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Now, A Mouse That Keeps Your Palm Warm

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Japanese peripherals maker Sanko unveiled a new optical mouse with a built-in heater that keeps the mouse warm, to prevent numbness to the palm in cold rooms. Called the USHOTM04, the mouse uses a low power heating coil that can make do with power draw from a single USB port. The coil can keep the mouse anywhere between 35°C - 45°C. It features four buttons, and a typical 1600 DPI sensor. Measuring 70 x 40 x 70 mm with a 1.4 m cord length, the mouse weighs about 77 g. It is priced at 1,480¥ (US $18.6).



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yay for over?heating mice!
 
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yay for over?heating mice!
i want it! no, wait... I need it!
our offices are scary cold lately because for whatever reason, the heater doesn't do a very good job of keeping us warm.
 
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if you use it outside in the winter you gonna use that :toast: but anyway its a cool stuff
 
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Is this for people who dont have heating in their houses?
 

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Talk about sweaty palms? What a dumb idea!
 
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I want one my basement is 50* when the kerosene heaters not on
 
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I've always needed a mouse that kept my palms cool, not warm.
 
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Happiness is a warm mouse...
 

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This is obviously not for everyone. How about a cooling mouse for those intense gaming situations?
 

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This is obviously not for everyone. How about a cooling mouse for those intense gaming situations?
There used to be a mouse like that about 5 years or so ago. Not sure the name of it, who made it, or what. But it does/used to exist.
 

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Talk about sweaty palms? What a dumb idea!
You never lived in a place where outside can get freezing cold at -20C in winter I suppose, even at 20C inside hands can get very cold, upping the heating will raise a lot to the bills, so this will help greatly.
 
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You never lived in a place where outside can get freezing cold at -20C in winter I suppose, even at 20C inside hands can get very cold, upping the heating will raise a lot to the bills, so this will help greatly.
Might help if you used your PC indoors. If you get to the point where you have trouble affording heat, splurging on computer equipment is probably not a sound financial decision.
 
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who is this for? i suppose some might prefer computers and gaming over having heat in their house. Shoot i know my hand is closer to sweating when i game than it ever is to cold lol.
 
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who is this for? i suppose some might prefer computers and gaming over having heat in their house. Shoot i know my hand is closer to sweating when i game than it ever is to cold lol.
My computer heats my bedroom just fine...
 
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My computer heats my bedroom just fine...
haha that too. i just see such a small small consumer group that this could appeal too that it just seems pointless, that's all i was getting at.
 
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There used to be a mouse like that about 5 years or so ago. Not sure the name of it, who made it, or what. But it does/used to exist.
Soon it's going to be adjustable temperature... :roll:
 
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needs peltier and a variable resistor + a switch to flip the poles so it can both cool and heat. i know i could use one, my circulation sucks when i'm sitting. also sweating might not have anything to do with temperature here, my palms are always at least moist...
 
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Okay what have we got on the unusual mouse front of late.

Thermaltakes Gaming mouse with tiny fan
Art Factories Massage mouse
Sankos Heater mouse

What next!

All I want is a USB powered mini fridge which can cool a couple of beers.
 
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Okay what have we got on the unusual mouse front of late.

Thermaltakes Gaming mouse with tiny fan
Art Factories Massage mouse
Sankos Heater mouse

What next!

All I want is a USB powered mini fridge which can cool a couple of beers.
I think someone modded their case so that it did that.
 

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I want one my basement is 50* when the kerosene heaters not on
That's funny, my house is 50° in summer if the air-conditioner is stopped.

I'm using the Celsius scale.
 
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