Optical mice Home › Forum › Chat Forum › Optical mice Overview Bike Forum Chat Forum For Sale Wanted Forum Help Classified Rules Viewing 6 posts - 1 through 6 (of 6 total) Optical mice stumpyjonSubscriber Probably the surface, if there isn’t a lot of contrast in the surface they don’t always work well. Posted 4 years ago jam boSubscriber only surface i find they struggle on is glass. is there a hair or dust in front of the lens. Posted 4 years ago w1zardMember The older optical or laser versions are a bit sketchy on uniform or shiny surfaces. The newer Bluetrack ones fare much better on almost all surfaces (except very clear glass or mirrors). Posted 4 years ago Three_FishMember Why don’t you just try it on a different surface? Posted 4 years ago DezBSubscriber Here’s a novel idea 🙂 Posted 4 years ago molgripsSubscriber I have a Microsoft optical notebook mouse, red laser type. It doens’t seem to be working very well on a black wood-effect desktop. Is that a characteristic of the surface or is it borked? Posted 4 years ago Viewing 6 posts - 1 through 6 (of 6 total) The topic ‘Optical mice’ is closed to new replies.