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Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 6000

by Microsoft
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (167 customer reviews)

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  • BlueTrack Technology: Microsoft BlueTrack Technology combines the power of optical with the precision of laser for remarkable tracking on virtually any surface
  • Plug-And-Go Nano Transceiver: Leave the Nano Transceiver plugged in when you're on the go, or stow it in the mouse
  • 10-Month Battery Life: Use your mouse without power interruption for up to 10 months on a single battery. Battery status indicator tells you when battery power is low
  • 2.4 GHz Reliable Wireless: Microsoft 2.4 GHz wireless delivers a reliable connection with up to a 30-foot range, with virtually no interference
  • Works on Virtually Any Surface: Your mouse will work anywhere you do-including granite, carpet, and rough-grain wood
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Product Information

Technical Details
BrandMicrosoft
Item Weight259 g
Product Dimensions18.4 x 13.6 x 5.6 cm
Item model numberMHC-00004
SeriesWireless Mobile Mouse 6000
  
Additional Information
ASINB0025U14TE
Best Sellers Rank 23,374 in Computers & Accessories (See top 100)
Shipping Weight399 g
Date First Available17 May 2009
  
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Product Description

Product Description

Overview:

World’s Most Advanced Tracking — Go More Places Than Optical or Laser. Take the Microsoft® Wireless Mobile Mouse 6000 anywhere. With revolutionary BlueTrack Technology™, you can work more places than ever before, including on granite countertops, carpets—even on a wood table or a rough, unfinished park bench.  Stylish design for portable computing, now with a Nano transceiver.

Features:

     
Plug-and-Go Transceiver
Leave the Nano Transceiver plugged in when you’re on the go, or stow it in the mouse.
  Reliable Wireless
Experience a reliable connection and virtually no interference with Microsoft 2.4 GHz wireless.
  Advanced Productivity
Work more efficiently with 5 customizable buttons and 4-way scrolling.
 

Additional Features:
  • 10-Month Battery Life
  • 3-Year Limited Warranty

What is BlueTrack?

Microsoft’s proprietary BlueTrack Technology™ works on more surfaces than both optical and laser mice. It uses high-angle imaging optics to generate an accurate picture of the surface.

Now track more accurately on:


Granite

Carpet

Wood

System Requirements: Compatible with Windows 7





  • Windows® 7, Windows Vista®, Windows XP (excluding Windows XP 64-bit)
  • Mac OS X v10.2x3 –10.5x
  • 100 MB
  • 30 MB
  • 1 AA Alkaline Batteries (included)
  • You must accept License Terms for software download.
  • Internet access may be required for certain features. Local and/or long distance telephone toll charges may apply.
  • Software download required for full functionality of all features.

*BlueTrack Technology does not work on clear glass or mirrored surfaces.

Manufacturer's Description

Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 6000 - mouse.


Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
99 of 102 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Light Weight and Very Agile 2 July 2009
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I am not interested in giving a full review, but I will say that the Mobile Mouse 6000 is very light weight. Normally wireless mice tend to be a little heavier than wired mice because of the radio receiver and battery, but this (with battery) weighs just 91 grams on my kitchen scales (digital).

Driver install was painless, just plug the USB receiver in and you are away after a quick automatic driver install. When I tried it with windows 7 (Release Candidate 7100) that didn't even happen, it just worked!

This is a portable wireless mouse so it doesn't go to sleep. There is an off switch on the bottom of the mouse. For laptop users on the go this is good, but for desktop users this could be irritating.

And despite all the promotional pictures having a blue ring around the mouse, the real mouse doesn't have this. For me this is a plus, but anybody expecting a neon blue effect while using it, is going to be disappointed.
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15 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great little mouse 29 Oct 2009
This mouse is exactly what I was after: small, light and highly responsive. The optical tracking technology is very forgiving and smooth, and the tiny USB receiver just lives in my laptop all the time, whether I'm using the mouse or not -- it's *very* small.

Highly recommended.
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27 of 28 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Little Mouse 2 Nov 2009
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I required a new mouse as my last Microsoft Mouse reached its 4th Birthday and thought it was time to call it a day!
I have been amazed at the quality and responsiveness of this mouse. The micro reciever is a welcome addition for laptop users and the mouse is equipped with an on/off slider switch which is excellent for energy conservation, particularly when travelling. I use this mouse on both my laptop and my PC and havent had a single problem with it. My experience with Microsoft Peripherals has and continues to be positive.

All in all a great little mouse with a lot of buzz!!!
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars pretty darn good 10 Jan 2010
By ste k
got this for my netbook after getting two wired mice with retractable cables, which both broke due to the usb plug bit of it breaking- annoying after just 3 months...so I went wireless- after wasting some money on a rubbish one made by case logic(and returning it almost immediately...), i went for this one - brilliant decision.

The mouse works as well(in terms of sharpness of movement), if not better, than a wired mouse, and is comfortable to use, quite light, but not anything that's even close to an issue, and small enough to be mobile but not uncomfortable for me, an 18 year old boy/man-never sure which one... (I've not got small hands)

The only slight minor is the wheel doesn't have click bits on it so you cant use it for accurate scrolling(i.e. zooming on google maps)but this does enable you to use it for side scrolling with a sort of click, so for normal browsing and office work its great

The software with it is your token Microsoft stuff- easily good enough for your average user, with which you can customise all the major buttons- including the two side buttons which are turning out very nicely for me as track changers in itunes (only scrolling up, down, left and right is unchangeable). It also works plug and play so I frequently shove it in other peoples laptops - I'm a touch pad hater...

Another plus , and its a big plus, is the nano transceiver, which is well good- range of absolutely miles- if I can see the netbook, it will work(great for presentations), tiny, and not going to break however badly you treat it (bear in mind I'm a boy...) and stores really well in the mouse.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
The looks, bluetrack and nano transceiver were behind my decision to purchase this. Got it today and was further impressed. Especially,

- Wheel is simply awesome. You know that horrible clicking and grinding sound that you get with some mice, as though some mighty axle were being turned? Well, you can forget about that with this mouse. It's really a gliding motion and at first, it feels like nothing is moving at all! Sort of like a 'touch' wheel! And no sound at all! This is definitely a winner for me because I couldn't live with firefoxing without a comfortable wheel.

- Third (middle) button [pressing wheel] is really easy to 'activate' as well, unlike other mice where it requires a noticeable effort and flex from your finger to depress the wheel [cf. Logitech V220].

- Left and Right buttons have a sort of 'muffled' clicking sound to them [again, cf. V220 which has a sharp clicking sound that is more liable to be overheard some distance away].

- Provided software also makes it easy to customize the left and right side buttons (or whatever you call them) with useful functionality e.g. going to the previous page in your browser, copy, paste etc
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16 of 17 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent mouse. A little expensive 22 Sep 2009
By J.Y VINE VOICE
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Starting up the mouse initialises a warm blue glow beneath the mouse and the free led turns on at the top. The green Led eventually fades to leave you with a glossy black finished mouse with 2 main buttons, 2 side buttons and a wheel button working at 1000dpi resolution which is precise and as accurate as their previous mouse which I owned, the Notebook optical mouse 3000. The main difference being the size and wire there.

This is slightly larger than that mouse, but still appropriate for notebooks. It feels full in the hand and the glossy finish does pick up some dirt and dust, but is easily wiped off with clothing or a microfibre cloth, as the surface is the same as that used on the PSP. Heavy oil marks require a microfibre cloth or "window-cleaning tissue or newspaper soaked in a little water. This said, it doesn't really require that much maintenance, unless you want it to look brand new all the time.

It's not the most comfortable mouse. Extremely large hands are better off with a standard sized mouse such as the Microsoft Explorer.

The bluetrack really does work on anything apart from glass and I've tried carpet, metal, marble and skin. The wireless nano-receiver spring-loaded into the mouse is a nice touch as in some notebooks, the receiver does still stick out and could get damaged so storing it under the mouse is ideal. It could be improved by allowing the same push to insert it being used to remove it much like a DS game cartridge. At present there is a small button you press to "pop" the received out the mouse.

The only addition I would recommend with this mouse is a nice case for it if going travelling with it as you do with notebook mice to protect it's cosmetic glossy finish above all. I've found the small foam or leather compact camera cases available any digital camera store appropriate.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars A+
Great
Published 6 days ago by Gordon Sherrard
3.0 out of 5 stars Looks and feels nice to use, terrible battery life
I've had this for about a year now. In terms of appearance and comfort in use I really like it (I use it for work, emails, word documents etc so nothing fancy or technically... Read more
Published 6 days ago by Amazon Customer
3.0 out of 5 stars Failed within a few days
Purchased as a replacement for an identical mouse that stopped working after three years of excellent service. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Mr L D Hay
5.0 out of 5 stars Mouse
I just love it. It has been good to me and works so well as long as the batteries are funtioning
Published 4 months ago by Linda
5.0 out of 5 stars Useful
This is much better than a mouse with a wire. It can be used anywhere on the desk. A nice comfortable shape too.
Published 5 months ago by sally
5.0 out of 5 stars Great mouse!
Would recommend this mouse to anyone. A blue light below the mouse makes it look great. Recommended for those who wants portability and aesthetics.
Published 9 months ago by Victor Tan Jiun Hong
3.0 out of 5 stars Small Mobile Mouse
It would be helpful if the product description contained the correct dimensions and it was highlighted that a "mobile" mouse is very small compared to a desktop version. Read more
Published 10 months ago by Quasar
4.0 out of 5 stars Neat, portable and reliable
I like the nano transceiver technology which allows wireless contact with your laptop or pc without the nuisance of a large stick protruding from the side of your device. Read more
Published 11 months ago by Longshanks
2.0 out of 5 stars i do not like It very much
unconfidable for use, especially, mouse wheel, just this, so in order to add more words, I am write this information
Published 11 months ago by Qi Ruihao
3.0 out of 5 stars okay
its an ok mouse but the middle wheel doesnt seem to work when i press it as a button and i cant figure out why
Published 11 months ago by courtney
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