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Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 3000
7.7 out of 10

Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 3000

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Overall 4
4.0

OK, not great

Lee N., Newegg
21 February 2012
  • Summary: Overall I don't like this mouse at all. But it's so cheap that return shipping and restock fees make it not worthwhile to return. So I'm suffering with it for now. Might be OK if you only use it with a laptop.
  • Pros: Nice feel for a small mouse, solid and weighty. Scroll wheel has a very positive action and doesn't overscroll like my old Microsoft wired mouse did.
  • Cons: Very short range. About 4 feet absolute max. After that it starts losing clicks. at 6 feet away doesn't work at all. This is with no other wireless technology nearby. Range is even worse if it doesn't have line of sight to the receiver. I recommend getting a USB extension cable to put the transmi...
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Overall 4
4.0

poor

Kyle C., Newegg
31 August 2011
  • Summary: Next time I'm Gonna buy a Logitech
  • Pros: I will never lose the Dongle. It is MASSIVE. Looks Nice, Feels Nice
  • Cons: Range is a Joke. Two feet maybe Three. Takes about 5 minutes for Win7 to recognize it and install intellipoint
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Overall 4
4.0

HUGE dongle

Anonymous, Newegg
27 July 2010
  • Pros: Good feel in hand, nice size (not compact).
  • Cons: The USB dongle for this thing is huge and sticks out over 2 inches from the USB port. If you only have USB ports on the right side of your laptop (provided you are right-handed), the USB dongle will get in your way. I bought this without inspecting the pictures first, oops. I've got a "nano-mouse...
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0

User Review

Walmart
22 July 2010
Overall 4
4.0

Headache

ANTHONY P., Newegg
8 July 2010
  • Summary: Now I have to call them.
  • Pros: Feels good, compact, no issues connecting to PC.
  • Cons: Scroll wheel broke after about two months. No abuse, but it's spinning without registering. Microsoft's support website allowed me to step through a five page support request, before informing me that it wasn't working.
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Overall 4
4.0

Buy something else

Nikolay D., Newegg
12 April 2010
  • Pros: Works in general OK
  • Cons: In some cases it slows down terribly WinXP
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Overall 4
4.0

Watch failure rate

Charles B., Newegg
4 April 2010
  • Summary: I have had two MS wireless keybords and mice fail before a year was up. They work fine until they just give up. Tried new batteries, different computer, etc, etc. First the mouse failed, keyboard later. Good warranty/ telephone/ support from Microsoft support group.
  • Pros: The mouse is a great design, fits your hand well, very ergonomic. Reasonable price...but read on.
  • Cons: Remember this is my own personal experience, yours may be different: There seems to be a high failure rate in the wireless MS series. With the OEM model, there is no guarantee and replacement option for the product from Microsoft. If you are the end user, and you bought it from an equipment suppl...
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Overall 4
4.0

Not Adequate

Lawrence A., Newegg
14 February 2010
  • Summary: I purchased one of these from Newegg over a year ago for my laptop. Seemed ok at first. The range is barely about 12-14 inches. The scroll wheel broke after 2 months, I repaired it to better than new and worked ever since.
  • Pros: -Wireless -Small -Good Battery Life -Dongle stores in mouse
  • Cons: -Range is very short -Scroll wheel is fragile -Dongle flakes/disconnects if barely touched -Optical mouse surface limitations
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Overall 4
4.0

Poor Range

Myron J., Newegg
14 February 2010
  • Summary: I own five of these, purchased from various sources. I also own three of the ORIGINAL MS Wireless Notebook mice. The original was a GREAT product, with long range and long battery life. MS' new model is cheaper, but not usable in many circumstances because of the short range.
  • Pros: Low price.
  • Cons: Poor range. If I plug this into the rear USB port of my server, the signal can't get through/around the metal case. Same problem with wooden desks. If there's not a nearly-straight-line path, you'll have signal problems. I've had this problem with all five of mine, as well as seeing the same prob...
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Overall 4
4.0

Too light and annoyingly clickly.

Ernie, Amazon
17 August 2013
  • Summary: I know this isn't a really high end mouse but even at this price it's a little disappointing. Misleadingly despite the description stating "Rubber side grips", the mouse doesn't have rubber sides just a textured surface etched into plastic sides.
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