The 3000 measures 58x99x38mm, and weighs 90g, so it'll fit accurately in the ancillary abridged of a bag. The abrasion doesn't use Bluetooth, so you accept to attach an included USB receiver to your PC. Fortunately, you can latch the receiver to the basal of the abrasion back it's not in use, which keeps the two items together.
The abrasion has three buttons: larboard and appropriate buttons, and a scroll wheel button. The Microsoft Wireless Notebook Optical Abrasion 3000 Special Edition is advised symmetrically, authoritative it accessible for both awkward and right-handed people.
As baby as the abrasion is, we were able to use it comfortably. You may accept to authority the Microsoft Wireless Notebook Optical Abrasion 3000 Special Edition application your fingertips, but this isn't awkward. At 90g (including batteries), some bodies may acquisition the Microsoft Wireless Notebook Optical Abrasion 3000 Special Edition a little too light; at first, we had to acclimatize to the weight, but we were adequate after wards a day.
To customize the abrasion buttons, you charge to download Microsoft's IntelliPoint software, which installs as a arrangement preference. You can reassign the appropriate and scroll-wheel button to a cardinal of options. You can additionally adapt the tracking and annal speed.
According to Microsoft, the Wireless Notebook Optical Abrasion 3000 Special Edition uses the 27MH wireless spectrum, and the abrasion has a ambit of alone 2.5ft. We got a ambit of about 20ft central a affair room, with no concrete barriers amid the abrasion and PC.
Considering that some mice accept a ambit of 30ft (while application the 2.4GHz spectrum), the Microsoft Wireless Notebook Optical Abrasion 3000 Special Edition's ambit is a bit on the abbreviate side. A distinct AA array fits central the Microsoft Wireless Notebook Optical Abrasion 3000 Special Edition. Microsoft claims six months of array life; the Energizer array that comes with the 3000 is still activity able afterwards one ages of use (eight hours a day, bristles canicule a week).
What makes this adaptation of the Microsoft Wireless Notebook Optical Mouse 3000 a Special Edition? It's accessible in bristles colours: Aloe (light green), Crème Brûleé (beige), Dragon Fruit (pink), Milk Chocolate (light brown), and Pomegranate (red).