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Logitech G602 Review
This is the Logitech G602. It’s a 2.4 GHz (Gaming grade) wireless mouse by Logitech. In the box, you get the mouse itself, 2 AA batteries, a tiny USB wireless receiver, a USB extension cord if your computer’s USB ports are far away, and some paperwork.
As computers advance, new innovations have arisen, like higher clock speeds, more cores, ray-tracing graphics, and RGB RAM; but despite all these improvements, one thing has remained pretty much the same, and that’s the mouse.
And If you haven’t gone full smartphone and still regularly use a desktop-like I do, you’ll probably want to invest in a decent pointer, and it turns out you don’t have to invest much.
Starting with the design, the G602 is sturdy, with a mostly hard matte black plastic and rubber build, with shiny silver plastic accents. It’s not afraid to be a little bold, with long sharp edges and sweeping curves. It looks well-made, premium, and surprisingly modern.
It’s also very comfortable and feels great in the hand, as long as you’re right-handed, that is (sorry lefties). It’s a pretty long mouse with a big thumb rest. Here it is next to my old M705.
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For tracking, the mouse uses a high-accuracy optical Delta Zero sensor with a 2,500 DPI, which can be adjusted all the way down to 250 using the buttons on the top left (or in the settings (more on that later)).
The G602’s standout feature is it is eleven (count ’em!) fully programmable buttons. You’ve got left and right-click, scroll wheel, two buttons on the top left, and six buttons on the lefthand side, where the thumb rests.
All of these buttons are fully customizable and can be programmed in the Logitech G602 Driver is Logitech Gaming Software to perform any function, macro, or key command you want. Usually, the main compromises with wireless mice over their wired counterparts are input latency and battery life, but according to Logitech, those won’t be issues here.
The G602 has a wireless report rate of 500 Hz with a 1 ms response time, not bad for a wireless mouse. And better yet, it’s quoted to have some of the best battery life in the category: 250 hours of non-stop gaming in high-performance mode.
That means if you game on it for four hours a day, every day, this thing would last over two months straight! Still not long enough for you?
Just flip the little switch on the top here.
Logitech G602 Manual
Those green lights mean you’re now in endurance mode, where your battery should supposedly last a full 9 months! Powering that big battery is, well two of them, they’re regular old alkaline double-A’s. There’s nothing fancy or rechargeable here, but the batteries do come included in the box (very much appreciated) and one can be removed to decrease the weight of this thing slightly from 152 grams to 129 grams.
That is still kinda heavy though, especially if you’re coming from a wired mouse. In everyday use, the mouse is solid, responsive, and accurate, and plays great in games in my experience (although I’m anything short of a pro-gamer). It’s great for mixed workloads of games and productivity, which as you would expect, those extra buttons are great for.
As mentioned earlier, you can program them to perform specific functions and macros per application using the Logitech Gaming Software.
A quick note on that g602 software by the way: be sure to flip this switch from On-Board Memory to Automatic Game Detection, or else macros won’t work.
Logitech G602 Specs
- Interface 2.4 GHz wireless
- Range 9.8′ (3.0 m)
- Resolution 250 – 2500 dpi
- Static coefficient of friction – Mu (s): .14
- Durability Buttons (left/right): 20 million clicks
- Feet: 250 km
- Battery Life Performance mode: up to 250 hours
- Endurance mode: up to 1440 hours
- Maximum Acceleration > 20 g
- Maximum Speed Up to 2 meters / second (80 IPS)
- Data Format 16 bits/axis
- Report Rate Up to 500 reports/second
- Glides Dynamic coefficient of friction – Mu (k): .09
- System Requirements Windows 8, Windows 7 or Windows Vista, Mac OS X 10.6.8 or higher
- An Internet connection and 100MB hard drive space (for G602 GamingSoftware Download)
Took me a few minutes to figure that one out, you can thank me later (or thank me now, by dropping a like and subscribing for more content like this)! Let’s wrap this up with the two elephants in the room.
If you’re looking for a new mouse or you’ve decided to make the switch to wireless, I’ve gotta admit, with a feature pack like this, and a price tag like that, it’s hard not to recommend the Logitech G602.
How to fix the no devices detected the issue for the Logitech Gaming software
- this will also work if your mouse or keyboard is not detected.
- this should be quite an easy tutorial, but if you still have any questions then leave a comment and let me know first of all close all applications including the Logitech Gaming software in the system.
- tray next open the device manager and expand mice and other potting devices if you have an issue with your mouse or keyboards it fits your keyboard right.
- click on Logitech entry and select update driver software on the pop-up box next select browse your computer for driver software under browse for driver software on your computer.
- check the box includes subfolders and click on browse finally go to the driver on which you save the software on click on Logitech Gaming software drivers.
- choose this file as you can see in the video now you will have to proceed with the installation update until it is finished and then launched Logitech Gaming Software to see.
- if your peripherals are getting recognized if this didn’t help then you will have to uninstall the software restart your PC and reinstall it again reboot your PC when prompted doing this
- if nothing helped then you will have to contact Logitech I suggest by live-chat, thanks.
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for more information, you can check in this video