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Microsoft Sidewinder Mouse

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Microsoft Sidewinder Mouse

The Microsoft Sidewinder is a mouse that was especially designed for PC gaming. It measures 3.0 x 5.1 inches (W x D) and is the first ever mouse to have an LCD display with a switchable resolution. This mini LCD screen displays DPI settings as well as macro recording icons.

The Sidewinder is a wired mouse and comes with a cable anchor as well as a storage box for its accessories. These allow its users to enjoy clutter-free computing. The Microsoft Sidewinder Mouse come…

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Microsoft Sidewinder Mouse

The Microsoft Sidewinder is a mouse that was especially designed for PC gaming. It measures 3.0 x 5.1 inches (W x D) and is the first ever mouse to have an LCD display with a switchable resolution. This mini LCD screen displays DPI settings as well as macro recording icons.

The Sidewinder is a wired mouse and comes with a cable anchor as well as a storage box for its accessories. These allow its users to enjoy clutter-free computing. The Microsoft Sidewinder Mouse comes with three different types of glide pads, giving users better customization. Apart from this, the mouse comes with 4 weighs. This allows users to adjust the weight of the mouse from anywhere between 5 and 30 grams in 5-gram increments.

The Microsoft Sidewinder features 5 programmable main buttons which users can customize through macro recording. Users can also benefit from the quick launch button which, when pressed, automatically opens Windows Vista’s Game Explorer. The mouse also features a wide metal scroll wheel as well as metal vertical side buttons. Apart from these, the mouse features three other buttons for dpi switching. Through these buttons, users can easily switch between 400, 800, and 2000 dpi settings. These three buttons can also be used for macros.

The Microsoft Sidewinder Mouse offers image processing at 7080 frames per second, maximum acceleration at 20G, maximum speed at 45 inches per second, and USB reporting speed at 500Hz. According to Microsoft, the mouse’s buttons are rated to last for up to 9 million clicks.

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