New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Other Hardware and Peripherals Other Apple systems and peripherals discussion.

Logitech MX500


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
Emrys

 
Emrys's Avatar
 
Member Since: Oct 27, 2002
Location: Vermont
Posts: 1,345
Emrys is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: 17" iMac G4 800MHz 1GB RAM

Emrys is offline
Well, I went out and did it. I was trying to be the good Apple convert, and make use of the Apple Pro mouse, but I just couldn't take it anymore. I needed the right mouse button. I know, I know.... I gave in. But I couldn't help it, I was born with the need to use more than one button I guess. So I go to Best Buy, and there is this black beauty. I had seen the MX700 before, the wireless model, which I have never really been interested in. The MX500 was only 40 smackers, so I said, "Sure why not?". I'd get all these buttons to play with, and with Expose, that might be kinda cool...

I get home, plug this thing in, do a little google to see how to set 'er up ( who needs manuals, when you can do a 2 second google search and come up with a post from some poor sap like myself trying to cheat the requirements of all other human beings on the planet ). All I can say is that it is a little cooler than cool . It is much more acurate than the Apple Pro mouse, at least for my mousing, and I programmed the 2 side buttons to perform a little Expose show for me, without having to touch the keyboard at all. Can ya tell I'm kinda lazy Plus the scroll wheel is pretty much a necessity these days. There are also 4 more buttons that I can program, and one came programmed with ALT-TAB Nice!

Summary, a great mouse for $40. Optical, 8 ( 6 + left/right )programmable buttons, nice feel, looks good, and functions great. Sure there are optical meeses out the for like $18 or so, but the extra money is worth it for the build quality, the functionality, and overall appearance.

Two thumbs up to Logitech with the MX500!

Emrys
Community Administrator / Moderator
MAC-FORUMS.COM - The Ultimate Source For Your Mac!
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Monitor question.... | salvaging a hard drive »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:02 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?