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well, its pretty cheap right now in Newegg

so...I want to try it

but some questions:

-What sensor the X8 use ??
-What is the LOD (lift off distance) ??
-It works ok in hardpads ??? I have a Propus 380
-How is the battery life ???

thanks
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post #3 of 8
Battery life is very good as it uses a rechargeable nimh battery instead of a Li-ion battery.

Tracking isn't very good when you are above 2000 dpi though.
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post #4 of 8
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Originally Posted by subliminally incorrect View Post
Battery life is very good as it uses a rechargeable nimh battery instead of a Li-ion battery.

Tracking isn't very good when you are above 2000 dpi though.
tracking is great at 4000 DPI for me

overall its a really nice mouse, a little light for me, im used to the rat 7 maxed weights. def worth the price on newegg tho. being discontinued thats why its so cheap
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post #5 of 8

Sensor (Microsoft Bluetrack):

Google Spreadsheet
post #6 of 8
LoD on my Func pad was 2-3 CD...while the Moinix Naos 3200 was 5-6 and the MSIE3.0 was 2cd.
It tracks very well on the hard pad, wasn't sure about acceleration, but if it has it, it's very nominal. Has little prediction, but less then the Naos 3200.

http://www.overclock.net/mice/102597...winder-x8.html

Thread I made a few days ago comparing a few mouses including the X8.
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post #7 of 8
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thanks

I have a 3200 now, Its a great mouse, super comfortable and nice looking, but I hate the LOD and the horrible mousefeets
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post #8 of 8
-Bluetrak
-on QCK its little above 1 cd ~1.5mm, but might be higher on hard pads.
-yes
-it`s very good.

It doesn`t have positive/negative acceleration- maybe % 1-2 like. I can`t really test that accurate.
Connecting with cable wont eliminate lag because its only recharging battery.
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