In an utterly unscientific poll of my laptop-using Twitter followers, almost half said they use a mouse at least some of the time. They use IntelliPoint drivers and its main competitor through the years has been Logitech. However, having to replace relatively cheap batteries only a couple of times a year seems a lot more convenient than remembering to charge a mouse up on a weekly or monthly basis. Any Condition Any Condition. Microsoft antitrust case Microsoft Ireland case. The tilt wheel is probably the Wireless IntelliMouse Explorer 2.

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Microsoft IntelliMouse Explorer USB Receiver Model X | eBay

Microsoft’s first mouse product to use the pivoting tilt wheel is the Wireless IntelliMouse Explorer 2. The build quality is really excellent. It helped sour intellimuose on the whole idea of mice, and I tended to use an ambidextrous trackball thereafter. Soon enough, mice became familiar. Voldenuit It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays. Pivot the wheel to the left, and you scroll left; pivot the wheel to the intelimouse, and you scroll right.

Given that wheel buttons on previous IntelliMouse products have been much easier to engage, I suspect this new stiffness is a byproduct of the wheel’s tilting capabilities. About us Privacy policy Mailing list Mobile. It continued with variations on this basic design through the decade. LG HU85L projector needs but two inches to cast a 90″ picture. It’s nice of Intelllimouse to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays.


The connection light also doubles as a battery life indicator. The sensor really set the standard at the time for precision and accuracy. The “off” amount and percentage simply signifies the calculated difference between the seller-provided price for the item elsewhere and the seller’s price on eBay. Merry Christmas from The Tech Report staff!

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Skip to main content. From the outside, they might look like minor changes, but they really make a intellimojse to the way you use the mouse. A version is also available with faux-leather contact pads for those who need extra grip or want a little more luxury. Serious gamers, it turns out, evaluate mice much the same way they evaluate PCs: You may also like.

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Microsoft IntelliMouse Explorer USB Receiver 2.0 Model 1009 X801604

The wireless connection’s effective range with no performance degradation is about six and a half feet, and the base station has a handy connection light that lets users know when they’re within range. Customize The Tech Report Speaking of tilting capabilities, let’s all take a moment to marvel in the glory that is the tilt wheel:. No Interruptions Day Shortbread. Design Paradise or dystopia?


Design The 15 coolest interfaces of the year Co. Okay, end of digression. It also used long life Omron switches, and coupled with a low force to fire and low key idle, the buttons were easy to press, and activated with minimal slack before engaging the switch. No ratings or reviews yet. It’s almost as if the wheel were rolling on an axle 20. pure Teflon.