Question for Logitech MX Revolution mouse users - button surface

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by zen, Aug 4, 2009.

  1. zen macrumors 68000

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    Something I can't quite see in photos, and people don't mention in reviews - what is the button surface like on the Logitech MX Revolution? Is it smooth, or textured?

    I'm asking because I have sensitive fingertips, and currently use a Logitech MX518, which has a smooth button surface.

    I was sent a Logitech G5 once and had to stop using it after a while as the buttons have a rough, textured surface for grip during gaming (I suppose). I found the surface far too harsh on my fingertips.

    I don't need a completely shiny/gloss button surface, but just a "regular" one. How does the MX Revolution compare in this regard? It seems to be the best wireless mouse available, but I don't want to buy it only to find the surface too rough.
     
  2. PhixionFilms macrumors 6502

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    Its really smooth, the wheels have a kind of grip on them, but i dont think its to much to care about.
     
  3. geoffreak macrumors 68020

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    Buy a Mighty Mouse. It has a smooth surface.

    I had posted this originally but my post had disappeared:mad:
     
  4. zen thread starter macrumors 68000

    zen

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    @PhixionFilms - Thanks! The grip on the wheels isn't a problem, so long as the mouse buttons are smooth.

    @geoffreak - I'll pass on the Mighty Mouse. I used a wired one for a while that came with my iMac, but developed wrist problems inside a month. Bought a second iMac and it went straight into the trash. Logitech make the best mice, end of :cool:
     
  5. geoffreak macrumors 68020

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    As much as I don't like Microsoft, they make some good mice.
    I love my MM though ;)
     
  6. thegoldenmackid macrumors 604

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    I would never go back to a Mighty Mouse. To the OP, it's smooth, but features some plastic as well as some rubber for grip. Like it's been said above, the buttons features a grip.
     
  7. fhall1 macrumors 68040

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    Back to the original question...the two main mouse buttons on the MX are smooth (to my touch anyway).
     
  8. zen thread starter macrumors 68000

    zen

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    Thanks for the responses everyone! Sounds like the MX is the mouse for me, and should be a nice upgrade from the MX518.

    I know there are a lot of MM fans on these forums, but I am never touching a MM again, ever! Comfort and carpal tunnel syndrome reasons aside, not being able to depress the left and right buttons at the same time makes it impossible to use in gaming.
     

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