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Adesso Glidepoint

Adesso Glidepoint
alaAverage 4.5

8 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of Adesso Glidepoint. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices for all reviews. People are impressed by the durability and usability, whereas opinions about the reliability and size are mixed.

usability, durability

On average, users rate this product 89/100.

Review analysis

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Consumer review by: Jon M. (

For Use By Your Second Hand


Even though I went to 3D Navigator for doing a lot of those mouse type functions, I still use this device a lot and never abandoned it altogether, and would feel a real loss if I didn't have it. I think it is especially useful where you need to press...

I got this a few years ago to relieve some strain on my right hand from overuse of the mouse in Sketchup doing repetitive work for hours at a stretch, by having a mouse type device that I could use with my left hand

I got away from the type of use I originally intended it for, which is scrolling, and it is mostly to do with it not being very compatible with SketchUp which is probably a bit finicky about a level of continuity in order to maintain a hold on a pointer

May, 2015

Consumer review by: (

Long time user


Windows finally developed an OS that doesn't like my SERIAL Smart Cat... so time to replace with the USB version. Awesome device. Will continue to use.

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Jason (

BEWARE - Can Only Program 3 Buttons


Works great if you only need 3 buttons... I was really looking for four buttons so that I could program Page Up/Page Down for Powerpoint Operation.

The touchpad and three buttons work well

The device is advertised with 4 buttons, however you can only program 3 buttons with the utility/driver for this device

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: coldsteal2 (

Big Fan


I have been using Smart Cats for almost 10 yearsnow, i cant find any mouse that comes close tothe precision they have. I mount them on mywireless keyboard with velcro so no mouse padneeded.I hope they never stop making these and Laptopcompanies really...

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Don (

Great touch pad


As a person who likes a touch pad better than a mouse, I found this a good value. It works better than many laptop touch pads.

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: N/A (

Save urslf from soreness.


all is A-OK...cannot go wrong in owning one. A little bit slower that a pc mouse...probable not a good unit for gaming. For photoshop work it is just fine. Turn it on the verticle & work in neutral pronation. WOW

Sensitive...does require some thought and subsequent practice

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: wolf-wolf (

Grandmas favorite


Got this for my grandmother who has difficulty with her hands. She finds it easy to use and very responsive. The mouse has many almost to many settings but you can set it up to your liking.

Jul, 2010

Consumer review by: Mary (

Great for carpel tunnel sufferers


I have used all the ergonomic mouse products. They helped, however the touchpad is the best solution I have found todate. I combined it with the Allsop Comfort Beads Ergonomic Wrist rest. I would recommend this product highly.

Apr, 2010

Product Specifications

The Smart Cat sets the standard of comfort plus performance in computer control. With intelligent software, one-touch scroll and zoom, and distinctive sounds for each operation, Smart Cat combines all the power of a top-of-the-line mouse with the unrivaled comfort and durability of a touchpad. Programmable software allows you to go from fast on-screen movements to pixel-point control.

Dimensions & Weight



Model:Glidepoint GP-410UB
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Adesso Smart Cat

Input Device

Buttons Qty:4
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Form Factor:External
Interface (DB):USB


Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows 95 / Microsoft Windows 98 / Microsoft Windows NT / Microsoft Windows XP