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IBM Optical Navigator Mouse

IBM Optical Navigator Mouse
alaScore 73

94 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 94 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the durability and size. The design and price also get good comments, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the usability.

price, design, size, durability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Mouse & Pointing Devices the IBM Optical Navigator Mouse is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 93 user reviews of IBM Optical Navigator Mouse from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices on

price, design, size, durability


77% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: IBM 19K2002 Optical Navigator Mouse

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Been using one for a couple years now


Very comfortable for right handed people. Stylish (love the glowing scroll wheel). Being optical, I never get the wheel jitter

If you're a lefty, you might as well ignore this one. Drivers are hard to get to. When I switched to Windows XP, I some interesting quirks (scroll wheel only working sometimes)


Product Specifications

IBM strives to lead in the creation, development and manufacture of the industry's most advanced information technologies, including computer systems, software, networking systems, storage devices and microelectronics. And the worldwide network of IBM solutions and services professionals translates these advanced technologies into business value for the company's customers. This mouse features an illuminated wheel.


Manufacturer:IBM/Micro Innovations
Model:Optical Navigator Mouse
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:IBM/IBM Optical Navigator

Input Device

Buttons Qty:4
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Form Factor:External
Interface (DB):PS/2 / USB
Movement Detection Technology:Optical


Color:Blue / Slate

Service & Support

Type:Limited lifetime warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Microsoft Windows 98/ME/2000/XP / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0