Logitech has presented the Gaming Mouse G500, the successor to the G5 Laser Mouse. The G500 is a laser-based mouse with a sensor that's adjustable from 200DPI to 5700DPI, it supports movements at up to 165 inches per second with max accelerations of up to 30 g. The mouse features ten programmable buttons, onboard memory and a weight tuning system that enables you to add up to 27 grams of extra weight to the mouse.
The Logitech Gaming Mouse G500 will debut next month for around $70.
The successor to the classic Logitech® G5 Laser Mouse, the Logitech Gaming Mouse G500 delivers game-changing precision at any hand speed. With its gaming-grade laser engine you can rev up your intensity – reaching a maximum hand speed of 165 inches per second (ips) and a maximum acceleration force of 30 gs. An on-the-fly adjustable-dpi gives you the right level of precision – from pixel-precise targeting (200 dpi) to lightning-fast maneuvers (up to 5700 dpi) – for whatever game you’re playing. (The dpi can be adjusted, after installing the Logitech® Gaming Software, in increments of 100 dpi). Plus, full-speed USB helps ensure that the G500 mouse is smooth and responsive.
But the G500 mouse offers much more than precision. A rugged finish offers a battle-worn accent to your gear. And an updated shape – with a broader thumb rest and a smoothed-out pinkie ledge – makes the new Logitech gaming mouse more comfortable when you’re in the heat of competition.
When you’re ready to battle, the onboard memory lets you save and take the settings for your favorite title with you – no software required. If you’re sensitive to weight, the G500 mouse offers weight tuning, including up to 27 grams of extra weight for personalized feel and control. The additional weights fit into a removable chassis and, when not in use, can be stored in the accompanying case. A dual-mode scroll wheel – with hyper-fast scrolling for those times that you have to work – provides click-to-click scrolling that’s perfect for weapon selection. And ten programmable buttons put valuable macros in your hand (software required).