and it is great. The second one I got I chose just the black colour and it is a slightly different mouse and is no where near as good as the first one. The first one feels good to touch, is responsive and works well. The second one feels cheap, nasty and does not work that well. There are slight physical differences (position of the power / light under the mouse), the good one has a dpi switch, the bad has a cpi switch etc.

I hope you got the grey black one.




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  #714679 9-Nov-2012 13:50
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dolsen:
jbard:
dolsen: I'm using one of these. Quite nice and using the internal bluetooth transmitter in my laptop there are no wireless dongles needed.

Edit - if you do buy from there, use a discount coupon code, like DD10SALE to get money off. Google search should show some codes to use.





Thanks for this it looks really good for the price. Only cost me NZ$15 with the discount code.


Just an update to this, after the first one I decided to get another one as I liked the original so much. My first one was a Gray&Black one and it is great. The second one I got I chose just the black colour and it is a slightly different mouse and no where as good as the first one. The first one feels good to touch, is responsive and works well. The second one feels cheap, nasty and does not work that well. There are slight physical differences (position of the power / light under the mouse), the good one has a dpi switch, the bad has a cpi switch etc.

I hope you got the grey black one.



Just by chance I did get a grey/black one. Lets hope it is one of the good ones and they haven't changed the whole range.

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  #714913 9-Nov-2012 21:01
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Mice are really personal choices. I have several here that I cant stand to use. Last is a logitech that will track when lifted off the desk so when I try to move the pointer I just end up doing circles unless I lift it about 4-5mm up.

Previous was a cheapie off DX that would just jitter all the time.

Previous to that was a nice cheap ebay "gaming" mouse that has enough buttons, decent speed, doesnt track when lifted and unfortunatly had almost no strain relief on the cable.




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