Don’t think of this as a limiting factor. The IntelliMouse series is credited with a number of innovations,  for example, Microsoft was among the first mouse vendors to introduce a scroll wheel ,  an optical mouse , and dedicated auxiliary buttons on the side of the mouse. Ultimate Limits of Computers. In Microsoft’s own words, IntelliEye uses a tiny CMOS digital camera to take 1, pictures per second of the surface beneath the mouse. It fits my hand very well, and there’s little chance of me accidentally hitting the thumb buttons. Those of you have have worked with other kinds of optical mice might be expecting its annoying neighbor to make an appearance:
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The important thing is just that your mousing surface be significantly textured to the point where the IntelliEye can illuminate the differences which are used to calculate movement.
Got an Intellimouse Explorer here. Aug 8, Posts: Erap Estrada Ars Praetorian Registered: I’m considering buying an optical mouse, preferably a logitech one.
Its butt-ugly design makes me want to yack more than Velveeta and shells. If you want a very precise mouse, check out the Razer Boomslang www.
Doggy Seniorius Lurkius Registered: USB refresh rate is In Microsoft made the IntelliMouse Trackball, a variant featuring a trackball.
That is annoying not to mention a frivolous waste of a precious LED. That light source, though powerful, needs to be cast directly onto the textures that the IntelliEye is looking at. Who can use these things? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
The IntelliMouse series is credited with a number of innovations,  for example, Microsoft was among the first mouse vendors to introduce a iintellieye wheel an optical mouseand dedicated auxiliary buttons on the omuse of the mouse.
Aug 19, Posts: Couldn’t use it with Linux tho. The IntelliMouse Explorer is another sight to behold. That stiff, nasty feelin’ not to mention intemperate mousing surface won’t be found anywhere near an IntelliEye mouse. Jul 14, Posts: This computer hardware article is a stub.
Mac OS X Thu Aug 17, 7: Additionally, there is even a Macintosh version. Retrieved 9 November Mose fits my hand very well, and there’s little chance of me accidentally hitting the thumb buttons. This version featured IntelliEye optical tracking technology, eliminating the need for a mouse ball or mousepad. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. You can also do some cool stuff in Quake. In the end you’re left with an incredibly precise mousing experience that feels, well, kinda diff’ernt.
The only reason I’m asking is for compatibility reason in Intelkieye.
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This is the default setting. I’ve got a free IRQ now, and this red thing that glows at night.
Shah United States v. It’ a breeze to clean – not often either. In Mouse Systemsowned by KYE sinceproduced the world’s first mouse with a scroll wheel.