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As the thread name says I have a couple questions regarding the Deathadder.

1. Is it stable at 1000/500hz?
2. Which mouse feet are better for it: the ones available on their site for 10 bucks or hyperglides?
3. For the tape fix should I completely cover the sensor or just partially?
Edited by Pyroh - 7/29/11 at 11:54am
    
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post #2 of 16
I don't think the 3.5g have sensor issues. But my 1800 dpi had no z axis issues at 1000Hz or 500 Hz. I never really had any issues with the feet that came with it.
    
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post #3 of 16
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I don't think the 3.5g have sensor issues. But my 1800 dpi had no z axis issues at 1000Hz or 500 Hz. I never really had any issues with the feet that came with it.
From the pics they seem small and wouldn't provide enough glide. And I'm not curious about Z axis issues as I'm quite sure that it doesn't have them, I mean does it report 1000/500hz stable?
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Pyroh View Post
From the pics they seem small and wouldn't provide enough glide. And I'm not curious about Z axis issues as I'm quite sure that it doesn't have them, I mean does it report 1000/500hz stable?
Yeah I always ran mine at 1000Hz and never had any issues with tracking.
    
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post #5 of 16
I run my mxAdder 3.5g perfectly stable at 500hz. There is little point in running at 1000hz, as all you gain is 1ms in response time.

There are 2 tape options:
1. Scotch Magic Tape - will reduce LOD to virtually nothing (may not track at all on hard light surfaces)
2. Sellotape / Clear tape made dirty (many fingerprints) - reduces LOD by about half

You want to cover the entire sensor.
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post #6 of 16
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Thanks for the response whybother! Also I was wondering if I should cut off the edges of the scotch tape. I saw it in a video and logically it made sense but I'm not completely sure. Did you do that?
    
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post #7 of 16
If you're using a dispenser then yes, remove the jagged edges. They tend to drag on the mouse mat. Clean straight cuts work best.
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post #8 of 16
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If you're using a dispenser then yes, remove the jagged edges. They tend to drag on the mouse mat. Clean straight cuts work best.
Thanks for the advice. Can't wait til I get home to order one
    
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post #9 of 16
non-transparent tape, and covering only the area right to the small lens i would say.
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post #10 of 16
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Why transparent over matte? I've heard that you should use matte. Additionally why do you partially cover it instead of fully?
    
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