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Mouse for Drafting

Postby bookermorgan » Tue Dec 11, 2007 3:36 pm

Hello there,
Just wondering what everyone is using for a mouse/tablet. I currently have a small Logitech POS mouse and am looking into a new one.
Morgan Booker
Drafting Supervisor

Vista Geomatics Ltd.
Bay 1, 2135 32nd Ave NE
Calgary AB
Phone: 270-4048
Fax: 270-8283
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Postby Richard Sands » Wed Dec 12, 2007 12:02 am

I have a Logitech Revolution http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/mice_ ... 0&cl=us,en
that I find very good, but some of the buttons get in the way sometimes. These can be disabled.
The batteries seem to give a good life and charge quickly, but they are on board and cant be replaced easily.
regards, Richard
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Postby bookermorgan » Wed Dec 12, 2007 7:10 am

Yeah that thing looks pretty BA!
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MOUSE

Postby Richard Sands » Wed Dec 12, 2007 2:58 pm

I find it fits the hand really well. (not small ones though and definitely not left handers. I had an occupational therapist in one day and she remarked what a really well designed mouse it was as far as the use and the posture etc etc was concerned. She gave it top marks there. It is a good mouse, no bones about it, it looks a bit awesome or otherwise in photos.
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In case you're still looking....

Postby Gord » Thu Apr 03, 2008 9:00 am

I have the Logitech MX1000 bluetooth wireless.
Not sure how many buttons are on the Revolution but the MX1000 has 9 or 10 buttons that can all be programmed for just about anything. I've added the most used shortcuts right to the mouse buttons.
Add functions one at a time to remember what you assigned to what button!
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MICE

Postby Richard Sands » Thu Apr 03, 2008 10:43 pm

One extremely good feature is the silicone (?) pads of the mouse. It is silky smooth and on a glassy surface there is absolutely no effort to move the mouse and it can be ever so controllable and the movement is as good as your hand is. I use it on a plastic laminated surface and it is extremely precise and just glides effortlessly.
I have tried some of the other brands (laser) and whilst not plugging Logitech, am yet to find one so good. The revolution probably follows the same development.
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Postby surveyor6925 » Tue Aug 19, 2008 5:52 am

touch pad works for me. Little hard to get comfortable with. However, I've never known anyone to go back to a mouse.
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Re: Mouse for Drafting

Postby minguell » Sat Jul 17, 2010 5:13 am

Logitech trackball, as small a mouse, comfortable on the hand and takes up no space on the desk. (even works when covered in paper work)
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