Logitech debuts lower-cost Ergo M575 trackball for $49.99

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Logitech on Wednesday released a new lower-cost trackball mouse with an ergonomic design and made partly from recycled material.

The Ergo M575 is a lower-cost trackball that runs on a single AA battery and connects to macOS, iPadOS, or Windows via Bluetooth Low Energy or an included USB receiver.

Like other trackballs, the M575 provides the ability to move a cursor without any arm movement. Logitech says that's ideal for tight workspaces and allows a user's arms and hands to stay relaxed during use.

That single AA battery provides up to two years of battery life when using the USB receiver, and up to 20 months when connecting via Bluetooth LE. It's designed to be used for more than 3 million quality clicks, and it's easy to remove the trackball for cleaning.

Logitech says that the M575 is created from post consumer recycled plastic. At least 50% recycled materials are used in the Graphite color, and 21% is used in the Off-white color. The sustainable paper packaging is also created by FSC-certified forests, the company added.

Relying on a Logitech Advanced Optical Tracking sensor, the Ergo M575 provides nominal tracking at 400 dpi with maximum tracking capping out at 2000 dpi.

Wednesday's update is a rare boost to a long-running product line from Logitech. Back in 2017, Logitech unveiled the $99.99 MX Ergo wireless trackball, which includes deeper ergonomics, more customizable buttons, and multi-device support.

The Ergo M575 is available exclusively from Logitech.com, and retails for $49.99.