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Logitech G502 Hero Review

Logitech G502 Hero Review

The G502 HERO gamer mouse is a mouse designed by the Swiss company Logitech for gaming enthusiasts. With its sober and sporty look, modernized by the RGB lighting system, the G502 has all the assets necessary to spend pleasant gaming moments.

Logitech G502 HERO Gamer mouse

The Logitech G502 HERO Gamer Mouse is a black wired gaming mouse manufactured by Logitech. It measures 7.5 x 4 x 13.2 centimeters (L x W x H) and weighs 121 grams . Its weight is adjustable according to your needs. 5 weights of 3.6 grams each are indeed delivered with the Logitech G502 HERO and can be added at will on the mouse. Those are the delight of gamers who like the feeling of heaviness in the mouse. The wired cable measures 2.1 m. The Logitech G502 HERO Gamer mouse is equipped with a new generation HERO optical sensor from Logitech. The latter provides 16K dpi accuracy without acceleration, filtering or smoothing.

The Logitech G502 HERO Gamer mouse features 11 programmable buttons. Roulette is exceptionally fast with its two modes of use. The two knobs for left and right clicks feature pivot springs to provide adequate tension for clear clicks without a hitch. The Logitech G502 is equipped with a Light sync RGB LED lighting system. You can also customize the colours and synchronize the lighting with other Logitech G devices. You can do this by installing the Logitech G Gaming software.

The materials used are of very good quality to make you enjoy a pleasant moment of gaming. No detail is left to chance: main buttons with mechanical toggles, rubber sides, well-designed locations for adding weight, well-stressed connection wire with scratch etc. The skates can travel 250 km before they are worn out.

Benefits of the Logitech G502 HERO Gamer mouse

The Logitech G502 HERO mouse can benefit from submicronic performance. The DPI will therefore change to 25K. This configuration is available through the G HUB software.

The Logitech G502 exceeds 400 FPS and has a sensitivity of 100 to 16K DPI . It is precise and provides constant responsiveness. The settings can be fine-tuned in the G HUB software. The G HUB Software is available for download from the Logitech website. It is Windows and MacOS compatible.

Logitech G502 Hero Review

The scroll wheel has 2 native modes. You can use the wheel for very fast scrolling if you are working, for example, on a document with several pages or a spreadsheet with several thousand lines. You can also lock the wheel to switch to fine scrolling mode. Logitech designed the roulette wheel with weighted metal for exemplary fluidity and guaranteed control over your favourite apps.

You can use the different add-on weights supplied with the mouse to find the ideal configuration for your gaming sessions. They can be inserted at the front, at the back, on the left, on the right or in the centre depending on the desired sensation.

The Logitech G502 HERO Gamer mouse was designed to be highly responsive. It features a 32-bit ARM microprocessor with a 1ms USB report rate and 16-bit USB data format per axis. The G502 is capable of going at a speed of 10.15 m / s.

The G502 HERO powered by G HUB

With G HUB, you can configure your Logitech G peripherals: mouse, keyboard, speaker, webcam, headset… With G HUB, all the drivers are automatically updated to allow you to benefit from all the improvements made. Once the application is installed, G HUB immediately recognizes all your compatible peripherals and provides you with access to the various settings and options available for each device.

G HUB allows saving profiles on each game and uses them on the fly. You can also download gaming profiles from other players and use the key combinations and the different recorded macros. You can program the buttons for streaming in G HUB: change scene, launch media, use OBS Studio for more fluidity, etc.

In terms of lighting, you can use the different animation effects, customize your own or directly download the lighting profiles of other users via G Lightsync . This next-generation lighting system can be synced to your games, audio media, or screen. This allows you to enjoy a very immersive gaming experience. You can choose your colour gamut from the 16.8 million available and synchronize it with your Logitech G devices.

With G HUB, you can program your macros and game controls on the 11 buttons available on the G 502 HERO mouse. This will have your most essential shots just a click away. You can initiate actions like crouch, build, heal, run into the heap, and more. Your profiles can also be saved to be reused at will on your computer or on another without requiring additional software or an internet connection. Your settings are in fact saved in the built-in memory of the Logitech G 502 HERO.

With just one click, you can also switch from one resolution setting to another. You have up to 5 pre-configurable parameters. The three indicator lights on the mouse let you know which setting is in use. You also have the choice between directly using the 5 levels of resolution parameters defined by default or creating your own parameters.

Comparison with similar mice

Let’s compare the G502 HERO with the G305 Lightspeed and the G703 Lightspeed. These 3 mice all have HERO sensors. In terms of connectivity, the Logitech G502 is wired while the G305 and G703 are wireless mice. All three mice have built-in memory.

At the button level, the G502 HERO has 11 customizable buttons. The G305 Lightspeed and G703 Lightspeed mice each have 6 buttons. When it comes to RGB lighting, the G502 HERO and G703 Lightspeed are equipped with this LED system. The G305 Lightspeed does not incorporate this lighting system.