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Fantastic Mouse that Doesn't Even Last 6 weeks!!
on 7 March 2012
I'm the kind of [fussy] person who likes to read about a dozen reviews before I buy something,... watch a video review, get a feel for the product before I invest hard earned dollars.... I don't usually write reviews unless the product is SO bad or Criminally GOOD, that it deserves a mention of somekind....
SO -- I got this for Christmas, based on some good reviews amid a few dodgy isolated problems.... and thought,... "Ah -- there's so few 1-star and so many 5-star reviews, I'll be bound to get one that works!"
> More Fool Me . COM <
Yes, the mouse IS Spanking, Delicious and Lovely. It has a great texture, grippy sides, fits my palm amazingly, nice mid-weight (not too light), glides really smooth, has Excellent on-screen precision, changeable DPI, 2 x side buttons and a Lovely, just LOVELY scroll wheel (can't stand the ones that whizz off too fast!!) that is just subliminally tactile .
In short -- my rodent worked like a dream for about 6 weeks -- AND THEN >>> Suddenly the cursor became crazy and everything started going really weird. Nothing would click properly and it pissed me right off. Thought it was the wireless at first, and then maybe driver issues but eventually I realized the left-click button was DOUBLE-CLICKING -- making dragging absolutely impossible and general use (eg: Switching between windows) and selecting things a total nightmare.
This is apparently a hardware issue caused by CHEAP, WORTHLESS and POINTLESS micro-switches inside the thing. A REAL SHAME!! Because this mouse WON on every test except BASIC RELIABILITY!! :(
Ok -- its a £10 mouse, but I have bought better quality from Wilkinson's for £6 for peep's sake -- so I don't buy into this "what did you expect for a tenner??" malarky..... What has really bamboozled me about this [and so, deserves the "Mention"] is this ---> WHY anyone would go all the way with bothering to design and make a product that is aesthetically ACE,... and then FAILS as soon as it is put to use...!??
Avoid being disappointed, like Me.
Buy anything better than this tat.