If you are someone who hates wires and any more wires will just make you go crazy, then you will love a blue tooth mouse. Although there are already wireless mice and keyboards in the form of RF and IR, they need the line of sight and a close range to work properly.
Typically, a radio frequency (RF) mouse and an infrared (IR) mouse have a piece of equipment connected to your computer so that the wireless mouse can make contact with your computer. The problem with this is that if you have any objects obstructing the signal, your mouse will stop working. This is not true with blue tooth mouse.
A blue tooth mouse can find the signal from your computer at a range of between 10-30 feet and has the amazing ability to go through walls. Most new computers are blue tooth enabled and it makes a blue tooth mouse connection is easy.
What people like about such mouse is the portability of it. This is especially true to laptop users who like to travel more conveniently. Not everyone likes to use the touch pads that are found with laptops. They are slow as compared to moving the cursor with a mouse.
What if your computer is not blue tooth capable? Do not worry! There is something call the blue tooth adapter that uses your computer’s USB port. Just plug it into your USB port and you are ready to go. You can now connect a blue tooth mouse through the adapter. Such adapter is also effect in handling up to 7 devices concurrently. Which mean you can have it work with Bluetooth keywords and printers as well! You can even use it to transfer images and videos to your mobile phone too.
There many brands of blue tooth mouse and you have a wide range of choices. You have the low budget type which is cater for normal usage. You have the more expensive blue tooth mouse which is cater for gamers. Gamers require a blue tooth mouse that will move smoothly with a more accurate movement. The shape must also feel comfortable for the palm.
On average, you can expect a scrolling speed and recovery time of 75MHZ from a blue tooth mouse. It is a little slower than wired mouse. The cost of a blue tooth mouse will depend on the brand and model as well. It average around $50 to over $100. You can also find those without a brand selling less than $50.