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    Posted: 05 August 2019 at 04:37
As I live in my caravan, I want to move my monitor outside under the awning at times, rather than being stuck inside. Consequently I am getting a 5m DP cable, a slim wireless keyboard ( current wired 440mm x 130mm for my small table) and want a good mouse for editing ( my main activity, NO gaming)
I know this question will be like asking what is the best vehicle tyre or the best way from A to B, but here goes.

I have researched "best wireless mouse for photo editing", discussions with suppliers, and have come up with the following
KB (Rapoo 9060 combo)
replace mouse with a Logitech MX Master 2S Wireless Mouse

Any thoughts out there?
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I have used Rapoo keyboards for a long time
They are small, light, fit small tables, are easy to install and not expensive.
They are ok but vulnerable (I have three broken keyboards laying around)
My own fault most of the time (dropping something on the keyboard and the letter K jumped off. It's only then you find out how many K's one uses )
I would buy another one if this one broke
You can't go wrong with a Logitech mouse
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Iím afraid the only time I went for a mouse for photo editing (with a laptop) I ended up with a gaming mouse. They just seemed to offer better fine control of the cursor, more customisation of functions, and better ergonomics.
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Originally posted by wetapunga wetapunga wrote:

Iím afraid the only time I went for a mouse for photo editing (with a laptop) I ended up with a gaming mouse. They just seemed to offer better fine control of the cursor, more customisation of functions, and better ergonomics.

Yes, I did see most were also for gaming - which one did you get?
I looked at these reports
https://www.technobezz.com/best/best-mouse-photo-editing-buy/.
So, I've gone with the Logitech MX.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote happyjack Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 05 August 2019 at 12:08
Thanks Domien - I'll probably go with the rapoo 9060 mainly for the size I have left on my caravan table - with the PC , monitor and other stuff I have about 450x400 usable space left
I don't know how many keyboard k's i do but living on the road I do a lot lot more - just hope nothing drops off - oh, some things already have
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Been running Logitech wireless mice (or should that be mouses?) for years now with almost no issues...just don't buy one with an internal battery and charging station, with time that darn internal battery goes dead in 20 minutes on you even after a full charge.
 



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Post Options Post Options   Quote wetapunga Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 06 August 2019 at 02:12
@happyjack

I used a Roccat Kone gaming mouse.
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For Logitech try the 705 "Marathon" mouse. It can run for years on 2 AA batteries.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote MichelvA Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 07 August 2019 at 09:14
I agree with wetapunga: go for a gaming mouse. These have good ergonomics so your hand rests comfortably on it for long hours. I never use the customable buttons but this can be handy. I have the Asus Strix Claw, but i advise you to keep one in your hand before you buy. Or in other words: do not buy online.

O yes: i personally don't like wireless mouse, because the batteries make em heavy.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote happyjack Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 07 August 2019 at 11:58
Thanks everyone.
I have gone with the rapoo 9060 which is still to arrive but put the mouse away with a bit of cheese to keep it happy.
After watch this video I have gone with the Logitech MX master 2S for a few reasons

It's wireless as I stated in the OP, I am planning to work under my awning using a 5m Displayport cable my monitor, and a wirelss keyboard and mouse.
The MX 2S has a rechargeable battery that after 3 min on charge will give a whole days use, full = 70days ( so they say)
I also like all the options for re-assigning keys, and one I do like is being able to change pointer speed between 2 settable speeds. It should be great for doing operations such as lassoing around tricky areas in PS especially as ones ageing hands are getting a bit shaky,
At this stage I have assigned the side scroll wheel to volume, and the small button to mute. Wheel see how it all goes.
I do find it very comfortable especially with the side thumb rest which means my thumb does not rub across the table and keep reminding me it needs a clean
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