Microsoft have finally decided to resurrect the popular SideWinder line of gaming devices with the announcement of their latest SideWinder Mouse.
The new SideWinder Mouse is the first Microsoft gaming peripheral to be built from the ground up at Microsoft. Other Microsoft peripherals were simply rebranded hardware.
SideWinder Mouse offers several interesting features such as a "Quick Turn" button which allows a 180 turn by a single button press and on the fly dpi switching. It also comes with up to 30g weights and three sets of feet made from different materials to vary the feel of the mouse.
SideWinder Mouse Specs :
- Unique shape and button positions are engineered for fast, comfortable, precise gaming action.
- Three buttons instantly switch between DPI 400, 800, and 2000-or you can customize settings using special software.
- DPI settings and macro recording icons are displayed on the mouse to reduce on-screen interference.
- Enjoy wired performance with the feel of wireless, easily adjust your cable configuration, and conveniently stow away your accessories.
- Quick Launch Button takes you to Games Explorer in Windows Vista. Easily access your games on your PC.
- 5 Programmable Main Buttons
- Buttons and switches can be assigned on the fly, you can program macros and profiles, and game settings can be customized for fast action.
- RESOLUTION: 2000 dpi
- IMAGE PROCESSING: 7080 frames per second
- MAX ACCELERATION: 20 G
- MAX SPEED: 45 inches per second
- 3 sets of different mouse feet (for glide preference)
- BUTTONS (Left/Right): 9 million clicks
- Wide Metal Scroll Wheel allows better feel and response with detent clicking action.
- Vertical Metal Side Buttons design makes locating the side buttons easier and reduces the inadvertent actuation risk.
- Adjustable Mouse Weights lets you select your preference of mouse weight with the included 4 weights, giving you the choice to adjust your mouse weight anywhere between 5 and 30 grams in 5 gram increments.