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#1 nwBen

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Posted 17 January 2005 - 12:22

LOGITECH IS ABOUT TO CHANGE gaming peripherals once again with a new mouse. One of the things it did not announce at CES was the new 518 mouse. This successor to the MX510 gaming mouse combines the best of the older one, the laser technology from the MX1000, and has a new twist.

The twist is adjustable DPI, intended for the gamer. The 518 has a hardware switch that will instantly change the sensitivity from 800 to 1200 to 1600DPI. Need twitchy response for fast maneuvering, done. Slow things down for sniping? Done. Overall, a really bright idea, I look forward to Logitech announcing it.

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I Might get this one. sounds sweet :)


#2 leedogg

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Posted 17 January 2005 - 12:24

Cool. and i'm assuming its going to be corded. I was waiting for the corded version of the mx1000 to come out. Didnt realize it was going to be a gaming version :cool:

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Posted 17 January 2005 - 12:40

Definitely sounds cool, maybe it can pull me away from this MSv1.1, and replace the dream of an MSv3 by this new logitech

It better be corded *prays*

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Posted 17 January 2005 - 12:42

why corded? I like my wireless MX 700 it's awesome

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Posted 17 January 2005 - 16:18

Cool. and i'm assuming its going to be corded.  I was waiting for the corded version of the mx1000 to come out.  Didnt realize it was going to be a gaming version :cool:

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I'm the opposite.. I'd like a cordless mouse.. the only reason I don't like the MX1000 is because it's not black.. Sounds stupid, but I don't want the sight of all my black parts (case, monitor, keyboard) to be ruined by a blue mouse.

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Posted 17 January 2005 - 16:19

nice, i might finally lose my 800 dpi nyko airFlo for this

#7 Joseph B

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Posted 17 January 2005 - 16:23

Wow, 518? You'd think they would come up with a better name... :rolleyes:

#8 vetMax™

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Posted 17 January 2005 - 16:27

If this is corded and below £30, I'll buy it.

Thats me out then.

#9 nathanrosa

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Posted 17 January 2005 - 16:28

if it is above £30, it's a ripoff anyway

#10 Hypoxiaicon

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Posted 17 January 2005 - 16:29

Why you all still moaning and whining about the MX1000 not being corded?

if you STILL think Cordless mice lag and are rubbish I suggest you try one.

Ive never noticed my last 3 Logitech Cordless Mice lag at all.

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Posted 17 January 2005 - 16:31

Wow, 518? You'd think they would come up with a better name... rolleyes.gif


i kind of think 518 is secse ;)

#12 soypowered

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Posted 17 January 2005 - 16:38

Can somebody explain to me why having a higher quality lens on your mouse does you any good? Just curious.

#13 vetstncttr908

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Posted 17 January 2005 - 16:38

Wow, 518? You'd think they would come up with a better name...  :rolleyes:

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If it's the successor to the MX510, what else do you want them to name it? If you call it the 600, people are going to think it's a lower quality mouse than the MX700.

#14 leedogg

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Posted 17 January 2005 - 16:45

Why you all still moaning and whining about the MX1000 not being corded?

if you STILL think Cordless mice lag and are rubbish I suggest you try one.

Ive never noticed my last 3 Logitech Cordless Mice lag at all.

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What if I just want a lighter mouse without ever having to worry about the battery? Plus, it will probably be cheaper.

#15 Phunkshun

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Posted 17 January 2005 - 16:53

If it's corded and has that resolution with a laser, I may just have to start considering a replacement for my aging Boomslang