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Razer announces dual-sensor 6400dpi mice

By Emil · 16 replies
Jun 9, 2011
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  1. Razer has introduced a new 4G dual sensor system, which takes advantage of both an optical and a laser sensor for enhanced tracking accuracy. Razer claims the sensor has ten…

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  2. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,686   +350

    Starting to resemble the current shape of the Logitech Performance MX...
  3. Trillionsin

    Trillionsin TS Evangelist Posts: 1,549   +235

    4G dual sensor system, so.... 8G? That's more G's than my phone is getting... just a measly 3G.
  4. example1013

    example1013 TS Enthusiast Posts: 265

    Now it's got almost as many Gs as my iPod, and more than my dad's iPod touch.
  5. pcnthuziast

    pcnthuziast TS Rookie Posts: 313

    6400 dpi seems like overkill to me, but I'm sure there are some that could make use of it. Should be received well by those whose motto is "too much is never enough".
  6. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,837   +1,180

    So should this mouse be used with the 'palm grip' or 'claw grip'? I ask because it's 'exceptional ergonomics' no doubt favor one over the other. I've accidentally bought mice intended for the palm grip and had to return them because I felt like a toddler fisting a crayon (or couldn't reach the buttons). I have better dexterity in my finger tips than in my palm (crazy, I know...) and I just wonder what the best method is.

    Regardless... I don't know if I could buy a mouse named after that 90's wannabe Starburst candy.
  7. Why is so hard to do a good and confortable mouse?
  8. example1013

    example1013 TS Enthusiast Posts: 265

    If your hands are big enough, it doesn't really matter. I have mice of both kinds, but I still keep my palm off of them, because my hands are huge, and don't really fit either kind.

    Tall people get shafted in today's society.
  9. yRaz

    yRaz TS Evangelist Posts: 2,146   +1,223

    I have a trackball, always found that they are more precise than a mouse. The higher DPi settings seem like a gimmick, I've had a chance to use a razor mouse a few times and never used more the 1600 setting.
  10. customcarvin

    customcarvin TS Enthusiast Posts: 103   +8

    It's not a gimmick though. You probably have never used a higher setting because you don't know how to configure it properly. You have to disable the "increase accuracy" option within windows to kill the software algorithm that controls how fast the cursor speeds up based on your mouse travel. The next thing you do is lower the sensitivity, or "speed" in the options of the software you're using, like in fps games - which again, is just another algorithm - and increase the dpi setting on the mouse. This way the mouse hardware is calculating MORE of your tracking coordinates, which is much more accurate than software filling in the gaps, so to speak, when you increase speed settings.
  11. *pets his OCZ Behemoth*
  12. yRaz

    yRaz TS Evangelist Posts: 2,146   +1,223

    That's really interesting actually. I never used them on my computer, it was always someone else's so I don't know how it was configured. they are nice mice, don't get me wrong, I just prefer a trackball. I have the sensitivity maxed in my trackball software and have it turn all the way down in most games.
  13. finally a mouse to keep up with my uber-micro
  14. Zilpha

    Zilpha TS Enthusiast Posts: 319

    Well, I think they were referring to the Black Mamba and wanted to invoke badass images of fearsome creatures.

    DeathAdder, Mamba, Naga - All snake\serpent.
    BlackWidow, Lycosa, Arctosa - all spiders.

    I doubt they had candy in mind when they named their product lines.

    Personally, I stick with the Naga mice. Those mice are like lounge chairs for the hand.
  15. Emin3nce

    Emin3nce TS Rookie Posts: 129

    Ok so...

    Someone's going to spend XX on this super mouse - they're presumably an avid gamer. Or just a rich douche.

    One of the features is to make up for 'Low sensitivity FPS" which, really... Most avid gamers would know how to change mouse sensitivity in the game, rather than upgrade hardware...

    So that leads to the conclusion this mouse is for rich douches?

  16. princeton

    princeton TS Addict Posts: 1,676

    Naw I'll take the G400 logitech just announced.
  17. treetops

    treetops TS Evangelist Posts: 2,028   +197

    Hmm I never thought I would always use my 2000 dpi mouse at max all the time but here I am 2 years later and I always have it at max and cannot stand slower mice. I wonder if I could get used to a 6400 dpi mouse, sounds way to fast but who knows. I wonder how much more being wireless makes this cost.

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