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So I have the RAT 9 and though I love it, the cursor drops a little whenever I touch it and it's very sensitive. Makes it almost impossible to double click anything and it's just getting on my nerves. Is there a fix for it or should I just get a different mouse?
Edited by Tyrker - 5/8/11 at 1:52pm
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Can you try a different surface to see of it gives you less problems?
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Originally Posted by rancor;13417837 
Can you try a different surface to see of it gives you less problems?

Still gives same problem on and off mouse pad frown.gif .
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hehe that's Philips Twin Eye technology for you.

Get a new mouse. Actually get an old mouse. All the new ones are bad.
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It could be the wire. It sometimes pulls on my mouse causing the curser to move a bit. Or just turn down the sensitivity maybe?
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post #6 of 11
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Originally Posted by BradleyW;13418812 
It could be the wire. It sometimes pulls on my mouse causing the curser to move a bit. Or just turn down the sensitivity maybe?

It's wireless frown.gif

What about this mouse? [ame="http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-Wireless-Gaming-Mouse-G700/dp/B003VAM32E/ref=wl_it_dp_o?ie=UTF8&coliid=IY1FYFFZWQFB8&colid=12ZTE3X99DWYF"]Amazon.com: Logitech Wireless Gaming Mouse G700: Electronics[/ame]

Really like to go wireless, not that competitive in games so the slight difference is moot.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tyrker;13418926 
What about this mouse? Amazon.com: Logitech Wireless Gaming Mouse G700: Electronics

Really like to go wireless, not that competitive in games so the slight difference is moot.

Too expensive.
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post #8 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cuad;13419430 
Too expensive.

Is it cheaper elsewhere? I mean, I paid a lot more for my RAT 9 sadly frown.gif .

Edit: Also, turning down sensitivity and turning off smooth cursor doesn't help.

Edit2: Actually, when the battery is low, I don't have the problem...hmmm.
Edited by Tyrker - 5/8/11 at 6:17am
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I had a similar problem with my RAT 7 - the cursor was jittery, and double clicking was difficult as a result. Turned out not to be the sensor, but rather an uneven base. You should check and see if the metallic frame of the mouse is touching your mousepad on all sides. There's some lo-tech rigging you can do to try to solve it if that's the problem, but nothing worked for mine. frown.gif It seems like most people that have this issue is a result of the thumb-rest being too tall.
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post #10 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Paradocks;13431554 
I had a similar problem with my RAT 7 - the cursor was jittery, and double clicking was difficult as a result. Turned out not to be the sensor, but rather an uneven base. You should check and see if the metallic frame of the mouse is touching your mousepad on all sides. There's some lo-tech rigging you can do to try to solve it if that's the problem, but nothing worked for mine. frown.gif It seems like most people that have this issue is a result of the thumb-rest being too tall.

Wow, that fixed it. Had the extended pinkie rest, changed it out and it's gone! Thank you sooo much, thought I wasted way too much on this mouse to have something go wrong.
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