« on: February 18, 2014, 09:29:30 PM »
Mousing is really taxing on joints, here's one I got a few clients into-
It works amazingly, much better or just radically different position to work within.
Mine just arrived today, I used it to edit about 100 photos of my backlog as well as for several other projects. I did not feel any pain, but wanted to smash the thing a couple of times. I didn't expect it to become 2nd nature right away, and I'll learn to manipulate it smoothly just fine.
The left click button seems very hard to operate, there is no feel or detent, and I have very little feeling in my fingers. I find myself trying to click the thing 15-20 times and only succeed when gripping it very tightly. The right click is fine, so it might be a manufacturing issue. I've already considered gluing a raised button on the left click control.
The other issue is the lack of a mouse wheel like function for scrolling. There is a pseudo scroll function, but it doesn't work for anything except my internet browser. I have some software that uses it as a primary function to resize images for viewing, and scrolling is needed in most software applications.
That 3M Gadget did not last long, it just did not work for me, and it hurt my thumb to stretch to the top of the joy stick.
I received my Evoluent Mouse today. I can operate it like a mouse right out of the box, but it places a lot of pressure on the bottom corner of my hand. I now have a gel mouse pad on order.
Switching my mouse to my left hand might be a option if this doesn't work.