Silent mouse

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Silent mouse

Post by gg_bristol » Tue Dec 11, 2012 5:49 pm

Weird query, but anybody had experience using a silent mouse in studio environment, and if so which one is decent? Getting frustrated by picking up the clicking sound from my current Logitech mouse when recording with my mic, and would love to find a better solution.

Any ideas?

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Re: Silent mouse

Post by H20nly » Tue Dec 11, 2012 6:47 pm

move the mic

use a track pad - tap vs. click

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Re: Silent mouse

Post by H20nly » Tue Dec 11, 2012 8:36 pm

seems like an almost inaudible low frequency tap vs. a mid-rangey audible click would be an improvement. if it were me i'd change the mouse before i switched from a condenser to a dynamic mic. i use my mic for vocals though... so, different strokes for different folks i guess.

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Re: Silent mouse

Post by Da hand » Tue Dec 11, 2012 10:05 pm

gg_bristol wrote:Weird query, but anybody had experience using a silent mouse in studio environment, and if so which one is decent? Getting frustrated by picking up the clicking sound from my current Logitech mouse when recording with my mic, and would love to find a better solution.

Any ideas?
Just curious, what requires you to click while you record and not click before or after recording?

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Re: Silent mouse

Post by H20nly » Tue Dec 11, 2012 11:41 pm

^ i am wondering that too. there are very few controls and/or parameters i change during a recording... now, afterwards... that's way different. most of what i would change during a recording, if i actually wanted to, can be done from my controller (Remote Zero SL) so there is no sound for a mic to pick up. i suspect other controllers offer the same level of stealth.
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Re: Silent mouse

Post by oblique strategies » Wed Dec 12, 2012 5:25 am

All the clicking from my trackball drives me nuts too! :x

I will probably get an Apple Magic Trackpad.

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Re: Silent mouse

Post by ian_halsall » Wed Dec 12, 2012 9:02 am

see a psychiatrist - you have OCD

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Re: Silent mouse

Post by störgeräusche » Wed Dec 12, 2012 9:43 am

oblique strategies wrote:All the clicking from my trackball drives me nuts too! :x

I will probably get an Apple Magic Trackpad.
I got the Logitech copy of the magic pad, the T650 rechargeable touchpad. Since I’m on PC no magic trackpad for me.
No more clicking!
I got to postpone a carpal tunnel syndrome, but I’m also happy with the silent operation.
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Re: Silent mouse

Post by ian_halsall » Wed Dec 12, 2012 9:52 am

Since it's Christmas maybe someone should do a remix of "Silent Night" called "Silent Mouse"

Silent Mouse, Holy Mouse, all is calm, all is bright.

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Re: Silent mouse

Post by crumhorn » Wed Dec 12, 2012 7:20 pm

I usually try to click in time to the music
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Re: Silent mouse

Post by Slightlydelic » Wed Dec 12, 2012 10:24 pm

oblique strategies wrote:All the clicking from my trackball drives me nuts too! :x

I will probably get an Apple Magic Trackpad.

it still clicks, the trackpad has buttons they're underneath.

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Re: Silent mouse

Post by oblique strategies » Thu Dec 13, 2012 9:45 am

ian_halsall wrote:Since it's Christmas maybe someone should do a remix of "Silent Night" called "Silent Mouse"

Silent Mouse, Holy Mouse, all is calm, all is bright.
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Re: Silent mouse

Post by ian_halsall » Thu Dec 13, 2012 9:53 am

Silent Dead Maus.

Mouse dropping(s).

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Re: Silent mouse

Post by andydes » Thu Dec 13, 2012 10:09 am

Cool. I'll keep an eye on that one. If only to be able to launch clips with my John Thomas.

Good find, cheers.

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