Low friction mouse -advice required

  Matterhorn 17:54 27 Feb 2006

I recently read a review in an Australian mag relating to a very low friction mouse. Could any readers suggest such a model. I use Photoshop and need to be more accurate with my selections.

  €dstowe 18:37 27 Feb 2006

A graphics tablet is far more suited to use in all applications requiring accuracy of placement of the cursor or working point.

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  PureMoltenEvil 18:40 27 Feb 2006

you can also change your mouse settings in Control Panel that will slow the mouse down and give you greater accuracy.

  ade.h 18:43 27 Feb 2006

I find that a standard MS wireless optical mouse on a smooth desk with no mat is very accurate and low-friction. Both of those qualities may depend on the finish and pattern of the desk of course.

When using my laptop, I can get very good accuracy by holding down the relevant key to make the movement ultra-slow.

  Matterhorn 13:08 28 Feb 2006

Thank you all for your prompt reply. The comments were really helpful. I am going to look into the Wacom suggestion and I will change my mouse settings (never thought of that one!) and will consider the optical mount suggestion too.
Your time and suggestions have been appreciated!


  €dstowe 14:53 28 Feb 2006

I doesn't have to be Wacom - there are other brands - but they are the best.

If you're doing graphics with any seriousness, Wacom are the tablets the pro's use.

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