Date Joined: 08/07/04
Pros: This thing is a beast and the price was a steal. Solid construction and convenient inputs. I was fortunate in that my grill arrived intact. This is Plenty good for my 15 x 15 home office. Runs comfortably up to about 75% volume. So far it is balanced nicely at 50% combined with four channels of 100 watts.
I don't understand people that complain about the weight... It's a Base Unit??
Overall Review: I packed a bunch of Styrofoam peanuts into a Box to make a base stand for it and I really think it helps improve sound dispersion rather than a lot of the energy going direct into a floor and getting nullified.
Pros: I'm not an expert but in my opinion the mid-range coverage of these units is exceptional. I run a lot of techno that is basically all mids and base. These do you have a surprising amount of tump in the mid range going down to the 47 Hz. But as others have mentioned you still need a sub woofer to get the real sickness on.
Overall Review: I'm running an old but legendary Kenwood VR-307 at 4x100watts with the POLK505 Sub in a 2.1 config and its really nice. The PSW505 Was hammering my 2x100watt Set up. So I scored two more of these And the system is nicely balanced now. the subwoofer is still only at 50%. The house shakes. I'm fortunate to be in a house. If you only get 2 of these you should be ok if you only get the 10" sub
Pros: The Ultimate Mouse!! It's light weight, highly accurate (given a sufficient surface). I use it flat on my desk (no pad, I only ride bareback). With no heavy batteries to weigh it down it can easily be flicked for those of with large monitors. I'm a heavy user so I go through one about every 9-12 months when the left button starts to stick. I like this mouse so much that I bought several 5 packs in fear of this model being discontinued in favor of the more glamorous or wireless mice.
Cons: The chord is a bit stiff but is fine after you break it in.
Overall Review: For those who complain about cheap construction or only getting about a year out of it... it's a 12-dollar mouse??
Pros: Exceptional Construction. Critical wear components are made of metal with the exception of the bolt-to-desk screws(but they are sufficiently sturdy). The bolts are quick and have 2 range levels making it easy to move around if you have a crowded desk. Wheel has a nice feel to it... I don't see it wearing out/off. More than enough buttons plus an additional 4 way swivel pad making this a good investment for future racing games. Sufficient cable ranges.
Cons: Control cable from foot pedal pad is inappropriately placed at the front where it will run into and grind on whatever is in front of it (but this can be resolved with a few homemade spacers). Foot pedal pad does Not grip carpet as advertised by Logitech. Stick shift only goes up to 6 gears leaving out 7 speed cars (but most 7 speeds are paddle shift anyway)
Overall Review: The U shaped desk hooks have a bout a 1/2 inch inner diameter. This was fine for me but you may want to check the lip if your desk or whatever you intend to attach the wheel to. I have not owned any other wheels for comparison but I can say that I'm plenty satisfied.
Pros: This is absolutely my favorite mouse design. The Matt finish of the top allows your hand to breath… thus no perspiration or dirt collection.
It’s VERY light weight especially in comparison to wireless mice that have heavy batteries. Less weight also means easer flicking/hopping of the mouse (very helpful for people with large monitors). Minimal grip and button pressure required. The digital switches under the buttons deliver solid and reliable performance.
Plug and play, reliable, no batteries and Very Accurate, I use it flat on my desk (no pad).
Overall Review: My only concern is that they may stop production of this design because it is not very flashy. So, I have stocked up on about 20 of these.
The mouse is one of the things that Can’t be Beat!! Even touch screens require more hand and arm effort than a flick of the mouse. Until eye-mapping or neurological technology becomes affordable for the consumer – The Mouse Will Dominate!