Give me ONE reason NOT to upgrade - Logitech G502 Lightspeed Review

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  • Published: 20 May 2019
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    The Logitech G502 is maybe the best, most popular gaming mouse ever, but that doesn’t mean there’s no room for improvement. The G502 Lightspeed is the new wireless version with the HERO sensor, but can it compete with the DeathAdder, Finalmouse, or even Logi’s own G Pro Wireless?

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  • Linus Tech Tips
    Linus Tech Tips   2 months back

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    • Sada Yukinaga
      Sada Yukinaga  2 months back

      Screw off Linus I LOVE MY HYPER FAST SCROLL*spins the scroll wheel*

    • Tzuede Off the Cuff
      Tzuede Off the Cuff  2 months back

      @P.I Pross Power on button? Bios enabled like Wake on Lan, And you can pair with it with external connection. All you need to do is sniff the traffic with airsnort and TX Wake on Button.

    • Tzuede Off the Cuff
      Tzuede Off the Cuff  2 months back

      @Sc0ttishGamer88 AirSnort-NG and BTSnort will make short work of your setup. You can even run it from a phone.

    • Pangaea Menslijk
      Pangaea Menslijk  2 months back

      Mint Mobile is a much better value than Ting honestly. With Mint, you can get unlimited talk/text with 2GB high speed data for $15/month.

    • brutalhonesty07
      brutalhonesty07  2 months back

      Mukul Manghani no, it has proteins in it which will burn and ruin your tech.

  • 飛騨zip / hidazip
    飛騨zip / hidazip  10 minutes back

    The only reason not to upgrade is the G HUB.

    • Scott Elliott
      Scott Elliott  6 hours back

      After a few years your expensive mouse develops double click problems just like a cheap one. (G903 experience)

      • Sebastian Samchez
        Sebastian Samchez  1 days back

        Wired is better, so I don’t have to worry about my battery when I’m gaming

        • Atari5732
          Atari5732  2 days back

          This mouse was well worth it for the 34.99 I paid for it on Amazon due to a listing error by Amazon.

          • Alex
            Alex  9 hours back

            Atari5732 Looks like they fixed it now.

          • Atari5732
            Atari5732  1 days back

            @Azmah852 I am shocked it's still incorrectly listed. Even the specs PDF is wrong. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B019OB663A/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

          • Azmah852
            Azmah852  1 days back

            Wow, nice steal

        • WeDuBuS
          WeDuBuS  2 days back

          Did anyone else watch the curser in the background move to

          • Angel H
            Angel H  2 days back

            I just bought the Logitech G502 wired mouse from amazon for $32.99 with free shipping during their limited time sale. I love it. It's a really a great mouse for under $35.

            • aqynbc
              aqynbc  2 days back

              Love Linus's channel...give you exactly what you should expect if you buy so and so. Brilliant.

              • Jordan Piette
                Jordan Piette  3 days back

                That wallpaper doe 1:47 how can I get that

                • Nano Tox
                  Nano Tox  4 days back

                  Just noting that the g502 wireless does not have a usb c connector. That's one reason not to upgrade

                  • Hydrax
                    Hydrax  4 days back

                    It’s insanely heavy

                    • Nawras EpicDuel
                      Nawras EpicDuel  5 days back

                      If I find the G502 hero (new) for $57 instead of 79.99 does it mean its fake?! (On Amazon).

                      • CreativeUserNme
                        CreativeUserNme  3 days back

                        Nawras EpicDuel the g502 hero is only $50. The g502 with lightspeed is $150. It’s the exact same mouse, one of them is just wireless.

                    • Daniel He
                      Daniel He  5 days back

                      Logitech should pay you for the advertisement, I only bought the mouse because of you guys.

                      • Vice
                        Vice  6 days back

                        i cut off my braided cable

                        • Minatozaki Sana
                          Minatozaki Sana  7 days back

                          2:56 My boi Beaulo is on the list yay

                          • iiGonZo
                            iiGonZo  1 weeks back

                            maybe for around $100, but for $150 gtfo

                            • iiGonZo
                              iiGonZo  7 days back

                              Daniel H. Damn... for 40 i would 100% get it. I have the wired hero version

                            • Daniel H.
                              Daniel H.  7 days back

                              I can get it for 40 and I am still wondering if I should ...

                          • Hayden Roles
                            Hayden Roles  1 weeks back

                            It's a hundred and fifty fucking dollars.

                            • Zalgradis
                              Zalgradis  1 weeks back

                              playing mmo you only want Razer naga

                              • Grzegorz Tymul
                                Grzegorz Tymul  1 weeks back

                                Every internal skeleton is endoskeleton. :)

                                • cornenothome
                                  cornenothome  1 weeks back

                                  When in the gaming industry will they get it? These 'flat' or horizontal mouses make the 2 bones in your lower arm crossed and all the ligaments with them. Which in gaming result in a lot of times, repetitive movement and with everything crossed little irritations happen. Irritations that become bigger over time and can result in serious rsi injuries. Just saying. Buy a vertical mouse whenever you use a mouse above average. Been CAD drafting/ 3D editing etc. and gaming a lot, so I am not promoting for other products here. Cheers!

                                  • DogeThis101
                                    DogeThis101  1 weeks back

                                    Me: i use the logitech g502 and respect everyone else’s opinion :)

                                    Everyone: OMG.
                                    WhY wOuLd You uSe ThAt MouSe ItS wAy ToOoOoOoOo hEaAaVvVvVvyYyYyYyyY

                                    Me: ...

                                    • Exophis
                                      Exophis  1 weeks back

                                      I'm still happily using my wired g403 I don't see myself upgrading any time soon

                                      • The Emo Emu
                                        The Emo Emu  2 weeks back

                                        Any worthwhile options for a leftie? This mouse looks like horrible ergonomics for me.

                                        • Phalmoose
                                          Phalmoose  1 weeks back

                                          The Emo Emu G903. Love it. I’m a lefty but use it in my right hand. The buttons can be removed and put to a lefty’s preference.

                                      • xZatera
                                        xZatera  2 weeks back

                                        i onow im late but. Heres a reason why not to buy it: ITS DANG EXPENSIVE

                                        • Daja_Blue
                                          Daja_Blue  2 weeks back

                                          Dont get me started ok I'm started dady one reason well first thing you dont have to change batteries so you wont disconnect during gaming, I prefer a wire to use a noose to end it all, I also enjoy the fact that gamers are sexy and hot because that has something to do with this conversation so my conclusion is anal

                                          • TheLoongsiu
                                            TheLoongsiu  2 weeks back

                                            i personaly prefer heavy mouse, it feels more premium and less cheap plastic.

                                            • yamete kudasai
                                              yamete kudasai  2 weeks back

                                              i actually dont notice the cable so wireless is just more expensive less performance for me..


                                              if i want to watch movies and something from far away i have cheap wireless that is always connected

                                              • Vail
                                                Vail  2 weeks back

                                                You usually have to use a heavier mouse for FPS games so this is perfect for me

                                                • Hyperion
                                                  Hyperion  2 weeks back

                                                  I prefer the G Pro wireless. It‘s lighter and cheaper, has low input lag, too and has a good shape for a lot of people. I think for fps gaming it‘s the better choise

                                                  • Tazius
                                                    Tazius  2 weeks back

                                                    G-Hub, that's the reason.

                                                    • le disappointed frogue
                                                      le disappointed frogue  2 weeks back

                                                      Imagine paying 150€ for a fucking GaMiNg MiCe

                                                      • Marcel Scherzer
                                                        Marcel Scherzer  2 weeks back

                                                        just replaced my apple mouse with a g502 wired mouse primarily because wireless mouses tend to run flat exactly when you need them most. Same reason I dislike the wireless headphone trend.

                                                        • Ali Al Iraqi
                                                          Ali Al Iraqi  2 weeks back

                                                          Best mouse

                                                          • Marteeh
                                                            Marteeh  2 weeks back

                                                            Cool features and material quality but its way too bulky and bad shell for a medium hand, fingertip grip

                                                            • Minxx
                                                              Minxx  2 weeks back

                                                              I’m using the hero and not changing

                                                              • Luigifan64
                                                                Luigifan64  2 weeks back

                                                                Because all this mouse has is being wireless but it’s $100 more than a wired one (I bought the wired version for $50 on sale). Even if it wasn’t on sale it’d still be far cheaper. Maybe if it goes on sale for under $100 I’d buy it.

                                                                • Gloopl Surpl
                                                                  Gloopl Surpl  2 weeks back

                                                                  I would sell my g502 proteus spectrum if the wire wasn't f****d

                                                                • Michael Harto
                                                                  Michael Harto  2 weeks back

                                                                  naah, i still love my G602

                                                                  • Xd_Spotlight
                                                                    Xd_Spotlight  3 weeks back

                                                                    Can you review razer deathadder elite?

                                                                    • Mark Cemodanovs
                                                                      Mark Cemodanovs  3 weeks back

                                                                      Does the slippery scroll wheel still need to be modded with one from a G500, or have they fixed that?

                                                                      • The Minty
                                                                        The Minty  2 weeks back

                                                                        They changed it to a rubberized wheel for this model. The wheel is lighter too. I decided to get it myself because the slippery wheel on the wired version is terrible.

                                                                    • MARIOMAKER 77777
                                                                      MARIOMAKER 77777  3 weeks back

                                                                      Yeah..that price..ill stick to my SpeedLink Decus for now...

                                                                      • Kunaak
                                                                        Kunaak  3 weeks back

                                                                        you almost had me sold, I have hated wireless mice in the past and stick to wired... but technology and time do improve, so I was about to give it a shot... then that price... nah, I'm good, haha. I was fine with wired mice yesterday, I will be fine tommorow. They need to rethink that price if they ever want me to get one of their new mice.

                                                                        • eric kruse
                                                                          eric kruse  3 weeks back

                                                                          LOL, my Ting estimate based on my average usage was $123 per month. I'll stick with my prepaid unlimited $40 per month plan...thanks,

                                                                          • Luciano Martinez
                                                                            Luciano Martinez  4 weeks back

                                                                            There's just one problem:

                                                                            It costs *$150!!!!!!*

                                                                            • Mr.SpaceLizard The Lizard

                                                                              u HAVE TO change the batteries

                                                                              • Aqua
                                                                                Aqua  4 weeks back

                                                                                just backorder a glorious model o

                                                                                • THEOFFICIAL _JC
                                                                                  THEOFFICIAL _JC  4 weeks back

                                                                                  1:20 why is the mouse on the monitor moving🤣

                                                                                  • Blooby.
                                                                                    Blooby.  4 weeks back

                                                                                    1:10 lol u can see the mouse moving on the screen in the background