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Other => Off Topic => Topic started by: Ovalcircle1 on April 20, 2018, 09:24:40 PM

Title: Silent mouse
Post by: Ovalcircle1 on April 20, 2018, 09:24:40 PM
I just bought this (https://www.amazon.com/Logitech-910-004908-M330-Silent-Plus/dp/B01JPOM1HG/ref=pd_sim_147_1?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B01JPOM1HG&pd_rd_r=RYKSRX6T9NTS5MYQ3WGP&pd_rd_w=vLIfA&pd_rd_wg=YVz1f&psc=1&refRID=RYKSRX6T9NTS5MYQ3WGP) mouse (scroll down a little for the information) and let me tell you, it makes a world of difference not having to hear the stupid noise every time I push down on a mouse button. I can actually concentrate on a game or be stealthy during a boring class.

Also: Learned how to use a hyperlink. Pretty excited.
Title: Re: Silent mouse
Post by: x4000 on April 21, 2018, 12:50:15 PM
Nice! Those guys make great mice.
Title: Re: Silent mouse
Post by: Draco18s on April 21, 2018, 04:00:47 PM
Nice. But it only has 3 buttons. I'm a minimum 5 button man raptor myself.
Title: Re: Silent mouse
Post by: Ovalcircle1 on April 21, 2018, 07:53:52 PM
Nice. But it only has 3 buttons. I'm a minimum 5 button man raptor myself.
I considered getting one that is silent and has more buttons, but then I thought "I'm already bad with hotkeys on the keyboard. Now I'm going to put them on my mouse?"
Title: Re: Silent mouse
Post by: Draco18s on April 21, 2018, 08:25:02 PM
I considered getting one that is silent and has more buttons, but then I thought "I'm already bad with hotkeys on the keyboard. Now I'm going to put them on my mouse?"

The 4 and 5 thumb buttons are back and forward in browsers. So nice.
Title: Re: Silent mouse
Post by: TheVampire100 on April 21, 2018, 08:32:28 PM
I lived long enough with a mouse with 3 buttons and thought I would never need one with more.
Now I think I can never live without one with 5 buttons.
It's just too comfortable in video games when you have some extra buttons right on your hand.
Title: Re: Silent mouse
Post by: Misery on April 23, 2018, 08:36:54 PM
Stuck with 3 buttons, myself.  Piece of crap "iHome" mouse from Walmart.

The problem I run into with mice is the shape.  Most seem to be shaped like gigantic lumps.  I cant even hold the bloody things.  I bought this pricey Logitech thing with like 8 extra buttons on it that I figured would have a variety of uses, got it home, and 1 hour later, needed pain pills.  I don't understand how anyone can even USE these things.   I'll never grasp why they're shaped like that nowadays.

I picked up the crap mouse from Walmart because it's about as flat as a mouse gets, so I could actually freaking use it.  Dunno what I'll do if the thing breaks.  I had a hard time finding one like it in the first place.

The keyboard at least is a very different story.  But yeah, crap mouse.  Bah.
Title: Re: Silent mouse
Post by: Draco18s on April 24, 2018, 06:38:43 PM
I picked up the crap mouse from Walmart because it's about as flat as a mouse gets, so I could actually freaking use it.  Dunno what I'll do if the thing breaks.  I had a hard time finding one like it in the first place.

You probably need one of these (https://www.amazon.com/Mad-Catz-T-7-Gaming-Mouse/dp/B0095D1CM8). :P
Title: Re: Silent mouse
Post by: Misery on April 24, 2018, 10:13:02 PM
The Rat3 was my previous one, actually.  Despite being a Madcatz product, it was actually a fantastic mouse, was quite surprised with it.  Was none too pleased when it eventually died.  But it lasted quite awhile.   Well, technically it still works, it's the mouse wheel that eventually broke.  Have never seen this newer one before.  $130 though... pretty high price there.

This entire series of mice look so strange though.  I remember shortly after I got it, my cousin came over to my house, and he took one look at it and said "What's wrong with that thing?  Did you get angry and stomp on it a few times?" 
Title: Re: Silent mouse
Post by: Draco18s on April 24, 2018, 11:23:20 PM
This entire series of mice look so strange though.  I remember shortly after I got it, my cousin came over to my house, and he took one look at it and said "What's wrong with that thing?  Did you get angry and stomp on it a few times?"

Yeah, I totally get that feel.

$130 though... pretty high price there.

That was the newest (I think?) one. You might be able to get a 4 or 5 for cheaper.