Contour Roller Mouse

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

amazing, discovering new input devices “everyday”.

contour RollerMouse Free2
contour RollerMouse Free2. Buy at amazon
  1. a roller bar. You can also slide it left/right. This controls the pointer.
  2. copy button.
  3. left button.
  4. control pointer sensitivity.
  5. scroll wheel.
  6. button for double click.
  7. right button.
  8. paste button.
contour RollerMouse pro2
contour RollerMouse pro2 Buy at amazon

the difference between the free2 and pro2 is that the free2 has a open roller bar, and detacheable wrist pad, and more precision (dpi). It's also about $40 more expensive.

With this, you don't have to “move hand off keyboard” anymore, but am not sure it's better than mouse.

Depending on how much you type, moving hand off keyboard may be a good thing, because it provides your hand muscles a break.

One issue with this device is that you may get wrist pronation problem.

keyboarding RSI forearm Pronation 33159

see Is Keyboard Tenting Important?

thx to to1ne


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