For warranty information about this product, please click here. The Explorer comes with its own miniature charging deck which should be summoned every three weeks or so between charges. Rubberized paint is used to allow a good grip, and both side buttons are also rubberized and within easy reach. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. I have my trusty rechargeables that I’ve been using with the Microsoft Mouse that came with my other computer’s keyboard. Guys with large hands may have even more of a problem with this mouse.

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The mouse isn’t perfect, and lefties get the cold shoulder once again, but its accuracy and convenience make the Explorer Mini Mouse one of the most ideal travel companions to have in your luggage. It lasted roughly 4 months, so this means that this product is not durable.

Microsoft claims that the Explorer Mini can go just about anywhere, thanks to its BlueTrack technology, which uses new algorithms, pixel architecture, and blue optics to yield more precise trackings, as well as more exact surface images. The Intellipoint software really provides nothing revolutionary — just control over button mappings, pointer tracking speed, and horizontal and vertical scrolling micrpsoft, with the option to enable accelerated scrolling in the vertical direction.

Logitech’s flagship wireless mouse is finely crafted, offers precise, smooth operation The mouse control software is easy to use and builds upon the microskft mouse Control Panel that ships with Windows. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.


Best Computer Accessories for English Choose a language for shopping. It’s a very nice mouse though. I searched all over for a solution but none was found, so unfortunately I have to return it. The only big differences are the smaller footprint and the nonrechargeable AA microosoft that powers the mouse and its USB receiver.

Microsoft Explorer Mini Mouse review: Microsoft Explorer Mini Mouse – CNET

When turned on, each mouse casts a gentle blue glow upon the mousing surface, only to slowly fade away to conserve battery life. This versatility should come as a relief for jet-setters who don’t want to lug around a mouse pad around with their hardware–now you can mouse on a variety of tabletops, carpets, and other rough or reflective textures.

Review Sections Review Prices Specs. While these surfaces present a problem for traditional mice, the Explorer Mini scrolls beautifully across all of them. While the mouse performs basic functions without installing the software–plug in the USB transceiver and you’re ready to roll–the included disk offers a few extras, such as the microsogt to program the Explorer Mini’s buttons to open various programs.

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See offer for details. My desk is explkrer glass, and frosted on the underside. Microsoft, likely to save cost and make the Explorer Mini smaller, opted not to include recharging circuitry in the mouse. The mouse still lights up but the computer says the USB receiver “has malfunctioned” and wont recognize it. Side scrolling is supported, but pushing a scroll wheel sideways is not a very natural motion.

However, it did not seem able to auto-detect which Microsoft mouse was plugged into the system. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Changing directions quickly would result in a slight delay in the pointer response, and this becomes very annoying when doing more precision work, like graphic editing, or filling out lots of web forms in a browser.


I try to insert the receiver back into the mouse whenever I can but I admit that I have walked away for 5 mins at a time without doing so. A few key omissions make this a decently executed, but flawed package. In addition, the Explorer Mini has a smooth wheel up top for scrolling, but we still prefer the capability to switch between free-spinning and notched scrolling, as in Logitech’s VX Nano Cordless Mouse.

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We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. It’s a very good option for someone looking to take their notebook off their desk and out into the real world. So you get a “temporary” mouse for less than twenty bucks.

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Females may find the Explorer Mini to fit their hand perfectly — my wife did — and once she got comfortable, I had to stealthily sneak into her office and borrow back the Explorer Mini to finish this review. A rubber matte finish at microeoft palm rest ensures a non-slip grip, and the chrome side groove scoops your thumb.

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