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Gyration Air Mouse Elite

Gyration Air Mouse Elite
alaScore 83

111 reviews

Apr, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 111 reviews of Gyration Air Mouse Elite. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and design. Many are critical about the reliability and price.

usability, design, durability

price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Mouse & Pointing Devices the Gyration Air Mouse Elite is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 111 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Gyration Air Mouse Elite

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Gyration Air Mouse Elite from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions are divided on the usability, whereas many are negative about the reliability and price.

price, reliability

75% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Gyration Air Mouse Elite Wireless Mouse for In-Air/Desk Use

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Gyration Air Mouse Elite

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 68 user reviews of Gyration Air Mouse Elite from Amazon.com. 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 Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the durability. The design is also mentioned favorably, but many are negative about the price.

usability, design, durability

price

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

This summary is based on the products: Gyration Rechargeable Wireless Air Mouse Elite (GYM5600NA)Gyration Air Mouse Elite In-Air Cursor Control using Patented MotionSenseTM Technology and Optical Sensor GYM5600NA

Apr, 2015

Expert review by: Douglas Engelbart (xbitlabs.com)

Motion-Sensing Controller for PC: Gyration Air Mouse Elite

 

There are different types of mice available nowadays. There are mice for gamers with numerous additional keys, there are ergonomic mice for demanding users and there are small form-factor mice for travelers. How can one possibly change a mouse and...

Nov, 2010
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Expert review by: Blaine Flamig (computerpoweruser.com)

Gyration Air Mouse Elite

 

Back in December 2008, I spent several weeks with Gyration's first-generation Air Mouse. From a geek standpoint, the mouse impressed due to the proprietary MotionSense technology and GyroTools (now called Motion-Tools) software that Gyration...

MotionTools is also HTPC-friendly, as it includes support for configuring up to eight in-air mouse gestures. So, for example, you can decrease system volume with a downward swipe or navigate Web pages with left and right swipes. Setup is...

Expert review by: Ian Osborne (techradar.com)

Gyration Air Mouse Elite review

 

Can this motion-based wireless mouse cope with your presentations?

Great motion controls ; Very stylish

Awkward button positioning ; Could be more configurable

Dec, 2010

Expert review by: Luke Westaway (cnet.co.uk)

Gyration Air Mouse Elite review

 

The Gyration Air Mouse Elite will undoubtedly make delivering presentations easier, and it will work equally well as a tool for navigating media on your PC. Its price means we wouldn't recommend this device to everyone, but, if you can think of a use...

Responsive, motion-sensitive controls ; Easy set-up ; Lightweight and comfortable

Expensive ; Some features are unlikely to be used

Conclusion At around £90, the Gyration Air Mouse Elite is pricey. Although it functions impressively as a standard desktop mouse, its high price means we wouldn't really recommend it unless you can think of a particular use for the motion-control...

Mar, 2010

Expert review by: (shinyshiny.tv)

VIDEO: Gyration Air Mouse Elite brings Wii Magic to the humble mouse : Shiny Shiny

 

From the guys behind the motion sensor on the Wii comes... a mouse. Okay, I understand you're not falling over with excitement, but this is a nice mouse. It won a prize at CES, has several unique and heavily patented features, and could actually make...

Oct, 2010

Expert review by: paul_smart (gadgetspeak.com)

Gyration Air Mouse Elite

 

How ever big the area surrounding the keyboard there are always times when it is just not large enough. I often find the 30x20cm area set aside for my mouse to move around in taken by notes, cups or even a plate.

I mentioned a presentation use earlier but using the Advanced use of MotionTools you can change the Gesture controls according to which package you are currently using now that is a clever feature

May, 2010

Expert review by: James Sherwood (reghardware.co.uk)

Gyration Air Mouse Elite

 

Navigates PC menus whether being pushed around a desk or waved around like remote controls.

Despite only basic Mac/Linux support, the charger shortcomings and minor niggles with the gesture recognition capability, I enjoyed using Air Mouse Elite. It has broad appeal for a range of environments as it works well as a traditional desktop mouse,...

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: Tech_Guy43 (newegg.com)

DOA

 

None

DOA. Purchased 6 and 2 of the 6 were Dead on arrival

Nov, 2014

Consumer review by: Just an average user (newegg.com)

A worthless piece of junk

 

Do NOT buy this product. It is junk! Spend you $80 on anything but this item.

It worked for two months before dying

I bought this in June and it died in August. The battery died so I put it in the charger. The blue LED came on the mouse and it is completely unresponsive. It will not connect, the amber charge indicators quite. It does absolutely nothing. It is...

Sep, 2014

Consumer review by: fcornels (tigerdirect.com)

Works fine with Debian linux!

 

I have been a Debian linux user since Potato was released in 2000. This mouse is plug and play with Wheezy.The Motion Tools package is of no use to me, but left click, right click, and the scroll wheel work fine. That is all I need to watch video of...

Sep, 2011
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