Logitech G502 Proteus Core Review & Specs

Logitech G502 Proteus Core Tunable Gaming Mouse

Logitech G502 Proteus Core Tunable Gaming Mouse

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Surface tuning calibration: Easily calibrate the optical sensor to get best tracking performance for your specific mouse pad surface
Weight and balance tuning: Adjust the weight, center of balance and placement of weights for personalized feel and performance
11 programmable buttons: Set up one-button triggers to execute any command or macro at lightning speed
On-the-fly DPI: Quickly switch through up to 5 DPI settings (200-12,000) or temporarily downshift DPI for sniping.
Improved dual-mode hyperfast scroll wheel: Get enhanced click-to-click precision for gaming and blazing scrolling speeds for the web

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Specs Overview

Model G502 Proteus Core
Release Date May 2014

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

DPI 12000
Connection Wired
Tracking Method Optical
Color Black/Blue
Hand Orientation Right


  • Big buttons in a smart layout
  • Ultrafine weight adjustment
  • Improved scroll wheel


  • May not suit palm-grip players with big hands

Part Number


Warranty Information

3-year Limited hardware warranty

System Requirements

Windows® 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 or Windows Vista®
Powered USB port
Internet connection and 100MB hard drive space (for optional software download)

Package contents

Tuning weights and weight case
User documentation

Technical Specifications

Resolution: 200 – 12,000 dpi
Max. acceleration: >40G*
Max. speed: >300 ips*

* Tested on Logitech G240 Gaming Mouse Pad

USB data format: 16 bits/axis
USB report rate: 1000 Hz (1ms)
Microprocessor: 32-bit

Dynamic coefficient of friction - Mu (k): .10*
Static coefficient of friction - Mu (s): .15*

*Tested on wood-veneer desktop.

Buttons (Left / Right): 20 million clicks
Feet: 250 kilometers

Physical specifications
Weight: 5.9 oz  [168 grams (mouse plus cable)}
Weight: 4.3 oz  [121 grams (mouse only)]
Height: 5.2 in (132 mm)
Width: 2.95 in (75 mm)
Depth: 1.57 in (40mm)

Critic Reviews


There's just no doubt about it - the G502 is a fantastic mouse, and will likely appeal to a greater number of gamers than just about any mouse on the market today. But in so doing, it will likely be the very best option for few if any gamers, as its...


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The Logitech G502 is a strong gaming mouse from a big brand with few flaws; it's no surprise that it's the #1 mouse on Amazon right now. The G502 is well supported, works across a range of games and has all the features you could want. With a faster...


No box is left unchecked with this rodent. It's perfectly ergonomic for most hand sizes, with buttons you won't ever miss or accidentally hit. Rubber inlays on both sides work with any hand position and you won't be fudging up a move through sweat-slip...

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