The top of the Office 8K is glossy grey plastic, and the sides are done in a black plastic that has an almost suede-like touch. The mouse also has different user IDs and two user-selectable radio channels, chosen through a switch on the side of the receiver, to get the strongest signal possible if there are other wireless peripherals nearby. Due to technical reasons, we have temporarily removed commenting from our articles. The wireless transmitter establishes a strong signal that carries for about 10 feet even though it’s officially rated for less than four feet. List item the second 3. Can I Run It. Just in front of the scroll wheel but tucked inside the main left and right mouse buttons where you won’t hit them accidentally is a pair of tiny moon-shaped buttons.

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There are various models of wireless mice out there with rechargeable batteries, but you have to put them to bed in a charging cradle when you’re finished with them.

And if you’re in the middle of an intense gaming session and the batteries die, otfice out of luck until you can recharge. If you’re a right-hander, it’s a great input device with some really cool 8o innovative features, and the rechargeable batteries should save you a few bucks over the life of the mouse. If you forget to hang them up at the end of aa4tech day, you’ll have no mouse the next morning until it’s had time to soak up more juice – not a great way to start the work day.


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Click here to subscribe. Global Game Awards It’s also rechargeable, which will save you a ton of money on disposable batteries.

This is a space where subscribers can engage with each other and Globe staff. A4Tech has made huge improvements to the scroll wheel on the Office 8K. Readers can also interact with The Moyse on Facebook and Twitter.

A4 has taken a different approach. While the electronic guts of the devices were outstanding and company had come up with some interesting innovations in a market that has become largely commoditized, its products still lacked a slick, professional edge. Mousd has managed to get everything spot-on with this product, from the special features and software package to the overall finish of the mouse. And as anyone who has a wireless mouse knows, these little critters have a bigger appetite for batteries than rodents have for cheese.

Many of the company’s previous models fofice a low-resistance scroll wheel that still felt somewhat sluggish.

That’s enough distance to work comfortably without getting messed up by the wireless signals from a co-workers input device. A low score will mean that this particular item of hardware is over priced Please login to add your score for A4Tech XD Value. List item the first 2. Perform Performance score reflects how well you feel the hardware meets your expectations on performance. Two Laurier professors sue former TA who recorded disciplinary meeting.

Not much to pick on here. There’s also a nice little bumping action to give you tactile response as you scroll up and down. I had no problems whatsoever establishing or maintaining a reliable wireless signal during my tests even when using it near several other wireless mice and keyboards, a wireless joystick, a WiFi network and a couple of cordless phones.


The Office 8K really impressed me – it’s a piece of hardware that can compete with the best devices on the market and hold its own. If you would like to write a letter to the editor, please forward it to letters globeandmail.

A4tech Office 8K Manuals

Press offive twice to start your list List item the first List item the second List item the third Press return twice to finish your list. The panel has eight buttons arranged around its outer edge, all of which are programmable.

List item the second 3. View all discussions Login to join the discussion! Story continues below advertisement. Ergonomic design; no-slip covering; top-notch optical sensor; innovative “Office Switch” button; time-saving utilities built into driver package.

A4Tech Office 8K Manuals

The optical mechanism works on a4tec much any surface – from the desktop to your knee. The electronics are also top of the line. Treat others as you wish to be treated Criticize ideas, not people Stay on topic Avoid the use of toxic and offensive language Flag bad behaviour Comments that violate our community guidelines will be removed.

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