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Spire Archer I Ergonomic Mouse Could Solve Carpal Tunnel

Many health issues such as carpal tunnel syndrome are becoming more common in the workforce. Spire believes traditional mice do not provide the comfort and support needed for long hours at the desk. The Archer I ergonomic mouse hopes to solve this problem, featuring a unique vertical design that claims to reduce stress along the wrists, arms and elbows.

The Archer I is one of the most unusual looking device we've ever seen; it might be exactly what users who suffer from these issues need. The mouse offers a comfortable position for your palm, and the design also prevents your fingers from hovering over the clickers. The Archer I is equipped with a traditional mouse wheel, optical sensor, palm rest and can be connected via USB 2.0/3.0 ports.

It has a 2 year warranty and an MSRP of $19.99.

  • osamabinrobot
    looks pretty similar to the evoluent vertical mice
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  • MKBL
    Is it a news or ad? I recently bought a vertical mouse with the clicker and wheel on the top side instead of bottom as in this one, and returned.
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  • toddybody
    Cant wait to play SC2 with this baby. :/
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  • PepitoTV
    Just google vertical mouse and see that this isn't that new...
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  • denny wheeler
    The news part of this is 'ergo mouse for $20'. Most of 'em run well over fifty bucks.
    And MSFT stopped making their best ergo mouse (Laser Mouse 6000). I'll likely get me one of these and if I like it, several more.
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  • MKBL
    It is titled and developed as if a mouse targeted for solving carpel tunnel syndrome is relatively new. Price is mentioned as kind of addendum, not a key info. Also, my vertical mouse cost me $29.99, albeit returned finally.
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  • house70
    I hope they make a left-handed one as well, since this design can not be ambidextrous.
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  • icrf
    I don't like any of those vertical mice that still require index finger movements for primary clicking. Sure, they address the wrist angle, but they don't address the specific tendon and its position fatigue.

    I ended up with the ridiculously overpriced yes exceedingly simple 3M Ergonomic mouse: http://www.amazon.com/3M-Ergonomic-Optical-Compatible-EM500GPS/dp/B000F2BP7U

    Add X-Mouse Button Control software to make the scroll click functional in most applications, and it's about as ergonomic as you can get these days.
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  • JOSHSKORN
    I've looked into getting a vertical mouse. Problem is, instead of using your wrist, you use your whole arm for mouse movements. Not very friendly when it comes to gaming, particularly FPS.
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  • cumi2k4
    will this be better than the-now-almost-extinct trackball mice?
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