A long time ago, in an age almost forgotten by some, there was a magical mouse. It was just perfect: the shape, the weight, and every feature you could ever want in a mouse. Those who didn't have one, coveted one. At least among my circle of friends.

The OG MX518

Logitech tried hard in the last 12-odd years to recreate the magic. They got close, but never really managed to. And so the MX518 has been reborn.

The reborn MX518

The new MX518 has been upgraded with Logitech’s latest hardware, and remains a wired mouse to reduce latency.


  • Dimensions: 131 x 73 x 43 mm
  • Weight: 102g
  • Cable length: ~2m cable
  • Sensor: HERO 16K
  • Resolution: 100 – 16,000 DPI
  • Zero smoothing/acceleration/filtering
  • Max. acceleration: > 40 G2
  • Max. speed: > 400 IPS3
  • USB data format: 16 bits/axis
  • USB report rate: 1000 Hz (1ms)
  • Microprocessor: 32-bit ARM
  • PTFE Feet: > 250 kilometers
  • Onboard memory: 5 profiles
  • Requirements: Windows 7 or later, macOS 10.11 or later, USB port

I cannot wait for this!