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laser mouse snakeoil

by larryt2 / August 19, 2006 4:08 PM PDT

I have a hard time seeing how a laser mouse could be that much more acurate than an LED optical mouse . I have seen so many reviews stating that the laser is more precice but the laser is not reading a picture on the mouse pad but using the led or laser to orient the curser on the the screen . Why would you want to spend the extra money when your only talking pixels

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Never heard that one. . .
by Coryphaeus / August 19, 2006 11:28 PM PDT
In reply to: laser mouse snakeoil

I just use what works.

BTW, have you ever tried to use an optical mouse on a glass table top?

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Having used both, the laser wins.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 20, 2006 1:01 AM PDT
In reply to: laser mouse snakeoil

It works on more surfaces. While that may not seem a big deal I found it to be nice to have it just work since I bring one along with me as I visit on site to demo or update our software.

Bob

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