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Steelseries Kinzu Red Pro (different sensor?)

post #1 of 32
Thread Starter 
I just found this info while randomly googling for kinzu. It seems this Kinzu Red Pro has different sensor compared to the original Kinzu.

Here, it says the sensor is : Omron D2F-01F SWITCH ( http://www.aliexpress.com/fm-store/8...W-In-Box-.html )

I have never heard of the sensor before, if somehow any of you guys have tried this mouse and tested it:

1. How does this sensor perform? Is it better or worse than STMicroelectronics VT5366?

2. If it's better, can this sensor compete with Avago, in terms of sensor tracking and stability?
post #2 of 32
Omron D2F-01F SWITCH are the switches used for the mouse it's not the sensor. I think it uses the same sensor as the black kinzu. I heard the switches are better than the black kinzu, but I may be wrong.
Edited by raiikd - 6/13/11 at 12:45pm
post #3 of 32
As said - the diffrents is only the switchs.
and the Sensor is the worst of all sensors.
post #4 of 32
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the clarification.
post #5 of 32
Good switches though
post #6 of 32
Quote:
Originally Posted by end0rphine View Post
Good switches though
indeed
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post #7 of 32
The D2F-01F only cost 30 cents (US) more than the ****ty TTC switches used in the retail kinzu. Too bad they didn't man up and add a TINY production cost to make their product better.

Btw, the kinzu sucks. Kinzuadder all the way
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post #8 of 32
Considering the sensor used, I doubt improved switches would add 30cents to its value

Building my kinzuadder this weekend =]
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Still, better kinzu switches = better kinzuadders .

Best of luck with the mod buddy! I just built one last night and it's pretty straight forward. Shoot me a PM if you need any help along the way.
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post #10 of 32
Think I've got the jist of it from the esreality thread, but will give you a bell if I have any probs, thx.
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