Weekend Open Forum: Your first and current mouse

By Matthew · 65 replies
Feb 25, 2011
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  1. bielius

    bielius TS Addict Posts: 214   +17

    I think it was the Logitech black mouse everybody used, with a gum( or something) logo in the middle of the mouse. I now use Acme MA01, Because it was cheap and has CPI controls. The most important thing to me is Back button and CPI button, because i can get back in past and because when i play as a sniper in games, i must increase the sensitiveness. I can't imagine playing as a sniper without this function :O
  2. madboyv1

    madboyv1 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,471   +375

    um... I don't remember my first mouse. It might have been one of those Microsoft "Dove Bar" mice. Maybe sooner, can't remember. I'm currently using the Logitech PerformanceMX.
  3. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,010   +18

    First mouse was one of those off white two button mice of the early 90s. Now MX518.
  4. NeoFlux

    NeoFlux TS Booster Posts: 104   +14

    MX 518

    Had lot of other Logitech, Microsoft, Razer models. Nothing better for me than this. Yet.
  5. Ithryl

    Ithryl TS Rookie Posts: 53

    My first mouse had some kind of a cradle instead of a scroll-wheel. Although even that was quite a thing back then. Been using logitech for ages now - my current one being the G5. There was never anything wrong with the mouse, fits perfect, weight is ok, it's just so dirty by now that it makes me wonder whether I shouldn't wash my hands after using it.
  6. mike1959

    mike1959 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,034   +55

    My first mouse would have been the one supplied with Commodore Amiga A500, beige in colour, wired, 2-button and rollerball. Bought a few since then, but current one is Microsoft Wireless optical 2.0.
    Advantages are it's a big mouse that actually fits my hand, has a rough surface so grippy, has 2 x AA cells so 3 months till recharge, smooth scroll wheel, heavy, accurate.
  7. fpsgamerJR62

    fpsgamerJR62 TS Rookie Posts: 489

    I've been using Logitech mice for so long that I don't even remember my first non-OEM mouse. I currently using a Logitech MX510 and MX1000 for non-gaming duties and switching to a 2nd generation G5, G9X plus a Roccat Kone for gaming duties.
  8. Cota

    Cota TS Enthusiast Posts: 513   +8

    A ball mouse, oh the old days... but now its a SideWinder X8 and i dont think i can go back to the non macro mouses.
  9. Benny26

    Benny26 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,535   +51

    First was a mini mouse...Second was a mini mouse...Third was my first mini mouse because my second one broke.

    I can't stand big chunky things when it comes to mice.
  10. yowanvista

    yowanvista TS Enthusiast Posts: 82

    First was a standard trackball PS/2 mouse, current is A4tech x6 22d
  11. Tekkaraiden

    Tekkaraiden TS Evangelist Posts: 997   +93

    My first mouse what whatever came with my Compaq Presario 425 http://www.smartcomputing.com/images/smartcomputing/fullsize/293n1109.jpg[img]

    My current mouse is a Microsoft Habu.
  12. zillion

    zillion TS Rookie Posts: 51

    Started gaming pretty late and used a logitech mx revolution for various mmo´s and after a long period of changes ive ended with a logitech G700 in combination with the steelseries SX pad i feel i have the perfect combo for my fps addiction :p
  13. mrtraver

    mrtraver TS Guru Posts: 380   +86

    Does the trackball controller for my Atari 800 count? :) Guess not, since I could not use it to position a cursor on a text screen.

    I thionk my first non-OEM mouse was a Logitech Trackman Marble. Then when scroll wheels came out, I picked up a Microsoft IntelliMouse. I still use them for backups or when testing new builds in the basement.

    For my first PC build, I got a Logitech MX1000 wireless laser mouse, which I used almost exclusively until I got a deal on an MX1100 last year. I still use the MX1000 at work.
  14. Greg S

    Greg S TechSpot Staff Posts: 1,065   +427

    Never had a "real" mouse, but I do remember having a Kensington Expert Mouse, which is a simple four-button trackball.
  15. Korn007

    Korn007 TS Member

    Currently I am using a Razer Deathadder 3500 for all my needs, as far as my first non oem mouse I have no idea im sure it was ms or logitech way back when that was at least 15 years ago.
  16. myrmidonks

    myrmidonks TS Rookie Posts: 48

    Razer Deathadder
  17. Korn007

    Korn007 TS Member

    Currently I am using a Razer Deathadder 3500 for all my needs, as far as my first non oem mouse I have no idea im sure it was ms or logitech way back when that was at least 15 years ago.
  18. pcnthuziast

    pcnthuziast TS Booster Posts: 322   +8

    Can't remember my first, but current is G500. Why is there a picture of a weird lookin pizza cutter?
  19. catburst

    catburst TS Rookie

    Mionix naos 5000
  20. Breech

    Breech TS Member Posts: 76

    Currently using a Logitech G9 with heaviest weights installed. Best mouse I've ever had. It's been far too long for me to remember what my first mouse was.
  21. herpaderp

    herpaderp TS Booster Posts: 154

    First mouse BOUGHT was a Logitech V470, before that, for years and years, i simply settled for generic OEM mice. Current mouse is an Ideazon Reaper Edge.
  22. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,730   +379

    First mouse, the one that came with the Commodore Amiga 500. And from there I used a few crappy ones that came with PCs. Then I switched to Logitech mice and have been using them ever since.
  23. Johny47

    Johny47 TS Rookie Posts: 157

    I have a Gigabyte laser mouse, it's nice and cost £4.99 from Play.com(quite comfortable) the highest DPI/speed of it and the one I use for FPS and RTS games is only 1600 but that's ok for me.

    First mouse I ever used was a rubbish ball mouse on my parents old eMachines PC haha =/

    What's that in the picture, one of the first mice made from wood? flippin heck that's so... primitive hahaha =P
  24. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] Hello, nice to meet you! Posts: 3,448   +145

    Razer lachesis is my current mouse, and my first "real" mouse.
    I thought I'd be more useful for the price honestly; 4000 DPI is so useless I definitely feel like I overpaid this one. Next time, I'll settle for an accurate and dependable mouse at maybe ?$40 max.
  25. ShiftedReality

    ShiftedReality TS Member

    First mouse i remember having was with a older early to mid 90's PC and was using IBM PS/2 Model 25 Now the Logitech G9x and a Coolermaster Sentinel .

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