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Anker Wired Vertical Ergonomic Mouse

Anker Wired Vertical Ergonomic Mouse

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Product Description

Prevent against painful cramping and soreness – without any sacrifice to performance – with this ergonomically designed vertical mouse from Anker

Increased Comfort

While normal horizontal mice place undue strain on the wrist, this model improves the navigating experience by employing basic ergonomic principles. Construction from lightweight plastic allows for easy movement, while the stock’s 45-degree angle encourages a healthy, neutral “handshake” position, which requires little time to get used to.

Unbeatable Value

With most similarly-designed mice costing anywhere from $50 to $100, the Anker vertical mouse provides a reasonable alternative to both experienced and inexperienced users of such devices. A warranty of 18 months, backed by Anker’s top-class customer support team, ensures that you can rest easy in the knowledge of your product’s durability.

Easy to Use

This USB mouse may be inserted directly into either your keyboard or computer and, due to plug & play technology, will be ready to use in no time. 1000 DPI resolution ensures a more responsive feel than most standard optical mice for smooth and precise tracking, while added Next/Previous buttons reduce effort during webpage browsing.

Customer Reviews

Dave
  • It has been much more comfortable than a traditional mouse
  • I use this mouse every day at work. It has been much more comfortable than a traditional mouse. However, I would be cautious about purchasing this if you have large hands. My pinky sometimes drags on the mouse pad a little bit. I use a wrist rest as well so my hand is a bit higher up, but if you did not do the same, I imagine that problem could be worse.
  • 2015-08-02

Ellie
  • Eases the tension on the wrist and elbow and you ...
  • Eases the tension on the wrist and elbow and you can't beat the price. Takes a bit of getting used to but once you do, you'll never use a regular mouse ever again
  • 2015-07-31

Christina G
  • Great for wrist pain-sufferers
  • The mouse takes a bit of getting used to, especially with gaming and other precision reliant tasks, but it's been a few weeks and I've adapted to it as well as the usual kind of mouse AND my carpal-tunnel has gone away. Awesome.
  • 2015-07-31

CrystalCourtney
  • Great
  • Great product for people with wrist issues!
  • 2015-07-30

Pedro Borges
  • Best mouse I've ever had
  • I'll be honest, the first 3 hours of use were painful. I guess my forearm needed to adjust from 20 years of traditional mouse usage. I also couldn't click, grab, drag very precisely and thought this was a scam. But if you persist, it's way better than anything you've ever used. Congrats Anker on your industrial design and the great brand you're steadily building.
  • 2015-07-29
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Customer FAQ

Q1.  What is DPI?
Dots per inch (DPI) is a measurement of the mouse's sensitivity. A high DPI setting will translate small movements of the mouse on your mouspad to very large movements of the cursor on the screen and can help improve mouse accuracy.
Q2.  What is polling rate?
Polling rate (or report rate) determines how often your mouse sends information to your computer. The number in Hz directly translates to the number of times each second the mouse send data to the computer.
Q3.  What factors are most important to take into consideration when buying a new gaming mouse?
There are two major factors to consider when choosing a gaming mouse: the way the mouse feels in your hand and its performance. As long as you feel comfortable when clicking, moving, and gripping the mouse, then it will be an appropriate choice. As for performance, you should take several key parameters into account, such as the number of function keys, DPI, polling rate, and customizability. Generally speaking, the higher the value of DPI and polling rate the faster the operating speed and accuracy of the mouse will be.
Q4.  Can I use the gaming mouse to replace my regular mouse?
Yes, absolutely. The gaming mouse is completely optimised, this means it can facilitate web browsing and use with any other software. By creating different profiles for different applications, you can use the gaming mouse to completely revolutionise the way you use your computer.
Q5.  Do I need drivers for my Vertical mouse to work?
No. It’s Plug and Play.
Q6.  How come the extra side buttons do not work on Mac?
The extra side buttons are only compatible with browsers running on Windows.
Q7.  Is there a left handed version of this mouse?
No, only right handed.
Q8.  How come the operating range is so poor sometimes?
This is an indication of low batteries. Please replace the batteries to fix the issue.
Q9.  What is the primary function of the extra side buttons?
They are used in browsers to move to forwards and backwards. Will work on Windows computers only.
Q10.  Are there size variations for this mouse?
No. We only have one standard size. 115 x 58 x 87 mm / 4.5 x 1.7 x 3.5in

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Very good, but could be improved!

After a few weeks of use, I have to say that the price/quality of this mouse ratio is very high!!

Howewer, it could be improved in many ways:

- absence of lateral scroll

- absence of hyper-fast scrolling (I was used to have in my former Logitch mouse)

- thumb buttons not running in OSX 

I'm waiting for a new improved edition ;-)

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Gabrielkbkim

i hope you are going to stick with the mouse Thanks for the review 

 

 

Reply Report as spam Aug 3, 2015 at 7:16 AM
The mouse rocks

I have never had a Ergonomic Mouse before so I have decided to try one but most of them are either with bad looking or with a high price range.

When I saw the Anker Wired Vertical Ergonomic Mouse from Amazon, I felt that I had to try it. With the giving price, it can't be too wrong.

The fact is: I have been using my Anker Wired Vertical Ergonomic Mouse for over a month, I can see why it is necessary for the IT worker like me to have one of such great product. Buy one for yourself if you are a heavy user of computer. You will benefit from using it in the long term.

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ANKER Team
Happy to hear that you are enjoying our mouse!
Reply Report as spam Jun 1, 2015 at 4:30 AM
Gabrielkbkim

the shape is really weird not for carrying mouse but really comfortable 

Thanks for the review 

Reply Report as spam May 29, 2015 at 7:02 PM
Why doesn't the scroll wheel work?

I got this mouse at the suggestion of a colleague. I love how it feels. But it worked for about a day. After that, the scroll wheel might work for a few minutes a day if I'm lucky, but mosty it just doesn't scroll at all. I notice lots of people complaining about this, but no answers of any kind. I also saw an online review that said the "original mouse" had this problem (in 2014) but all the new mice were fine. Well, I bought this in April or May 2015 and it's still enough of a problem that I can't use the mouse. Is there a fix forthcoming? I've asked for an exchange, but if the new mouse has the same problem as the old one, there doesn't seem to be much point... 

It's a crying shame because it's really comfortable!

Replies(1) Collapse Report as spam May 17, 2015 at 1:49 PM
Gabrielkbkim

please contact support@ianker.com 

You have warranty so they will support you 

Reply Report as spam May 17, 2015 at 3:03 PM
Polling rate

What is the polling rate of the mouse?

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TechToyWizard

This is a user forum. To get application-specific information like you are requesting please email pre-sales support at support@ianker.com

Reply Report as spam May 5, 2015 at 11:39 AM
Gabrielkbkim

http://www.ianker.com/support/98ANWVM-BA

This page will help you out 

Reply Report as spam May 5, 2015 at 11:42 AM
TechToyWizard

Quote From Gabrielkbkim: that link just comes back to this same page. The customer needs Anker support.

Reply Report as spam May 5, 2015 at 11:46 AM
Maciej Godek

I thought the Customer Support would have that kind of knowledge. It's not like polling rate is some kind of obscure parameter. :) Thanks anyways!

Reply Report as spam May 5, 2015 at 3:39 PM
TechToyWizard

Quote From Maciej Godek: They probably do have that info, send them an email and ask. You can reach them at support@ianker.com

Reply Report as spam May 5, 2015 at 7:58 PM
ANKER Team
125 Hz.
Reply Report as spam May 6, 2015 at 4:30 AM
Problem with scroller.

I bought it almost a month ago and it's scroller has already started skipping. I was about to order 3 more for the office but not anymore. This shows how it is better to stay with normal mouse and by a company like Logitech. O well, I gave it 5 stars on the site where I bought it from. Worst thing, no support number available for India. What should I do?

Replies(4) Collapse Report as spam Mar 1, 2015 at 10:50 AM
MikeC

Contact support@ianker.com

Reply Report as spam Mar 1, 2015 at 11:20 AM
TechToyWizard

Anker is not Logitech, they are not big enough to sell and support in every country in the world. But you don't need a support number, email them at support@ianker.com and see what they can do for you if you bought it from an authorized source (Anker store at Amazon or eBay). For what it's worth, the other company you mention ranks with me as the absolute worst customer service of any company anywhere. They are one of the reasons I use Anker products, where I know I will be taken care of.

Reply Report as spam Mar 1, 2015 at 11:26 AM
ANKER Team
It sounds like you may not have purchased it from AnkerDirect.

We'd suggest you get in touch with the original seller, they should help you process the warranty.
Reply Report as spam Mar 1, 2015 at 10:00 PM
sandeepkashyap

Quote From TechToyWizard:

Good to hear that you are having a good time with Anker stuff. I will email them and will ask for a solution and let's see what I get to hear back. Thanks a lot for taking out time to write all that you wrote :)

Reply Report as spam Mar 2, 2015 at 11:43 AM
Stripe color

In some pictures this mouse has a blue stripe on the side, and in some it is grey. Which one will I receive if I buy this through Amazon?

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ANKER Team
The strip is an LED so it's blue when it is lit but will be grey when not connected to a computer.
Reply Report as spam Feb 11, 2015 at 10:30 PM
wheel

Hi,

I bought two of the same vertical mouse about 8 months ag, one for work and one for home.

I've been noticing that the middle wheel has not been reacting well, and it doesn't let me scroll, but rather it keeps doing the same thing as if I'm just moving the wheel forward and backward repetitively.  Funny thing is that both of my mouses are doing the same now.  Are the wheels supposed to malfunction after using several months?

 

Thanks,

Replies(1) Collapse Report as spam Feb 10, 2015 at 5:56 PM
ANKER Team
It's very unusual to hear of any issues with this mouse so to hear of two with the same customer is incredibly strange.

Please give our Customer Service Team a shout at support@ianker.com, they'll be able to help you out further.
Reply Report as spam Feb 10, 2015 at 9:30 PM
Anker mouse constantly skipping

I've purchased three of these anker mice for my company. After about 8-10 months of use, my mouse is starting to skip sporatically during use.  Looking at the lazer underneath, nothing seems to be wrong, but I'm having trouble doing my work because of this.

Are there any solutions you can think of to help me?

-Simon

Replies(2) Collapse Report as spam Jan 21, 2015 at 3:04 PM
TechToyWizard

Just curious if you're using WIN 7? I've experienced that with other brands of pointing devices and recall reading that there was some issue with WIN 7 working well with mice. Thanks.

Reply Report as spam Jan 21, 2015 at 3:25 PM
ANKER Team
It sounds like there may be a hair or some dust on the laser. If this doesn't solve it then check your software settings on your OS.

Finally, if you're still having issues then give our customer service guys a shout at support@ianker.com, they'll be ready and waiting to help further.
Reply Report as spam Jan 21, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Switch Next Page and Last Page buttons.

As there are no specialized drivers for Anker Vertical Mouse, I was wondering if there were other possibilities to edit button functions. In practice, users use "Last Page" function more frequently than "Next Page". Yet for the Anker Vertical Mouse it is the "Next Page" button that is at the tip of the thumb, therefore more conveniently reachable. Is there a way to switch those? 

 

P.S. Love the mouse otherwise, sits very comfortably in hand. 

Replies(1) Collapse Report as spam Jan 7, 2015 at 3:15 AM
ANKER Team
We don't know of a way that these can be switched unfortunately. There may be software available that allows it but we don't have any specific recommendations.
Reply Report as spam Jan 7, 2015 at 4:00 AM
mr
Hi,I received my first vertical mouse yesterday and it felt comfortable from the first moment. Everything works perfectly except the function and monitoring of the DPI button is unclear to me. Could you explain please.Many thanks.
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nikolasmor
When you press the button the DPI will increase from 1000 to 1600 DPI.
Reply Report as spam Dec 9, 2014 at 9:06 AM
ANKER Team
The button will increase the DPI setting on the mouse.

Essentially for non-gamers this will appear to just increase the sensitivity of the mouse. For gamers though it can help increase accuracy and allows for a more customisable experience.
Reply Report as spam Dec 9, 2014 at 9:00 PM
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