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Pefect ProTools Mouse?
Old 4th August 2005
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Pefect ProTools Mouse?

Finally, what seems to be the perfect ProTools mouse. The best feature is diagonal scrolling! Windoze compatible. Yes!

http://www.apple.com/mightymouse/

DD.
Old 4th August 2005
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Logitech Marble Mouse. It has a ball in the center toward the top and a button on either side. It's complete symetrical looking. You'll find it at your local computer store for about $30. It changed my life.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by absrec
Logitech Marble Mouse. It has a ball in the center toward the top and a button on either side. It's complete symetrical looking. You'll find it at your local computer store for about $30. It changed my life.
Is that ball a scroll ball or is it like one of those big track ball mice? I think the idea of the Apple one is that the ball is used for scrolling like when you're zoomed into a large picture.
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i thought the ICON was supposed to be the perfect PT mouse?
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Originally Posted by cuttooth21
Is that ball a scroll ball or is it like one of those big track ball mice? I think the idea of the Apple one is that the ball is used for scrolling like when you're zoomed into a large picture.
Well, he did say windows (or windoze) compatible. A friend of mine turned me on to this particular mouse (or track ball, which it truely is) and between that and a few key shortcuts like the smart tool, it has helped me get to a point where my clients can not believe how fast I edit. Everytime I use the standard apple mouse, I feel crippled. Don't get me wrong. It will take a second to get used to it, but then again, eveything does.
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I'm sorry, I thought this whole time you were asking for opinions. My bad...
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Looks interesting, but I'm using a Microsoft Trackball Optical which fits very well for right handers.

http://www.microsoft.com/PRODUCTS/in...24d3d&type=ovr

Me likey. Then again, mouse selection is about as personal as monitor selection...

War
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Me likey. Then again, mouse selection is about as personal as monitor selection...

War
I hear ya!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by alphajerk
i thought the ICON was supposed to be the perfect PT mouse?


I could've sworn the same thing.
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