Modern mice aren't that good and we should discuss how to fix it.
For starters, have you seen an open-source mouse that is interesting and customizable? Ploopy is good, but it doesn't count, you have to resolder the switches, even if it's open.
Thoughts on closed-source mice
Asus ROG Chakram X Origin
Name's silly and long.
Delivery to Israel is a major pain.
I own it and can confirm that switches are replaceable.
RGB control isn't done through some easy to understand protocol. There are solutions, but they don't build on my system and I need to get to the meat of it, the protocol.
RGB lights may be used much better as notifications.
I should investigate why one such mouse died.
The battery is available, but not on AliExpress.
Joystick is kinda nice, but becomes the arrow keys on Linux and mouse isn't that balanced
The sensor doesn't work well on the black surfaces
Thoughts on an ideal open mouse
Open control protocol
An easy way to open the mouse and tinker with it
A battery that's easy to buy and replace
Easy to control RGB highlight of one zone, off by default, used for notifications
The sensor should recognise the black surfaces
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