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Elecom Unveils Wireless Mouse With Up To 3.5 Years Battery Life

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Feb 21, 2012.

  1. btarunr

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    Japanese company Elecom unveiled the M-IR03DR wireless optical mouse series, that boasts of battery life up to 3.5 years with typical usage (office). The mouse makes use of low-power electronics to achieve that. The mouse uses an infrared optical sensor for tracking, with resolution settings of 1,600 and 800 dpi. Oriented for right-handed users, the mouse has five buttons, with the two buttons on the side working as back and forward buttons in web-browsers.

    The mouse communicates to the host over 2.4 GHz radio band, and is compliant with VCCI CLASS B regulations to provide less interference to other devices operating in this band. Measuring 15 x 18 x 5.0 mm, the mouse weighs 82 g without batteries. It requires two AA-size batteries. It is available in three color options: black (M-IR03DRBK), silver (M-IR03DRSV0), and white (M-IR03DRRD). It is priced at 5,145 JPY (US $64.5).

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  2. NC37

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    If I could add weights to it to make it heavier...might convince me off corded mice. Switched the weight out of my MX500 into my 518, then switched the covers. Amazing how much better my hand feels now.
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    With 2xAA batteries, you shouldn't need it much heavier
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    my logitech M185 claims a year of battery life, but thats because of the 15A battery they included with it. i doubt i'll see batteries with that much power on the shelf when it goes dry...
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