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3-M Renaissance Vertical Mouse

Pros

  • This mouse will likely appeal to those who like gaming and enjoy the joystick feel
  • Inclusive platform reduces contact stress exposure with work surface

Cons

  • Fingers tend to be held more in flexion
  • No scroll wheel

Evoluent Vertical Mouse

Pros

  • Button activation and use is similar to standard mice
  • Available in two sizes

Cons

  • Will cause shoulder strain if the mousing surface is too high
  • Tends to be used incorrectly, placing stress on the ulnar border

DXT Mouse

Pros

  • Encourages release of the mouse between use
  • Ambidextrous use has been shown to occur in less than one week

Cons

  • Currently available in one size that is designed for small to medium sized hands
  • Scroll wheel placement not optimal

Wow Pen Joy

Pros

  • Familiar design, similar to pen or joystick
  • Thumb has a place to rest, unlike other vertical mice

Cons

  • Poor construction quality
  • Must be special ordered, often not readily available in standard catalogs