Main Specifications

The main specifications for the Microsoft Arc Touch mouse include:

  • Mouse Dimensions: 2.32 x 5.12 x 0.59 inches (58.8 x 130 x 15 mm)
  • Transceiver Dimensions: 0.72 x 0.51 x 0.17 inches (18.3 x 13.1 x 4.4 mm)
  • Interface: USB 2.0
  • Mouse Tracking System: Microsoft Blue Track Technology
  • Imaging Rate: Dynamically adaptable to 8000 frames per second
  • X-Y Resolution: 1000 points per inch (39.4 points per millimeter)
  • Tracking Speed: Up to 72 inches (1829 mm) per second
  • Maximum Acceleration: Up to 150 inches (3810 mm) per second
  • Wireless Frequency: 2.4 GHz
  • Wireless Range: 15 feet (4.5 m) typical
  • Right and Left Button Life: 3,000,000 actuations at no more than 4 actuations per second
  • Wheel Vertical Scrolling Life: Equivalent to 1,000,000 revolutions
  • Tail Mechanism Life: 40,000 cycles
  • Software: Microsoft IntelliPoint software
  • Battery Type: 2 AAA alkaline batteries (included)
  • Battery Life: Six months (estimated)
  • Warranty: Three years
  • More Information:
  • MSRP in the US: USD 69.95


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