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3M Ergonomic Mouse Large - Mouse - 3 button(s) - wired - USB - graphite

3M Ergonomic Mouse Large - Mouse - 3 button(s) - wired - USB - graphite
alaScore 82

647 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 647 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the build quality. The design also gets good comments. Many are negative about the reliability, and views are divided on the value for money.

usability, design, build quality

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Mouse & Pointing Devices the 3M Ergonomic Mouse Large - Mouse - 3 button(s) - wired - USB - graphite is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 647 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for 3M Ergonomic Mouse Large - Mouse - 3 button(s) - wired - USB - graphite

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 90 user reviews of 3M Ergonomic Mouse Large - Mouse - 3 button(s) - wired - USB - graphite from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices on Amazon.co.uk.

86% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: 3M Optical USB Ergonomic Mouse, Wired, 3 Buttons, Small / Medium3M Optical USB Ergonomic Mouse, Wired, 3 Buttons, Large3M Ergonomic Mouse EM500GPL-AM Large - Mouse - optical - 3 button(s) - wired - USB - graphite

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Amazon.com review summary for 3M Ergonomic Mouse Large - Mouse - 3 button(s) - wired - USB - graphite

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 467 user reviews of 3M Ergonomic Mouse Large - Mouse - 3 button(s) - wired - USB - graphite from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices on Amazon.com.

usability, design, build quality

value for money, reliability

87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: 3M Ergonomic Mouse, Optical, USB/PS2 Compatible, Large Size, Black (EM500GPL)3M Ergonomic Mouse EM500GPLLARGE3M Ergonomic Mouse, Optical, USB/PS2 Compatible, Small Size, Black (EM500GPS)

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3M EM500GPS Ergonomic Mouse (small/medium)

 

The 3M EM500 Ergonomic Mouse looks so much like a joystick that we initially thought we'd be moving the mouse around by tilting the mouse's vertical grip. But looks can be deceiving: the EM500 Ergonomic Mouse functions by dragging across the desk...

Unusual, joystick-like design reduces forearm twisting; available in two sizes; inexpensive; includes PS/2 adapter.

Buttons not programmable; no left-handed version available.

The 3M EM500 Ergonomic Mouse requires some adaptation, and it offers only the most basic mouse functionality. But the payoff is a more comfortable mousing experience.

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3M Ergonomic Mouse

 

Find traditional mice a pain in the arm? Then try this alternative from 3M.

Most obviously, due to the way in which you hold the Ergo Mouse, you have to use your whole arm to move it, making it difficult to use accurately. So whereas a good mouse will enable you to move around your desktop in lightening quick speed, the Ergo...

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"Perfect for high use without pain"

 

I have arthritis all over but in particular my hands, wrists and elbows and I am also a CAD user two things that aren't really compatible thanks to the huge amount of mouse clicking involved. However after over 10 years of using this and its trackball...

supports wrist and uses your strongest joint to click (thumb)

takes some getting used to

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Perfect for high use without pain

 

I have arthritis all over but in particular my hands, wrists and elbows and I am also a CAD user two things that aren't really compatible thanks to the huge amount of mouse clicking involved. However after over 10 years of using this and its trackball...

supports wrist and uses your strongest joint to click (thumb) ; doesn't have lots of bells and whistles but has everything necessary for a high end CAD user

takes some getting used to ; you must get the right size

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"Good mouse that avoids RSI problems"

 

Avoids RSI problems, carpal tunnel and Cervic... 

Avoids RSI problems, carpal tunnel and Cervical syndromes, by controlling hand and wrist motion

Thumb click awareness required, to keep it straight

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"Good mouse that avoids RSI problems"

 

Avoids RSI problems, carpal tunnel and Cervical syndromes, by controlling hand and wrist motion.

Avoids RSI problems, carpal tunnel and Cervical syndromes, by controlling hand and wrist motion.

Thumb click awareness required, to keep it straight.

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3M EM500GPS Ergonomic Mouse (small/medium)

 

Avoids RSI problems, carpal tunnel and Cervical syndromes, by controlling hand and wrist motion.

Avoids RSI problems, carpal tunnel and Cervical syndromes, by controlling hand and wrist motion

Thumb click awareness required, to keep it straight

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3M EM500GPS Ergonomic Mouse (small/medium)

 

I have arthritis all over but in particular my hands, wrists and elbows and I am also a CAD user two things that aren't really compatible thanks to the huge amount of mouse clicking involved. However after over 10 years of using this and its trackball...

supports wrist and uses your strongest joint to click (thumb)

takes some getting used to

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Great relief to aches and pains, simple effective mousing

 

Reccomend anyone to try these if they suffer from sore wrists whilst mousing, I have been using one of these for over a year now and find it has helped me emmensely

Easy to get used to, Reliable, Inexpensive, better for the wrist than the old mice I used to use, two sizes for different sized hands

no wheel, limited functions, with what is effectively 3 buttons

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"Great relief to aches and pains, simple effective mousing"

 

Reccomend anyone to try these if they suffer from sore wrists whilst mousing, I have been using one of these for over a year now and find it has helped me emmensely

Easy to get used to, Reliable, Inexpensive, better for the wrist than the old mice I used to use, two sizes for different sized hands

no wheel, limited functions, with what is effectively 3 buttons

Product Specifications

Configuration

Built-in Storage Capability: No
Charging Unit Included: No
Force / Vibrate Feedback: No
Read / Write Functionality: No
Scrolling Function: No
Scrolling Type:Not Applicable
Scrolling Wheel: No
USB:No / USB 2.0
USB Hub: No

General Features

Battery-free Mouse: No
Gaming Product: No
Graphic Tablet with Mouse:Not Applicable
Graphic Tablet with Pen:Not Applicable
Input Registration:Optical LED
Notebook Mouse: No
Platform:PC / Mac
Type:PC Mouse
Type of Connection:Cable
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