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alaScore 84

107 reviews

Aug, 2015

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 107 reviews of 3M EM550GPL. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices for all reviews. People are impressed by the durability, whereas many are negative about the design and reliability. Comments are divided on the size.


price, reliability, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Mouse & Pointing Devices the 3M EM550GPL is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Consumer review by: ( review summary for 3M EM550GPL


alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of 3M EM550GPL from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices on Reviewers really like the durability. The design is also mentioned favorably, whereas many are negative about the reliability and usability.

design, durability

price, usability, reliability

71% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: 3M Optical USB Ergonomic Mouse, Wireless, 3 Buttons, Large

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: ( review summary for 3M EM550GPL


alaTest has collected and analyzed 74 user reviews of 3M EM550GPL from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices on People really like the durability and usability. There are some mixed comments about the size, and the design and price get critical opinions.

usability, durability

reliability, price, design

65% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Wireless Ergonomic Mouse Large3M Wireless Ergonomic Mouse, Large Size, Black

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: Me (

I like this but...


I would be more than happy to recommend this mouse if they were to remove the big giant huge button all together that always gets in the way that you really don't need for anything anyway. Until then this mouse is a no go. Look for something else.

I like the perdendicular handle so that I don't hit the bottom of my wrist on the desk and irritate the carpel tunnel. This is a real big giant plus. I wish that more mouses were like this

There is a big giant huge button going down the handle on the side of the mouse for scrolling. This button makes it very hard to grip this mouse. I frequently accidently push this button and then it messes up the screen. I can not grip the mouse right...

May, 2012

Consumer review by: Larry (

Ergo Mouse


After having carpal tunnel surgery I started using this mouse and I would not go back to the old style. I work on the computer all day and my wrist does not hurt like it did with the other mouse. I highly reccomend this mouse if you are showing signs...

It takes some getting used to as you are moving your amr and not just flexing your wrist. After a little use it becomes natural to use

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: James (



I have a hard time using a conventional mouse, due to some physical limitations. This a great product for me to use. My arm, hand and shoulder no longer bother me using this mouse.

Great hand and arm position


Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: ApplePieServedWarm (

Ergonomically friendly


Scroll clicker should be moved to he left more. It's hard to reach without totally letting go of joy stick so one can access it. It was hard to determine which size to choose. Believe correct size or smaller size might eliminate this problem.

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Cesartd15 (

Very nice !


The mouse does what it promises ! It's very recommendable. It just misses two things, one is the Wheel that we are used to. The other is way to adjust its sensibility, because it's quite different the way to use the mouse and at the beginning it's a...

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: NoNeed4NickName (

Makes my wrist feel better!


Noticeable Difference than typical mouse design.

Dec, 2010

Consumer review by: Tousalanda (

Difficult to get accustomed to


I miss the "wheel" feature of my old mouse. The ergonomic mouse is difficult to use, and hard to pinpoint on small places (ie; check boxes). The scroll feature is overly sensitive

Aug, 2010

Consumer review by: Spud (



This is my second 3M ergonomic mouse. I bought the first one to address a serious carpal tunnel problem which it solved quickly. The first one was wired and lasted over ten years, including five years constant use at work. I'm leaving this one on...

Consumer review by: dajaimon (

Best Ergonomic Mouse


This is the best of all the wireless ergonomic mice out there. I know because I've had the wired one for years and it's great. This version is even better, addresses the only problem with the old one-the inconvenience of the cord.

Consumer review by: DJ (



This product feels great and has really reduce my RSI (Repetitive strain injury) symptoms after only three weeks of use. Overall I like the shape much more than other ergo mice but it is a different tactile feel and requires an adjustment period. Now...


Product Specifications

This mouse is clinically proven to alleviate pain and discomfort of repetitive stress injuries in the hand, wrist or arm associated with the use of traditional mice - which requires forearm pronation and may cause pressure on the wrist and carpal tunnel area. The 3M Ergonomic Mouse has earned an ease-of-use commendation from the arthritis foundation for its patented, vertical grip design that keeps your hand and wrist at a neutral angle, while the mouse works as a regular optical mouse. Grip the handle and rest your hand on the base.

Dimensions & Weight



Compatibility:PC / Mac
Model:EM550GPL Large
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:3M Ergonomic Mouse

Input Device

Buttons Qty:3
Connectivity Technology:Wireless
Form Factor:External
Movement Detection Technology:Optical

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty