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Old 12-10-2003, 06:31 PM   #11 (permalink)
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The MX Duo is the latest version, unless you are going to get the Bluetooth one.
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Old 12-10-2003, 06:37 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I wouldn't recommend Bluetooth just yet for Wireless keyboard and mouse. There is an issue with some OSes (XP mainly) that the key/mouse freeze up sometimes on a regular basis. They don't know exactly what causes it yet, but it is a very real problem.

I will try to find the article.
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Old 12-11-2003, 05:46 PM   #13 (permalink)
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my experience with wireless mouses has been pretty bad. When gaming it would lag and sometimes just go somewhere on its own, it didnt feel directly connected and was to much lag for my liking
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Old 12-11-2003, 06:39 PM   #14 (permalink)
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I use the Microsoft Explorer Wireless Mouse & love it!! Thinking about trying the wireless keyboard
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Old 12-12-2003, 02:41 AM   #15 (permalink)
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ordered the Logitech MX Duo!!!

$67 free shipping and no tax!
should go well with my new system:

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Old 12-12-2003, 03:14 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Nice system, your good to go. I know you'll love the wireless setup, it's sweet.
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Old 12-12-2003, 11:05 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Congrats, hook it up as per the instructions and you should have no problems.
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Old 01-27-2004, 09:08 PM   #18 (permalink)
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I just returned my wireless intellimouse explorer because the scroll was too sensitive and fast in games. I turned off all the acceleration, but I still ddin't get what I wanted. I was use to my intellimouse explorer v1.1 where the scroll had a very slight click everytime you scrolled. Thus for every click, it would change a weapon in unreal or rtcw and everything else. I am now on a intellimouse explorer w/ bluetooth, but I don't have the install cd to get it going. I bought it as the display unit at bestbuy and they didn't have the cd. Sooo, if anyone that reads this has access to the cd I would greatly appreciate a zip file of it. As far as lag and performance, the previous wireless mouse was flawless with online play. Never even got a hint of lag.
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Old 08-04-2004, 07:19 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Hello.... well, after several months of perfect use of my Logitech wireless mouse and keyboard....

I have an issue with it.... Well, at least I assume its the mouse.

yesterday it started to act up and mess up and have issues:

1) when moving the mouse, it slows, pauses, stops, etc.
2) it also jumps around a little bit when "acting up"

The best way to describe the issue is... You know or remember when you PC had "too much" running at once... and you tried to move the mouse to do things.... how it would not respond as it should....

that is the problem I have... BUT it is very random, but often.

I checked the CPU when it messes up... nothing.
only few programs are up when it happens.

the battery is charged??? [well, the light is not blinking]
the distances from keyboard and intake infared is very close
there seems to be nothing different my PC....

Any Thoughts?????????

Thanks
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Old 08-04-2004, 08:01 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Wireless keyboards and mouse's are realy usefull, mean i can sit in bed, and [play vice city on the plasma screen with out cables.
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