Tuesday, November 22nd 2011

Genius Announces DX Eco Battery-Free Wireless Mouse

Taiwan–based Genius, an international company in computer peripherals, announced the Eco friendly Genius DX Eco Mouse. Experience the most Eco friendly wireless mouse from Genius Blue Eye Family. The Genius DX Eco is battery-free, and helps contribute one own effort in environment protection.

Featuring a battery-free design, it has a built-in gold capacitor to expand rechargeable life up to 100,000 times, just a quick charge for 3 minutes and ready to use. The Genius BlueEye technology let one work virtually anywhere. Its bi-directional 2.4 GHz link works up to 15 meters away from the receiver, and is backed by anti-interference technology to ensure perfect working smoothness. Also available of four hot keys to access to previous/next page, flying scroll and dpi adjust between 800 and 1600 dpi. Plus its super mini receiver is easy for storage and prevents breakage.

For a High C/P value and Eco friendly mouse, there is nothing better than Genius DX-Eco. Start Protecting the environment with DX Eco Mouse. Backed by a 3 year warranty, the Genius DX-Eco mouse is available at a price of US $49.90.
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12 Comments on Genius Announces DX Eco Battery-Free Wireless Mouse

#1
btarunr
Editor & Senior Moderator
Finally, a wireless mouse that isn't repulsively bulky.
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The BlueEye sensor is kinda useless though. Laser + optical doesn't work well like we've seen it on the new Mamba. MS has been cheaping out on their mice using these. You can find optical buddies of these kind of mice on eBay.
#3
hhumas
battery free ! ... awesome feature .. the old one were battery hungry every week new battery
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#4
qwerty_lesh
by: btarunr
flying scroll and dpi adjust between 800 and 1600 dpi.
erm, WAT!?



O_o
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#5
N-Gen
I LOL'd at the flying scroll, you made my day.
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#6
RejZoR
How much capacity does this gold capacitor have? I mean you charge it and it lasts for how long then? Also, aren't capacitors suppose to last almost forever regardless of charge cycles?
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Fourstaff
by: RejZoR
How much capacity does this gold capacitor have? I mean you charge it and it lasts for how long then? Also, aren't capacitors suppose to last almost forever regardless of charge cycles?
No, capacitors will wear out too. See: exploded caps in PSUs

I dont really care about the capacity, but rather how well it can keep its charge. If it can keep its charge for a day, with 3 mins of charging, I will be perfectly happy to consider as a potential candidate, provided of course that the rest of the mouse is good.
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#8
D4S4
hasn't it occurred to anyone that you could wire a mouse mat and place an antenna in the mouse so it picks up it's electricity from there?

so, you'd have a mouse that recharges itself while on the mat and you can take it anywhere once charged, brilliant, eh?
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btarunr
Editor & Senior Moderator
by: RejZoR
How much capacity does this gold capacitor have? I mean you charge it and it lasts for how long then? Also, aren't capacitors suppose to last almost forever regardless of charge cycles?
On a full charge, the capacitor of this mouse runs for one week, but it gets fully charged in 3 minutes flat. So you can go to your office cubicle on a Monday, put this mouse to charge, by the time you're settled down, it's fully charged for the week ahead.

Capacitors have practically unlimited charge cycles compared to rechargeable batteries. The very purpose of capacitors in electronics is to charge and discharge.
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#10
naram-sin
by: John Doe
The BlueEye sensor is kinda useless though. Laser + optical doesn't work well like we've seen it on the new Mamba. MS has been cheaping out on their mice using these. You can find optical buddies of these kind of mice on eBay.
In principle, I agree, but someone mentioned "...office...". I think it gave out this mouse's major area of advantage. And I doubt it is intended for gaming purposes. Great idea, though. And I am somewhat specially pleased that Genius is one to release this kind of idea to serial manufacturing. Well done, my dear lasses and lads, if I may say so myself.
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Mussels
Moderprator
by: D4S4
hasn't it occurred to anyone that you could wire a mouse mat and place an antenna in the mouse so it picks up it's electricity from there?

so, you'd have a mouse that recharges itself while on the mat and you can take it anywhere once charged, brilliant, eh?
i had some of those maybe 5 years ago, the mice were powered via the mousepad. they didnt work off their specific pad, but it was a cordless, battery free mouse.


if they did mention a 'week' of charge, make that more like 8 hours. i've noticed cordless mice always overrate their battery power by a massive amount, due to 'accepted' norms of use - and office workers dont use the mouse much, they spend their time typing.
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#12
Wile E
Power User
by: btarunr
On a full charge, the capacitor of this mouse runs for one week, but it gets fully charged in 3 minutes flat. So you can go to your office cubicle on a Monday, put this mouse to charge, by the time you're settled down, it's fully charged for the week ahead.

Capacitors have practically unlimited charge cycles compared to rechargeable batteries. The very purpose of capacitors in electronics is to charge and discharge.
That and charging them before they're empty doesn't change how long a full charge will last, unlike rechargeable batteries.

I want to see more wireless mice like this.
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