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Anyone have comfort/wrist issues with the G700?

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I usually have mice like the XAI or Microsoft mice and I recently traded in my Sensei for the G700, but I feel like it's hurting my wrist. I googled and some stuff came up about it, how about anyone here? I might return it and try another Sensei and see if it works ): I really like this mouse, but I think it's hurting my wrist.

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I haven't tried the G700 but I've had this problem with Razer Abyssus and Zowie AM. I like them both very much but can't no longer use them because they both give me wrist pain if I use them for longer period of time. You could try an ergonomic mouse pad like this or just make a wrist rest yourself like these guys. But if even then it gives you pain or you just dislike using a wrist rest, do yourself a favor and ditch the mouse before you give your wrist bigger problems.

edit: I also do some wrist exercises just as a prevention method even though I now use a mouse that is more comfortable to me.
Edited by meih - 10/29/12 at 3:52pm
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I just got one tonight and after about 20 minutes I noticed some slight pain in my wrist area and somewhat in my hand. Will be returning. Never had this using any other mouse.
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I don't think a wrist cushion will help for the pain.
Maybe the grip on that mouse is hurting you, go back to the earlier xai (much smaller and ligher) and see if you're still experiencing muscular stress.
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post #5 of 5
I have comfort issues with all Logitech mice I have used. Even ones where I thought they were ok, I would get pain after a few weeks.

Absolutely do not buy a wrist rest or a mousepad with one. They are terrible ergonomically and cause wrist problems by restricting movement and putting pressure on exactly the part of your wrist that shouldn't have anything resting on it.

Put your arm and hand flat on the desk - note the area raised up - this is where a wrist rest lies.


As much as I didn't want to buy another Razer mouse, I am thinking of going back to a DeathAdder Black again, as that's the only mouse I've had longer than a few months that didn't start to cause me pain in either my index finger, or my wrist when using it all day. (switching to a Topre keyboard has also really helped my index finger pain)
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