Sunday, April 20, 2008

Need a new mouse?

Foot Mouse
Foot Mouse

Put simply, the Foot Mouse is the strangest we’ve seen. One pedal controls movement while the other is for the clicks. Pedals are made from an injection molded plastic shell and feature a “360-degree, pressure sensitive mechanism”.

USB Spy Mouse
CP-1 USB Spy Mouse

Keep a close ear on your computer with the CP-1. Hidden inside this otherwise normal looking mouse is a condenser microphone - capable of picking up on any nearby conversations. It measures 53 x 95 x 35 mm and weighs just 75g.

Powerglove Mouse
Powerglove Mouse

Zerosign managed to convert an old Nintendo Powerglove into a fully functioning computer mouse after countless hours of wiring and hacking.

Helmet Optical Mouse
AMG Helmet Optical Mouse

SolidAlliance Japan presents an innovative new wireless optical mouse with a design inspired by Jean Alesi’s AMG-Mercedes Helmet.

Controller Optical Mouse
NES Controller Optical Mouse

Most optical mice are boring, not this one. To make your own, you’ll need an NES controller, optical mouse, dremel tool, lots of glue, soldering gun, and four-five hours.

Cursor Mouse
Mus2 Cursor Mouse

Breaking completely from the typical design for computer mice, Art. Lebedev’s Mus2 is unique to say the least. This cursor-shaped optical mouse has 800 dpi optical sensor resolution, up to 2300 fps frame speed, and is compatible with all Windows/Mac OS X systems.

Zero Tension Mouse
Zero Tension Mouse

Looking more like a joystick, this USB mouse features the basic functions (scroll wheel, right/left mouse buttons), digital optical tracking, and comes in medium/large sizes. It measures 4.5 x 3.4 x 5.6 in. and is compatible with MAC/PC computers.

Minty Optical Mouse
The Minty Optical Mouse

To make your own “Minty Mouse”, you’ll need one Altoids tin, an optical mouse, dremel tools, epoxy glue, a mini-hack saw, and around 4 hours of free time