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The Logitech MX518 is back

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"The reborn MX518 retains the same shape and feel of the original that made it famous but is updated to the very latest, next-generation technologies, including HERO 16K sensor and the addition of a 32-bit ARM processor for a super fast 1ms report rate. The MX518 also features eight programmable buttons so you can bind custom commands. With onboard memory, you can also save your preferences directly to the mouse, so you can use it on different systems without the need to install custom software or reconfigure your settings.

But we didn’t just improve the inside. While the shape remains the same, we updated the materials and added an exclusive “Nightfall” finish for a sophisticated and contemporary look when crafting this meticulous evolution of our legendary mouse."

https://www.logitechg.com/en-us/products/gaming-mice/mx518-gaming-mouse.html

Source: https://techreport.com/news/34475/logitech-is-bringing-back-the-mx518-mouse
 
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Now do the same for the G700.
 

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I’ve still got one that hasn’t died yet.
 

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This is old news -- these new MX518's were available in Asia at the start of Q3 last year. Gearbest and Aliexpress have been selling them. I think logitech were just using Asia as test bed to see if it would have any problems before shipping it to the rest of the globe.
 
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I have a 500 and 518 that still work. Although I poached the 500 cable to the 518.
 
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Having a G400.. if the sides are still soft touch rubber(?), nothx
 

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Having a G400.. if the sides are still soft touch rubber(?), nothx
Yeah, the G400 and 400s were a great reincarnation of the 518, albeit with a higher poll rate. My hand really couldn’t tell the difference.
 
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I’ve still got one that hasn’t died yet.
My brother has my MX518 along with the Xeon 1240 v2 I've mentioned. The only wear and tear it's suffered is the rubber coating getting sticky, a couple of the feet have wore off, and the finish on the plastic left button is gone.
 

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My brother has my MX518 along with the Xeon 1240 v2 I've mentioned. The only wear and tear it's suffered is the rubber coating getting sticky, a couple of the feet have wore off, and the finish on the plastic left button is gone.
On mine the rubber on sides has worn away, and the feet are on their 3rd pair. It still has no missed clicks or anything!
 
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Now, do the same, but wireless.
That's the mouse I've been waiting for years, but got too impatient and bought G603.
 
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Im on my second cable, but would love a new one as its getting crusty and wierd.
 
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Wait, what... no RGB?

j/k - as I sit here mousing around with my trusty G5
 
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j/k - as I sit here mousing around with my trusty G5
Best mouse ever.
My office neighbor walked in today, ranting about shitty Razer and how he broke 2 nagas in 4 months, while I was laughing with a 12+y.o. "custom" G5 in my hand.
 

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I preferred the 510 for its blue.

I have a Kone XTD because it feels like the 510.
 
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Best mouse ever.
My office neighbor walked in today, ranting about shitty Razer and how he broke 2 nagas in 4 months, while I was laughing with a 12+y.o. "custom" G5 in my hand.
How is the material on the sides holding up? Starting to come off on my G400.
 
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How is the material on the sides holding up? Starting to come off on my G400.
It was more durable on older mice. Mine is nearly perfect, just a tad dirty
 
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Best mouse ever.
My office neighbor walked in today, ranting about shitty Razer and how he broke 2 nagas in 4 months, while I was laughing with a 12+y.o. "custom" G5 in my hand.
Orange is the new G5. Did you paint it?
 
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Orange is the new G5. Did you paint it?
It's a vinyl sticker. There's a link in his signature of the G5's restoration.
 
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