I think one of the troubles I may have is that everything I've tried is too small. I spent some time looking around the net for stuff that was specifically designed for larger hands, but found nothing. I wonder, is there a "Big and Tall for Men" Store that sells pointing devices? BH > -----Original Message----- > From: thechat-admin at lists.evolt.org > [mailto:thechat-admin at lists.evolt.org]On Behalf Of Kai Pahl > Sent: Thursday, September 06, 2001 10:30 AM > To: thechat at lists.evolt.org > Subject: Re: [thechat] Office Furniture > > > > ----- Original Message ----- > > From: "ALBIE ATTIAS" <ALBIE at eurosimm.com> > > Subject: RE: [thelist] Office Furniture > > > > > > Probably better off over here :-) > > good idea! > > >> How about mouses (mice? - mices? - pointer interfaces? - thingys? - > >> trackballs?) > >> > >> I've tried many different kinds, but still have cramping in my > fingers or > >> thumbs, depending on what breed I'm using. > >> > >> So what's everybody like to use? > > > > Personally I go for a Microsoft Wheelmouse Optical and a Wacom > PenPartner > > tablet. No probs so far. > > i think more important than the mouse, is the fact that you change your > position/grasp of the mouse, doing some tasks with the keyboard and so on. > > the preference of a mouse is probably a personal choice, depending on the > hands you have. > > best mouse i had so far, was a simple logitech wheelmouse. i > changed to the > microsoft intellimouse explorer for the optical thing and to have more > buttons. the mouse is much more higher and someone has to get used to it, > but then it's okay > > i got also the 4D mouse delivered with the wacom intous graphic > tablet. much > more clumsy and the "wheel"-replacement is in my view to low, but YMMV. > > i got some years ago some problem with my wrists during the workday, and i > used wristbands like tennis-cracks. improved the situation, but i > don't need > them anymore. > > bye > kai > > -- > . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . > . Kai Pahl, Hamburg, Germany > > > _______________________________________________ > thechat mailing list > thechat at lists.evolt.org > http://lists.evolt.org/mailman/listinfo/thechat > http://lists.evolt.org/thechatarchive/ > ________________ > "It's Friday. Yeah! - only two more working days til Monday - Woooo!"