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Verbatim 96992 Easy Riser Wireless Notebook Laser Mouse with Nano Receiver- Silver and Black
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- Adjustable mouse height for improved ergonomics.
- Designed for portability to fit easily and travel well.
- Convenient nano receiver storage for when you need it.
- Small enough to plug in once and leave connected. 2.4GHz reliability and performance
- System Requirements: USB 2.0 or 1.1, Windows XP, 2000, Vista, Mac OS 10.4.X and higher
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Adjustable Height – The Verbatim Easy Riser™ Wireless Notebook Laser Mouse is ultra slim and allows you to adjust the height to fit your hand using a switch on the underside of the mouse.
Sleep-Mode – This mouse offers sleep-modes designed to extend the life of your batteries. Depending on the amount of time left unused, the mouse will successively move through 3 different phases, each using less battery power than the one before.
Laser Technology – This mouse is designed with laser technology for smooth, precise tracking.
Programmable Scroll Wheel – To make your work easier, you can assign a function to the scroll wheel using the software CD included with the mouse.
Wireless – With a nano receiver that’s small enough to plug into your laptop and leave, the Easy Riser™ Wireless Notebook Laser Mouse provides 2.4 GHz wireless performance to prevent delays in cursor movements. The Nano receiver also slides right into the mouse for safekeeping.
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Using the Easy Riser™ Wireless Notebook Laser Mouse is very easy:
- Remove the mouse from the package
- Insert the 2 AAA batteries included with the mouse
- Confirm that your mouse is turned on
- Insert the Nano receiver into your computer’s USB port
- Then, insert the software CD into your computer to assign a function to the scroll wheel
Now, you’re ready to start using your mouse.
What's in the Pack?
- 1 Easy Riser™ Wireless Notebook Laser Mouse
- Nano Receiver
- Software CD
- Quick Start Guide
- 2 AAA Batteries
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Top Customer Reviews
Pros: wireless. I hadn't realized how annoying cables are when dealing with my work laptop (which I lug home most nights) until getting the wireless mouse; I'm now thinking about grabbing a wireless keyboard as well (and praying for the day when someone releases a reasonably-priced wireless power supply).
Nano receiver is awesomely small and doesn't get in the way of other USB cables you're plugging into the laptop at all.
Cons: Way, way over-sensitive. I run music software on my machine that's used in live performance, and delicate tweaks can be difficult with this mouse. If you use your laptop for gaming and you don't have the reflexes of a fight pilot, you'll find yourself wanting a less sensitive mouse pretty quick.
Seems a tad on the pricy side for being just a mouse (I paid about the same for the wireless keyboard/mouse combo I use on my desktop), but I'm the kind of person who always buys bargain computer equipment, so YMMV.
Not-quite-cons: Battery life seems shorter than it is with the wireless mouse I have at home (and that one's always on, as opposed to having this one's energy-saver feature).
Would have been nice had the pop-up feature been a tad more adjustable; when fully extended, it's about a sixteenth of an inch too tall for absolute comfort. I found I adapted to this after a couple of days, but still.
Overall: Serviceable, but not for highly detailed work. As long as you're a basic end-user not doing gaming, CAD, or the like, it should suit. And you'll love getting rid of yet another tangled, annoying cable. *** ½
Originally I was using the Verbatim 96992 Easy Riser Wireless Notebook Laser Mouse on our desktop through one of the two front USB ports on the CPU and it worked just fine. I never had any problems with the signal dropping (They are about 3-4 feet away from each other) and the response time was as good as our previous wired laser mouse. More recently though I installed the NZXT IU01 Internal USB Expansion on the same desktop and decided to put the receiver inside the CPU case to free up the outer USB port and so far it's been great.
The "Riser" feature has been of little use to any of us, but for some other reviewers I think they like it. Overall it seems to be a good, reliable product and in fact I like it so much I bought a second one to carry with my laptop. A good price point on this seems to be around $25, but keep an eye out for rebates to sweeten the deal.
A few nice features were the hidden compartment for the little usb laptop plug. This is a great feature so that you don't lose it when you're traveling with your laptop. I also like that you can change the height of the mouse so it gives you a few options.
Overall it's a nice wireless mouse
I am not sure, however, that the ability to adjust the height of the mouse is of any real use. Granted I have only been using the mouse every day for for about a week, but I cannot feel any more or less confort when adjusting the height of the mouse.
One definite disadvantage is that the curos on this mouse moves very sluggisly on the screen. I'm not sure if this is a common problem for all wireless mouse products, but there is definite and annoying lag between mouse movement and cursos movement. Frankly, it is annoying such that I'd rather just suffer the inconvenience or a corded mouse.
Another disadvantage is that this mouse is optical and as such you will have serious difficulties if your desktop is glass or unless you use a mouse pad. This, however, would be tolerable were it not for the sluggishness in response issue above.
The optical portion of the mouse is on the bottom and around the optical sensor is an aluminum foil ring. This foil ring has the tendency to peel off. I'm not sure if that will have any effect on the operability of the mouse though.
All in all, this is a good product, but just make sure you can tolerate a mouse with an extremely sluggish cursor response.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Very contemporary and streamlined, not too much. It will fit in with any upscale set. The performance is outstanding. Very well made I dropped it twice and nothing happened.Published 20 months ago by Dinky
Mouse wouldn't work for more than 5 minutes before losing signal. Waste of cash.Published 22 months ago by Michael K. Grovenor
Every time I plug in the wireless received I get a message to restart my computer. After restarting my computer I get the same message. Its a continues loop. Read morePublished on October 7, 2013 by Striker
My last mouse had the same collapse to carry, but that was also what turned the mouse on and off, which was great except then it would come on in my bag and drain the battery. Read morePublished on April 19, 2013 by JaKoB
I purchased this mouse brand new from a deal-a-day website and got it yesterday. I plugged the nano receiver into my USB slot and it automatically downloaded the software from the... Read morePublished on October 22, 2012 by Amazon Customer
I never realized how much easier life was with a wireless mouse on my laptop! Now, I don't have to use that annoying little touchpad for everything! Read morePublished on May 19, 2011 by Smart4
I installed the software on my notebook (XP is the OS) an in minutes had the mouse running without a glitch. Read morePublished on August 26, 2010 by Scarlett Brontë
Just a quick review. I found this mouse to be o.k. The reception from the laptop was good, especially compared to other wireless mice that I have used. Read morePublished on June 10, 2010 by Melkor
Not bad. Easy to use, just plug in. But it's smaller than I thought. This one is amazon.com replaced for me, because the first one's scroll had big problem. Read morePublished on June 9, 2010 by leetimmynewton