Hardware Setup

  • Hardware Setup

    Posted by Vince on September 17, 2022 at 6:03 am

    As my existing mouse and keyboard seem to be gradually wearing out, I wondered what recommendations everyone had for a new wireless setup – mouse, keyboard and possibly even headphones?

    Vince replied 3 weeks ago 5 Members · 14 Replies
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  • David Cutler

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    September 17, 2022 at 7:03 am
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    Curious to hear what people recommend @Vince

    At this point I’m running with whatever our office manager picked off of Amazon, AKA nothing fancy.

    I wonder if you picked a mouse with multiple buttons if you could set Revu so that some commands are activated by the β€œextra” buttons?

    • Vince

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      September 17, 2022 at 7:31 am
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      I’ve seen a few posts about assigning ‘tasks’ to the buttons on a programmable mouse so thought it’s got to be worth looking at.

    • Vince

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      September 18, 2022 at 6:15 am
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      @David Cutler maybe we should start offering a product review service for anyone who wants to send us some bits to test out? A nice new ultra powerful laptop would be a good item to start with in case anyone is listening out there! πŸ˜†

      • David Cutler

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        You might be onto something there @Vince !

        I think you may have better luck than me since you’re generating content with videos and such. I know that a couple of the YouTube channels that I follow seem to get sponsorship type donations from time to time.πŸ˜€

        • Vince

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          September 18, 2022 at 2:20 pm
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          Apparently, we need to read up on how to become influencers @David Cutler – they are the people that seem to get given loads of stuff for doing not a lot!

  • David Cutler

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    September 18, 2022 at 9:18 pm
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    Some certainly do more than others @Vince !

    Both yourself and @troy-degroot have posted some great videos. Maybe @bluebeamsupportuchapter2-com will recognize your influencer status with a t shirt or a coaster. πŸ™‚

    • Vince

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      September 19, 2022 at 1:11 am
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      Sounds a good place to start @David Cutler . πŸ˜ƒ

  • Isaac Harned

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    Personally, for none other than comfort and accuracy, I love the Logi ergonomic (K860 keyboard, MX master 3S combo set). Both are Bluetooth capable and can switch between three devices. Mouse has a free spin wheel, so you can scroll through those long construction docs fast. Also has a side scroll wheel for a little more customization, couple extra buttons that can be customized for specific apps through the logi control panel. Keyboard clicks are smooth and quiet, yet have a solid almost mechanical click. Both are the most comfortable I have used yet, especially if you are at the station the entire work day.

    • Doug McLean

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      right there with you Isaac.
      I have the MX Master Keys and the MX Master 3 mouse and absolutely love it.
      The best is setting up my keyboard to the phone πŸ™‚

      • Vince

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        I ended up going for the Logitech G604 mouse. I’m making use of a lot of the keys but not all of them yet! πŸ˜…

        As for the keyboard, my old one is still okay so I can wait to sort that out.

        • David Cutler

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          November 16, 2022 at 7:24 am
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          I just looked up the keyboards and mice that you folks are running with and I think I’m running with the equivalent of a dull pencil and recycled yellow pad! 🀣

          • Troy DeGroot

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            Right there with you David. $10 mouse from Target. and brace yourself, it’s Bluetooth! 😁

            • David Cutler

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              I still have to insert the USB receiver on mine @troy-degroot . It’s a step above a corded mouse, though not a very tall one… 🀣

            • Vince

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              I have a cheap Bluetooth mouse for when I go out on site.