Apple Wireless Mighty Mouse + Ableton Live

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Apple Wireless Mighty Mouse + Ableton Live

Post by psilopsyche » Tue Oct 03, 2006 8:09 pm

Hey everyone.

I've read a few other topics regarding the Mighty Mouse's useability with Live, but I am still unclear as to everyone's level of happyness with it. Can you guys let me know what you think about Live + Mighty Mouse on a scale of 1-10?

Thanks! :D
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Post by Sales Dude McBoob » Tue Oct 03, 2006 8:16 pm

Apple can't build a mouse to save their lives.

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Post by unklmic » Tue Oct 03, 2006 8:24 pm

3

The right click works only when it wants to (which is not that often)- it moves sooooooo slooooooow despite choosing the fastest setting.

I am struggling to think how I could justify giving it a 3?

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Re: Apple Wireless Mighty Mouse + Ableton Live

Post by gomi » Tue Oct 03, 2006 8:43 pm

psilopsyche wrote:Hey everyone.

I've read a few other topics regarding the Mighty Mouse's useability with Live, but I am still unclear as to everyone's level of happyness with it. Can you guys let me know what you think about Live + Mighty Mouse on a scale of 1-10?

Thanks! :D

apple mouse = form over function... stupid and hardly usable.

which is weird.

i think everyone at apple has brain implants and they don't even use mice anymore.
which would explain why their mice suck.

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Post by BassTooth » Tue Oct 03, 2006 8:48 pm

http://reviews.cnet.com/Logitech_VX_Rev ... =pdtl-list

i was thinking my old Microsoft intellimouse is getting a little crusty.

trackball?

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Post by Sales Dude McBoob » Tue Oct 03, 2006 9:33 pm

I have a Logitech wireless mouse and I love it. It's not the one that is linked above... I'm not sure which one it is. I got it was a present last year and it really worked out. If I would have tried to buy it myself I would have researched it to death and never decided which one to get.

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Post by muscleandhate » Tue Oct 03, 2006 11:27 pm

I simply use a Microsoft laser mouse with my MacBook. It's white and has three buttons plus a scroll, and now with OSX you can click both buttons effectively. Does the job. Wireless would be nice however, seeing as it takes up a USB port. However, there's no way I'd pay 50.00GBP for a mouse, especially not a mighty mouse. Avoid.

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Post by psilopsyche » Wed Oct 04, 2006 2:13 am

Wow. A unanimous decision then! Damn, I was looking forward to buying it, but I sincerely thank you all for saving me the money and headache.
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Post by mike holiday » Wed Oct 04, 2006 2:28 am

i have this one it's great

http://www.macmice.com/ball.html
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Post by aliasA » Wed Oct 04, 2006 2:34 am

Ill put my vote up for the mighty mouse. i love it. its perfect. There isnt a mouse on the market that will give you are nice of usability as the scroll ball.

I dont know why people are talking about it not being fast enough. I think they need to leanr how to use their settings. You can make it shoot across the screen just by tapping it if you want to.

Other than that, it gets crusted up. Its amazing, but it is my 3rd this year. I dont really have a proble buying more because i love how much faster it makes my workflow. But if you use it every day, i wouldnt expect it to last more than 4 months before the ball is shot.

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Post by bigbadotis » Wed Oct 04, 2006 3:27 am

My scroll ball also crapped out. Cleaning as per the apple instructions did not help at all.

Very irritating... I won't buy another.

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Post by aliasA » Wed Oct 04, 2006 8:13 am

Ya, the big issue is it basically isnt cleanable.

The biggest problem i have with it is apple didnt make it easy to take apart. I guess its part of their whole "no screws" theory. If you could take it apart it would be a breeze to clean. i just wish they would remedy this. But until then, they can keep giving me a new one every two months under apple care.

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Post by nasedo » Wed Oct 04, 2006 8:40 am

I work with the new apple mighty mouse, i'm no any problems with it

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Post by bonomius » Wed Oct 04, 2006 12:16 pm

i too like the mighty mouse, expecially because it's so light,
i've tryed some cordless logitech, but due to the batteries in,
i felt them too heavy for me, and caused some pain to my hand articulation.

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Post by sqook » Wed Oct 04, 2006 12:33 pm

I don't have a mighty mouse, but was also interested in this discussion because I was thinking of getting one... well, was. ;) Anyways, I found this link for those of you wanting to clean your mighty mice:

http://arstechnica.com/articles/paedia/ ... issect.ars

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