Ergonomic Mouse Reviews

by THS on August 18, 2010

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We offer many different mice here at The Human Solution, so which one is right for you? Well, hopefully this blog post will give you a more in-depth understanding of the different advantages to each mouse.

The Evoluent Vertical Mouse:

The Evoluent Vertical Mouse is revolutionary in that it keeps your hand and wrist in a “handshake” position, a much more natural and comfortable grip. The Evoluent is the go-to mouse that I typically recommend and use everyday. The Evoluent is dependable, well-designed, attractive looking, affordable, and most important of all – comfortable. (For a more in-depth review, please see my Review: The Evoluent Vertical Mouse and A second look at the Evoluent Vertical Mouse.)

This ergonomic mouse is offered in four different models:

Mousetrapper Advance Mouse

 

Mousetrapper Advance Mouse:

The Mousetrapper Advance Mouse is a great ergonomic mouse that helps relieve painful wrists twisting associated with clicking a more traditional mouse. The Mousetrapper also helps decrease Repetitive Stress pain. This ergonomic mouse features a progressive, ergonomic design that allows you to manipulate your cursor without lifting your hands, putting your hands in a more natural and comfortable position. The Mousetrapper also has comfortable wrist supports and it’s extremely easy to use and set up — just plug it into your computer and go. You can also program the Moustreapper’s keys, and this mouse features an on-board memory, so it’ll remember your personalized settings if you ever need to plug it into a different computer.

We also offer a smaller wireless version of the mousetrapper, the Mousetrapper Flexible Mouse.

 

The HandShoe Mouse:

The Handshoe Mouse Ergonomic Mouse has the least extreme angle when comparing it with the Evoluent, the Aerobic Quill, or the OrthoMouse. The interesting name HandShoe is derived from the Dutch word for “Glove,” which is the goal of this ergonomic mouse, to fit the user like a glove. I like the design of the mouse, and the HandShoeMouse does well in keeping all the movement effort in the user’s arm, instead of the wrist or hand. Unfortunately, the click-force is a little high for my preference. The hand and wrist are kept in a very comfortable and natural position.

The HandShoe mouse does come in three different sizes: small, medium, and large. You can also choose wired or wireless for any size. It’s currently only available in a black right-handed model but that is set to change at some point.

 

The OrthoMouse Ergonomic Mouse:

The OrthoMouse was designed based on studies of the anatomy of the hand and the mouse functions. The OrthoMouse is similar in design to the Evoluent, as it adjusts the hand position to one that is more natural. The positioning is not as extreme as the Evoluent; it is sort of in between the Handshake position and the position created by a conventional mouse. The OrthoMouse comes with several different body modifications to better suit the shape and size of the user’s hand. The OrthoMouse sports low resistance buttons for easier manipulation.

The OrthoMouse is offered in a black right-hand only model.

 

Airobic Quill Mouse:

The Airobic Quill Mouse is similar in angle to the Evoluent Vertical Mouse, but also utilizes a cradle-like contour for the wrist like that of the HandShoe Mouse. The primary advantage of using an Airobic Quill Mouse is the lack of grip needed to move the mouse, since the sides of your wrist will move the mouse for you. The Airobic Quill Mouse is a little unwieldy because of its somewhat large size (we offer an extra large mouse pad to accommodate it). When using the mouse, I found that the channel that you lay your hand in was not large enough to accommodate me comfortably. It’s not my favorite mouse, but through the years of working here, I’ve found that this ergonomic mouse has solved many computer users’ problems when they could find no other solution. The Airobic Quill Mouse is available in black or white, and left or right-handed.

If you have any questions, feel free to email us, chat live with an expert, or call us at 800.531.3746.

Sill not sure which ergonomic mouse is right for you? Take a moment to fill out our short Ergonomic Mouse Selector Form. One of our experts will be happy to provide some recommendations on the best ergonomic mice solutions for you.

We have several great ergonomic mice to choose from, and we also specialize in comfortable and ergonomic:

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