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#215510 30-Jun-2017 12:03
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My trusty Logitech M505 has been a bit flakey of late - not bad for 9 years of service.

 

Im looking a replacement.

 

Anybody got any recommendations for a good comfortable mouse? Main use is for development, writing documents etc

 

TIA


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  #1809514 30-Jun-2017 12:15
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I'm using the M705. The batteries last over a year of heavy use!

 

Unified USB receiver also manages the K260 keyboard.

 

Happy with both.


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  #1809530 30-Jun-2017 12:26
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If you are not looking for a gaming mouse, the Logitech MX Master seems to be everyone's favourite that I hear. It is quite a large mouse though, so you might want to try it out first to see if it fits your hand/grip, but if it does apparently it is very comfortable to use.

 

I personally would get one for work myself but at over $100 it is a little pricey for me.


 
 
 
 




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  #1809532 30-Jun-2017 12:32
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kryptonjohn:

 

I'm using the M705. The batteries last over a year of heavy use!

 

Unified USB receiver also manages the K260 keyboard.

 

Happy with both.

 

 

 

 

Thanks @kryptonjohn the M705 seems like the natural choice. Just looked around and a colleague has one. It seems comfortable enough.


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  #1809534 30-Jun-2017 12:33
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MX Master is $96 at Noel Leeming at the mo.





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  #1809535 30-Jun-2017 12:33
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littlehead:

 

If you are not looking for a gaming mouse, the Logitech MX Master seems to be everyone's favourite that I hear. It is quite a large mouse though, so you might want to try it out first to see if it fits your hand/grip, but if it does apparently it is very comfortable to use.

 

I personally would get one for work myself but at over $100 it is a little pricey for me.

 

 

 

 

Damn thats a big mouse!


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  #1809589 30-Jun-2017 13:14
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The M705 is quite horrible in terms of accuracy - if you do any gaming, design work or anything it isn't the mouse for you.

 

I bought a MX Master for home - loved it, bought another one for work. Very nice to use and the freescrolling on it is awesome. Looks like a big mouse (and it is) but it is darn comfortable.





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  #1809595 30-Jun-2017 13:20
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Hmmm, can't say I have had any accuracy issues, but I don't use it for gaming. Do a lot of software design with it, including positioning controls on forms etc. The only problems that gives me is when I have bad network connections to remote desktops making it laggy.

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  #1809608 30-Jun-2017 13:49
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kryptonjohn:

 

Hmmm, can't say I have had any accuracy issues, but I don't use it for gaming. Do a lot of software design with it, including positioning controls on forms etc. The only problems that gives me is when I have bad network connections to remote desktops making it laggy.

 

I used to use one then bought a later model one with "improved battery life" however this model was terrible to use. However, I do use my mice with the sensitivity turned way up. Gaming with them was horrible. For the little price difference at the moment you can't beat the MX Master.





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  #1809629 30-Jun-2017 14:31
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+1 for MX Master.  Best mouse I've ever used.  I don't notice the size, but love the added functionality of the buttons, which are generally well-placed, and the ability to pair it with 3 devices and switch between them using the button underneath the mouse.  It means I can use one mouse for both my work desktop and my personal Surface which I bring to work with me with no fuss.


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  #1809632 30-Jun-2017 14:33
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Using my MX Master to submit this very post...

 

Excellent mouse, probably overpriced, no regrets.





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  #1809658 30-Jun-2017 15:33
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Using an M705 at work, and it's not bad, but at home I've got a G900 Chaos Spectrum, and I can honestly say it's the best mouse I've ever used. 





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+1 for the G900 Chaos Spectrum. The best mouse I have ever used, bar none. Regular price is quite expensive but I got it for $90 when Harvey Normans had their New Year Sale on. The Salesperson couldn't believe the price when I took it up as he had just bought one a few weeks beforehand. Checked the price ticket, scanned it twice and confirmed with his boss before he "let me" buy it laughing






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  #1809674 30-Jun-2017 15:55
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I'm using a Steel Series Rival 300 now, I find it lots more comfortable than my previous Razer Taipan.  I was worried about the optical sensor not laser but it hasn't been an issue yet.

 

I do game with it (the mouse is the least of my problems there), but I also use it all day for work.





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  #1810127 1-Jul-2017 16:33
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I'd take G900 over MX Master if only one mouse for gaming/productivity - responsiveness is phenomenal and smaller/lighter.

 

For productivity MX Master because of the side scroll and speed adaptive scroll.


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Mickey?   Minnie?   Danger?  wink


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