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Looking for equivalent to MS intellimouse 3 wired

the intellimouse has excellent tracking that matches with your eye movement Ive noticed.
But it's difficult to find an Intellimouse anymore
Does anyone know an equivalent in the tracking ability similar?
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Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationAuthor Commented:
They're extremely expensive.  That's why was looking for something with the same tracking
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dbruntonCommented:
The next best mice are the Logitech range.

See http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-910-001204-Corded-Mouse-M500/dp/B002B3YCQM for example.  YMMV.

For more precision you may need the Gaming mouse in their range but that's Intellimouse pricing.
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Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationAuthor Commented:
I like the SW for the intellimouse.  It moves very intuitively.  Im using a logitech m510 and the mouse mvmt is not very intuitive
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Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationAuthor Commented:
Does anyone know if the logitech moves like the intellimouse?
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nobusCommented:
there are used, and refurbished ones also - if you need them cheaper
i have used logitech mouse often - and have no problems
in fact, i'm using one right now
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Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationAuthor Commented:
If you've ever used the intellimouse and experienced the movement, you'd notice the difference
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nobusCommented:
maybe - i won't contradict you
but in what cases is it useful - better?
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Danny ChildIT ManagerCommented:
mouse choice is very personal, but there's some recommended Logitech and Microsoft models here - and they tested over 200:
http://thewirecutter.com/reviews/best-wireless-mouse/
 - I bought the Marathon M705 on the strength of this, and it's great, barring slightly short battery life.
They all have very high sensitivity, you just have to try different models till you find one that suits.
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Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationAuthor Commented:
ok.  Sensitivity is good but w/o good control and intuitiveness, sensitivity is useless
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Danny ChildIT ManagerCommented:
I'm not sure what you mean by these terms.  

Sensitive to me means that a small physical movement is accurately represented on-screen - so, that covers good control.  

Intuitiveness - the mouse can't know where you want it to go, but if you're referring to accelleration - ie a short sharp movement causes a large on-screen change, but a slow one produces smaller, precise pointer changes - they all do that too, and you can control it with hardware or software.  

If the mouse is intuitive to use, then that means that users would easily understand what the buttons did.
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Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationAuthor Commented:
I dont quite know how to explain it but my logitech mouse does not have it.  The intellimouse does not feel out of control like the logitech mouse.

It's hard to explain
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Danny ChildIT ManagerCommented:
Perhaps if it seem out of control, the accelleration is set too high, so you're overshooting your destination?  

Is your logitech one of the recent, high-end, ones?
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Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationAuthor Commented:
No, Ive tried all settings.
I actually bought an intellimouse from ebay and it's a knock-off so trying to return that.
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Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationAuthor Commented:
Does anyone know if there's another MS mouse like the intellimouse?
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Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationAuthor Commented:
Anybody?
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nobusCommented:
i never found much difference between mice - unless you take into consideration  if you like them (size, and feel)

i use gladly any one, they're fine nowadays
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Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationAuthor Commented:
Mine is 3.0 Explorer
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gheistCommented:
Steelseries is modern contender....
Hard to tell how mouse moves intuitively? All of them do same.
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nickg5Commented:
I dont quite know how to explain it but my logitech mouse does not have it.  The intellimouse does not feel out of control like the logitech mouse.

Then possibly considering buying a new one, exactly like the one you have, on Ebay for under $30 and free shipping.
As you stated in your question it is hard to find. No it is not if you go with Ebay. If you can afford it buy two so you have a spare many years from now. Mice do not last forever.
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Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationAuthor Commented:
Checking into Steel series .....
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Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationAuthor Commented:
I ordered a steeleseries finally.  I'll let you all know how it works when I get it next week
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Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationAuthor Commented:
steel series is pretty good tracking.  however it does not have the same palm shape as the Intellimouse so I found a used  intellimouse and will hope it's ok
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Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationAuthor Commented:
I found a used intellimouse too.
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gheistCommented:
That was not in initial question. What will be next? You need beige-yellow colour of mouse?
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Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationAuthor Commented:
Thank you for the help everyoen.  I really appreciate it.
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