GE HO-97990 Wireless Optical Mouse Reviews

GE HO-97990 Wireless Optical Mouse

18 ratings (14 Epinions reviews)
Epinions Product Rating: Disappointing
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Good while it lasted, but didn't last long

Jul 5, 2006
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Pros:Nice clean fast cheap battery-efficient

Cons:Failed suddenly and without cause

Bought this at Target for $20
Good points: I experienced very low battery consumption, but it sounds like I may be the only one. Nice mouse, quick and precise, both in Windows and Linux (No extra drivers required in either).

The optical sensor died about two months after purchase. The scroll wheel and buttons work fine, but the optical sensor is toast. It still shines the light, but no surface registered movement. I replaced the batteries (2 different brands, store-bought new) and cleaned the sensor (first dry, then with isopropyl alcohol), but no change. To the garbage heap....


Recommend this product? No


Amount Paid (US$): 20


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