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Introduced in the early 2000's as the successor to the classic IntelliMouse, the IntelliMouse Optical added in exactly what you'd expect: an optical sensor. It also introduced an ambidextrous design with alternate buttons on both sides.


  • Status: Discontinued
  • Availability date: Feb. 16, 2000
  • Price at launch: $99.99


  • Color: White / Red, Silver / Red
  • OS compatibility : Windows


  • Wired connection: USB
  • Standard buttons: 4
  • Tracking type: Optical
  • Scroll wheel / ball: 1
  • Ambidextrous: Yes
  • Ergonomic: Yes


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