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Logitech Announces G330 Gaming Headset and G500 Gaming Mouse

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When there's sweat on your brow, and it's way too late to turn back, it's time to choose wisely. To help you make the right choice when victory is on the line, Logitech today unveiled extensions to its award-winning G-series line of gaming peripherals: the Logitech Gaming Mouse G500 and the Logitech Gaming Headset G330. The Gaming Mouse G500 refreshes the popular Logitech G5 Laser Mouse with the latest gaming-grade laser engine and a battle-worn appearance, while the Gaming Headset G330 delivers comfort that won't quit - even after long hours of battle.

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looks like an update to the G5 - i'm interested.
 

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Typical,just when i buy a G9.
 

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The need a wireless version to replace the G7 and then I'll be all over it.
 
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its taken them long enough to launch a replacement of the g5 tbh - now make that replacement wireless like the G7 and i'll drop my G9 faster than you can say logitech.

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looks like me and newtekie think alike :toast:
 

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its taken them long enough to launch a replacement of the g5 tbh - now make that replacement wireless like the G7 and i'll drop my G9 faster than you can say logitech.

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looks like me and newtekie think alike :toast:
and me.

:love: my G5, not so keen on my G7 - but its the first revision, and the firmware bugs are what screw me over (i have to unplug and replug it after changing batteries, or it wont work on my mousepad)
 

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Typical,just when i buy a G9.
Haha I was thinking the same I just got the g9 today but im loving the smaller shape
 

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The need a wireless version to replace the G7 and then I'll be all over it.
I dont think Logitech are gonna be in a hurry to make a wireless gaming mouse for a while otherwise they wouldnt have discontinued the G7. why discontinue a product if its still bringing in the cash? I had a G7 myself, totally loved it till I got sick of the battery pack quitting every 6 hours.
 

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I dont think Logitech are gonna be in a hurry to make a wireless gaming mouse for a while otherwise they wouldnt have discontinued the G7. why discontinue a product if its still bringing in the cash? I had a G7 myself, totally loved it till I got sick of the battery pack quitting every 6 hours.
that pisses me off with mine, they say weeks of battery use, yet you get less than half a day.

like my dinovo that says 2 months, more like 2 weeks.
 
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Just bought a G9 for $50 bucks...go figure...
 
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The need a wireless version to replace the G7 and then I'll be all over it.
I wish my G7 didn't break after like 3 years, best mouse I ever used. I'd be all over the G5 but I want wireless though a nice wireless mouse is kinda hard to find, most of the ones I've seen are wired.

Batteries were crap after a few years, had to charge them each day but it was awesome with hotswap. Though AA batteries in my LX7 mouse lasted months. Keyboard is still going too.
 
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that pisses me off with mine, they say weeks of battery use, yet you get less than half a day.

like my dinovo that says 2 months, more like 2 weeks.
at the start the battery use to last at least a few days but, ive had the mouse at least 3 years dont forget - its bound to get raped. but it got to the point where I had the charge always on turbo mode otherwise it wouldnt be fully charged by the time the other pack died.
 

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I dont think Logitech are gonna be in a hurry to make a wireless gaming mouse for a while otherwise they wouldnt have discontinued the G7. why discontinue a product if its still bringing in the cash? I had a G7 myself, totally loved it till I got sick of the battery pack quitting every 6 hours.
The G7 hasn't been discontinued, it is still available on Logitech's site: http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/mice_pointers/mice/devices/163&cl=us,en

The battery packs do start to die, just like all rechargable batteries, which is why I just bought 2 more to replace my old ones. Two of them only cost me $16 Shipped off logitech's site: http://www.buylogitech.com/store/lo...=OMHiEwoBAiMAAAMj1ksAAAAS&rests=1249574442247
 

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The G7 hasn't been discontinued, it is still available on Logitech's site: http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/mice_pointers/mice/devices/163&cl=us,en

The battery packs do start to die, just like all rechargable batteries, which is why I just bought 2 more to replace my old ones. Two of them only cost me $16 off logitech's site...
its been discontinued a good few years in the UK. Its hard to find a retailer that stocks it unless its really really old stock that never got shifted.

Im not suprised its still available in the US.
 

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Yeah, I just switched over to to the UK version of logitech's site when I saw you were in the UK, and saw they have removed it from their site...that sucks...

You can't even get parts for it, like the replacement battery packs...that really really sucks...
 

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at the start the battery use to last at least a few days but, ive had the mouse at least 3 years dont forget - its bound to get raped. but it got to the point where I had the charge always on turbo mode otherwise it wouldnt be fully charged by the time the other pack died.
Mine was like it from day 1 - then again, its probably been on a shelf for a looooooong time before i got it.


The G7 hasn't been discontinued, it is still available on Logitech's site: http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/mice_pointers/mice/devices/163&cl=us,en

The battery packs do start to die, just like all rechargable batteries, which is why I just bought 2 more to replace my old ones. Two of them only cost me $16 Shipped off logitech's site: http://www.buylogitech.com/store/lo...=OMHiEwoBAiMAAAMj1ksAAAAS&rests=1249574442247
its been discontinued a good few years in the UK. Its hard to find a retailer that stocks it unless its really really old stock that never got shifted.

Im not suprised its still available in the US.
Yeah, I just switched over to to the UK version of logitech's site when I saw you were in the UK, and saw they have removed it from their site...that sucks...

You can't even get parts for it, like the replacement battery packs...that really really sucks...
Discontinued here too, for a long time. logitech Au dont want to admit the damn thing exists - no tech support, no warranty, no parts - nothing.
 

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Yeah, I just switched over to to the UK version of logitech's site when I saw you were in the UK, and saw they have removed it from their site...that sucks...

You can't even get parts for it, like the replacement battery packs...that really really sucks...
from what ive heard....most of the people that contacted Logitech CC (via email or on the phone) about replacement parts for the G7, all got sent G9's - I know at least 3 people that did that & read somewhere that it happend with few others too.

Its a shame the Razor Mamba is around £130 here in the UK otherwise that woulda been a nice replacement for a aged G7 since thats wireless also.
 

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from what ive heard....most of the people that contacted Logitech CC (via email or on the phone) about replacement parts for the G7, all got sent G9's - I know at least 3 people that did that & read somewhere that it happend with few others too.

Its a shame the Razor Mamba is around £130 here in the UK otherwise that woulda been a nice replacement for a aged G7 since thats wireless also.
IMO mambas quite overpriced esp in uk like you said there are many people having issues with it tho most of them are fixed through firmware update. About logitechs support ive read soo many good things about them apparently they send out a replacement to you without even asking for the old faulty product back I haven't needed to get anything replaced yet as there build quality is usually top notch.
 
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G500 looks good :)

Maybe time to replace my G5 :)
 

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#24
Ive read specs & reviews on the mamba, honestly the most id say its worth is maybe £80 but then what they call 'gaming grade' might be the same laser engine that went into the G7 & the problem with these is you cant really tell. the G7 was around £60-70, the mamba has a few new features. very nice but really not worth paying £130 for
 
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#25
Mamba costs £110 in my local PC shop o_O
£100 on Amazon. Who came up with the £130? :D

I'm suprised how cheap the G500 is, it's about 10$ more than G5, that's really a big step for Logitech - making something affordable.