CES 2016: Logitech G Proteus Spectrum Gaming Mouse

Subject: General Tech | January 5, 2016 - 04:00 AM |
Tagged: RGB LED, Proteus Spectrum, Proteus Core, pmw3366, logitech g, logitech, gaming mouse, CES 2016, CES

Logitech has announced a new mouse based on the popular G502 Proteus Core, and the new G502 Proteus Spectrum gaming mouse offers customizable RGB lighting.

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"By adding RGB customizable lighting the Logitech G502 Proteus Core, the world’s best selling gaming mouse just got even better. The Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum still retains the world’s best DPI sensor, advanced surface and weight tuning, but now gives you even more features to elevate your game and style."

The mouse uses the highly regarded PMW3366 optical sensor which provides a range of 200 - 12,000 DPI "with zero sensor acceleration, zero smoothing or filtering and zero pixel rounding" according to Logitech.

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The lighting effects are controlled with the Logitech Gaming Software (LGS) application, with 16.8 million possible colors and different selectable patterns (breathe, cycle). The weight and center of balance can be customized as well via five 3.6 g weights in the mouse, and 11 programmable buttons allow further customization via LGS.

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The G502 Proteus Spectrum should be available in the U.S. and Europe beginning this month, with an MSRP of $79.99.

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Source: Logitech G

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January 5, 2016 | 05:33 AM - Posted by AuriconXS (not verified)

Disappointed that they didn't release a lighter better shape with the sensor and RGB than isn't as small/weird as the G303 or fix the mouse wheel! With something similar to the MX Master, the metal wheel is just too slippery.

This seems like a minimum effort update which they could have done months ago:

1) Replace blue plastic with black. check!
2) Replace blue LEDs with RGB LEDs & circuit (copy and paste from G303). check!

January 5, 2016 | 02:06 PM - Posted by Geforcepat (not verified)

You're right on sir. i do wish they had updated the g303 with a better scroll wheel like the one you mentioned. or the one from the GOAT g9x.

January 5, 2016 | 07:32 AM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

If there is one thing that should have been changed is the stupid wheel.

January 5, 2016 | 10:48 AM - Posted by Chaitanya Shukla

You shouldn't expect much from LogiCrap, going to avoid them like plague.

January 5, 2016 | 11:12 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

go fanboy your ma

January 5, 2016 | 05:32 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

And Logitech continues to hate left-handers

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