Logitech G7 Laser Cordless Mouse review: Logitech G7 Laser Cordless Mouse

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CNET Editors' Rating

4 stars Excellent
  • Overall: 8.0
  • Installation and interface: 9.0
  • Features: 7.0
  • Service and support: 8.0
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The Good 2,000dpi laser sensor; two rechargeable battery packs; easy-to-change sensitivity settings.

The Bad Lacks removable weights; right-handed use only.

The Bottom Line The Logitech G7 Laser Cordless Optical mouse has a 2,000dpi optical sensor, programmable buttons, adjustable sensitivity levels, a quick-swappable battery, and most importantly, no cord. But gamers who don't mind being chained to their computers should consider other, less expensive options.

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Logitech G7 Laser Cordless mouse

Most gamers avoid cordless mice with good reason: their battery life can be short-lived, and you run the risk of lag. Logitech addresses both concerns with the G7 laser cordless mouse, which features programmable buttons, adjustable sensitivity levels, and a quick-swappable battery. At $99, it's a good cordless option for the gaming set, but those who don't mind being chained to their computers should consider the Logitech G5 laser mouse , which offers the same level of programmability for $30 less.

The 4.7-ounce G7 is fairly light for a gaming mouse, and most gamers will want more heft; unlike the G5, it lacks customizable weights to give it a heavier feel. Though it looks like it will fit both left- and right-handed users, it's made for righties only. It has two sensitivity buttons conveniently placed below the thumbwheel and another programmable button near the thumb rest. It has a small battery meter on top. An eject button on the bottom lets you quickly swap out the battery. The G7 comes with two battery packs and a USB recharging station. Logitech also includes a wireless receiver that you can plug into your computer's USB port or the USB port on the recharging station.

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Logitech G7 Laser Cordless Mouse

Part Number: 931375-0403 Released: Aug 11, 2005
MSRP: $99.99 Low Price: $249.99 See all prices

Quick Specifications See All

  • Release date Aug 11, 2005
  • Connector Type 4 pin USB Type A
  • Movement Resolution 2000 dpi
  • Type USB
  • OS Required Microsoft Windows 98/ME
    Microsoft Windows Vista / 2000 / XP
  • Type mouse
  • Movement Detection Technology laser
  • Connectivity Technology wireless
  • Compatibility PC